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Student group hosts outdoor movie showing for Earth Day

The documentary

By Bridget Hynes

April 22, 2014

Tim DeChristopher was a 27-year-old college student at the University of Utah in 2008 when he disrupted a federal auction under the Bush administration.  According to the documentary detailing this event, the auction aimed to sell oil- and gas-drilling rights to under 150,000 acres of Utah wilderness, ...

Center for a Sustainable Environment may be elevated to institute status

By Claire Hettinger

November 12, 2013

The University shows its continual support for environmental causes with plans to elevate the Center for a Sustainable Environment to the status of the Institute for Sustainability, Energy and the Environment, pending approval by the University Board of Trustees at its meeting Thursday. The center, which wa...