Issue Section: Comings and Goings

Stamp commemorates Hindu holiday

Last month the United States Post Office issued a new Forever stamp in honor of the Hindu holiday Diwali, a celebration of the triumph of good over evil that spans five days each a …

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Clever Octopus

Clever Octopus, a nonprofit organization dedicated to creativity and environmental awareness, is opening a “creative reuse center” in downtown Sugar House. The specific location, t …

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Bike to school

As recent as 1966, nearly 45% of students walked or rode a bicycle to school and only about 15% caught a ride in a family vehicle, said Phil Sarnoff, executive director of Bike Uta …

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Think Clean Air

By the time you read this, our community may have a few more good ideas on how to improve air quality along the Wasatch Front. The $45K Utah Clean Air Innovation Contest, ending No …

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Like the bike?

Like what Bike Utah is doing? Consider supporting the non-profit’s noble goal of increasing bicycle ridership in Utah by becoming a member. Besides that warm fuzzy feeling, member …

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Utah’s first art therapy studio opens in Millcreek

While adult coloring books and “wine and paint nights” are trending, one of three Utah board-certified art therapists say they are “poor substitutions for the power of art therapy …

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Help “Stuff A Tummy”

Utah Community Action is a multi-faceted agency that helps low-income individuals and families overcome obstacles towards self-efficiency. Their annual Thanksgiving program titled …

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Karen A. Johnson: U of U professor studies successful African American women educators

With a persistent national achievement gap between black and white students, questions about how to improve the quality of education for African Americans continue to pester educat …

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Plug in, sit down, learn: UPSTART

In trying to meet the standards for No Child Left Behind, Utah lawmakers started looking for holes in the state’s education system. Where and at what point were students beginning …

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Reaching Higher | TEACHER OF THE YEAR: Valerie Gates

Growing up in Montreal, Canada Valerie Gates learned to speak both English and French and later in life, while traveling through South America in her late teens and early 20s, she …

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Where creativity reigns: Children’s SLC (Synergistic Learning Collaborative)

Libbi Malmborg and Markell McCubbin are well aware of the current buzz words in education: social emotional learning (a focus on classroom cooperation and empathy), inclusive envir …

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The Preschool Effect | Studying birds and bees: Honeybee Nature School

When students at Honeybee Nature School get dropped off in the morning, they come dressed for the weather—rain, shine or snow. For the first hour, sometimes two, these little kids …

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Mundi Project “rehomes” pianos

In 2005, pianist Jana Hanatova  went through a personal life changing experience that inspired her to want to give back to the community. “Music heals, motivates, breaks down langu …

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Comings & Goings: Holistic Health Practi­tion­er Diploma Program at Healing Mountain

Much to current Healing Mountain Massage School students’ delight, Heal­ing Mountain Massage School (HMMS) rolled out a new 1,600-hour diploma program in April. The program emerged …

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Comings & Goings: Big O Doughnut shop opens on Broadway, a vegan doughnut shop

Come June 3, between The Green Ant and Copper Common, on 171 E. Broadway, vegans, vegetarians, and meat-eaters alike will find a new doughnut shop they all can enjoy. Jessica Curzo …

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