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Utah Students Excel at National History Day

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Eight Utah middle- and high-school students placed among the top entries in the nation at the annual National History Day Competition at the University of Maryland, College Park. These exceptional young historians placed in the Top Ten in their categories among 3,000 competitors at the national meet. Utah’s top finishers: Outstanding Junior […]

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Utah State Library Awarded Contract for Blind and Disabled Library Service

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah State Library will continue to provide blind and disabled library service to states west of the Mississippi River through a contract that is nearly $1 million and supports at least seven jobs in the state. The agreement with the Library of Congress’ National Library Service for operation of the […]

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New Poet Laureate Celebrates Literary Voices Throughout Utah

Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert has named University of Utah English professor Paisley Rekdal as the state’s new Poet Laureate. “The literary arts are an essential part of our state’s rich cultural heritage,” Herbert said. “Ms. Rekdal’s artistic accomplishments and teaching service make her ideally suited to continue the tradition of bringing poetry and literature […]

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Governor’s Leadership in the Arts Awards

Gov. Gary R. Herbert and Utah Arts & Museums have announced the recipients of the 2017 Governor’s Leadership in the Arts Awards. “These outstanding honorees have enriched the lives of Utahns through their leadership, dedication, and support of the arts,” Herbert said.

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More than 60 Utah Students Qualify for National History Day Contest

A total of 62 middle- and high-school students from schools throughout the state have earned the right to represent Utah at the 2017 National History Day contest in Washington, D.C., this June.

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