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8 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Is Ordain Women an apostate group? Mormon leaders won't say

So does that make the organization she founded to push for women's inclusion in the all-male Mormon priesthood an apostate group? The Utah-based faith asks members seeking entrance to any Mormon temple to assert that they do not "support, affiliate with, or agree with any group or individual whose teachings or practices are contrary to or oppose ... (more)


Related Topix: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Religion, Utah

Thu Aug 28, 2014

PRLog US Entertainment

'Scenes from Maine' at Richard Boyd Art Gallery October 1 - 31

Richard Boyd Art Gallery, located on Peaks Island, opens the sixth annual exhibit of works depicting imagery from Maine on October 1, at 10:00 a.m. PRLog - Aug. 28, 2014 - PORTLAND, Maine -- "Scenes from Maine" showcases the diversity of subject matter in Maine which has long been a source of inspiration for artists.


Related Topix: Portland, ME, Peaks-Island, ME, Maine College of Art, Painting, Arts


Here There Be Ligers: An Oral History of 'Napoleon Dynamite'

What a difference a year makes. In 2003, Jared Hess, Jerusha Hess, and Jon Heder - students at Brigham Young University's film school - were just another trio of independent filmmakers working the festival circuit in Park City.


Related Topix: Napoleon Dynamite, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Jon Heder, Preston, ID, Movies, Entertainment

Science Daily

Neuroscientists watch imagination happening in the brain

By showing people their own photos during MRI sessions, neuroscientists distinguished between brain activity that is specific to memory and activity that is specific to imagination.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, John Lennon, UC Davis, Weird

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Education Week

Women's Voices Lacking on School Boards

School boards have more equitable representation of men and women than any other governing group in the United States, but new studies suggest women's voices still often aren't heard.


Related Topix: Princeton University, Kansas City, MO, University of Missouri Kansas City, York College of Pennsylvania

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Advocate

Queen new LSU music, drama department dean

That's important as he begins the fall semester as the new dean of LSU's College of Music and Dramatic Arts.


Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, Colorado State University, Pearl River, LA, Theater, Arts

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah Debate Commission names moderators

Broadcast veterans Ken Verdoia and Barbara Smith, along with Brigham Young University political scientist David Magleby, will moderate a series of congressional and attorney general candidate debates leading up to the Nov. 4 election.


Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Mormon church used to make it easy to follow its money

In 1947, the LDS Church had about a million members in 170 stakes, 1,293 wards, 132 branches - and no debt.


Related Topix: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Religion

Universe Today

Space Shapes: Watch This Origami Solar Array Prototype Unfurl

From paper cranes to solar sails, looks like the Japanese art of origami is making its way into the space world.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Origami, Science / Technology, Space, NASA

Daily Mail

Mormon university removes same-sex marriage cards from campus bookshop

A Mormon University in Utah has removed cards celebrating same-sex marriage from its bookshop because they violate the school's honour code.


Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Gay/Lesbian, Provo, UT

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Why Being a Good Manager Can Make You a Bad Innovator

Jeff Dyer and Hal Gregersen are the co-founders of the Innovator's DNA , an organization dedicated to helping individuals and companies realize their full innovation potential.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions


Your Money-Smart ways to save on college textbooks

With the cost of college textbooks surpassing $1,000 a year for many students, soon-to-be sophomore Matt Schroeder came up with a smart way to trim costs.


Related Topix: Covenant College


Brigham Young U. Removes Greeting Cards Celebrating Gay Marriage

Brigham Young University, a Mormon university in Provo, Utah, has confirmed that they removed greeting cards from their campus store that outwardly celebrated gay marriage.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Provo, UT

Washington Times

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

With more than 70 fatalities, Pennsylvania has suffered the highest number of dam drownings in the United States, according to data compiled by Brigham Young University.


Related Topix: University of Tennessee, Opinion

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Deseret News

Watch liveElder David A. Bednar speaks about the LDS Church and social media

Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be the devotional speaker for Brigham Young University's Campus Education Week on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 11:10 a.m. MDT.


Related Topix: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Religion

US News & World Report

10 Most Expensive Private Business Schools

Harvard Business School tops the list of priciest private b-schools, charging $66,348 in tuition and fees for the 2013-2014 school year.


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Dartmouth College, Stanford University, Northwestern University, University of Chicago

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Deseret News

Utah's One Voice Children's Choir to perform live on 'America's Got Talent'

Last week, 100 children and 85 adult chaperones boarded five flights out of Salt Lake City destined for New York.


Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Family, Kids, University of Utah

Salt Lake Tribune

Commentary: Op-Ed: LDS leader delivered a confusin...

Last Thursday, Mormon Apostle Russell M. Nelson challenged Brigham Young University summer graduates to carry the heavy "burden of discipleship" by refusing to yield in their defense of traditional marriage.


Related Topix: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Religion, Wedding, Opinion

Africa: Solar Power, Origami-Style

As a young student at a study program in Japan, Brian Trease would fold wrappers from fast-food cheeseburgers into cranes.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Origami, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, Pasadena, CA, Science / Technology, Space

Sun Aug 17, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Library enemies brought to book

" Old Town Library," said Shirley Burnham, "used to be on Victoria Road and is now housed in the Arts Centre .


Related Topix: Libraries, Family, Kids