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Justice Sonia Sotomayor: ‘Look at the good in people…you’ll find life is much more enjoyable.’

It’s not every day that you get to hear from a sitting United States Supreme Court Justice. And it’s even rarer for her to jump into the crowd and take pictures with students. But that’s just what happened on a beautiful winter day at the Jon M. Huntsman Center on the University of Utah campus. Yesterday, as part of the MUSE Project, the U [...]

2017-12-20T10:08:46-07:00January 29th, 2015|

Robot invasion: Utah FIRST LEGO League championship comes to the University of Utah

A Saturday afternoon. The University of Utah. A parade of teams. Hundreds of screaming fans. Fierce competition. No, it’s not your favorite basketball players or gymnasts battling for a title at the Huntsman Center. Instead, hundreds of 9- to 14-year-olds will show off their robotics and programming skills in the Student Union during the Utah FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO [...]

2017-12-20T10:08:46-07:00January 28th, 2015|

The Reality Model: These five steps will change how you act forever

Stressing out because you’ve put off that big class project until the last minute – again? The stress you’re feeling likely is caused by the fact that you believe being a good student is a good thing, but you’re not quite behaving like one. The Reality Model, designed by Hyrum Smith, co-founder of FranklinCovey, helps change behavior by figuring out what principle or belief [...]

2017-12-20T10:08:46-07:00January 27th, 2015|