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Science Unwrapped In The News - 2015

"USU Science Unwrapped Embarks on Great Salt Lake in New Series" (Utah State Today, 12 Jan 2015)

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"Organizers of USU Science Unwrapped" (KVNU Radio "For the People," 12 Jan 2015)

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"USU Science Unwrapped Embarks on Great Salt Lake in New Series," (Cache Valley Daily, 13 Jan 2015)

Dubbed “America’s Dead Sea,” the Great Salt Lake is anything but. Seventy-five miles long and nearly 35 miles wide, the salt water remnant of ancient Lake Bonneville teems with aquatic life and serves as a critical flyway for millions of migratory birds.

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"Ecology and the Great Salt Lake" (Utah Public Radio, 16 Jan 2015)

The Great Salt Lake is so big, it is visible from outer space. This so-called "Dead Sea" is a Utah gem and is teeming with life. It hosts millions of migratory shore birds, hordes of aquatic insects, algae and of course brine shrimp.

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"USU's Science Unwrapped Lecture Series Begins with Talk on Great Salt Lake" (The Herald Journal, 18 Jan 2015)

USU hosted its first Science Unwrapped lecture of the year on Friday night with professor Wayne Wurtsbaugh speaking on his work with the Great Salt Lake. Wurtsbaugh is a limnologist, or someone who studies inland waters, and has studied lakes across the world including Peru and Argentina.
 
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"Save the Date: Feb. 20 Science Unwrapped Explores 'Mighty Phragmites'" (Utah State Today, 12 Feb 2015)

Utah State University wetlands ecologist Karin Kettenring is featured speaker for the university’s Science Unwrapped program Friday, Feb. 20.

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"USU's Science Unwrapped Tackles 'Mighty Phragmites'" (Cache Valley Daily, 18 Feb 2015)

Thoughts about wild landscapes surrounding the Great Salt Lake usually conjure images of the vast West Desert and the famous Bonneville Salt Flats. Yet another critical feature is an extensive network of wetlands surrounding Utah’s massive, salty sea.

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"USU's Science Unwrapped Confronts 'Mighty Phragmites' Friday, Feb. 20" (Utah State Today, 19 Feb 2015)

“Wetlands are among Utah’s most critical ecosystems,” says USU wetlands ecologist Karin Kettenring. “They’re especially important in an arid region as they supply the basic needs of wildlife – food, water, a breeding ground and shelter from predators – in a surprisingly compact space.”

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"Save the Date: March 20 Science Unwrapped Probes 'Salty Metaphors,'" (Utah State Today, 12 Mar 2015)

 

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"USU's Science Unwrapped Probes 'Salty Metaphors' Friday, March 20," (Utah State Today, 17 Mar 2015)

“We, of course, walk out on the (Spiral Jetty) — high water or low — and feel the art for ourselves,” says USU ecologist Paul Rogers. “It seems to me, the key is not art that is stable over time, but art which lives within a landscape and adapts to it.”

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"USU's Science Unwrapped Probes 'Salty Metaphors' Friday, March 20," (Cache Valley Daily, 19 Mar 2015)

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"ARTsySTEM, Integrating Art with Science on Access Utah," (Utah Public Radio, 19 Mar 2015)

Our guests on Thursday's AU include visiting artist Mark Dion, and Mark Lee Koven, who is also giving a presentation "Salty Metaphors: Land Art of the Great Salt Lake" as a part of the USU College of Science's Science Unwrapped series.
 
 
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"Save the Date: April 17 Science Unwrapped 'Goes to Extremes,'" (Utah State Today, 9 April 2015)

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"USU's Science Unwrapped 'Goes to Extremes' Friday, April 17," (Cache Valley Daily, 13 Apr 2015)

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"USU's Science Unwrapped 'Goes to Extremes' Friday, April 17," (Utah State Today, 16 Apr 2015)

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"University Adopts 'Year of Water' Theme" (The Utah Statesman, 27 Aug 2015)

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"USU's Science Unwrapped Fords 'Troubled Waters' in New Series" (Utah State Today, 3 Sept 2015)

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"USU's Science Unwrapped 'Leaves it to Beavers' Friday, Sept. 11" (Utah State Today, 6 Sept 2015)




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"USU's Science Unwrapped 'Leaves it to Beavers' Friday, Sept. 11" (Cache Valley Daily, 10 Sept 2015)

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"Science Unwrapped Shares Benefits of Beavers" (The Herald Journal, 14 Sept 2015)

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"Save the Date: 'Water Creates' at Science Unwrapped Oct. 9" (Utah State Today, 1 Oct 2015)

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"A Conversation about Water" (Utah Public Radio, 6 Oct 2015)

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"'Water Creates' at USU's Science Unwrapped Friday, Oct. 9" (Cache Valley Daily, 6 Oct 2015)

Science Unwrapped, the public outreach program of Utah State University’s College of Science, meets at the confluence of art and science as it welcomes environmental artist Betsy Damon as featured speaker Friday, Oct. 9.
 
 
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"'Water Creates' at USU's Science Unwrapped Friday, Oct. 9 (Utah State Today, 8 Oct 2015)

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"'Water vs. People' at USU's Science Unwrapped Friday, Nov. 6" (Cache Valley Daily, 3 Nov 2015)

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"'Water vs. People' at USU's Science Unwrapped Friday, Nov. 6 (Utah State Today, 3 Nov 2015)

Water and people share an uneasy alliance. On the one hand, people can’t survive without water. But too much water destroys lives and property. People love water, but are we loving this precious resource to death?
 
 
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"'Science Unwrapped' to Discuss Our Relationship with Water" (The Herald Journal, 3 Nov 2015)

USU water scientist Michelle Baker explores Utah’s relationship with water in a presentation, “Water and People: Friends or Foes?” at 7 p.m. in the Eccles Science Learning Center Emert Auditorium, room 130, at USU, according to a university news release.
 
 
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