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RootsTech is one of the largest family history conferences in the world, and we are lucky to have this conference hosted in Salt Lake City each year. I had the privilege of teaching three classes at RootsTech this year (February 27-March 2, 2019) to help...

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“Here on the edge we look east to the West, west to the East, and cannot resolve them. We can only watch; watch and prepare; and bide on the time when what we are, and that for which we have taken this stand, can be...

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Once again we eagerly anticipate the start of the fall semester and the arrival of students on campus. From students who are starting their first semester at the U to those who are returning, the campus comes alive with their excitement and enthusiasm....

"Someone leans near And sees the salt your eyes have shed."Five Poems Toni Morrison Las Vegas, NV: Rainmaker Editions, 2002 PS3563 O8749 F58 2002Silhouettes by Kara E. Walker. From the artist's website: "New York-based artist Kara Walker is best known for her candid investigation of race, gender, sexuality,...

Quodcumque vinclis super ter- ram strinxeris, erit in astris reli- gatum fortiter.And whatever with bonds you shall have bound upon earth will be bound strongly in heaven.Et quod resolvis in terris arbitrio, e- rit solutum super radium. In fi- ne mundi iudexAnd what you unbind/loosen on earth will be loosened upon in heaven on your authority....

There will soon be a changing of the guard in Statuary Hall in Washington, D.C. A statue of Martha Hughes Cannon, the nation’s first female state senator, will replace that of Philo T. Farnsworth. The Utah State Treasurer’s Office recently accepted a proposal from sculptor...