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Thrive125 Partner EventS

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RECORDED Events and PANEL DISCUSSIONS

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Reflections on Statehood

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Join this capstone event to the Thrive125 series. Six Utah scholars participate in an open-ended discussion on the meanings of statehood, as they reflect on Utah as a geographical place, political entity, and cultural community.
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Crossing Frontiers and Fronteras in STEM

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From nuclear power to cutting edge medical science, the history of science and technology in Utah is rich with hope, drama, and excellence. Come learn of Utah's contributions to human advancement and meet two of Utah's emerging leaders in science and technology.
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Wintertime Native American Tales

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An evening with storytellers from Utah's tribal nations. Moderated by Kai Lameman of the Navajo Nation. 

Storytellers:
Larry Cesspooch (Ute)
Eleanor Tom (Paiute)
Gaylene Dawse (Dine')
and Others

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When Utah Was MexicO

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This program will tackle the history of Utah when it was Mexican territory, focusing on the significance of this history and what it means to Utah today. We are pleased to welcome Dr. Armando Solorzano and Sherman Fleek to the conversation, and poets from Mentes Activas Utah to introduce the event.
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125 Years of Refuge

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From Mormon pioneers to today's immigrants and refugees, Utah has been a place of refuge for many communities. Zoom in to listen to the stories of the people who find sanctuary in Utah.
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Humanities in the wild:
The Spiral Jetty

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Join historian Hikmet Loe and scientist Jaimi Butler for an asynchronous excursion to and an enlightening conversation about Utah's most famous land art, the Spiral Jetty.
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Eternal Polygamy and the Struggle for Statehood

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Join Plan-B and Sunstone Magazine for a reading of Jenifer Nii's play SUFFRAGE. SUFFRAGE is the story of Ruth (early 20s, the fourth of five wives) and Frances (a generation older, the second of five wives). The action takes place in Utah, from 1887 up until Utah attains statehood in 1896.
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VersuzUtah
Zac Ivie vs Dumbluck

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Two of Utah's favorite emcees will compete for your votes in a night complete with DJs and breakdancers, celebrating hip-hop in Utah. 

The LGBTQ+ Survival guide to pandemics

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Listen to LGBTQ+ survivors of the AIDs pandemic and young leaders of the LGBTQ+ community share their stories of community and resilience during troubled times.
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