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How disability services transfer from high school to college

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An Individual Education Plan, or IEP, allows the state of Utah to aid students with learning disabilities.
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Sundance Institute initiatives continue in 2021

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Sundance continued to showcase free independent films and other initiatives when the community needed it most.
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Early exposure to STEM motivates girls in positive ways

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Young women may find inspiration to pursue a STEM-related career by observing women in STEM jobs.
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A conversation with Utah Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson

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Utah Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson joined SLCC President Deneece Huftalin on an episode of SLCC Talk.
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College journalists expand education through Amplify Utah

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A new journalism project focuses on amplifying voices across Salt Lake Community College in local media.
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Race Swami keeps minority swimmers’ dreams afloat

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Race Swami offers swimming programs to youths in underserved communities.
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Past SLCC keynote speaker wins Pulitzer Prize

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Ed Yong, keynote speaker at the 2020 Tanner Forum on Social Ethics, recently won a Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting.
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The effects of COVID-19 persist for several, including two SLCC English professors

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Brittany Stephenson and Bernice Olivas still live with severe health issues several months after contracting COVID-19.
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Higher education reacts to CRT debate

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Utah students and educators weigh in on the debate over critical race theory.
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Utah joins the war on critical race theory

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Critical race theory, or CRT, remains a controversial topic throughout Utah and the U.S.
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‘Ni de aquí, ni de allá’: Navigating two cultural identities

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Hispanic and Latino Utahns describe the challenges of being raised in two cultures.
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LGBTQ students, advocates reflect on coming out in Utah

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Students and local advocates offer their perspectives about what it means to be LGBTQ+ in the state of Utah.