On January 1, 1863, President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation
, declaring "that all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states "are, and henceforward shall be free."
Utah entered the Union on Jan. 4, 1896. Visit UEN's Centennial page
for info and lesson ideas.
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor
will deliver the U of U's MUSE Project Keynote Address on Wed. January 28 at 12:00 p.m. This free event is open to the public, but you must pick up tickets.
UEN Staff Picks
UEN has been awarded a grant from The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) to help Utah improve youth graduation outcomes for all students from preschool through career-readiness as part of the national American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen community service initiative. Visit web site for more info.
App of the Month
This App allows you to share quick animated messages. Users pick a character, record an audio message or type text and send it to someone else.
Gale Online webinars
UEN has scheduled five webinars in order to help you become more familiar with the Gale Resources in Pioneer Online Library. Each webinar will be recorded and made available on UEN’s website. Visit this link
for the dates / times and to attend the webinars. Visit the same link
to view recordings of the past webinars.
The Utah Bar is taking the lead on sponsoring video contests, essay contests, and a traveling exhibit, all as part of the international celebration of the Great Charter, the Magna Carta
. Contests deadline Feb. 15.
Happy and Healthy New Year
- Am I Normal? Teens and Emotional Health
- The Body in Motion
- Body Systems and Health Series
- The Brain Fitness Program
- Maintaining A Healthy Body: Your Health
- MyPlate, My Health: The Newest Dietary Guidelines
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
- 20th Century Turning Points in U.S. History. Maps and Documents. "I Have a Dream" Speech by Martin Luther King Jr.
- American Experience. Citizen King
- Great Hearts of Courage: Martin Luther King, Jr.
- In Remembrance of Martin
- A Ripple of Hope: A True Story of Personal Courage and Responsibility
UEN-TV January 2015 Highlights
Celebrate the New Year with UEN-TV. Featured programs includes Austria's Influence On American Skiing
, Scientists You Must Know
and Mr. Civil Rights: Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP
MHz Worldview 9.2
World Affairs Today
Saturdays at 11:00 AM and Sundays at 9:00 AMWorld Affairs Today
is a public information service of the World Affairs Council in Washington D.C. Each week the program focuses on a major global issue and foreign policy topic.
Earth VoicesWeekdays at 3:30 PM
This program presents an incredible diverse group of Aboriginal artists. The stories are of inspirational people who have made a difference, in their own lives, to the lives of others and to the art world.
Sundays at 8:00 p.m.
Season 5 of the international hit finds the Crawley family and the staff struggling with responsibilities and choices as they adjust to life in the Roaring Twenties.
Odd Squad Saves The World
Monday, January 19 at 7:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
A special Odd Squad event. The Odd Squad is a high-tech agency run by kids equipped with the world's most advanced and unpredictable gadgetry.