January 2017 Highlights
New Year's Day
UEN wishes you a fantastic 2017 and hope you stay connected with us all year long.
Statehood for Utah
In 1896, after a half-century of struggle, statehood arrived for Utah.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Check out UEN's Themepark page on Civil Rights and download the "Great Hearts of Courage: Martin Luther King, Jr." video in UEN's eMedia. MLK Day is also National Day of Service.
2017 Presidential Inauguration
Opening Day of the 2017 Utah Legislature
Visit le.utah.gov often to stay on top of proposed bills and legislation. This is a great civics opportunity for students.
Presidential Primary Sources Project
2017 Theme: Culture, Society, and Presidential Decision-Making Learn more and register...
Chinese New Year
2017 is a year of the Rooster according to the Chinese 12-year animal zodiac cycle.
The White House's "1600" is a new way for kids and Americans of all ages to learn about what happens at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
World Book Discover has a collection of videos that answer questions like "What's it like working for a U.S. president?" and "Is genetically engineered food bad for you?"
The Utah State Board of Education developed this collection of resources for counselors, educators and parents.
- The Body in Motion
- Body Systems and Health Series
- Maintaining A Healthy Body: Your Health
- This is ONLY a Test! - Goals
- 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
- In Remembrance of Martin
- A Ripple of Hope: A True Story of Personal Courage and Responsibility
We hope you enjoy another great year of educational programming from UEN-TV. This month's highlights include leaders, Asia and science.
Saturdays at 3:30 p.m.
My India explores new films and exotic travel destinations. There are also weekly reports on the latest in the Indian economy with an analysis by an expert based in Mumbai. Subtitled in English.
Daily at 11:00 a.m.
Finding Our Talk examines the state of Aboriginal languages within Canada and celebrates the many individuals, communities and organizations that are reclaiming their language, culture, stories and often, their very existence as a people.
Wednesday, January 11 at 7:00 p.m.
Travel across the snow globe with wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan to meet animal survivors of winter, from the penguins of Antarctica to the Arctic fox and the bison of Yellowstone. Snow looks magical, but it's a harsh reality to these animals.
Rachel Carson: American Experience
Tuesday, January 24 at 7:00 p.m.
Meet the scientist whose groundbreaking writings revolutionized our relationship to the natural world. Mary-Louise Parker is the voice of Rachel Carson in this moving and intimate portrait.