January 2018 Highlights

Themes/Events UEN Staff Picks UtahFutures App of the Month
Professional Learning eMedia UEN-TV 9.1 PBS Utah


January 1
New Year's Day
UEN wishes you a fantastic 2018 and hope you stay connected with us all year long.
January 4
Statehood for Utah
In 1896, after a half-century of struggle, statehood arrived for Utah.
January 15
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Check out UEN's Themepark page on Civil Rights and download the "American Experience: Citizen King" video in UEN's eMedia. MLK Day is also National Day of Service.
January 22
Opening Day of the 2018 Utah Legislature
Visit le.utah.gov often to stay on top of proposed bills and legislation. This is a great civics opportunity for students.
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UEN Staff Picks

The Presidential Primary Sources Project
January thru March 2018
The Presidential Primary Sources Project (PPSP) is a free, interactive classroom videoconferencing program for grades 6-12. View schedule and register today or participate via the Live Stream.


A New Year - A New Look
A new look is coming to UtahFutures in January. We will still have the classic look available for the foreseeable future for those that prefer to use that version. For questions, please Contact Us.
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App of the Month

Forest: Stay Focused
Have you ever been addicted to your phone and just cannot put it down? Forest provides an interesting solution to beat your phone addiction.

Professional Learning

Leading Schools Summit
July 18 - 20, 2018
UEN and Friday Institute invite principals to participate in this free professional learning summit. Apply Today....
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eMedia Features

Healthy New Year
  • Art Connection: Dance for Health
  • Ask Smithsonian: Why Do We Sleep?
  • EarthSky Podcasts: Benjamin Levine's study supports rowing for astronaut fitness
  • NASA Connect: Better Health from Space to Earth
  • Utah Women and Education: Mental Health Benefits of Higher Education
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
  • Frontline: A Class Divided
  • In Remembrance of Martin
  • Mr. Civil Rights: Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP

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UEN-TV 9.1

UEN-TV January 2018 Highlights
New Year: New Series
  • Museum Access - Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.
  • Great Decisions in Foreign Policy - Thurs. at 8 p.m.
  • Seeing Canada - Sundays at 6 p.m.
  • Make48 - Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m.

View all January TV Highlights.

PBS Utah

New Create Channel
The premiere channel for how-to programming, comes to KUED beginning January 1, becoming the station’s fourth channel. Beginning January 1, 2018, the channel will be available over the air on KUED 7.4 and remain on Comcast 393.