January 2019 Highlights
New Year's Day
UEN wishes you a fantastic 2019 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 "American Experience: Citizen King" video in UEN's eMedia. MLK Day is also National Day of Service.
35 Years Ago - 1984 January 25: President Ronald Reagan directed NASA to build an international space station "within a decade" in his State of the Union address. Learn more about the International Space Station: NASA Education Site / ISS Education Site
International Holocaust Remembrance Day: UEN has lesson plans to help students learn about the Holocaust. "A Promise to my Father" will air Jan. 26 on UEN-TV.
Opening Day of the 2019 Utah Legislature
Visit le.utah.gov often to stay on top of proposed bills and legislation. This is a great civics opportunity for students.
Review the donating blood Q & A from MedlinePlus, part of the National Medical Library available on Utah's Online Library.
Help students assess their career options with real-time data from the Utah Department of Workforce Services! Go to UtahFutures.org’s “Occupation Search,” view an Occupation and click on the Job Outlook tab.
- 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
- 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
- We are Superman - Saturday, January 19 at 8 p.m.
A Kansas City community battles against prejudicial legislation, exploitative corporations, and a stereotype that has stigmatized the urban core since the suburban revolution.
- With Infinite Hope- Wednesday, January 23 at 9 p.m.
Explore the pivotal events which took place in the seemingly obscure year of 1619 that have both bedeviled and helped define the United States.
- Promise to My Father- Saturday, January 26 at 8 p.m.
A Holocaust survivor returns to Europe to tour concentration camps and memorials.