May 2019 Highlights

Themes/Events UEN Staff Picks Partner Highlight
Professional Learning UtahFutures eMedia UEN-TV 9.1 PBS Utah

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Jewish American Heritage Month
Celebrating Jewish Americans who have contributed to American culture
May 1
Law Day 2019
Theme: Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society
May 5-11
Teacher Appreciation Week
May 7
National Teacher Day
Use the #ThankATeacher hashtag in support for our teachers.
May 27
Memorial Day
Remember those who died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.
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UEN Staff Picks

Utah's Online Library Home Access Password

On August 1, 2019 the password for Utah's Online Library Home Access will change. Discover the new password by visiting from a school computer or by calling (800) 866-5852 or contact us.

Please share this information with Utah students, but do not post it on a public website.

Partner Highlight

Utah PTA Leadership Convention

May 16-17: Mission Possible

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Professional Learning

UEN PDTV: Teacher Created Virtual Field Trips

On this episode of UEN PDTV, Michael Hakkarinen goes to the Scholar Academy to talk to 4th grade teacher, Aaron Pratt, about his use of Google Tours in the classroom. He brings the water cycle to life for his students by using virtual reality.


LaunchMyCareer(Coming Soon)

Utah Futures is excited to announce a new return on investment research tool call Launch My Career! This tool can give users a better idea of a fiscal value of their degree.

Life After High School

Explore career options that don’t require a college degree.  Watch the recording of this online event from UtahFutures American Graduate and public media partners UEN, KUED and KUER.

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eMedia Features

  • 150th Anniversary Transcontinental Railroad: Utah History Encyclopedia.
  • Railroads in Utah; Utah History Encyclopedia. Union Pacific Railroad.
  • A Peoples' History of Utah: The Coming of the Railroad. Tieing of the trascontinental rails.
  • Mother's Day: Mother Bruce
  • Reading Rainbow: A Chair for My Mother
  • Genetics in Our Lives: Mother and Child
Jewish American History Month:
  • A History of Jewish American Achievement
  • Art Connection: Human Bond
  • Discovery Road: Paradise on the Prairie
  • Frontline: A Jew Among the Germans
  • Soundzabound Music Library: Hava Nagila
  • The Triumph of Memory
  • The Hidden Child
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UEN-TV 9.1

UEN-TV May 2019 Highlights
  • Asian Pacific Islander Month
  • Spike 150: As One

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PBS Utah

This is Utah
Premieres May 23 at 7:00 p.m
This Is Utah, a new weekly series produced by KUED, celebrates the diverse people and communities that call this place home. We’ll travel the state, discovering how Utah’s own distinctive mix of independent Western attitude, inspiring landscapes and pioneering heritage informs who we are at heart, and defines our collective sense of place.
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