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U Student Film Features Refugees Across the Valley

U Student Film Features Refugees Across the Valley

August 19, 2019

  A student film entitled "Refugee Voices" featuring student refugees and their stories of migration held its premiere Aug. 17 at the University of Utah College of Social Work. The film was part of an exhibit showcasing the refugee experience of coming to the United States. The film and accompanying ex...

How the Spice Kitchen Gives Refugees New Opportunities

How the Spice Kitchen Gives Refugees New Opportunities

By Mandi Johansen

April 2, 2019

  Food is an international language. The S.P.I.C.E. Kitchen, affiliated with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and supported by Salt Lake County, works with vulnerable communities to provide opportunities for many to follow their passion of food. The “Spice” in Spice Kitchen stands...

Hinckley Forum on Migrant Crossings and Human Trafficking Sparks Heated Debate

Hinckley Forum on Migrant Crossings and Human Trafficking Sparks Heated Debate

By Christina Giardinelli

November 7, 2018

  A Hinckley Institute forum held at the University of Utah on Nov. 5 became heated after an audience member took the microphone and initially refused to return it to the moderator. The U’s Hinckley Institute hosts forums throughout the year as part of a mission to “teach students respect for p...

Barber: Hussein Tells Her Refugee Story

Barber: Hussein Tells Her Refugee Story

By Shaelyn Barber

April 20, 2018

The Utah Valley University Journal of Student Leadership has accepted Aziza Hussein’s story for publication. She wrote about her life as a refugee, her struggles with mental health, her personal growth as a leader and her own self-discovery. The journal will be published this month.  “One day I’m going to write my own book, but ...

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