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Preparatory Division String Camp, June 20-24, Ages 6-9 and 9-12. Registration deadline is May 20th. Preparatory Division, Tanner Dance and Youth Theatre Arts Passport, June 27 - July 1, Create an original performance work to be presented at the Tanner Dance Building. Preparatory Division International Piano Festival, July 26 - July 29, Musicianship, ukulele, and choir classes. University of Utah, School of Music.

Home in Their Eyes: Images and Stories of Home by Residents in Rural China, Friday, March 25 – Thursday, June 2, 2016, J. Willard Marriott Library 3rd Floor

Salt Dance Fest 2016 brings together internationally renowned dance artists and dance makers Jeanine Durning, Alex Ketley and Jennifer Nugent, along with esteemed SLC dance artists Daniel Charon, Molly Heller and Stephen Koester for two weeks of moving, collaborating, dance making and the lively exchange of ideas, June 6-17, 2016.

Summer Chamber Music Workshop, Matt Zalkind, June 26 - 30, 2016, Hasse Borup, Director, Open for serious string and piano players, age 12 - 26,  School of Music, University of Utah

University of Utah Department of Ballet Summer Intensive, June 20 - July 15, 2016. Join us for an exciting four-week ballet intensive with internationally recognized faculty and guest artists.

Performance Calendar of 2015 - 2016 Season, Department of Ballet, University of Utah

Performance Calendar of 2015 - 2016 Season, Department of Modern Dance, University of Utah

Natural History Museum of Utah 2015 Lecture Series

College of Fine Arts, University of Utah

Scientists Find Chinese Herb Effective in Treating Ebola

Traditional Chinese medicine and Western science come together once again. Stephania tetranda is an herb that the Chinese have used to treat hypertension for many years. Now, researchers at Texas Biomedical Research Institute (TBRI) have discovered that a component of this herb, tetrandrine, can also be used to stop the Ebola Virus Disease, published today in the journal Science.

Dr. Robert Davey and his team have been working for more than five years on identifying and finding therapy targets for Ebola virus disease. Davey’s research has focused on stopping the virus before it has a chance to enter or interact with cellular factors, as that is a critical first step to combatting infection.

More Coverage:

Link 1 (therivardreport.com)

Link 2 (txbiomed.org)

In the following video (published on Feb. 26, 2015), Dr. Robert Davey explains this discovery.

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