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Access Utah
10:00 am
Wed March 26, 2014

What are you Reading? On Wednesday's Access Utah

It’s time again to build a UPR reading list. We want to know what you’re reading, whether it’s fiction, non-fiction, classic literature, young adult or children’s books. 

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Access Utah
10:20 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Can Coal Ever be Clean? Tuesday's Access Utah

Credit National Geographic

Michelle Nijhuis writes in the April edition of National Geographic (“Can Coal Ever Be Clean?”) that “During the next two decades several hundred million people worldwide will get electricity for the first time, and if current trends continue, most will use power produced by coal...Coal, to use the economists’ euphemism, is fraught with “externalities”—the heavy costs it imposes on society.  

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Access Utah
10:19 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Searching for Your Roots on Monday's Access Utah

Are you interested in learning your genealogy and researching your family's history? Have you already traced your lineage back hundreds of years? Or are you just beginning? 

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7:15 pm
Sat March 22, 2014

Fresh Folk- March 22

Today is an encore performance of Fresh Folk from April 19 2013. Click here for the program information including a list of songs played.

science questions
11:25 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Epigenetics on Friday's Science Questions

Today on the program, Science Questions presents this special on the work of scientist Wolf Reik. He is Professor of Epigenetics at the University of Cambridge and currently studies how additional information can be added to the genome through processes called epigenetics. He made key discoveries that are important for mammalian development, physiology, genome reprogramming, and human diseases. Today producer's Sheri Quinn and Suzi Montgomery explore his work and its significance to the expanding field of epigenetics. 

Access Utah
10:23 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Vegan Lifestyle on Thursday's Access Utah


Are you Vegan? Vegetarian? Meat-eater? We’d love to hear from you on Thursday’s AU. We’re going to examine the vegan diet and lifestyle. 

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The Zesty Garden
12:20 am
Thu March 20, 2014

The Zesty Garden - March 20

Dawn Redwood - Adaptable to Utah

Whether you're looking for a different tree to plant than all your neighbors have, or you need to know how to take care of your trees and shrubs, Ben Harris from Branch to Bud Tree Care will help you in your quest.  And Nancy Williams explores the combination of  gardening and meditation as she reads from Gardening at the Dragon's Gate.


3 eggs

1 Cup oil

1 1/2 Cups sugar

3 Cups grated zucchini

1 Tbsp vanilla

3 Cups sifted flour

1 Tsp salt

1 Tsp baking soda

1 Tbsp cinnamon

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Access Utah
10:07 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Revisiting "Boleto" on Wednesday's Access Utah


On Wednesday’s AU we revisit a conversation from December: Alyson Hagy’s novel "Boleto," explores the themes of men and horses, the American West, and the dream of a ticket out. The protagonist Will Testerman is a young Wyoming horse trainer determined to make something of himself. 

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Access Utah
10:34 am
Tue March 18, 2014

"Wild Rides and Wildflowers: Philosophy and Botany with Bikes" on Tuesday's Access Utah


Two Utah Valley University professors who describe themselves as similar to hosts Click and Clack from NPR’s "Car Talk," set out to repeatedly bike the Great Western Trail, observing and writing about its variations with every season. The accounts of their adventures, however, refuse to be limited to flora and fauna. 

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Science Questions
10:59 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Utah's Geology and Biodynamic Farms on Science Questions

Today on the program, we talk to former oil industry geologist Marc Deshowitch about the geology of Utah's national parks and the ancient history of oil.  Deshowitch, who is based in St. George, now gives guided tours of Utah's parks and presentations on light pollution and the benefits of preserving our night skies.

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