City Views

CityViews 2/1/12: Pershing in the Presidential Suite



Segment 1:

In his 35 years at the University of Utah, Dr. David Pershing has published more than 80 peer-reviewed articles, earned five patents and received the Rosenblatt Prize for Excellence which honors “excellence in teaching research and administrative efforts.” Now he faces his biggest academic challenge: leading the state’s flagship university. Wednesday, he joins us to talk about obstacles and ambitions.


  •  David Pershing, President, University of Utah




Segment 2:


V-Day comes to Westminster College with various events bringing awareness about sexual violence against women. We’ll take about the V-Day movement and local anti-violence efforts.


  • Jillian Edmonds, The Vagina Monologues
  • Tyler Sutton, The MENding Monologues

Westminster College is presenting several V-Day events with proceeds benefiting the SLC Rape Recovery Center. More information is online, here.

 The Vagina Monologues

Feb 2-4 at 7:30 p.m.

The Vagina Monologues is a compilation of over 200 interviews with women who describe their attitudes toward their own sexuality.


The MENding Monologues

Feb 10-11 at 7:30 p.m.

The MENding Monologues is an all-male monologue production highlighting gender violence issues from male perspectives.


The Clothesline Project

Displayed throughout February

The Clothesline Project is a visual representation of victims of sexual and domestic violence, and is displayed at all of Westminster’s V-Day productions.

City Views
City Views was a daily public affairs program that ran on KCPW from 2011 to 2013. It was hosted by Jennifer Napier-Pearce, who later went on launch and host "Behind the Headlines," the weekly news roundup from KCPW and The Salt Lake Tribune. The show featured news reports and interviews with policymakers, local newsmakers and
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