City Views

CityViews 3/20/12: Brain Teasers/School Lunch



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Doctors used to think our brains were fully formed by age 3. But research over the past two decades has turned that assumption on its head, revealing that brains continue to change over a lifetime. Journalist Sharon Begley has been reporting on the evolving discoveries of the brain and on Tuesday, she explains how new findings are reshaping our approach to brain health and disease.


  • Sharon Begley


Sharon Begley presents “Neuroplasticity: New Stories About Your Brain,” the next lecture in the Nature of Things series presented by the Natural History Museum of Utah on Thursday, March 22 at 7 p.m. at The City Library, 210 E. 400 S., Salt Lake City. The event is free and open to the public and tickets are not required.




Segment 2:

Students today still complain about green hotdogs and parents continue to push for healthier options in the school cafeteria. On Tuesday, we talk about why school lunch remains unappetizing and what can be done to bring more flavor and nutrition to school food.


  • Julie Metos


Julie Metos will deliver “What Does it Take to Change School Food?”  as part of the Social Soup lecture series, sponsored by Utahns Against Hunger on Tuesday, March 20 at noon in the Goodwill Humanitiarian Building, Room 155, College of Social Work, University of Utah.

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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