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Panel Discussion on Salt

SALT: Perspectives on our Favorite Rock

Great Salt Lake Institute is excited to present an interdisciplinary panel discussion


Date- April 10th

  • TIMES:
    • 6:30 pm Salt Tasting
    • 7:00 pm Panel Discussion Begins
    • 8:00 pm Time-lapse Video by Max Rutherford
  • LOCATION - Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business Auditorium 

Panelists and their unique perspectives Include:

  • Matt Caputo of Caputo's Market will help us explore the culinary aspects of salt.
  • Bill White, geologist from the University of Utah will help us understand the geology of the Bonneville Salt Flats.
  • Westminster's very own Hikmet Loe will discuss Great Salt Lake salt in art.
  • Jessie L. Embry from the Redd Center for Western Studies will talk about racing and mining on the Bonnelville Salt Flats.
  • GSLI's Director Bonnie Baxtor will act as panel moderator.


The event will Also Feature:

  • A salt tasting at 6:30 pm by Matt Caputo for those interested.
  • After the panel discussion Westminster student Max Rutherford will be on hand to show us his 5 minute time-lapse video of the creation of SALTWORKS at 8:00 pm in Meldrum Science Center!