‘Wind Uprising’ highlights two USU professors

“Wind Uprising” is a docuentary that shows the journey of two people who created the first wind energy project in Utah. The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art on the Utah State campus will host a film screening of “Wind Rising” on Tuesday, Oct. 5, at 6 p m. The screening is free and open to the public. The 30-minute film screening will be shown at the art museum in conjunction with a new exhibit now on display called “EcoVisionaries: Designs for Living on Earth,” which shows how artists create innovative solutions to environmental issues.The documentary film “Wind Uprising” chronicles the turbulent four-year journey of film producers Cathy Hartman and Edwin Stafford, marketing professors at the Jon M Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University, who have studied the possibilities of renewable energy since the 1990s. They were engaged with local grassroots and entrepreneurial efforts to jump start wind development in Utah and immediately recognized the historic significance of the building of Utah’s first wind project at the mouth of Spanish Fork Canyon. After the screening, Stafford and Hartman will discuss the film and answer questions from viewers.

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