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Missionaries Make Utah a Top Cosmopolitan State

I’M delighted to announce that the winner of my 2014 “win-a-trip” contest is ...

Oh, hang on. Maybe I should first exhort students to travel on their own — and cite Utah.

Utah may well be the most cosmopolitan state in America. Vast numbers of young Mormons — increasingly women as well as men — spend a couple of years abroad as missionaries and return jabbering in Thai or Portuguese and bearing a wealth of international experience.

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