U of U’s Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Resource Center to Present “Out @ Lunch” Series

In an effort to educate members of the campus in addressing issues of importance to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities, the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center at the University of Utah will sponsor a series of discussions, “Out @ Lunch,” during the 2002-2003 academic year. Read More

September, 2002 from the U

Eccles Convocation Welcomes Adobe Founder Warnock

On Tuesday, October 1, Adobe Chairman of the Board and Co-Founder John E. Warnock will speak at the 12th annual Spencer Fox Eccles Convocation, which will be held at Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Dumke Auditorium at 11 a.m. The purpose of this event is to celebrate the role of Spencer Eccles in the naming of the School after his grandfather, David Eccles. Convocation speakers are chosen as those who have in some way exemplified the entrepreneurial spirit of David Eccles, and they present current issues in business. Read More

Big Crowds Expected for U Homecoing Events

The establishment of a new student fan club at the University of Utah should mean big crowds for next week’s homecoming events. Hundreds of students are expected to attend the annual pep rally and bonfire. The weeklong festivities get underway Monday and culminate Saturday when Utah plays Air force at 1 p.m. at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Read More

Photo Exhibit to Chronicle and Humanize Latinos’ Experiences in Utah

According to 2000 census figures, the Hispanic/Latino population is the largest and most rapidly growing minority group in Utah, increasing from 4.9 percent of the population in 1990 to 9 percent just a decade later. Yet, according to Armando Solorzano, Utah has always been home to Latinos as their origins can be traced back to Native American tribes that inhabited the area 17,000 years ago. Read More

Millions of Dollars Pledged for U’s Olympic Legacy

The Olympics will forever be a part of the University of Utah. The legacy of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games became clear today when the Salt Lake Organizing Committee (SLOC) pledged funding for three lasting projects. The formal announcement and vote approving the funding came today at SLOC’s final board meeting. Read More