Unocal Chairman-CEO to Speak at the U

Chuck Williamson, chairman and chief executive officer of Unocal, will speak about drilling deep for oil at 4 p.m. Thurs. March 6 at the University of Utah. Read More

February, 2003 from the U

Anti-War Play Lysistrata to be Performed at U on March 3

Faculty, staff, and students of the University of Utah Department of Language and Literature and Department of Theatre are joining a global anti-war effort by presenting Aristophanes\’ comedy Lysistrata. Part of the \”Lysistrata Project,\” a grassroots coalition that has coordinated worldwide readings of the play on March 3, 2003, the goal is to mobilize international theatrical communities to debate the issues of the Bush administration\’s war on Iraq. New York actors Kathryn Blume and Sharron Bower conceived the project in early January of this year. Read More

Andrew D.N. Gillman

Plant Plumbing Is More Human Than Once Thought

University of Utah researchers spent two years slicing stems and leaves to discover that the plumbing system carrying water through many plants obeys a 1926 law describing how arteries and vessels carry blood in humans and other animals. Read More

Gravity Experts to Meet at U

About 80 physicists will meet at the University of Utah on Fri. Feb. 28 through Sun. March 2 for a scientific meeting on gravitational science and for “PriceFest” – a celebration of the 60th birthday of U physicist Richard Price. Read More

U of U Students’ Saturday Project to Benefit Neighborhood House

Nearly 200 University of Utah students affiliated with the U’s Bennion Community Service Center and the U’s Greek sororities and fraternities will converge on Neighborhood House this Saturday, March 1, for “Phood, Phun & Philanthropy.” The students will spend four hours, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., engaged in several work projects at the nonprofit agency, which provides day care for children and adults based on their ability to pay. Read More