Third District Judge Reaffirms U’s No Guns on Campus Policy

In a ruling issued today in the Third District Court, Judge Robert K. Hilder, reaffirmed the University of Utah’s policy which bans concealed weapons on its campus. Hilder determined that the University is and has always acted within the law by maintaining policies that prohibit students, faculty and staff from bringing weapons onto campus. The University has maintained this decades-long practice to ensure a safe learning environment and to nurture an environment that encourages the free exchange of ideas. The judge further stated that the Utah laws at issue do not interfere with the U’s internal policies regarding student and employee conduct. Read More

August, 2003 from the U

The Librarian Is In!

1 a.m. Wednesday. You have a presentation due for your 8:00 a.m. class but you need to verify a citation. Who said, “Think, think, think.”? You search Google and Yahoo. No luck. Aha! You go to the Marriott Library home page and click on the LIVE CHAT icon, then connect to the Online Reference Desk. You chat directly online with a reference librarian who confirms the source of your quote. It was Winnie the Pooh. You meet your deadline. Life is good. Read More

2003 State of the University Address

2003 State of the University Address, given by President J. Bernard Machen on
August 26, 2003. Read More

U of U Tanner Humanities Center Presents Photo and Oral History Exhibit: \”Southern Paiutes: A Portrait\”

From September 2 through October 20, 2003, the Tanner Humanities Center at the University of Utah will host an exhibit of photographs by Michael Plyler and oral histories by Logan Hebner, featuring members of the Paiute Indian Tribes of Utah (PITU). Read More

The U.’s College of Humanities Sponsors Latino Youth Soccer League

On August 21, 2003, the College of Humanities became a presenting sponsor of the “Liga de Futbol Soccer Mexico-Utah,” a Latino soccer league comprising 80 teams along the Wasatch Front. About 1,300 youths play in the Liga. Read More