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U of U Alumni Association to Commemorate Founders Day

The University of Utah Alumni Association will celebrate Founders Day, which commemorates the founding of the University of Utah in 1850, next Wednesday, Feb. 25. A reception will be held in the Little American Hotel Ballroom at 6:30 p.m., with dinner beginning at 7:15 p.m. The Little America Hotel is located at 500 S. Main Street. Cost for the event is $85 per person or $80 per person for Alumni Association members and their guests. For more information, or to make a reservation, call 801-585-9012. Read More

February, 2004 from the U

U College of Health Study Addresses Muscle Mass Loss After Menopause

So you’ve survived hot flashes, night sweats, and mood swings associated with menopause? You have officially entered the post-menopausal stage, and now have a new set of concerns. Read More

Patch Adams to Speak at U of U

University of Utah philosophy student Markham McReynolds was so inspired by the movie “Patch Adams” and Adams’ book Gesundheit, that last semester he founded the campus Compassionate Care Group, which is now bringing the real-life Patch Adams to campus on Thursday, Feb. 19. Adams will present “Medicine for Fun, Not for Funds,” from 7:30 until 9:30 p.m., in the Skaggs Hall Auditorium at the College of Pharmacy, located at 30 S. 2000 E. Copies of Adams’ book will be available for purchase and a book signing will follow. The lecture is free and open to the public. Read More

CIA Deputy Director to Speak at U of U

Jami Miscik, Deputy Director for Intelligence for the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) will speak on “The Role of Intelligence in Foreign Policy,” Monday, Feb. 23, at noon, in the Olpin Union Ballroom, located at 200 Central Campus Drive, on the University of Utah campus. Her talk, which will include a question-and-answer period, is free and open to the public. Read More

U of U Astronomical Society Guest Lecture Magnificent Mars

Astronomer and best-selling author Ken Croswell will speak at the University of Utah on Tuesday Feb. 24 as part of a 15-city, nationwide tour promoting his latest book, “Magnificent Mars.” Read More