U of U Inauguration Symposia to Feature Former Secretary of State James Baker

As part of the celebratory events prior to the installation of Michael K. Young as 14th president of the University of Utah, the University will host a series of symposia. The April 15th inauguration will be the culmination of 10 days of activities, ranging from cultural and community events to lectures on global issues. All events are free to the public on a first-come/first-served basis. The arts performance requires tickets, which are also free. Detailed inauguration programming can be found at Read More

March, 2005 from the U

Aspiring Attorney Series: Panel Discussion with Local Lawyers

Monday, March 28, 2005, 6:30 p.m. 202 OSH (East of Mariott Library) Read More

U of U Days of Remembrance Events Commemorate Victims of Holocaust

Duke University History Professor Claudia Koonz, who has studied gender and “ordinary people” in Nazi Germany, will deliver the keynote address for this year’s Days of Remembrance at the University of Utah. The annual events precede the national Holocaust Remembrance Day, May 5, and the Utah State Holocaust Remembrance Day, May 6, and commemorate the millions of victims of the Holocaust. All events are free and open to the public, with the exception of the workshop taken for credit. Read More

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Inauguration Celebrations at U to Offer Free Symposia and Cultural Events to Public

A panoply of University of Utah events will take place the week prior and leading up to the inauguration of Michael K. Young as the University’s 14th president on Friday, April 15th, at 11 a.m., in Kingsbury Hall, located at 1395 E. Presidents Circle (180 S.) on the University of Utah campus. The event is free and open to the public on a first come, first served basis. A processional ticket is required for those participating in the academic procession, which will commence at the Park Building, at 10:45 a.m., and travel to Kingsbury Hall. Following the ceremony a reception will be held, weather permitting, on the Kingsbury Hall Plaza. In case of inclement weather, the reception will be held in the Gardner Hall atrium. Read More


Trustees Approve Honorary Degree Recipients and Commencement Speaker

Today, the University of Utah Board of Trustees approved honorary doctoral degrees for six individuals, which will be presented at this year’s commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 6, 2005, in the Jon M. Huntsman Center. The degrees, awarded to individuals who merit special recognition for service or achievement, will be presented to Robert F. Bennett for Doctor of Laws; Edwin E. Catmull for Doctor of Engineering; Katherine W. Dumke for Doctor of Humane Letters; C.A. “Arnie” Ferrin for Doctor of Humane Letters; Marta Sutton Weeks for Doctor of Humane Letters; and to this year’s commencement speaker, The Most Reverend George H. Niederauer, for Doctor of Humane Letters. Read More