More than 7,000 Set to Graduate from U of U on May 6

Commencement ceremonies at the University of Utah will be held on Friday, May 6, at 9 a.m., in the Jon M. Huntsman Center. The class of 2005, comprised of 7,414 graduates, will receive their degrees that morning. The procession of diverse students, who come from 68 countries, 50 U.S. states and 26 of Utah’s 29 counties, will begin at 8:20 a.m. Guests should plan to be in their seats prior to 8:30 a.m. Tickets are not required Read More

April, 2005 from the U

UMFA Exhibits Local Children’s Art in “Dreams You Can Count On”

The Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) is pleased to announce \”Dreams You Can Count On,\” an exhibition of artwork created by local elementary students in The Crayola Dream-Makers Exhibition, Art You Can Count On program. The exhibition, a collaboration with the Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration of Salt Lake City and Global
Artways, is currently on view in the UMFA Education Gallery through June 20, 2005. Read More

Fiesta Frenzy at the U

Cinco de Mayo will come a little early this year for hundreds of Salt Lake Valley school children. Building on the success of last year’s festival, Kingsbury Hall is proud to host its second annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta. Read More

U of U Names 12 Service-Learning Scholars

The University of Utah’s Bennion Community Service Center recently named 12 graduating students as 2005 Service-Learning Scholars. The recognition honors students who complete 400 hours of community service, 10 credit hours of service-learning classes and a major integrative service project (ISP) that combines academics with concentrated community work. Read More

Public Invited to Attend U Symposium on Consumer Policy

The public can learn more about consumer policy-challenges of advocacy, deceptive advertising claims, consumer scams and the bankruptcy debate-at a symposium, sponsored by the University of Utah Department of Family and Consumer Studies. The event, held in honor of the retirement of Associate Professor John Burton from the department, is free and will be held Monday, April 25, from 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., in rooms 220 and 320 of the Alfred Emery Building, 225 S. 1400 E. Read More