Veterans’ Day Commemoration to Focus on World War II and Korean War Heroes

The University of Utah will honor 11 veterans at a full-dress military ceremony as part of its annual Veterans’ Day commemoration program on Friday, Nov. 11 at 11:00 a.m. in the main ballroom of the Olpin Union Building. The Utah veterans who served our country in World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam will be presented with honorary medallions by University of Utah President Michael K. Young. Nearly 100 cadets and midshipmen from the military science ROTC programs will present the ceremony, which will include a 21-gun cannon salute. The group of 11 honorees was selected from over 50 nominations submitted by Utah citizens. Read More

October, 2005 from the U
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Status of Indian Law From ‘Dead Letter’ to Now

\”\’Peoples Distinct from Others': The Making of Modern Indian Law” will be the topic of the 40th annual William H. Leary Lecture at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Thursday, Nov. 3. Read More

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Siciliano Lecture at U of U Focus on Advances and Effects of Technology

In the 1980s, author Howard Rheingold, cyberspace and digital guru, predicted the rise of the Internet. In the 1990s he wrote about virtual communities. Now, he is studying the way lives, businesses and institutions are being changed by today’s emerging technologies, including mobile communications, ubiquitous computing, geographical position sensing and social reputation technologies. Read More

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U Alum to Perform with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago in Kingsbury Hall

Former University of Utah student Shannon Alvis, a member of the renowned Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC), will dance on Kingsbury Hall’s stage when the company stops in Salt Lake City for a performance. HSDC will perform in Kingsbury Hall, 1395 E. Presidents Circle, on Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m. Read More

Utah Population Database Draws World Leaders in Human Genetics

They have found the genes for some of the deadliest diseases known -breast, prostate, and colon cancer, melanoma, cystic fibrosis and Huntington disease, to name just a few, and cracked the code for the human genome. Even the genes that make us old have come under their scrutiny. Read More