Law Professor Paul Cassell to Testify on Behalf of Crime Victims

Professor Paul Cassell of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will testify before the Advisory Committee on the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure in Washington, D.C. on Friday, January 26, 2007. Cassell will urge comprehensive changes to the federal rules to protect the rights of crime victims. Read More

January, 2007 from the U
Courtesy of Matthew Golombek

Frontiers of Science Lecture

Lecturer: Matthew P. Golombek, senior research scientist, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Date: Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Place: Aline Wilmot Skaggs Biology Building Auditorium, University of Utah Read More

UNP Named as 2007 MLK Drum Major Award Recipient

University Neighborhood Partners (UNP) will receive the Utah Martin Luther King Jr. Human Rights Commission\’s 2007 Drum Major Award for community organization of the year for their commitment to empowering communities through education. UNP Director Dr. Rosemarie Hunter will accept the award at the luncheon on Jan. 12, 2007 in the Utah Cultural Celebration Center. Read More

U of U Athletes Compete in Winter Universiade

Italy seems to be everyone\’s darling destination, both for work and play. This January 17-27, seven University of Utah (the U) athletes will play hard in the 2007 Winter World University Games in Torino, Italy. Ashlee Barnett, Becky Lang, April Medley, James Cholweinski, Patrick Meek, and Matthew Plummer will join the United States long track speed skating team and Tague Thorson of the U\’s ski team will represent the U.S. in alpine skiing. Read More

A Book Bonanza: Salt Lake schoolchildren receive a year’s worth of children’s books

This year, 800 Salt Lake schoolchildren from low-income families will receive 5,000 books through a partnership between First Book and Cheerios Spoonfuls of Stories. First Book, an international nonprofit organization that gives children from low-income families their first new books, is partnering with Cheerios Spoonfuls of Stories to provide a year\’s worth of books to children in one select program in every state. Their select program in Utah is the Bennion Center\’s America Reads Program at the University of Utah. Read More