Teeth, Bones and So Much More

The Utah Science Center’s Science in Society free public dialogue series will present “Calcium: Bones and Beyond,” Thursday, March 8, 2007 from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. in the auditorium of the main downtown Salt Lake City Public Library, 210 East 400 South. Read More

February, 2007 from the U

U of U Women’s Week 2007 Explores Matters of Motherhood

\”When we women offer our experience as our truth, as human truth, all the maps change,\” writes American author Ursula Le Guin. Women\’s Week 2007 at the University of Utah (the U), to be held next week, March 9 through 15, will explore the changing map of motherhood through shared experience of its challenges, complications and new definitions. All Women\’s Week events are free and open to the public. Read More

U of U’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Keeps People 50 and Over Younger

This spring, lifelong learners 50 and over in Salt Lake City and Bountiful have even more chances to learn together through the class offerings at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Mature adults will come together to explore their internal resources, find new dimensions for growth, and reexamine their histories beginning April 2. They\’ll study together in courses they chose, developed specifically for them by subject experts. Thirty-four weekly classes and a variety of special events will be offered during the U\’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute spring term. Registration opens March 13. Read More

West High Students Shadow University of Utah Students in the “Leap to the U” Program

Thirty-four students from West High School will have the opportunity to experience what it’s like to be in college by partnering with University of Utah students for “Shadow Day” on Wednesday, February 28th. The partnership is part of “LEAP to the U” one of the projects of the LEAP or “Learning, Engagement, Achievement, and Progress” (LEAP) Program. According to Carolan Ownby, Director of the LEAP Peer Advisors, “LEAP to the U is designed to encourage potential first generation students to think of college as a realistic possibility in the future.” Read More

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Top White House Economic Advisor Gives U an Insider’s View

Few economists can claim to have the ear of the President. Dr. Edward P. Lazear, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors, does, and will share his insights at the University of Utah (the U) in a lecture titled \”The Transformed United States Economy.\” The talk will take place on Monday, March 5 from 9:40 to 10:30 a.m. at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts Dumke auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. Read More