U OF U HONORS STUDENTS TO RELEASE UTAH IMMIGRATION GUIDE

“Immigration in Context: A Resource Guide for Utah,” will be distributed to educators, lawmakers, leaders and community members Tuesday May 15. The guide, developed by members of the Honors Think Tank on Immigration, studies the complex issues surrounding the debate over immigration and contains historical, legal, economic, media literacy, and other pertinent information, as well as personal observations from immigrants and members of the think tank. Read More

May, 2007 from the U

RETURNING TO THE U

“There are more than 4,000 students in the last ten years who have completed 90 or more credits at the University but not completed their degree,” stated University of Utah President Michael K. Young at U of U commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 4. These are the students a new University initiative, announced by Young on Friday, hopes to draw back to the classroom. Read More

University of Utah Singers Perform Annual Benefit Concert

The University of Utah Singers’ annual benefit concert will take place on Saturday, May 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edgar Thompson Chamber Music Hall of David P. Gardner Hall. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased through the Kingsbury Hall ticket office. Read More

U OF U COMMENCEMENT REMARKS FROM STUDENT SPEAKER SOPHIA SAID

President Young, distinguished faculty and guests, my fellow students, friends and family: Rumi, the great Sufi mystic and the most widely read poet around the world once said, “Your soul is worth more than the heavens and the earth; don’t sell it at a lower price.”

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U OF U COMMENCEMENT REMARKS FROM PRESIDENT THOMAS S MONSON

President Young, distinguished members of the faculty, esteemed guests and graduating class of 2007, I express to you my sincere appreciation for the privilege which is mine to be a part of these services. I am honored to be here today. Read More