University of Utah Law Faculty to Train Afghan Prosecutors

About 20 faculty members from the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law will participate in a program to train Afghan prosecutors, helping the Afghan people develop fair, equitable and effective legal institutions and processes.

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December, 2007 from the U


Renowned author and scholar Cornel West will present the keynote address at the 24th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at the University of Utah. Read More

Family Visiting for the Holidays? What’s the Story?

The holidays are when families come together to pass on stories from generation to generation. Now the S.J. Quinney College of Law is making available a forum to anyone who wants to share their tales with a wider audience. Submissions are being sought of brief monologues about family from faculty, staff, students, and community members. These monologues will be performed on the evening of February 28, 2008, as part of a conference on the New Frontiers in Family Law hosted by the College of Law and Gender Studies Program. Read More

Tom Parks Named Interim Research VP

The University of Utah has announced the appointment of Thomas N. Parks as vice president for research on an interim basis.

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$1.25 Million Gift Creates Chair in Choral Studies

The University of Utah’s School of Music has a newly endowed chair in choral studies, thanks to a generous gift from Kem and Carolyn Gardner. Worth $1.25 million, the gift was announced Saturday evening at the University Choirs Holiday Concert at Libby Gardner Concert Hall, which featured performances by the acclaimed University of Utah Singers, a mixed choir comprised of 47 students led by Dr. Brady Allred. It was also announced that Allred will be the first holder of the new chair, named the Ellen Neilson Barnes Presidential Endowed Chair for Choral Studies.

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