Statement from President Michael K. Young on the Passing of LDS Church President Gordon B. Hinckley

The University of Utah family joins with millions worldwide who mourn the passing of President Gordon B. Hinckley, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a cherished alumnus of the U. Citizens of all nations will miss his great faith and boundless energy, his vision and spiritual resonance, and his compassion and gentle good humor. Truly the world is poorer today because of his passing. Read More

January, 2008 from the U
Ruby Chacon, Artist

4th Annual Conference on Social Awareness

Renowned social justice and diversity scholars, Peggy McIntosh and the University of Utah’s own Dolores Delgado Bernal, will present the keynote address at the Associated Students of the University of Utah’s (ASUU) 4th Annual Conference on Social Awareness on January 26th in the A. Ray Olpin Union. Read More

Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff to Debate Law Professor Chris Peterson on Payday Loans

Payday or postdated check loans can carry very high interest rates and have recently come under heavy criticism from consumer advocates. On Tuesday, January 29, the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah will host Utah State Attorney General Mark Shurtleff for a debate on the lending practice. Read More

Meet The Middle East Through Its Films

Film is the medium through which a culture creates itself. As the Middle East evolves its silver-screen identity, the University of Utah Middle East Center and the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, in collaboration with the Salt Lake City Film Center attempt to bring that identity to Americans by sponsoring a series of films from the region. The Middle East through its Films-2008 will be shown at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, every other Wednesday, 6-9 p.m. beginning January 30. Read More

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Climate Change and Ocean Damage: Jan. 30 Lecture

Lecturer: Marcia K. McNutt, president and CEO, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Date: Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Place: Aline Wilmot Skaggs Biology Building Auditorium, University of Utah

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