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14th Astronomer Royal Visits Utah and U Campus

The University of Utah College of Science will host Sir Arnold W. Wolfendale, 14th Astronomer Royal of Great Britain, when he visits Salt Lake City March 3-7 to present public lectures and visit a local high school. Read More

February, 2008 from the U

Yale Law Prof to Discuss Immigration Reforms at Evening Event

On March 5, Peter Schuck, a renowned immigration law specialist and professor at Yale Law School, will share his expertise with the public at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law’s periodic Social Summit. The event will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Squatters Restaurant, 147 W. 300 South in Salt Lake City. Cost is $10 per person. Read More

Hartland Partnership Center Resident Committee Presents Brown Bag Discussion At Migration Conference

Members of the Resident Committee at the Hartland Partnership
Center will present a brown bag
discussion on Friday, Feb. 29, 2008 during the 2nd annual
International Conference of Human Rights, Conflict Resolution, Nonviolence, and
Peace in the Officer’s Club at Fort Douglas on the University of Utah
campus between 1:15 p.m. and 2:15 p.m. They will lead a dialogue based on their
experiences of relocating from one country to another. Read More

Sean Graff, seangraff.com

George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation Endows Two Chairs

What more can you give a Nobel Prize winner, after he’s been feted by Swedish royalty and presented the golden medal that represents the pinnacle of scientific achievement? Read More

Survey Ranks the U Second only to MIT in Starting Companies

The University of Utah (the U) was recently ranked second best in the nation at starting technology companies based on its research. This is according to the latest survey of the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) which ranks public and private research institutions throughout the country. The ranking is based on the University’s accomplishment of starting 20 new companies in 2006 developed on technologies from its diverse and varied research.

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