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Tariq Ramadan Addresses Arab Spring and Peace

A coalition of organizations focused on nonviolence and peace is bringing noted scholar Tariq Ramadan to Utah for two lectures on March 20 and 21 about finding peace in the Middle East. Both lectures are free and open to the public. Read More

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Do You Want to Live Forever?

Three University of Utah faculty members will speak during The Leonardo museum’s Friday, March 22 Leonardo after Hours program on immortality, “Do You Want to Live Forever?” Read More

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Mysteries of the Subconscious Unveiled

The Natural History Museum of Utah will present best-selling author and neuroscientist David Eagleman on Thursday, March 21 at 7:00 p.m. at the University of Utah’s Kingsbury Hall. As keynote speaker for the lecture series, “Nature of Things 2013: The Science of Being Human,” Eagleman will explore how behaviors we think are generated by our conscious minds are driven by rival systems in our subconscious brains. Read More

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Utah Graduate School Programs Make Big Gains in U.S. News Rankings

The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah made the biggest jump among the university’s graduate programs in this year’s edition of “America’s Best Grad Schools 2014,” published by U.S. News & World Report, moving up an impressive 23 spots from the year before. Read More

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Trustees Announce 2013 Honorary Degree Recipients

The University of Utah Board of Trustees today announced the names of three individuals who have been chosen to receive the university’s highest honor—the honorary doctorate degree. The awards will be presented during the annual student commencement ceremony held on Thursday, May 2, 2013, in the Jon M. Huntsman Center beginning at 6:30 p.m. Read More