Kate Kendell, PRIDE Lawyer

What’s Next for Gay Marriage?

Amid the whirlwind of legal changes surrounding same-sex marriage, University of Utah alumna and executive director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights Kate Kendell will speak about the 2013 Supreme Court rulings on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act and the recent federal court ruling legalizing gay marriage in Utah and the subsequent stay issued by the U.S. Supreme Court. Read More

January, 2014 from the U
Sam Ortiz

The U to Host First Pac-12 Student Leader Summit

Jan. 13, 2014 — The Legislative Branch of the Associated Students of the University of Utah, or ASUU, will host the first Pac-12 Student Leader Summit, Jan. 23-25 to help create a unified student voice within the conference. As the first school to hold this type of event within the Pac-12, the summit will allow Read More


U Board of Trustees Chair Clark Ivory to Step Down in June

The University of Utah today announced that two-term chair of the Board of Trustees, Clark Ivory, has submitted his resignation to take effect in June 2014. Read More

Anna Deavere Smith (2)

Exploring the Lives Affected by American Health Care

Actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith will give the 2014 David P. Gardner Lecture in the Humanities and Fine Arts, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 7 p.m., Kingsbury Hall, 1395 E. Presidents Circle. This event is free and open to the public but tickets are required. Tickets are available through the Kingsbury Hall box office, www.kingtix.com or 801-581-7100. Read More


U Celebrates MLK with Week of Events

The theme for this year’s event is “Beneath the Hoodie: A Look at Racial Profiling in America.” A conversation with Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, and a keynote address by award-winning journalist, activist and author Marc Lamont Hill headline the week’s activities. Read More