Using Science to Understand Human Values

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will give the 2014 Tanner Lecture on Human Values, sponsored by the University of Utah’s Tanner Humanities Center, Wednesday, March 26, 7:00 p.m. in Kingsbury Hall. Read More

March, 2014 from the U

Peace Advocacy Coalition 2014 Lecture Series: Healing 9/11

A broad coalition of local scholars, politicians and peace advocates – including the University of Utah’s Barbara L and Norman C. Tanner Center for Nonviolent Human Rights Advocacy – has joined forces again to bring esteemed speakers to Salt Lake on the topic of peace and justice. Discussions are free and open to the public, and this year will focus on healing global wounds caused by the events of September 11, 2001. Read More


U Inaugurates President’s Gallery and Art Exhibition

A creative spirit that dates back at least a century is thriving on the campus of the University of Utah campus, and in some unexpected places. Read More


Utah Kids Show off Scientific Discoveries

The 12th annual Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair will be held March 18-20 at the University of Utah’s Rice-Eccles Stadium tower, drawing some 573 science projects. Read More


Utahns Split on Moving Draper State Prison

Results of a recent statewide poll indicate nearly 5 in 10 Utahns support the potential relocation of the Utah State Prison currently located in Draper. The survey, which was conducted in partnership by Dan Jones & Associates and the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business, shows 46 percent of respondents support relocating the prison. Thirty-three percent do not support the potential relocation and 21 percent indicated they are unsure on the issue. Read More