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Days of Remembrance

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The University of Utah will commemorate the Holocaust of World War II during the 2010 Days of Remembrance week with the theme, “70 Years Later: Remembering the German Invasion of Poland.” Millions of victims, including over 6 million Jews, were murdered by the Nazi regime during the Holocaust.

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Siciliano Lecture at U Welcomes International Experts on Aging

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Are societies getting healthier as they get older? How can countries benefit from an older workforce? How do multiple familial generations co-exist, and what is the balance among family, market and public supports for older people? These questions will be addressed at the thirteenth annual Rocco C. and Marion S. Siciliano Forum.

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“Kristallnacht”

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The University of Utah will observe Days of Remembrance in honor of the six million Jews who died in the Holocaust during World War II. The Days of Remembrance committee has chosen the name of “Kristallnacht” the “Night of the Broken Glass” as the theme of the commemoration in memory of the infamous night that Nazi storm troopers destroyed Jewish shops and synagogues in Germany. Days of Remembrance will be presented April 13 – 16, 2009 at the University of Utah and will culminate with the Utah state observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day on April 21, 2009.

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U Receives $3M from Marriott Family Foundations to Support Music Scholarships, Student Performing Arts Productions and Kingsbury Hall

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The University of Utah announced today that The Nancy Peery Marriott Foundation, The Richard E. and Nancy P. Marriott Foundation and The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation have together pledged $3 million to the University to establish an endowment that will support scholarships in the School of Music, student performance productions and Kingsbury Hall’s main programming season. In recognition, the auditorium at historic Kingsbury Hall has been named the Nancy Peery Marriott Auditorium.

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UTAH LATINO IMMIGRATION MARCH SUBJECT OF POWERFUL PHOTO DOCUMENTARY EXHIBIT

“Invisible No More: Latinos’ Dignity March in Utah” a powerful photo documentary exhibit of the historic April 6, 2006 immigration march in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah will be presented at the Main City Library, November 19 through December 19, 2007. An Inauguration Ceremony at noon on Monday, November 19th will launch the exhibit. The event is free and open to the public.

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The Clash Within

Martha Nussbaum, American philosopher and Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago Law School will speak on Thursday, March 1 at 5 p.m. at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts Dumke auditorium.

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U Department of Art and Art History Presents Lecture on Depictions of Charles Manson

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The University of Utah’s Department of Art and Art History presents Hamza Walker, who will deliver a visiting artist lecture on Thursday, November 16, 2006 at 5:00 p.m. at 375 S. 1530 E., Salt Lake City, in Art Room 158. It is the third in the 2006-07 Visiting Artist and Art Historian Lecture Series. The lecture, entitled “Generational Dislocations: The Case of Raymond Pettibon and Charles Manson,” is free and open to the public.

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