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U of U Commencement on May 5 to Graduate More than 7,300

Commencement ceremonies at the University of Utah will be held on Friday, May 5, at 9 a.m., in the Jon M. Huntsman Center. The class of 2006, comprised of 7,332 graduates, will receive degrees that morning. The procession of diverse students, who come from 66 countries, 50 U.S. states and 25 of Utah’s 29 counties, will begin at 8:20 a.m. Guests should plan to be in their seats prior to 8:30 a.m. Tickets are not required.

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Two Evenings with Einstein


As the 2005 World Year of Physics nears its end, University of Utah physicists will deliver two free public lectures billed as “An Evening with Einstein” on Tuesday Dec. 6 and Wednesday Dec. 7 at Kingsbury Hall.

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Acquiring Persian Materials Is A “Trip” For Marriott Library

The J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah offers a vast and rich collection for those researching Middle East studies. Included in the structure is the Aziz S. Atiya Middle East Library, one of the largest of its kind in North America, with holdings of books, manuscripts and periodicals in the languages of Arabic, Hebrew, Persian and Turkish.

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