Debate teamJohn R. Park Debate Society Wins Tournament Sweepstakes at 53rd Annual United States Air Force Invitational

The team defeated over 23 universities and colleges including San Diego State University, University of Vermont, University of Missouri, and the University of Alaska.


Greg SmoakProfessor Greg Smoak's American Indian History Course to Air on C-SPAN 3

The lecture will air twice on October 3, at 8 p.m. EDT and Midnight EDT.


Kathryn StocktonKathryn Stockton Awarded Equality Utah's Allies Award

Dr. Stockton will be honored at Equality Utah’s 14th Allies Dinner: Queer New World on October 3rd, 2015 at 6pm.


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The British Passion for Landscape: Masterpieces from National Museum Wales

* Ongoing through Sunday, December 13, 2015
Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA)

The British Passion for Landscape: Masterpieces from National Museum Wales August 29–December 13, 2015 Special ticketed exhibition. (Free admission to all U of U students, faculty and staff with a valid UCard.) This exhibition is organized by the American Federation of Arts and Amgueddfa Cymru–National Museum Wales. The exhibition tour and catalogue are generously supported by the JFM Foundation, Mrs. Donald M. Cox, and the Marc Fitch Fund. In-kind support is provided by Barbara and Richard S. Lane and Christie’s.

Celebrating Dr. Peggy Battin's Digital Archive and print volume "The Ethics of Suicide: Historical Sources," a partnership between the J. Willard Marriott Library and Oxford University Press

Monday, October 5, 2015, 12 - 2pm
Marriott Library - J. Willard (M LIB)

Margaret Pabst Battin, M.F.A., PhD., is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Medical Ethics at the University of Utah. She has authored, co-authored, edited, or co-edited some twenty books, including Drugs and Justice and The Patient as Victim and Vector: Ethics and Infectious Disease. She has published two collections of essays on end-of-life issues, The Least Worst Death and Ending Life; a comprehensive digital archive and print volume, "The Ethics of Suicide: Historical Sources," is being presented at this event. Her new projects include a book on large-scale reproductive problems of the globe and work on challenging assumptions in urban design.

Yoga at the UMFA

Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 1:30 - 2:30pm
Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA)

Yoga at the UMFA Tuesdays, September 15-November 17 | 1:30–2:30 pm | FREE Renowned local yoga instructor Scott Moore will lead free yoga classes in the UMFA's Great Hall. These classes will explore the connections between the practice of yoga and the experience of art. Limited mats are available.

USAC: Study Abroad Affordably

Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 3 - 4pm
Union - A. Ray Olpin (UNION)

Come find out about USAC Study Abroad Programs as well as information on financial affordability, scholarships, and funding tips. Hear from Learning Abroad alumni and win cool prizes by entering into a raffle!

GCSC Seminar “How Effective is Commuter Rail in Spatially Pairing Supply and Demand for Commuting Infrastructure? ” with Joanna P. Ganning

Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 4pm
Aline Wilmot Skaggs Biology Building (ASB)

American suburbanization and highway infrastructure have developed simultaneously, with research showing that highway construction induces demand (American Public Transportation Association, 1997; Brock and Souleyrette, 2013). Commuter rail is an alternate form of transportation meant to support journeys to work. Yet research to date has not established these systems’ efficacy in attracting those migrants most likely to use such an amenity. Through the application of a modified population deconcentration model, this manuscript finds that in our case study region (Salt Lake City, UT), the provision of a commuter rail station significantly increases out-commuting, signaling success in attracting migrants requiring commuting infrastructure.

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