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First Female Australian Prime Minister to Speak at the U

Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard will be the keynote speaker at the annual World Leaders Lecture Forum sponsored by the University of Utah’s Tanner Humanities Center. Gillard’s lecture, “The Asian Century: Australia’s Experience and Strategic Opportunities for America,” will be held Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 11 a.m. in Libby Gardner Hall, 1375 E Presidents Circle. This event is free and open to the public. Read More

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U College of Law Gifted More than $2.2 Million

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will have a new endowed chair and support for its loan forgiveness program and annual Fordham Debate program thanks to a $2.2 million gift from the estate of the late Rita E. Fordham. Read More

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U College of Law Names New Dean

Robert W. Adler, distinguished professor of law and interim dean of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, continues as the next dean, pending approval by the Board of Trustees. Read More

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Scholarship Created to Celebrate Life of First Ute Indian Law Student

During his brief life, David Arapene Cuch, 1978-2007, accomplished many things. He was a scholar, completing a bachelor’s degree in economics at Westminster College and a Master of Public Administration at the University of Utah. At the time of his unexpected death, Cuch, who was believed to be the first Ute Indian to attend law school, was in his third year at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. In addition to his academic accomplishments, Cuch also worked as a coordinator for a social justice nonprofit group, an assistant teacher in Salt Lake City and a summer camp youth counselor. During law school, he worked for the Legal Defender Association and Salt Lake Legal Issues. Read More

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University of Utah to Graduate 7,947 Students on May 1

General commencement ceremonies at the University of Utah will be held on Thursday, May 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the Jon M. Huntsman Center. Scheduling the event in the evening continues a tradition begun in 2013 to make the ceremonies more readily accessible to students and their families. Commencement is free and open to the public; no tickets are required. Read More