SPECIAL LECTURE BY VENKI RAMAKRISHNAN,
2009 NOBEL LAUREATE IN CHEMISTRY
The Ribosome: The Cell’s Protein-making Factory and how Antibiotics Block It
Wednesday, Nov. 18, 6:00 p.m.
Rice-Eccles Stadium Tower
Free and open to all
Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from former U professor Venki Ramakrishnan, recipient of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Ramakrishnan was professor of biochemistry at the U of U (1995-1999) and is now director of structural studies, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, UK. RSVP’s are required. Contact Autumn Thatcher or call (801) 585-2739.
Ramakrishnan will present a seminar for the scientific community earlier that day at 12 noon in the Huntsman Cancer Institute’s 6th floor Eccles Auditorium. All are welcome to attend.
By Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen
Thursday, Nov. 19, 7:00 p.m.
Quinney Law School, Sutherland Moot Courtroom
Proceeds from this production, performed by Utah’s People Productions, will benefit the Rocky Mountain Innocence Center (RMIC) and its work to correct and prevent wrongful convictions in Utah. Tickets are $12 general admission/$6 for students. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more details, contact RMIC or call (801) 355-1888.
BROKEN BORDERS: DEBATING THE STATE OF IMMIGRATION
Thursday, Nov. 19, 7:00-9:30 p.m.
Utah Museum of Fine Arts Auditorium
The U’s forensics team will focus on the national debate on immigration reform as well as recent developments related to this issue in Utah. In addition to a demonstration debate featuring U of U debaters, the event will feature speakers from the local community including Tony Yapias, former director of the Utah State Office of Hispanic Affairs under Governors Michael Leavitt and Olene Walker; Rep. Mike Noel, (R) District 73, Rep. Chris Herrod, (R) District 62; and Dee Rowland, government liaison and director of the Peace & Justice Commission for the Catholic Diocese of Utah. Additional information is online.
UTAH FOOTBALL VS. SAN DIEGO STATE
Saturday, Nov. 21, 2:00 p.m.
Ticket information is online.
THIRD SATURDAY ACTIVITY FOR FAMILIES: SELF PORTRAIT HOLIDAY CARDS
Saturday, Nov. 21, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Print your own set of cards just in time for the holidays. Study the clothes, poses, and surroundings of some of the UMFA’s most popular European and American portraits to get ideas for your self-portrait holiday cards. For more information, contact Megan Hallett or call (801) 581-7332.
WASHINGTON UPDATE WITH CONGRESSMAN JIM MATHESON
Monday, Nov. 23, 10:45 a.m.
Hinckley Caucus Room, 255 Orson Spencer Hall
Free and open to all. For more information, contact Jayne Nelson or call (801) 581-8501.