MARTIN LUTHER KING WEEK
Various locations throughout campus
All events are free
The keynote address by Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. on Thursday, Jan. 24, at noon, in the Huntsman Center is sold out. Watch a live stream on the Diversity website, and check there for details on all MLK Week events.
10 11 12 SPRING 2013
College of Architecture + Planning Lecture Series
Planning Ahead for Salt Lake City, with Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker
Thursday, Jan. 24, 5:30 p.m.
The Leonardo, 209 East 500 South
KIDS INVENT ROBOTS WITH FIRST LEGO LEAGUE
Saturday, Jan. 26, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Olpin Union Ballroom
The U is inspiring thousands of kids across the state to pursue careers in science, engineering, and business through the Utah FIRST LEGO League program. More than 2,000 kids statewide, ages 9-14, will form teams to build LEGO robots for the competition. Watch a video from the 2012 LEGO League championship and plan to attend this year!
WILLAM CHRISTENSEN AND 50 YEARS OF BALLET WEST
Sunday, Jan. 27, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Marriott Library, Gould Auditorium
Free and open to the public
A panel discussion celebrating the Willam Christensen Ballet West Archive, moderated by KUED’s Ken Verdoia, will feature artistic director Adam Sklute, ballet master Bruce Caldwell, professor emeritus and former principal ballerina Barbara Hamblin, and Christensen’s daughter Roxanne Lazzara. The discussion will be followed by a tour of the Ballet West Archive exhibition. For more information contact Judy Jarrow (801-581-3421).
LEARNING ABROAD SHOWCASE
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Okazaki Community Meeting Room, College of Social Work
Students and faculty will share their favorite stories, best photos, and greatest insight from their international experiences in Costa Rica, Japan, Ghana, and Mongolia. Find out why learning abroad can be a life-changing experience. Information will be available about future study abroad and independent study opportunities in these and other countries. Watch a video from Costa Rica here. This event is free and open to students and faculty in any discipline. Lunch will be provided to attendees.
INTO THE SILENCE: THE GREAT WAR, MALLORY, AND THE CONQUEST OF EVEREST
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 7:00 p.m.
Salt Lake City Public Library
The College of Humanities and the Lyceum II Lecture in Environmental Humanities present Wade Davis, who will discuss his new book, Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory, and the Conquest of Everest. For more information contact the College of Humanities.
SKI INTERCONNECT AND WATER QUALITY
Thursday, Jan. 31, 11:00 a.m.
Hinckley Caucus Room, 255 OSH
A live RadioWest broadcast with moderator Doug Fabrizio features Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker discussing the proposed ski interconnect in the Wasatch Mountains east of Salt Lake City.