Campus Events

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October 11

There is a student-led gathering titled, ?Gather for Peace? featuring prayer, meditation and quiet protest and opposition to war and in support of peace. The gathering will last all day long on the Union Patio.

The Black Student Union is holding its kick off event with a free welcome lunch at 11:30 a.m. in Union 318.

The department of mining engineering is hosting a lecture titled, ?New Developments in Caterpillar Excavating Equipment? at 11:50 a.m. in the William Browning Building, Room 707.

The Hinckley Institute of Politics is hosting a session of its Books and Banter titled, ?In Our Own Best Interest: How Defending Human Rights Benefits Us All? at noon in Orson Spencer Hall 255.

The Student Organization for Animal Rights is hosting a meeting for all interested students and faculty at 2 p.m. in Union 323 A.

The physics department is hosting a colloquium titled, ?The Role of Geology in Studies of Early Man, northern Kenya and southern Ethiopia? at 4 p.m. in Room 102 of the James Fletcher Building.

The Tanner Humanities Center is hosting a Olympics history lecture titled, ?Consternation, Innovation, Precipitation: The Winter Olympics Come to North America? at 7:30 p.m. in the OSH auditorium.

October 12

The U Student Green Party and the Utah Citizen-Activist Network are hosting a forum titled, ?Are the Olympics Good for the Environment?? at 7 p.m. in the Marriott Library?s Gould Auditorium.

The ASUU Presenter?s Office is hosting an open mic session and a night of hip hop poetry featuring DJs from QUUS Sound Research, lyricists Reece Peck and Sal Goodman and open mic poetry at 8 p.m. in Panorama West.

October 13

The Utah Museum of Natural History is hosting its yearly ?What?s in the Basement?? day. Visitors can come explore every nook and cranny of the museum with curators and staff to answer questions between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the museum.

October 14

The Wasatch Front Unitarian Fellowship is hosting Professor Deen Chatterjee of the U philosophy department to discuss the topic of “The Rational, the Reasonable and the Fanatic: Some Mental Prototypes” at 9:30 a.m. at the Wagner Jewish Community Center (across from University Hospital) at 2 Medical Drive.

October 15

The environmental student group Terra Firma is hosting a screening of the film ?Mindwalk? as part of its free film series at 2 p.m. in the Union Theater.

The Public Interest Law Organization will host a panel discussion titled, ?Olympics? Impact on Salt Lake’s Low-Income Community? at 7 p.m. in the College of Law?s Moot Courtroom. A reception will begin at 6:30 p.m.

October 17

The Graduate School of Architecture is hosting a speech on ?Analog Digital Improvisation? at 5:30 p.m. in the Utah Museum of Fine Arts Auditorium.

October 18

The department of medicinal chemistry is hosting a seminar at 4 p.m. in Room 316 Skaggs Hall.

The Utah Museum of Natural History presents a lecture titled, ?Dinosaurs: New Views on Ancient Bones? at 7 p.m. in Kingsbury Hall. Call 581-6927 for free tickets.

October 19

The Marriott Library?s Diversity Committee is hosting a session of its rainbow bag lunches titled, ?The World is Welcome Here: International Student Panel? at noon in the library?s Gould Auditorium.

November 8

The Wallacer Stegner Center of the College of Law is hosting a reading by Thomas Power from ?Post-Cowboy Economics: Pay and Prosperity in the New American West? at 7 p.m. in the library?s Gould Auditorium.

January 15

The College of Law?s Wallace Stegner Center is hosting a reading by John Campbell from his book, ?Absence of Light: Meditations from the Klamath Marshes Dead West? at 7 p.m. in the library?s Gould Auditorium.