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White House

West Jordan High

Rick Bojak, Utah's teacher of the year, will join other top educators at a White House ceremony on Friday, April 28.

The West Jordan High teacher will also attend other events in Washington, D.C., including a gala sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education.

Olympiad

Westminster College

The 1995 Salt Lake Region Geography Olympiad will be held at Westminster College on Friday, April 28, from 7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Fifteen teams of middle school and high school students will compete in the "geography bee," which tests knowledge and practice in mapping skills, human and physical geography and general problem solving.

Participants include Albion Middle School, Butler Middle School, West Lake Junior High, Bennion Junior High, Midvale Middle School, Bonneville Junior High, Brockbank Junior High and West High School.

Lecture

Westminster College

Westminster President Charles Dick will deliver the final lecture in the 1994-95 Weldon J. Taylor Executive Lecture series at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May. 9.

Dick, who is retiring as president at the end of the current semester, will speak on "Education, Politics and the `Dumbing' of America."

The lecture is free and open to the public. It will be presented in the Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business.

Waste

University of Utah

JoAnn S. Lighty, associate professor of chemical and fuels engineering, will continue the "Science and You" lecture series at the U. with an address on "Managing Our Waste and Controlling Pollution."

A nationally recognized authority on advanced combustion engineering processes and the thermal treatment of contaminated soils, Lighty is the first woman to fill a faculty position in the Department of Chemical Engineering. In 1990, she was named a National Science Foundation Young Investigator.

She will speak at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, in the James Talmage Building.

Dance

Utah State University

The 22nd annual Dance West, an intensive five-week workshop for aspiring dancers, will be held at USU June 26-28.

Courses will be taught by Dance West coordinator Maggi Moar and invited faculty, all of whom have extensive backgrounds in performing and teaching.

The workshops are designed for middle school to post-college age dancers. Courses can be taken on a credit or non-credit basis.

Applications must be received by June 12. For more information contact the USU Conference and Institute Division, 797-1497.

Memorial

Weber State University

The WSU Diversity Committee is sponsoring a "Day of Remembrance" on Friday, April 28, as part of a nationwide commemoration of the Holocaust.

WSU President Paul H. Thompson and Provost Robert B. Smith will preside at a ceremony featuring special guest Rabbi Frederick L. Wenger, Congregation Kol Ami.