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Preparatory Division String Camp, June 20-24, Ages 6-9 and 9-12. Registration deadline is May 20th. Preparatory Division, Tanner Dance and Youth Theatre Arts Passport, June 27 - July 1, Create an original performance work to be presented at the Tanner Dance Building. Preparatory Division International Piano Festival, July 26 - July 29, Musicianship, ukulele, and choir classes. University of Utah, School of Music.

Home in Their Eyes: Images and Stories of Home by Residents in Rural China, Friday, March 25 – Thursday, June 2, 2016, J. Willard Marriott Library 3rd Floor

Salt Dance Fest 2016 brings together internationally renowned dance artists and dance makers Jeanine Durning, Alex Ketley and Jennifer Nugent, along with esteemed SLC dance artists Daniel Charon, Molly Heller and Stephen Koester for two weeks of moving, collaborating, dance making and the lively exchange of ideas, June 6-17, 2016.

Summer Chamber Music Workshop, Matt Zalkind, June 26 - 30, 2016, Hasse Borup, Director, Open for serious string and piano players, age 12 - 26,  School of Music, University of Utah

University of Utah Department of Ballet Summer Intensive, June 20 - July 15, 2016. Join us for an exciting four-week ballet intensive with internationally recognized faculty and guest artists.

Performance Calendar of 2015 - 2016 Season, Department of Ballet, University of Utah

Performance Calendar of 2015 - 2016 Season, Department of Modern Dance, University of Utah

Natural History Museum of Utah 2015 Lecture Series

College of Fine Arts, University of Utah

Nalanda, the First Residential International University in the World

Located 55 miles from Patna in Bihar of India, Nalanda was the largest residential centre of learning in the world with a nine-storeyed library. The monasteries were built in old Kushan architectural style, in a row of cells around a courtyard. It was the Buddhist centre of learning from 427 to 1197 CE partly under the Pala Empire.

 It is believed that Buddha visited Nalanda during his last tour through Magadha, and it was there that Sariputta, one of two chief male disciples of Buddha uttered his lion's roar, affirming his faith in the Buddha. Nalanda University was established in 450 CE under the patronage of the Gupta emperors, notably Kumara Gupta. It was destroyed in 1197 CE by the invading Turkish army of Bakhtiyar Khilji who set it on fire. The fire in the huge library is believed to have raged for several days.

On Sept. 1, 2014, the ancient Nalanda University re-started its academic session with 12 students and six faculty members at its newly-established campus at Rajgir. An eight-kilometre boundary wall marks the 446-acre campus where the modern centre of excellence is to come up. China has already committed $1 million for the project while Singapore has pledged $5-6 million and Australia about AUD 1 million. All the funds have been committed on a voluntary basis.

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Link 1 (Wikipedia)

Link 2 (rediff.com)

Link 3 (nalandauniv.edu.in)

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