Obert C. and Grace A. Tanner Humanities Center

In memoriam: Carolyn Tanner Irish

Tanner’s legacy will live on through the lives of the countless students, faculty and alumni influenced by her example and generosity.

Founder of Girls Who Code to speak at the U

Tanner Humanities Center will host Reshma Saujani for the 2020 World Leaders Lecture.

An advocate for the humanities

Erika George, the Samuel D. Thurman Professor of Law at the U, has been named the new director of the Obert C. and Grace A. Tanner Humanities Center.

Vicente Fox to speak at Kingsbury Hall

Tanner Humanities Center, in partnership with the World Trade Center Utah, will host former president of Mexico on Feb. 12.


Attorney and DNA expert Barry Scheck will address overturning wrongful convictions by using DNA evidence in courts and criminal justice reform.


The Tanner Humanities Center receives federal grant award from the National Endowment for the Humanities to lead summer workshops aimed at the understanding of western expansion.