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Making a difference 

Barbara Tanner has been active in peace and nonviolent conflict resolution for many years.  In 2006, she established The Barbara and Norman Tanner Center for Human Rights in the College of Social and Behavioral Science at the University of Utah.  When Barbara supports a program financially, she is very interested and active in how it will be run and what a difference it will make in the lives of individuals.  Her constant dedication, drive and fight for equality improve the world for all of us.  

Learn more about Barbara L. Tanner and Norman C. Tanner.

Read Barbara's Creed.

Honoring Barbara Tanner

The University of Utah Board of Trustees awarded Barbara Tanner an honorary doctorate degree at the 2018 commencement ceremony this past Spring. The award is the highest honor given by the university.

 This video tells her story.

Last Updated: 9/27/19