LDS Values
Oct
3
4:30 pm16:30

LDS Values

Natalie Gochnour (moderator)  Associate Dean David Eccles School of Business and director of the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah;  Chief Economist, Salt Lake Chamber  

Utah Senator Howard Stephenson

Suzanne Harrison, MD

Utah Senator Todd Weiler

Utah Representative Brian King

Hinckley Caucus Room (Bldg. 73 Room 110)

Presented by Alliance for a Better Utah

Cyber Victory
Oct
5
12:00 pm12:00

Cyber Victory

Brandon Valeriano, Ph.D. Reader at Cardiff University; Donald Bren Chair of Armed Politics, Marine Corps University

Hinckley Caucus Room (Bldg. 73 Room 110)

PIZZA & POLITICS

Informed Decisions 2016
Oct
19
12:00 pm12:00

Informed Decisions 2016

Morgan Lyon Cotti, Hinckley Institute of Politics

Allison M. Nicholson, Utah Education Policy Center

Juliette Tennert, Gardner Policy Institute  

Jennifer Robinson (moderator) Associate Director, Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, University of Utah

Location: Hinckley Caucus Room (Bldg. 73 Room 110)

Pizza and Politics

Interview Training
Oct
24
12:00 pm12:00

Interview Training

Lindsey Kass, Career Coach, College of Humanities, College of Architecture+Planning, University College

Pizza and Politics

Hinckley Caucus Room (Bldg. 73 Room 110)

International Humanitarian Assistance and American Foreign Policy
Oct
31
12:00 pm12:00

International Humanitarian Assistance and American Foreign Policy

Ron Mortensen, United States Agency for International Development, Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA)

The College of Social and Behavioral Science, The Political Science Department, The Economics Department, and The Tanner Center for Human Rights

Pizza and Politics

Location: Hinckley Caucus Room (Bldg. 73 Room 110)


Sanctuary Spaces: The Promise and Limits of Safe Spaces
Sep
28
12:00 pm12:00

Sanctuary Spaces: The Promise and Limits of Safe Spaces

Co-sponsored by the Office for Equity and Diversity in conjunction with Pride Week

C. Kai Martinez-Medina, Director for the LGBT Resources Center

Dr. Ana Maria Lopez, Associate Vice President for Equity and Inclusion, Health Sciences

Darin Hathaway, High School Theatre Arts Educator 

Kira Kiko Lian (moderator), Administrative Program Coordinator for the School for Cultural and Social Transformation

Hinckley Caucus Room (Bldg. 73 Room 110)

PIZZA & POLITICS

Presidential Debate Watch Party
Sep
26
7:00 pm19:00

Presidential Debate Watch Party

Hosted by the David Eccles School of Business

Utah Gubernatorial Debate will also be shown from 6:00pm-7:00pm 

Bill & Pat Child Family Community Hall, Eccles School of Business (7th floor)

Dinner provided

College Republican v. College Democrats Debate
Sep
19
12:00 pm12:00

College Republican v. College Democrats Debate

Higher Education and Immigration

College Democrats: Ezekiel Peterson and Jackson Barrett

College Republicans: Spencer LeBard and Barbara Andrade

Moderator: Kim Gabbitas

Hinckley Caucus Room (Bldg. 73 Room 110)

PIZZA & POLITICS

The Power of Political Polling
Sep
14
12:00 pm12:00

The Power of Political Polling

The Power of Political Polling

Jason Perry, VP Government Relation, Director, Hinckley Institute of Politics

Dr. Dan Jones, Adjunct Professor/Lecturer Emeritus, Political Science; President Dan Jones 

Jennifer Napier Pearce (moderator) Editor, The Salt Lake Tribune

Hinckley Caucus Room (Bldg. 73 Room 110)

PIZZA & POLITICS

Muslims in America
Sep
12
12:00 pm12:00

Muslims in America

Amr Abdelghany, Acting President, Muslim Students Association (MSA), University of Utah

Amaal Sharif, executive board member (MSA)

Dr. Soheila Amirsoleimani, World Languages and Cultures, University of Utah

Jennifer Napier Pearce (moderator) Editor, The Salt Lake Tribune

Presented by the Muslim Students Association, University of Utah

Location: Hinckley Caucus Room (Bldg. 73 Room 110)

PIZZA & POLITICS

District 12 State School Board Debate
Jun
23
6:30 pm18:30

District 12 State School Board Debate

  • Noah Webster Academy

From establishing student testing to assessing curriculum standards, decisions made by the Utah State School Board directly affect the state’s 643,000 public school students, their families, teachers, and administrators. Join us in Orem as the District 12 state school board candidates face off prior to the June 28 primary.

Seven of eight school board positions up for election will involve a primary this year. As a result, the Utah Association of Public Charter Schools, Hinckley Institute of Politics at the University of Utah, Sutherland Institute, and KSL/Deseret News have teamed up to host public forums with the candidates.

Audio excerpts from the candidates will be available at KSL.com

District 10 State School Board Debate
Jun
22
6:30 pm18:30

District 10 State School Board Debate

  • Channing Hall

From establishing student testing to assessing curriculum standards, decisions made by the Utah State School Board directly affect the state’s 643,000 public school students, their families, teachers, and administrators. Join us in Draper as the District 10 state school board candidates face off prior to the June 28 primary.

Seven of eight school board positions up for election will involve a primary this year. As a result, the Utah Association of Public Charter Schools, Hinckley Institute of Politics at the University of Utah, Sutherland Institute, and KSL/Deseret News have teamed up to host public forums with the candidates.

Audio excerpts from the candidates will be available at KSL.com

Candidate Conversations: Utah’s Third Congressional District
Jun
20
10:30 am10:30

Candidate Conversations: Utah’s Third Congressional District

  • Moot Courtroom, S.J. Quinney College of Law

The two Republicans vying to represent Utah’s Third Congressional District will answer questions and lay out their vision for America’s future during a pre-Primary Election town hall.

Incumbent Rep. Jason Chaffetz and challenger Chia-Chi Teng will join Hinckley Institute of Politics director Jason Perry to talk education, health care, national security and other issues during the Candidate Conversations event, part of the INFORMED DECISION 2016 public information campaign spearheaded by the Hinckley Institute of Politics and Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah.

  • 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM—Rep. Jason Chaffetz

  • 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM—Chia-Chi Teng

Members of the public will be able to submit questions at the forum and on Twitter by using the hashtag #ID2016.

District 11 State School Board Debate
Jun
18
9:30 am09:30

District 11 State School Board Debate

  • Early Light Academy

From establishing student testing to assessing curriculum standards, decisions made by the Utah State School Board directly affect the state’s 643,000 public school students, their families, teachers, and administrators. Join us in South Jordan as the District 11 state school board candidates face off prior to the June 28 primary.

Seven of eight school board positions up for election will involve a primary this year. As a result, the Utah Association of Public Charter Schools, Hinckley Institute of Politics at the University of Utah, Sutherland Institute, and KSL/Deseret News have teamed up to host public forums with the candidates.

Audio excerpts from the candidates will be available at KSL.com

District 8 State School Board Debate
Jun
16
6:30 pm18:30

District 8 State School Board Debate

  • American International School of Utah

From establishing student testing to assessing curriculum standards, decisions made by the Utah State School Board directly affect the state’s 643,000 public school students, their families, teachers, and administrators. Join us in Murray as the District 8 state school board candidates face off prior to the June 28 primary.

Seven of eight school board positions up for election will involve a primary this year. As a result, the Utah Association of Public Charter Schools, Hinckley Institute of Politics at the University of Utah, Sutherland Institute, and KSL/Deseret News have teamed up to host public forums with the candidates.

Audio excerpts from the candidates will be available at KSL.com

District 7 State School Board Debate
Jun
15
6:30 pm18:30

District 7 State School Board Debate

  • Salt Lake Arts Academy

From establishing student testing to assessing curriculum standards, decisions made by the Utah State School Board directly affect the state’s 643,000 public school students, their families, teachers, and administrators. Join us in Salt Lake City as the District 7 state school board candidates face off prior to the June 28 primary.

Seven of eight school board positions up for election will involve a primary this year. As a result, the Utah Association of Public Charter Schools, Hinckley Institute of Politics at the University of Utah, Sutherland Institute, and KSL/Deseret News have teamed up to host public forums with the candidates.

Audio excerpts from the candidates will be available at KSL.com

 

District 4 State School Board Debate
Jun
8
6:30 pm18:30

District 4 State School Board Debate

  • North Davis Preparatory Academy

From establishing student testing to assessing curriculum standards, decisions made by the Utah State School Board directly affect the state’s 643,000 public school students, their families, teachers, and administrators. Join us in Layton as the District 4 state school board candidates face off prior to the June 28 primary.

Seven of eight school board positions up for election will involve a primary this year. As a result, the Utah Association of Public Charter Schools, Hinckley Institute of Politics at the University of Utah, Sutherland Institute, and KSL/Deseret News have teamed up to host public forums with the candidates.

Audio excerpts from the candidates will be available at KSL.com

District 15 State School Board Debate
Jun
7
6:30 pm18:30

District 15 State School Board Debate

  • George Washington Academy

From establishing student testing to assessing curriculum standards, decisions made by the Utah State School Board directly affect the state’s 643,000 public school students, their families, teachers, and administrators. Join us in St. George as the District 15 state school board candidates face off prior to the June 28 primary.

Seven of eight school board positions up for election will involve a primary this year. As a result, the Utah Association of Public Charter Schools, Hinckley Institute of Politics at the University of Utah, Sutherland Institute, and KSL/Deseret News have teamed up to host public forums with the candidates.

Audio excerpts from the candidates will be available at KSL.com

Ethics and Economics of Global Justice
Apr
22
12:00 pm12:00

Ethics and Economics of Global Justice

  • Libby Gardner Hall

One of the foremost public intellectuals of our time, Professor Amartya Sen has informed and challenged the world on the ethical, global, and policy dimensions of a wide range of issues such as democracy, human rights, poverty, violence, gender, human development, and war and peace. The Thomas W. Lamont University Professor and Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Harvard University has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics for his contribution to conceiving and applying ethical principles as a framework for institutional and organizational decision-making in economics, politics, business, law, and global governance.

Presented by the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative through the David Eccles School of Business, the Carnegie Council, and the S.J. Quinney College of Law.

Art in Nature and Nature in Art
Apr
18
1:30 pm13:30

Art in Nature and Nature in Art

  • Hinckley Caucus Room

Denise Milan, Brazilian artist and eco-activist

Naomi Moniz, Professor Emeritus, Georgetown University

Elena Shtromberg, Associate Professor, Art and Art History, U of U

PIZZA & POLITICS—Restorative Justice
Apr
13
12:00 pm12:00

PIZZA & POLITICS—Restorative Justice

Restorative Justice

Fania Davis, Executive Director of Restorative Justice for Oakland Youth

Co-sponsored by The Barbara L. and Norman C. Tanner Center for Nonviolent Human Rights Advocacy, Peace Advocacy Coalition,

Utahns for a Just Peace in the Holy Land, Office of Equity and Diversity,
Wasatch Coalition for Peace and Justice, and Gandhi Alliance for Peace

PIZZA & POLITICS—Civic Pathways: Integrating Community Engagement Into Everyday Practice
Apr
12
12:30 pm12:30

PIZZA & POLITICS—Civic Pathways: Integrating Community Engagement Into Everyday Practice

  • Hinckley Caucus Room

Dean McGovern, Executive Director, Bennion Center

Luke Garrott, Associate Professor (Lecturer) in Political Science Department, Former Salt Lake City Council Member

Morgan Lyon Cotti, State Program Manager, Hinckley Institute of Politics; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Political Science

Jessie Strike, Manager Major Gifts

Presented by the Bennion Center and Political Science SAC

 

PIZZA & POLITICS—America and Islam:  Peace and Justice in an Age of ISIS and Islamophobia
Apr
6
12:00 pm12:00

PIZZA & POLITICS—America and Islam: Peace and Justice in an Age of ISIS and Islamophobia

  • Hinckley Caucus Room

America and Islam:  Peace and Justice in an Age of ISIS and Islamophobia

Professor Omid Safi, Director of the Islamic Studies Center at Duke University; editor, Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender, and Pluralism
Co-sponsored by The Barbara L. and Norman C. Tanner Center for Nonviolent Human Rights Advocacy, Middle East Center, Religious Studies Program, Office of Equity and Diversity, Peace Advocacy Coalition, Utahns for a Just Peace in the Holy Land, Wasatch Coalition for Peace and Justice, Gandhi Alliance for Peace

Hot Topics: A Diplomat’s View
Apr
5
3:00 pm15:00

Hot Topics: A Diplomat’s View

  • Hinckley Caucus Room

Ambassador Christopher Robert Hill, Dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver; former Ambassador to Iraq, Republic of Korea, Poland, and Republic of Macedonia and Assistant Secretary of State East Asian and Pacific Affairs