Human Rights Advocacy and Social Change Through Service
Oct
18
12:00pm12:00pm

Human Rights Advocacy and Social Change Through Service

Exploring the importance of human rights and social service in the movement to end sexual violence and reshape culture.

Brisa De Angulo, Esq., M.A. is a globally recognized human rights activist who focuses specifically on sexual violence against children and adolescents. She is founder and CEO of A Breeze of Hope Foundation, which operates Bolivia's only trauma-informed and specialized center for children who've suffered sexual violence.

Pizza & Politics

Hinckley Caucus Room (Building 73, Rm 110 )

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Standing Up for Utah's Needs: Environmental Health, Public Education Financing, Medicaid Expansion, Gun Control, Affordable Housing, and Redistricting
Oct
23
12:00pm12:00pm

Standing Up for Utah's Needs: Environmental Health, Public Education Financing, Medicaid Expansion, Gun Control, Affordable Housing, and Redistricting

Presenters from the Utah Citizen's Counsel 2017 Annual Report

Andy Schoenberg, former professor, Biophysics and Bioengineering, U. of Utah

John Bennion, former Superintendent, SLC Schools

Michael Deily, former state director, Utah Medicaid Program

Dee Rowland, former Government Liaison, Catholic Diocese of Utah

Cheryll May, former adjunct assistant professor, Political Science, U. of Utah

Dixie Huefner, former professor, Special Education Law, U. of Utah

Co-sponsored by the Bennion Center

Pizza & Politics

Hinckley Caucus Room (Building 73 Room 110)

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Identity and Service:  The Experiences of Unexpected Minorities in the US Military
Nov
8
12:00pm12:00pm

Identity and Service: The Experiences of Unexpected Minorities in the US Military

Moderator:

Matt Basso, Associate Professor in the History Department

Description:

As the nation has become more racially and ethnically diverse, so has the US military.  This panel explores the experiences of those whose military service occurred during times of a wider social backdrop of hostility towards their identities.

Pizza & Politics

Hinckley Caucus Room (Building 73 Room 110)

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The Importance of Local Media
Nov
15
12:00pm12:00pm

The Importance of Local Media

Lisa Riley Roche, Political reporter, Deseret News/KSL news division

Robert Gehrke, News Columnist, Salt Lake Tribune

Rod Decker, Retired reporter with KUTV

Moderated by: Jason Perry, Director of the Hinckley Institute of Politics

Pizza & Politics

Hinckley Caucus Room (Building 73 Room 110)

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2017 Sam Rich Lecture Series: A Conversation with Bob Woodward
Nov
16
7:30pm 7:30pm

2017 Sam Rich Lecture Series: A Conversation with Bob Woodward

Hinckley Institute of Politics special screening featuring Bob Woodward at Kingsbury Hall.

Tickets must be purchased in advance.

5$ for Students

10$ for the General Public

Tickets available for general purchase here: https://tickets.utah.edu/events/the-2017-sam-rich-lecture-series-featuring-bob-woodward/

*Students must purchase their tickets in person at the Kingsbury Hall Box Office and show their student ID's.

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Rohingya Genocide in Myanmar
Oct
16
12:00pm12:00pm

Rohingya Genocide in Myanmar

"Briefing A Short History of Rohingya Background and Ethnic Cleansing Against the Rohingya Muslims Minority in (Arakan or Rakhine) State in (Myanmar or Burma) by the Security Forces including Civilian (Rakhine Buddhist) Peoples"

Umar Mohamad Arif,

Rohingya Community Lead in Salt Lake City UTAH,

Pizza and Politics

Building 73 Room 110

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Roundtable on the Future of Capitalism
Sep
28
3:00pm 3:00pm

Roundtable on the Future of Capitalism

Models of Capitalism:  Understanding the Present and Improving the Future

Lecture at 3:00 P.M.

Dr. David Coates, Worrell Professor of Anglo-American Studies, Dept. of Politics & International Affairs, Wake Forest University.

Panel at 3:40 P.M.

Panel Discussants

Dr. David Coates, Wake Forest University

Dr. Korkut Erturk, Economics Department, University of Utah

Val Hale, Executive Director, Governor's Office of Economic Development

Joshua Kanter, Founder and Board President, Alliance for a Better Utah

Derek Monson, Executive Director, Sutherland Institute

 

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Free Speech at What Cost?
Sep
25
12:00pm12:00pm

Free Speech at What Cost?

Welcome by: Ruth Watkins

Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs, University of Utah

Lori McDonald, Dean of Students, University of Utah

Dr. Nicole Robinson, Office of Diversity, University of Utah

Boyd Ferguson, Senior Attorney, Salt Lake City Attorney's Office

David C. Reymann, Parr Brown Gee & Loveless

Co-sponsored by the Bennion Center 

Pizza & Politics

Hinckley Caucus Room (Building 73 Room 110)

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HIP Talks Finale
Apr
20
5:00pm 5:00pm

HIP Talks Finale

Join us to watch, and vote for, our amazing HIP Talks finalists.

Finalists include: Tressie Rollins, Maddie Block, Juan Carlos Guerrero, Trevor Finch, Gabrielle Saunders, Hannah Fox, Mackenzie Gregerson, Satin Tashnizi, Bryn Campbell, Clytie Robinette, Abbie Robles, Jenica Jessen, Skyler Hektner, Gabriela Piril, Samantha Thorne, Chloe Betts, Max Chaffetz, Nariko Ruiz-Murillo, Clara Somer, Thulasi Seshan, Caitlin Silianoff, Jose Chacon, Elizabeth Ruelle, Sarah Patterson, Remi Prince, Jessica Applegate, Ciria Alvarez Valle, Ramakrishnan, Ali Darvish, Ben Seastrand.    

Bill Childs Community Hall (SFEBB, 7th floor)

Horderves provided (Even Stevens)

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A Campus-Community Dialogue Series Understanding out Differences, Shaping Our Future Race, Class and Gender Inequities in the U.S.
Apr
20
2:30pm 2:30pm

A Campus-Community Dialogue Series Understanding out Differences, Shaping Our Future Race, Class and Gender Inequities in the U.S.

Justice Christine Durham, Utah Supreme Court

Ron Gordon, Executive Director, Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice

Professor Claudia Geist, Social Department, U of U

Professor Gunseli Berik, Economics Department, U of U

Professor Edmund Fong, Political Science and Ethnic Studies, U of U

Moderator: Vice President Kathryn Stockton

Sponsored by the College of Social and Behavioral Science, the Hinckley Institute of Politics, the Department of Political Science, Undergraduate and Graduate Student Advisory Councils

Hinckley Caucus Room (Bldg 73, Rm 110)

Pizza & Politics

 

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Law Day Discussion
Apr
11
12:30pm12:30pm

Law Day Discussion

14th Amendment Equal Protection & Due Process: Transforming American Democracy

A Discussion on ethics, access, and civility in all three branches of public service

Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill

Representative Becky Edwards

Appellate Judge TBD

Michelle Oldroyd (moderator), Director Utah Commission on Civic and Character Education

Co-sponsored by the Utah State Courts and the Utah Commission on Civic & Character Education

Hinckley Caucus Room (Bldg 73, Rm 110)

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A Campus-Community Dialogue Series: Understanding Our Differences, Shaping our Future, Terrorism, Foreign Policy, and American Democracy
Apr
10
12:00pm12:00pm

A Campus-Community Dialogue Series: Understanding Our Differences, Shaping our Future, Terrorism, Foreign Policy, and American Democracy

Daniel K. Brady, Special Agent for Counter-Terrorism, FBI

Professor Amos Guiora, S.J. Quinney College of Law

Professor Brent Steele, Wormuth Chair, Department of Political Science

Ivy Estabrooke, Ph.D. Executive Director, USTAR

Moderator: Mark Button, Chair, Political Science

Sponsored by The College of Social and Behavioral Science, The Hinckley Institute of Politics, The Department of Political Science, Undergraduate and Graduate Student Advisory Councils

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Emerging Leaders Initiative
Apr
5
12:00pm12:00pm

Emerging Leaders Initiative

Hannah Lockhart, speaking about civic participation on boards, commissions & committees

Councilwoman Silvia Catten, speaking about running for office

Sarah Scott, speaking about voting education & engagement

Tim Chambless (moderator), PhD. Hinckley, Academic Outreach Coordinator, Associate Professor/Lecturer

Presented by the Rob Bishop Civic Engagement Fund

Hinckley Caucus Room (Bldg 73, Rm 110)

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Our Common Struggle for Democracy and Civil Rights
Apr
4
12:30pm12:30pm

Our Common Struggle for Democracy and Civil Rights

Songezo Mabece, Zhosa; attorney

Songezo was 10 years old when all races were first allowed to vote in South Africa.  He was born under the oppression of apartheid and witnessed the birth of a new democracy.  He is a thought-leader in the area of building democracy while preserving cultural identity.

Presented by the Sam Rich Program in International Politics

Pizza & Politics

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A Campus-Community Dialogue Series Understanding Our differences, Shaping Our Future: Economy and Environment Dialogue
Mar
27
12:00pm12:00pm

A Campus-Community Dialogue Series Understanding Our differences, Shaping Our Future: Economy and Environment Dialogue

Natalie Gochnour (Moderator), Associate Dean, School of Business; Director, Gardner Institute

Val Hale, Executive Director, Utah Governor's Office of Economic Development

Professor Brenda Bowen, Global Change and Sustainability Center

Lane Beattie, President and CEO, Salt Lake Chamber

Alan Matheson, Executive Director, Utah Department of Environmental Quality

Sponsored by the College of Social and Behavioral Science, the Hinckley Institute of Politics, the Department of Political Science, Undergraduate and Graduate Student Advisory Councils

Hinckley Caucus Room (Building 73, Room 110)

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Raising our Babies: The Most Important Job in the World
Mar
23
6:30pm 6:30pm

Raising our Babies: The Most Important Job in the World

Panel Discussion: The Importance of Early Infant Care

Mary Nickles (Panel Moderator), Anchor, KUTV2 News

Elisabeth Conradt, Assistant Professor, University of Utah Department of Psychology

Lee Raby, Assistant Professor, University of Utah Department of Psychology

Russ Isabella, Associate Professor, University of Utah Department of Family and Consumer Studies

Cathleen Zick, Professor and Associate Dean, University of Utah College of Social and Behavioral Science

Co-sponsored by the University of Utah Department of Psychology, University of Utah Department of Family and Consumer Studies, and Raising of America

Hinckley Caucus Room (Building 73, Room 110)

 

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Panel Discussion-Women's Access to, and Impact in, Political Leadership
Mar
23
1:00pm 1:00pm

Panel Discussion-Women's Access to, and Impact in, Political Leadership

Sharon Mastracci, Associate Professor, Political Science Department, University of Utah, 2014-2015 Fulbright Scholar, faculty fellow, Hinckley Institute of Politics

Nichole Bauer, Assistant Professor, Political Science Department, University of Alabama

Co-sponsored by the Department of Economics and the Tanner Center for Human Rights

Hinckley Caucus Room (Building 73 Room 110)

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