Cyber Security
Dec
2
1:00 pm13:00

Cyber Security

CANCELED

Admiral Michael Rogers,  Commander of the U.S. Cyber Command, Director of the National Security Agency (NSA), and Chief of the Central Security Service

Pizza & Politics

Cuba: Community, Complexity, and Change
Nov
28
12:00 pm12:00

Cuba: Community, Complexity, and Change

Reflections from Fall Break 2016 Cuba Learning Abroad Program

Panel of student participants

Cosponsored by the Bennion Center

Presented by  Sam Rich International Politics Fund

Pizza & Politics

Salt Lake City Premiere of THE UNCONDEMNED
Nov
18
7:00 pm19:00

Salt Lake City Premiere of THE UNCONDEMNED

Location: Broadway Theater - 111 Broadway, Salt Lake City, 84111

Q&A with lead U.N. Prosecutor Pierre-Richard Prosper

Sponsored by University of Utah's Hinckley Institute of Politics, U.S. Ambassador John Price, and Arent Fox LLC

*Tickets required. Call (801)581-8501 for information. 

U.S. Efforts to Promote International Religious Freedom
Nov
18
2:00 pm14:00

U.S. Efforts to Promote International Religious Freedom

Ambassador David Saperstein,  United States Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom; principal advisor to the president and secretary of state and serves as the Unites States’ chief diplomat on issues of religious freedom worldwide.  

2016 Election Wrap-Up—Where Do We Go From Here?
Nov
16
12:00 pm12:00

2016 Election Wrap-Up—Where Do We Go From Here?

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

Presented by the University of Utah Young Alumni

Location: Old Law Building Moot Courtroom

Lunch provided—free for Alumni Association members and $5 for nonmembers. Students can register for Alumni Association here. (In the box asking for membership number, type "student.")

Refugees in Utah
Nov
14
12:00 pm12:00

Refugees in Utah

Rick Foster: LDS Charities

Asha Parekh: Manager of Refugee Service for the Utah Department of Workforce Services

Missy Larsen: Chief of Staff to Utah Attorney General Sean D. Reyes

Presented by Political Science SAC

Pizza & Politics

 

Election - Who Won and Why
Nov
11
12:00 pm12:00

Election - Who Won and Why

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

Dan Jones, President of Dan Jones & Associates; Adjunct Professor/Lecturer Emeritus, Political Science

Doug Foxley, lobbyist who is continually recognized by local media as the leading government relations expert in Utah

Frank Pignanelli, lobbyist, political columnist, former Utah State legislator

 

Pizza & Politics

Elect Her: A Training for Female Students Interested in Running for ASUU
Nov
11
9:30 am09:30

Elect Her: A Training for Female Students Interested in Running for ASUU

Hinckley Institute Office, Bldg. 72, Rm 102. 

9:30am -10:00am                           Check-in and Light Breakfast Served

10:00am -10:30am                         Welcome and Introductions - Elect Her Facilitator

10:30am-11:00am                          The Importance of Young Women Running for Office - Elect Her Facilitator

11:00am-11:20am                          Exercise 1: What’s Your Issue? - Elect Her Facilitator

11:20am-11:50am                           Making an Impact - State Senator Diedre Henderson

12:00pm-12:30pm                          Working Lunch: The Nuts and Bolts of Running for SGA - Panel: Current Student Government Officials

12:30pm-12:50pm                           Exercise 2: Campaign Strategy - Elect Her Facilitator

12:50pm-1:20pm                             The Importance of Message - Invited Speaker: Communications Expert

1:30pm-1:50pm                               Exercise 3: The Elevator Speech - Elect Her Facilitator

1:50pm-2:0pm                                 Closing  - Elect Her Facilitator

Rwanda: The Pursuit of International Justice, Then and Now
Nov
7
12:00 pm12:00

Rwanda: The Pursuit of International Justice, Then and Now

Ambassador Pierre-Richard Prosper, American lawyer, prosecutor and former government official;  served as the second United States Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues under President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2005; war crimes prosecutor for the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, appointed lead counsel for the Prosecution, Office of the Prosecutor vs. Jean-Paul Akayesu

Pizza & Politics

Location: Hinckley Caucus Room

Sponsored by the University of Utah's Hinckley Institute of Politics and S.J. Quinney College of Law

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)

Getting to Impact
Oct
27
12:30 pm12:30

Getting to Impact

Mayor Ben McAdams, Salt Lake County

Join the Sorenson Impact Center and the Hinckley Institute of Politics for a conversation with Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams about data, evidence, and innovation to drive social change. 

Child Hall, 7th floor, Eccles Business Bldg.

PIZZA & POLITICS

U Remembers the Holocaust Religious Freedom and Islamophobia
Oct
26
12:00 pm12:00

U Remembers the Holocaust Religious Freedom and Islamophobia

Co-sponsored by the Office for Equity and Diversity

Panelists:

Noor Ul-Hasan, Community Leader/member-Islamic Society of Greater Salt Lake

Frederick Gedicks, Professor of Law, Brigham Young University's Clark Law School

Simran Jeet Singh, Assistant Professor, Trinity University's Department of Religious Studies

Moderator:

Julie Ault, Assistant Professor, History Department, University of Utah

Pizza and Politics

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

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)

Debate Watch Party
Oct
19
6:00 pm18:00

Debate Watch Party

6:00pm - Utah 3rd Congressional District Debate

Jason Chaffetz v. Stephen Tryon

7:00pm - Presidential Debate

Hillary Clinton v. Donald Trump

Location: Hinckley Caucus Room (BLDG 73 ROOM 110)

CAFE RIO PROVIDED

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

Making Sense of the 2016 Elections (3 Panels)
Oct
17
11:00 am11:00

Making Sense of the 2016 Elections (3 Panels)

Panel 1: Immigration & National Security (11:00 AM-12:15 PM)

Jean Hill, Government Liaison for the Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City

Derek Monson, Sutherland Institute

Dr. Saher Selod, Simmons College

Dr. Brent Steele, University of Utah

 

Panel 2: Elections Rules and Biases in the U.S. (1:45-3:00 PM)

Leah Farrell, ACLU

Dr. Lindsay Nielson, Bucknell University

Dr. Jessica Preece, Brigham Young University

Panel 3: Criminal Justice, Policing, and Police Practices

 

Panel 3: Criminal Justice, Policing, and Police Practices (3:15-4:30 PM)

State Senator Luz Escamilla, District 1

Dr. Edmund Fong, University of Utah

Dr. Nazgol Ghandnoosh, The Sentencing Project

State Representative Eric K. Hutchings, District 38

 

Location: Saltair Room, Olpin Union

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

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