Could U.S./NATO Conflicts with Russia trigger WWIII?
Mar
1
12:00 pm12:00

Could U.S./NATO Conflicts with Russia trigger WWIII?

Reiner Braun, Co-president of the International Peace Bureau; a leader of the International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms

Co-sponsored by the Utah Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, Wasatch Coalition for Peace and Justice, Peace Advocacy Coalition, and the U of U Tanner Center for Human Rights

Hinckley Caucus Room (Building 73, Room 110)

Pizza & Politics

 

A Campus-Community Dialogue Series Understanding Our Differences, Shaping our Future: Refugees and Immigration Policy
Mar
2
12:30 pm12:30

A Campus-Community Dialogue Series Understanding Our Differences, Shaping our Future: Refugees and Immigration Policy

Jason P. Perry, Moderator, Director, Hinckley Institute of Politics

Jason Mathis, Executive Director, Downtown Alliance

Professor Caren Frost, Director, Center for Research on Migration & Refugee Integration

Bradley H. Parker, Esq., Refugee Justice League of Utah

Aden Batar, Catholic Community Services

Derek Monson, Sutherland Institute

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

Women's Access to, and Impact in, Political Leadership
Mar
23
1:00 pm13:00

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)

Raising our Babies: The Most Important Job in the World
Mar
23
6:30 pm18:30

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)

 

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

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)

Women Presidents of Latin America
Mar
30
12:30 pm12:30

Women Presidents of Latin America

Victoria Rodriguez, Ashbel Smith Professorship at the LBJ School, Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies at the University of Texas at Austin (2002-2012)

Pizza & Politics


A Campus-Community Dialogue Series Understanding Our Differences, Shaping Our Future: Health Care in America
Feb
16
12:30 pm12:30

A Campus-Community Dialogue Series Understanding Our Differences, Shaping Our Future: Health Care in America

Dr. Vivian Lee, Senior Vice President, University Health Sciences, CEO University of Utah Health Care

Dr. Joseph Miner, Executive Director, Utah Health Department

Professor Norm Waitzman, Director, Health, Society, and Policy

Dean Cindy Berg (moderator) College of Social and Behavioral 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

Hinckley Caucus Room (Building 73, Room 110)

Mapping Social Media Networks with Big Data
Feb
13
12:00 pm12:00

Mapping Social Media Networks with Big Data

Dr. Kyujin Jung, professor, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea; an expert on big data, social media, and disaster research

Co-sponsored by Social Disaster & Safety Management Center, Korea University

Hinckley Caucus Room (Building 73, Room 110)

Pizza & Politics

Our Schools Now - Restoring Funds to Public Education
Jan
30
12:00 pm12:00

Our Schools Now - Restoring Funds to Public Education

Rich Kendall, Co-Chair, Education First Utah

Suzanne Harrison, 2016 State House candidate District 32

Shawn Teigen, Research Director, Utah Foundation

Allison Nicholson (moderator), Research Associate, Utah Education Policy Center

Hinckley Caucus Room (Building 73, Room 110)

Pizza & Politics

 

We live it. We breathe it. A discussion on systemic racism
Jan
19
12:30 pm12:30

We live it. We breathe it. A discussion on systemic racism

Alexis Baker, Undergraduate student and Black Student Union President

Erika George, Professor, College of Law

Maria Ledesma, Assistant Professor, College of Education

Kilo Zamora, Chair for the Salt Lake City Human Rights Commission and Associate Instructor, Division of Gender Studies

Franci Taylor (moderator), Director, American Indian Resource Center

Co-sponsored by the Office for Equity and Diversity in conjunction with Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Hinckley Caucus Room

Pizza & Politics

Research: Where can it take you?
Jan
18
12:00 pm12:00

Research: Where can it take you?

Hear about student research experiences and learn about research opportunities one campus and abroad!

Co-sponsored by Learning Abroad, Global U, Undergraduate Research, and the Hinckley Institute of Politics

Union Building 319

Pizza will be provided

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)