2017 Sam Rich Lecture Series: A Conversation with Bob Woodward
Nov
16
7:30 PM19:30

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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The Importance of Local Media
Nov
15
12:00 PM12:00

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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Get Involved
Nov
9
6:00 PM18:00

Get Involved

Olivia Juarez, Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance

Nick Schou, Utah Rivers Council

Carly Ferro, Sierra Club

Kevin Favreau, International Rescue Committee

Presented by the Enviroclub

Hinckley Caucus Room (Bldg 73, Rm 110)

 

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Identity and Service:  The Experiences of Unexpected Minorities in the US Military
Nov
8
12:00 PM12:00

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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Standing Up for Utah's Needs: Environmental Health, Public Education Financing, Medicaid Expansion, Gun Control, Affordable Housing, and Redistricting
Oct
23
12:00 PM12:00

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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Human Rights Advocacy and Social Change Through Service
Oct
18
12:00 PM12:00

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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Rohingya Genocide in Myanmar
Oct
16
12:00 PM12:00

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
3:00 PM15:00

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
12:00 PM12:00

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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