Campus-Community Dialogue: Free Speech on Campus
Feb
28
1:30 PM13:30

Campus-Community Dialogue: Free Speech on Campus

Paul Cassell, Ronald N. Boyce Presidential Professor of Criminal Law and University Distinguished Professor of Law, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah

Sherrie Hayashi, Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, Title IX Coordinator, University of Utah

John Mejía, Legal Director, ACLU of Utah

William Smith, Associate Professor and Chair, Education, Culture and Society, University of Utah

Moderator: Jason Perry, Director, Hinckley Institute of Politics, Vice President, Government Relations

Co-sponsored by the College of Behavioral Science and the Department of Political Science

Hinckley Caucus Room (Bldg 73, Rm 110)

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Boomers and Millennials: Redefining Adulthood
Mar
1
12:30 PM12:30

Boomers and Millennials: Redefining Adulthood

Baby Boomers were at the forefront of many changes in young adult relationship and family experiences. Today, a new cohort—Millennials—outnumber Boomers and have redefined young adulthood. Dr. Manning will contrast the relationship experiences of young adult Boomers and Millennials. She will share new findings of recent patterns and trends in the formation and stability of young adult relationships. 

Wendy D. Manning, Ph.D. is a distinguished research professor of sociology, the Director for the Center for Family and Demographic Research, and the Director of the National Center for Family and Marriage Research at Bowling Green University

Presented in conjunction with the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, the Department of Family and Consumer Studies, and Policy at the Podium. 

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The Debate over Medical Marijuana in Utah
Feb
14
12:00 PM12:00

The Debate over Medical Marijuana in Utah

Derek Monson, Sutherland Institute

Karen Buchi, University of Utah Medical Marijuana/Opioid Taskforce

Karen Wilcox, University of Utah Pharmacology and Toxicology

DJ Schanz, Utah Patients Coalition

Doug Rice, Utah Epilepsy Association

Michelle McOmber, Utah Medical Association

Erik Neumann, KUER (Moderator) 

Pizza & Politics

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Issues and How to Get Involved and Advocate at the Local, State, and National Level
Jan
19
12:00 PM12:00

Issues and How to Get Involved and Advocate at the Local, State, and National Level

ISSUES & ACTIONS - A Hinckley-Bennion Forum

Austin Cox, Campaign Manager, Our Schools Now

Senator Jim Dabakis

Lesley Garaycochea, Advocate

Holly Richardson, Advocate

 Professor Morgan Lyon Cotti (moderator) Associate Director,

Hinckley Institute of Politics

Presented by the Rob Bishop Civic Engagement Fund

Pizza & Politics

 

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Campus & Community Panel: Local Perspectives on Environmental Racism
Jan
18
12:15 PM12:15

Campus & Community Panel: Local Perspectives on Environmental Racism

Moderator: Franci Taylor, director of the American Indian Resource Center at the U
Rebecca Hall, Attorney and Community activist
Carl Moore, Co-founder of PANDOS & Chair for SLC Air Protectors
Victor Puertas, Community Activist for Utah Tar-Sands Resistance
Adrienne Cachelin, Director for Sustainability Education & Associate Professor of Environmental and Sustainability Studies

Presented by the Office for Equity and Diversity 

Hinckley Caucus Room (Bldg 73, Rm 110) 

Pizza & Politics  

 

 

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Across the Pond, in the Field
Jan
10
12:00 PM12:00

Across the Pond, in the Field

His Excellency Lars Gert Lose, Ambassador of Denmark to the U.S.

Lord Browne of Ladyton Desmond Browne, Former UK Defense Minister and member of the Labour Party

Julianne Smith, Senior Fellow and Director, Transatlantic Security Program at the Center for a New American Security

Tabitha Benney, (moderator) Assistant Professor, Political Science Department, U of U

Pizza and Politics

Hinckley Caucus Room (Bldg 73, Rm 110) 

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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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