Author Michael Lewis will speak at the Hinckley Institute of Politics in September.

Author Michael Lewis to headline 2015 Sam Rich Lecture at University of Utah Hinckley Institute of Politics

(May 7, 2015) —The University of Utah’s Hinckley Institute of Politics is excited to announce the 2015 Sam Rich Lecture, “A Conversation with Michael Lewis.” Lewis’ acclaimed New York Times bestsellers include Moneyball, The Blind Side, Flash Boys, Boomerang, and Liar’s Poker—to name a few. His book on the financial meltdown, The Big Short is currently being made into a widely-anticipated Read More

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¡Tequila!

(May 5, 2015 ) — What is it about tequila? When did it become the party drink of the rich and famous? Or just the drink to be seen with in general? George Clooney threw a swanky soiree in Las Vegas with the launch of his tequila brand, Casamigos. P-Diddy made tequila his latest luxury Read More

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University of Utah School of Music names new director

April 29, 2015 – After an extensive and thorough search for a new director of the University of Utah School of Music, College of Fine Arts Dean Raymond Tymas-Jones has appointed professor Miguel Chuaqui to the position. “Professor Chuaqui was the only finalist to receive a unanimous recommendation for appointment from the search committee,” Tymas-Jones Read More

Professor Sonia Salari of the University of Utah has released a new book on family violence across the life course, which examines the issue from a multitude of angles.

University of Utah professor reframes conversation around domestic violence

April 27, 2015 – A few years ago, Sonia Salari was interviewed for an article about a murder-suicide involving an elderly couple. Once published, the Pennsylvania newspaper headline shocked the University of Utah professor. “Loved to death,” was the title used to describe the story where an elderly man had killed his wife and then Read More

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Rethink, reconnect and rejuvenate

April 16, 2015 – Through socially engaged art, University of Utah students will be spreading awareness of environmental issues in the Salt Lake Valley on April 20 from 1-3 p.m. on the U campus, and April 22 from 1-3 p.m. in the Salt Lake City metro area between I-80 and I-15 (locations are listed below).  Read More