A young Jim Matheson speaks to University of Utah students at the Hinckley Institute. The institute observes its 50th anniversary this month.

Hinckley Institute of Politics Celebrates 50 Years

(May 13, 2015) — Prominent state, national and global leaders are joining University of Utah students and alumni today to celebrate the Hinckley Institute of Politics’ 50th anniversary. For five decades, the Hinckley Institute has championed student and community civic engagement. The last 10 years have been marked by explosive growth—particularly on a global level. Read More

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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

Adrianna Anderson

University of Utah

University of Utah law student honored by Utah State Bar Young Lawyers Division at Law Day event

(May 1, 2015) —A University of Utah law student was named “pro bono law student of the year” by the Young Lawyers Division of the Utah State Bar on Friday at an event connected to Law Day, observed across the country annually on May 1. Adrianna Anderson, a New York native and third-year law student, Read More

New research examines government websites

Access to state services on government website is valuable to citizens, U research shows

(April 30, 2015) —A new survey released by the University of Utah’s Center for Public Policy &  Administration shows the Utah.gov website is valuable to Utahns. According to a new statewide survey, 75 percent of respondents used the site in the past year. Of those that used Utah.gov, 87 percent found the services valuable.Eighty five 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