Law & Politics

U professor shows which states have strict or lenient voting rights laws

States’ laws regarding ballot counting, mail-in voting, early voting and voter ID requirements vary widely.


Dream Center election support

A message from the Dream Center ahead of the 2020 election.


8 things to know about voting on campus

Ready, set, VOTE!


The U's mascot, Swoop, dressed in red, white, and blue waves to crowd.

Election hopes and fears

The U’s Peace and Conflict Club holds open dialogue ahead of the 2020 election.


5 ways the U is helping students register to vote

Commitments from U leadership and student voter registration efforts bolster civic engagement.


Mail-in voting 101

How, when and why to vote by mail.


U joins lawsuit challenging new federal rules that could impact international faculty and students

These changes could dramatically impact the university’s recruitment and retention of foreign talent, including faculty and physicians. The new rules also impact opportunities available to graduating international students.


What’s on your ballot?

There are several ways to make sure you are an informed voter.


A massive line of cars wait in traffic to enter Zion National Park in the southern part of Utah in the United States. Midway in the line of traffic is a sign with the park’s name on it. In the background is a cliff of red rocks that the region is known for. Green trees tower over the cars.

The rise of ‘Zoom Towns’ in the rural west

COVID-19 has accelerated a trend of rapid growth in western gateway communities. This “amenity migration” is causing urgent planning challenges.


What would you ask the VP candidates?

Winning essays announced by Utah Debate Commission.