Hinckley Institute of Politics

University of Utah purchases historic property in Washington, D.C.

Orrin G. Hatch Center will become the new home for the U’s D.C.-based interns.


Pandemic ethics

Explore the policy implications and possible solutions to combat inequities with experts from public service, academia and private industry during Ethics Week 2021.


Ready to run

How you can help increase the number and diversity of women running for office in Utah.


5 ways the U is helping students register to vote

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


VP Debate: That’s a wrap, folks

A look at how the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate played out at the U.


Stay informed on the 2020 elections

As the host to the upcoming vice presidential debate, the U has been hard at work finding ways to incorporate the debate into fall programming.


Opposing arguments

As candidates take the stage to make the arguments of their lives, the question remains whether debates actually change people’s minds.


sitting audience members face a stage with two people sitting and talking with a University of Utah backdrop behind them.

Hinckley Forums

Hinckley Forums return virtually with several hot topics planned throughout the fall semester.


Headshot of Jason Perry

Choosing a leader during a pandemic

“Now more than ever, it is important for Utahans to engage in this election.”


Group of 2019 HIP Talks winners

Get involved: Online speech contest

All University of Utah students are eligible to win a $1,000-$5,000 scholarship by submitting a two-minute speech online.