Hinckley Institute of Politics

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.


The internship difference

U alumnus Anthony Fratto shares how completing four internships with the Hinckley Institute shaped his time at the U and boosted his career.


POLITICAL INSPIRATION

A new endowed chair at the U will honor the late Sen. Robert F. Bennett and his exemplary commitment to public service.


THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

A Q&A with Jason Perry, director of the Hinckley Institute of Politics.


‘THE UNCONDEMNED’

Film spotlights new Hinckley fellow Pierre-Richard Prosper’s role in prosecuting rape as a war crime in Rwanda.


LET’S GET POLITICAL

KUED and the Hinckley Institute aim to elevate political dialogue in Utah with new show.