Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute

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.


Utah’s young population contributes to relatively low COVID-19 death rate

Utahns should continue to proceed with caution.


The U effect: Economic and societal impacts on the state of Utah

The U’s direct employment of 39,300 jobs make it the largest employer in the state.


U takes lead in state’s health and economic recovery plan

The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute is leading the creation of a newly released plan to guide Utah’s efforts in achieving both a health and economic recovery from the coronavirus.


‘U Rising’ podcast from President Ruth Watkins

LIsten up for unique access to people at the University of Utah and a supplement of other information channels used to keep campus members and community stakeholders apprised of university news.


Taking action to improve air quality

“The Utah Roadmap” outlines a Utah approach to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.


We’ll start with thermostats

Students participating in an Honors College Praxis Lab set out to impact climate change—starting with thermostats.


Public universities and America’s future

On Thursday, Sept. 20, President Ruth Watkins welcomed thought leaders from around the nation to reflect on the role of public universities in a changing America.


IDEAS WANTED: HOW TO HELP THE MIDDLE CLASS

Submit your ideas now for the American Dream Ideas Challenge.


HATCH FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES COLLABORATION WITH U

New center will honor Utah Sen. Orrin G. Hatch and focus on advocating for political civility and bipartisan problem-solving.