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Inspiring human solutions to life's challenges #bethesolution

Today's big challenges require solutions where disciplines work together to meet human needs.

By bringing a community of faculty scholars, graduate and undergraduate students, community partners and policy makers together, the College of Social and Behavioral Science is producing knowledge and training that will provide lasting solutions to the world's toughest challenges.





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Recent Awardees



Alumni, Emeriti, & Friends

We'd love to hear from you!

If you'd like to be featured in our spotlights, please send your biography and a photo to Rob Hunsaker at


Don Lewon

BS Geography

Dixie Metal Recycling

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Douglas Petersen

BS Economics

Deputy Vice President
International Trade at PhRMA

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Rebecca Chavez-Houck

MS Master of Public Administration

Salt Lake City's District 24 Representative
Utah House of Representatives

Read more about Rebecca Chavez-Houck

David Gessel

BS Political Science

Adjunct Faculty
University of Utah

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Our students come here because they really want to change the world, and they're going to do exactly that. Thanks to your support, the college continues to produce graduates who truly are the solution to life's challenges.


Last Updated: 4/7/21