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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.




Our Mission


SLC Mayor Biskupski up against a growing list of candidates

“It’s not a good sign that people are willing to come out this early and say, ‘I’m going to run for mayor of Salt Lake City,’” says Matthew Burbank (Political Science)

Promote and protect human rights everywhere

December 10th was celebrated as Human Rights Day. Erika George (Tanner Center) says the declaration calls on everyone to promote these fundamental rights and freedoms.

Protect and promote the health of our local honeybees

“There has been an average loss of 30 to 40 percent of the honeybee colonies every year due to climate change.” says Emily Martin (ENVST)

Recent Awardees

Alumni, Emeriti, & Friends

Ron Dichter

BS Family and Consumer Studies

BlueDog Business Services, SIX PAC OTG

Charles Sensiba

BS Geography

Troutman Sanders LLP

richard Davis

BS Economics

Senior Manager of Insights and Analytics

Ross Romero

BS Political Science

Attorney/Government Relations
Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

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Last Updated: 11/26/18