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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.




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Biskupski exits upcoming mayoral race leaving the other candidate shocked

“Taking the incumbent out really opens this up,” said Matt Burbank (political science). Even with Biskupski's exit, the upcoming mayoral race will be jam-packed.

Academic Senate Recap, New Approval for Dual Degree

The University of Utah Academic Senate met Monday, March 4, 2019, and approved a new dual degree.

Recognizing Anxiety and Depression Across the Lifespan

University professors participated in the Eric Moerer Memorial Lecture Series and increase recognition of anxiety and depression across the lifespan.

Recent Awardees

Alumni, Emeriti, & Friends

Phyllis Hockett

Master of Public Administration

Principal & Co-Founder
Pathway Associates

Matthew Theel

Friend of CSBS

Special Education Teacher
Canyons School District

Ned Stringham

BS Political Science

Managing Partner
42 Ventures

Kevin Huff

BS Political Science

Kellogg, Hansen, Todd, Figel & Frederick, P.L.L.C.

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Last Updated: 1/25/19