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MPA alumnus and Kaysville Police Chief Sol Oberg, was recently highlighted in a Fox13 News story after he was invited to a meeting on community policing at the White House. 


MPA Program Director Lina Svedin recently participated in a panel presentation and discussion at the World Trade Center Utah entitled "Implications of Brexit for Utah Businesses."

Check out photos from the panel!



ASPA Utah Chapter- "Advising Our Nation's Leaders" 


Recently, MPA students Sarah Balland, Rees Davidson, and Dinah Busico represented the MPA program at an ASPA Utah Chapter event, along with Dr. Steve Ott. ASPA is the American Society for Public Administration. 

The event, called "Advising Our Nation's Leaders", was held so that the national ASPA office could seek input from state chapters on the nation's most critical management and policy issues. Participants engaged with different-themed tables aimed at discussing such issues as water supply and affordable housing. 

 MPA Program featured in Continuum


The MPA program was recently featured in an article from Continuum, the magazine of the University of Utah. Read the article here: "Cultivating Political Passion"



Matthew Allen has been named the Assistant Director for Communications for the Bureau of Land Management in Washington, D.C. 

Shan Huang has become a PhD student in the Government Performance Evaluation Program in the School of Public Affairs at Xiamen University. 

Jerry Benson (faculty) has been named the President and CEO of Utah Transit Authority. 

Tony Mastracci (faculty) has been named the Chief Operating Officer of Community Foundation of Utah. 

Melissa Hall  has been hired as executive director of Weber State University's Center for Community Engaged Learning.


 Oct. 20- ICMA Student Chapter Opening Social


  Academic Calendar



Last Updated: 10/18/16