MPA/MPH alumnus Sam Plumb is featured in an article in Continuum (the University of Utah magazine) about the founding of the nonprofit Utah Naloxone: "Siblings Unite to Confront the Overdose Epidemic"




MPA Professor Dr. Steve Ott was a featured guest on the Nonprofit Leadership Audio Series, hosted by Rob Harter. Check out the audio/video of the podcast: Nonprofit Leadership Podcast with Dr. Steve Ott




MPA student Sarah Flanigan contributed to a chapter on the Nonprofit Sector in the 2016 Economic Report to the Governor. Read on page 135 of the report for more information. 





     The Master of Public Administration Program at the University of Utah is pleased to announce the formation of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) student chapter, in partnership with ICMA.


View the  full announcement on

 Stay tuned for information on how to join during the Fall 2016 semester! If you have any questions, please contact Todd Andersen 


 MPPASA End of Year Social


Friday, May 13th

Rice Terrace Pavilion @ Liberty Park

(600 E 900 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84105)

5:00-7:00 p.m.


Come celebrate the end of the year with fellow MPA/MPP students and faculty! Food, friends, and fun games. Bring your families!


Please RSVP at

Fall Break in Cuba



Want to spend 2016 Fall Break in Cuba? Then apply for the "Cuba: Complexity, Community, & Change" learning abroad course! 

This course will be held in fall semester 2016 and includes 7 on-campus classes and a one week intensive in Cuba over fall break.  The deadline to apply for the Fall 2016 course is JUNE 1st. 


For more information, contact:

Chris Jensen, Bennion Center Faculty Director  



ALUMNI AND STUDENT UPDATES                                                                              Nichol Bordeaux has accepted a position as the Manager of Local Government Relations and Programs for Utah Transit Authority. 

Callie Tatum has joined the Veteran's Administration as a therapist for the PTSD team                                                               

Jill Flygare has accepted a position as the Managing Director of Internal Operations at the Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED)


Aug. 2 - MRPs due for Summer 2016 graduates                                             
Aug. 11, 12, 13 - American Government Shortcourse. 5:30-8:30, Th & F. 8:30-4, S.


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