A team of MPP and MPA students recently presented at the 2017 Policy Solutions Challenge. The team was charged with developing innovative solutions to an important policy issue facing the country.
MPA student Caitlin McDonald recently presented research at the Center for Research on Migration & Refugee Integration's (CRMRI) first Research Symposium.
Caitlin's presentation was entitled: "Why Aren't They Asking for Help? Refugee Service Providers' Perceptions of Needs and Best Practices Related to the Mental Health of Refugee Women in Utah"
PROGRAM NEWS AND HIGHLIGHTS
Have you seen our new Job Board under the Current Students tab above? Click here to see all of the current job openings that are looking for MPA students and alumni to apply!
Congratulations to Dr. Valero's Nonprofit Mangement Class (Fall 2017) for the recent publishment of their reports for Latino Behavioral Health Services (LBHS). Click here to view the reports!
Congratulations to assistant professor Dr. David Carter on his recent op-ed piece published by The Hill. Check it out here!
Congratulations to Dr. Jesus Valero and his team who were awarded a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). The award will help study the impact of the Continuum of Care approach in improving health and health equity among the homeless population.
MPA Class of 2015 Graduate Aden Batar, Director of Immigration and Refugee Resettlement for Catholic Community Services, received the 2017 Gandhi Peace Award. The International Gandhi Peace Prize, named after Mahatma Gandhi, is an international award used to recognize contributions by individuals in the community that bring about social, economic and political changes through non-violence. We would like to congratulate Aden for his tireless and compassionate work in the community.