Every Wednesday morning from 10 to 11 AM, host and producer Ross Chambless highlights some of the many engaging speakers and panelists hosted by the Hinckley Institute of Politics every fall and spring semester at the University of Utah. Speakers include local, national, and international politicians, ambassadors, lobbyists, activists, and academics.
The Hinckley Institute of Politics was founded with a mission to engage students in governmental, civic, and political processes; promote a better understanding and appreciation of politics; and train ethical and visionary students for public service. Most Hinckley Forums are held in Orson Spencer Hall, Room 255, on the University of Utah campus, and are free and open to the public.
Ross Chambless has reported and produced stories for public radio on political, environmental, and science related issues in Utah since 2001.
Tune in Wednesday mornings at 10:00 AM on KCPW, 88.3 and 105.3 FM.
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: September 30, 2015) – The Hinckley Institute hosted a debate between candidates for Salt Lake City’s 4th District – Nate Salazar and Derek Kitchen – on Monday September 28, 2015. The debate was Co-sponsored by the ASUU Government Relations Board and the Andrew Goodman Foundation’s Vote Everywhere Project […]
The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: September 23, 2015) – Fourth District Court Judge Lynn Davis has served on the bench since 1992. He serves Juab, Millard, Utah and Wasatch counties. He spoke about his experiences as a judge and the modern relevance of the U.S. Constitution. Podcast: Play in new window | Download […]
The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: September 23, 2015) – Susan Abulhawa is a Palestinian-American writer and human rights activist. She is the author of a bestselling novel Mornings in Jenin and the founder of a non-governmental organization called Playgrounds for Palestine. Also her most recent book The Blue Between Sky and Water was […]
The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: The Conservative Heart, Arthur Brooks of The American Enterprise Institute
The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: September 16, 2015) – Arthur C. Brooks is President of the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative Washington D.C.-based think tank. He recently published The Conservative Heart: How to Build a Fairer, Happier and more Prosperous America. Brooks says the conservative movement is in trouble. Polls show a […]
The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: January 7, 2015) – Gasoline these days is cheap. The same remains true for natural gas and coal. Yet, our growing consumption of fossil fuels is recklessly disrupting the global climate. And the low market prices of fossil fuels keeps cleaner alternative energy sources out of reach. That’s […]