Fall 2015 Events
- Friday, Sept. 4th 8am-2pm
Come See the Walker Institute at the Wildcat Block Party
- September 17, 12pm
Kirsten Powers Constitution Day Address: Silencing Dissent: the End of Free Speech and Debate?
- Sept. 23, 30, Oct. 7, 14, 6-8pm Citizens Academy
- Sept. 30, 11am – 1pm
Career Café: Internships – the New Interview Career Services, SC 230 Student Services Building, Career Services
- October 8, 12pm
Haven J. Barlow Fall Civic Leadership Forum: Millennials and a New Politics Beyond Partisanship. Shepherd Union, Ballrooms A &B.
- October 5
Fall Internship Applications Due. Walker Institute, Social & Behavioral Science Building, Rooms 346 & 348
- October 28, 12:30pm
Medical Marijuana: Should Utah do it? Join the College Republicans and College Democrats and the Walker Institute for Pizza and a discussion of the proposed bill with SL Tribune political reporter, Rober Gehrke as moderator and a panel of Utah legislators.
Constitution Day Address: Silencing Dissent: the End of Free Speech and Debate? Shepherd Union Building, Wildcat Theater Kirsten Powers, USA Today and Daily Beast columnist, Fox News contributer
WSU Campus Downtown, Classroom 210. This four session course will educate residents from Ogden City and surrounding communities, and Weber State students, about how city government works and why civic participation is necessary to the successful operation of local government. Co-sponsored with Ogden City and Continuing Education. For more information go to continue.weber.edu/citizensacademy
A panel discussion about the value of government, political, public service internship with Walker Institute interns who have served internships at the state, local, and national levels of government in Utah and in Washington D.C.
A panel discussion, moderated by Whittney Evans (KUER Radio) about the Millennial Generation, their politics and the public policies that give their lives direction, with Spencer Cox (Utah Lieutenant Governor), Karen Peterson (Clinton City Councilor), Luz Escamilla (Utah State Senator), Darin Mellot (Senior Analyst, CBRE), Andrew Gardiner, E-Commerce Operations Manager at Fannz and former WSU Student Body President
Utah State Legislative paid Internship Applications accepted until program is full.