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In the face of today’s grand challenges, interdisciplinary solutions are paramount. With shifting global economies, climate upheavals, and escalating health crises, the College of Social and Behavioral Science’s diverse departments, programs, and centers empower students to grasp the vital connection between disciplines in formulating effective human-centered solutions. 


2024 convocation

2024 CSBS Convocation Ceremonies

Congratulations to all of our 2024 CSBS graduates! As convocation ceremonies are quickly approaching, we invite you to explore our convocation webpage, where you can find comprehensive event details for your special day!

Graduate: Thursday, May 2, 8:30 AM | Kingsbury Hall

Undergraduate: Friday, May 3, 11 AM | Huntsman Center

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Mark Pittman

MS International Affairs and Global Enterprise
BS Political Science
BS Economics

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

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Irwin Altman

Friend of CSBS

Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Science & VP for Academic Affairs
University of Utah

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Allysann Ingram

BS Sociology

PAQ Program Manager
United States Air Force

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Mark Arego

BS Sociology

Case Manager
Salt Lake County Felony Drug Court

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Our students come here because they really want to change the world, and they're going to do exactly that. Thanks to your support, the college continues to produce graduates who truly are the solution to life's challenges.


Last Updated: 7/16/24