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Reception for Graduating Seniors
DU students graduating with degrees in political science this year are invited, along with their families, to a departmental graduation reception. This will be held on Friday, June 7th, from 3PM to 5PM in Sturm 286. Stop by to say hi before donning the cap and gown!
Congratulations to our Departmental Award Winners!
The Department has selected five political science majors to receive scholarships and awards this year:
- The Anna Mae Bradbury Scholarship Award - Micah Desaire
- The Stephen Hogan Award - Charles Schmidt
- The Stephen and Becky Hogan Endowed Scholarship Award - Tiffany Wilk
- The Outstanding Senior Award - Craig Hirokawa and Colleen Wort
Congratulations on these much-deserved honors!
A Conversation with Olympia Snowe
Former U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) met with several Political Science students and faculty members in May to discuss partisan polarization and to share some reflections on her many years of service in Washington.
Professor Wadsworth Delivers Lecture on American Evangelicals
Professor Wadsworth delivered a talk entitled "American Evangelicals and the Politics of Racial Healing" on Thursday, April 11th, as part of the AHSS Faculty Lecture Series.
Emily Denny Awarded Fulbright Fellowship
Recent political science graduate Emily Denny has just been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Fellowship through the U.S. State Department to teach English in Indonesia for the next year. Congratulations, Emily!
Professor Sun on the Voice of America Program
Listen to Professor Jing Sun discuss Japan-China relations on the Voice of America radio program.
Professor Masket in Pacific Standard Magazine
Read Professor Seth Masket's most recent blog posts in Pacific Standard's online magazine.
Professor Ciepley's Theory on Corporations in APSR
Professor Ciepley's latest article, "Beyond Public and Private: Toward a Political Theory of the Corporation" has been published in the American Political Science Review 107(1): 1-20, February 2013. Available from Cambridge Journals Online at http://journals.cambridge.org/repo_A88QK7CD Copyright © American Political Science Association 2013. APSR is the premier publication for political science scholars. Congratulations, Dr. Ciepley!
Dr. Hanson Advocates for Political Science at the DU Debate Team's Life Raft Debates
Read Carolyn Neff's story in The Clarion describing this interdisciplinary debate. Five DU professors representing different disciplines advocated for the last spot on a shuttle to save humanity while a brave DU student argued for their destruction.
Ultimately, the audience voted for the student, debate team Captain Cody Walizer, to have the last seat!
Check out the new AHSS Liberal Arts Advantage Program!
The new AHSS LAA program helps welcome students into our academic community through intellectual experiences outside the classroom. The program comprises special events, discussion groups, stipends for summer internships, a new alumni mentoring program and the AHSS Student Advisory Council.