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2017 Political Science Careers Colloquium

Date posted: November 13th, 2017

Chris Hook, Budget Analyst for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (CWRU BA 2003, MA 2004), gave the third annual Careers Colloquium for Political Science Public Lecture, “Managing Change in Times of Transition: How to Adapt and Succeed for Different Attorneys General, Secretaries, and Administrations.”
The following day, he discussed internship and federal employment opportunities with political science students at the Careers Colloquium workshop. …Read more.

Wellman Hill 10th Anniversary Celebration

Date posted: October 20th, 2017

Last Saturday, the Department of Political Science celebrated the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the Wellman Hill Public Service Internship Program.  The celebration party, hosted by Professors Elliot Posner (POSC) and Gillian Weiss (HSTY) at their home, was attended by our double alumna Elizabeth Hill, her father Michael Hill, Cyrus Taylor, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, members of the Wellman Hill Committee, faculty members of the Department of Political Science, and our students and former students.   …Read more.

Spring 2017 Senior Capstone Colloquium

Date posted: May 5th, 2017

On Wednesday, April 19, Political Science and International Studies majors presented their capstone research. Congratulations to all of the presenters on a job well done! …Read more.

Ambassador Wendy Sherman “Meet & Greet”

Date posted: May 1st, 2017

Thank you to all of the students who attended the “Meet & Greet” with Ambassador Wendy Sherman! Ambassador Sherman served as Special Advisor to the President and Secretary of State and North Korea Policy Coordinator in the Department of State in the Clinton administration, and as Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs at the U.S. …Read more.

2016 POSC Careers Colloquium

Date posted: October 14th, 2016

Ms. Colleen Gaydos, CWRU BA POSC 2005, delivered the Second Annual Careers Colloquium Public Lecture: “How Congress Spends Your Money: An Insider View of the Congressional Budget,” on September 23, 2016. …Read more.

Obama, the Senate, and Judicial Appointments

Date posted: April 11th, 2016

Professor Sara M. Schiavoni from John Carroll University will present this lecture about the Senate’s refusal to consider President Obama’s nomination of Judge Merrick Garland for the vacant seat on the Supreme Court. …Read more.

Spring 2016 Senior Capstone Colloquium

Date posted: April 11th, 2016

The Spring 2016 Senior Capstone Colloquium was a success! See the pictures below: …Read more.

Super Tuesday Watch Party

Date posted: February 19th, 2016

Join the Political Science Department for Super Tuesday, as we watch election returns come in from the first big batch of primaries across the country in the strangest presidential election in decades. …Read more.

Political Science Capstone Colloquium Fall 2015

Date posted: October 26th, 2015

Junior and Senior Political Science Majors will be presenting their SAGES capstones at the fall 2015 colloquium on November 18, 2015 beginning at 5:00pm. The presentations will be held in Senior Classroom of the Tinkham Veale University Center and dinner will be served. …Read more.

Wellman Hill Grants Competition Information Session

Date posted: October 20th, 2015

The ninth annual competition for Wellman Hill Political Science Internship Grants will begin in mid-November. The grants are made possible by a generous gift from Elizabeth Hill (B.A., M.A. 1997) to honor her grandfather, Wellman Hill. …Read more.

From Baghdad to Cleveland and Back: My personal journey through modern Iraq

Date posted: September 14th, 2015

Shwan Ibrahim Taha, CWRU Alumnus
Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 4:30pmTinkham Veale University Center, Ballroom C

Attending CWRU in 1986 at the height of the Iran-Iraq war and returning to a devastated country in 2003, Shwan Ibrahim Taha has witnessed some of the Middle East’s most profound changes.  …Read more.

The Revenge of the Nerds, and Other Dispatches from the Intellectual Property Wars

Date posted: September 14th, 2015

A Global Currents Lecture Discussion with:
Susan K. Sell, Ph.D.Professor of Political Science and International AffairsThe George Washington University
 
Monday October 5, 2015, 4:00 p.m.Tinkham Veale University Center, Senior Classroom
In the 1980s the United States government made negotiation and enforcement of strong “intellectual property” rights one of the guiding principles of its foreign policy. …Read more.

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