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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.

The New and Old Politics of Congressional Elections

Date posted: September 13th, 2015

A Discussion with:
Paul Herrnson, Ph.D.Professor of Political ScienceUniversity of Connecticut
Thursday November 5, 2015, 4:30 p.m.Tinkham Veale University Center, Senior Classroom
After years of relative stability – 40 years of uninterrupted Democratic control of the House of Representatives, followed by 12 years of Republican control – congressional elections saw dramatic swings in 2006, 2010, and 2014. …Read more.

Constitution Day 2015 “Sexual Misconduct on College Campuses: Justice and Due Process”

Date posted: August 19th, 2015

Wednesday, September 16, 20154:00pm-5:30pm
Moot Courtroom in the CWRU School of Law
In 2010, the Center for Public Integrity reported that victims of sexual misconduct on campus face “a frustrating search for justice.”  On April 4, 2011, the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued a guidance document about sexual violence on campuses, setting standards for what universities must do in order to comply with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972’s prohibition of sex discrimination in education.  …Read more.

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