Political Science Department

Revolution 1968: Class Examines Turbulence of Past and Present

Fifty years later, Assistant Professor of Political Science Kelly Clancy asked, “how can events of that year help us understand the turbulence experienced today?” The issue became Clancy’s topic for her fall Archway Seminar for first-year students.

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Curtis Lecture on Public Leadership to Address Changing the Narrative on Adolescents

A Nebraska Wesleyan University alumnus and Rhodes Scholar is returning to her alma mater.

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Student’s Experience at World Religions Conference Leads to Valuable Classroom Lessons

Participants in the Encounter World Religions Conference spend one week studying 11 religions through lectures, visits to spiritual sanctuaries, and participation in religious practices.

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Gilman Scholarship Sends Political Science Major to Poland

Kennicutt, a junior from Sutherland, Neb., is headed to Poland for the 2017-2018 academic year where he will attend the University of Wroclaw and study the country’s political shifts.

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Professors, Student Recognized for Diversity Advocacy

Kelly Clancy, assistant professor of political science, John Spilker, assistant professor of music and gender studies, and Flor de Maria Garcia-Garza, a junior business and psychology major, were each recognized for their work in raising awareness for issues of diversity and inclusion on campus.

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Students Travel to Scotland to Study World’s Youngest Voters

In 2015, Scotland lowered its voting age to 16-years-old — the youngest voters across the globe.

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NWU Students Help Produce Presidential Debate Questions

Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students will be watching the presidential debates ever so closely.

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Research Grant Sends Political Science Major, Professor to Chile to Explore Water Rights

Water: a vital necessity. An available resource. An uncommon luxury?

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Two NWU Students Awarded Prestigious Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad

Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students have been selected to receive a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad.

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Senior Finds Passion for Environmental Law Through White House Internship

She worked as a legislative page as a first-year student, and again as a junior. As a college sophomore, she interned for Nebraska State Senator Danielle Conrad. On campus, she serves on the Student Affairs Senate.

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