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Passmore

2016 Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy Grant Winner

May 25, 2017

Graduate Student in Political Science The Department of Political Science would like to congratulate Ph.D candidate Tim Passmore on his receiving the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy grant of 2016. Passmore was one of 20 to receive this national grant out of 670 applicants. In addition to this grant, he... Read more »
Joby Schaffer

LAPOP 2017 Inaugural Seligson Prize Winner

May 25, 2017

Graduate Student in Political Science The Department of Political Science would like to congratulate Ph.D candidate Joby Schaffer on receiving the 2017 Inaugural Seligson Prize from Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP). Both Schaffer and his co-author Andy Baker, an Associate Professor at CU, received high praise for their publication... Read more »
casey

2017 Bartkus Family Scholarship Winner

May 15, 2017

Political Science Student Assistant The Political Science Department would like to congratulate Casey Van Divier on receiving the 2017 Bartkus Family Scholarship . This scholarship was created by Tony Bartkus, who was inspired by his son Dale Bartkus, an educator, to give back to the community. Casey, a sophomore at... Read more »
VanEK

PSCI Van Ek Award Winner 2017

May 10, 2017

Congratulations to Louis Vazquez on winning the PSCI Van Ek Award. Here is a little bit of information on this award winning student! As a political science major, I have a passion for the mechanisms that shape the world we live in. I have devoted my time and efforts to... Read more »
Susan Clarke

2017 Contribution to the Field of Urban Affairs Award Winner

April 11, 2017

The Political Science Department would like to congratulate Susan Clarke on receiving the 2017 Contribution to the Field of Urban Affairs Award . Graduate students from both the University of Colorado-Boulder and Northwestern University nominated Clarke, who feels honored by their gratitude. The award committee commends her in the following... Read more »
election event

What was said (and left unsaid) at APRL election event

March 15, 2017

On Thursday, March 2, CU Boulder's American Politics Research Lab (APRL) hosted a panel entitled “The 2016 Elections: What Just Happened?” One and all were invited to the Old Main Chapel on campus, which filled up with more than 130 students, faculty, and community members at the start of the... Read more »
Megan Shannon

2016 Glenn Palmer Prize Winner

March 7, 2017

The Political Science Department would like to congratulate one of our own, Megan Shannon , as a winner of the 2016 Glenn Palmer Prize from Peace Science Society (International). It was awarded to the best publication in Conflict Management and Peace Science , for “United Nations peacekeeping dynamics and the... Read more »
Chains

Scholars eye freedom in reverse

March 2, 2017

CU Boulder researchers win USAID grant to examine backpedaling democracies President John F. Kennedy signed the Foreign Assistance Act in 1961, for the first time separating federal budgets for defense and non-defense spending and creating the U.S. Agency for International Development, or USAID. “The amount of money that is involved... Read more »
katelyn kelly

$1000 grant sends undergrad to Vancouver

Feb. 17, 2017

Political science major Katelyn Kelly heard the same name everywhere she went – Friedrich Nietzsche. It came up at political theory presentations, at workshops, and even when she was with her friends. Only problem: “I had no idea who he was,” Kelly said. “But I have a friend who had... Read more »
PSCI Career Panel

Alumni return to join new department tradition

Feb. 1, 2017

Click here to view photos from the event. On Jan. 30 th , the political science department hosted the first annual PSCI Alumni Career Panel in HUMN 1B80. The event invited PSCI students to meet CU grads from the department and get a taste of life after college for a... Read more »

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