Political science student receives prestigious award

June 1, 2018

Serene Singh sat in class when she received some wonderful news. After spending an entire night perfecting a large assignment, she sat in her desk trying to stay awake. Singh became alert, however, when she heard a familiar voice. It was her scholarship counselor who came to announce she had... Read more »

2018 Graduate Student Awards

May 16, 2018

The Political Science Department raked in some very deserved recognition at this year’s Graduate Student Awards. The event kicked off on May 9th, celebrating the many accomplishments of CU Boulder’s graduate students. Each award acknowledges the feats that were achieved, but some awards are accompanied by aid, or fellowships and... Read more »

Meet Your 2018 Tri-Executives for Student Government

May 9, 2018

Student Leaders Jake Reagan Majors: Political Science, Philosophy, Spanish Hometown: Boulder, CO Olivia Wittenberg Majors: International Affairs, Spanish (minor in PSCI) Hometown: Olympia, WA David Kidd Majors: Political Science, Business Hometown: Steamboat Springs, CO Meet the three Political Science students leading CU Student Government 2018: Jake Reagan, Olivia Wittenberg, and... Read more »

Laying the foundation for student success: Marinus Smith awardees honored

May 4, 2018

The Political Science Department would like to congradulate Professor Boulding, Professor Ferguson, and Professor Young in recieving the 2017-2018 Marinus Smith Awards. We feel grateful to have such amazing staff members! "The Marinus Smith Awards are presented each spring to nominated faculty, advisors and staff members who have made a... Read more »
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Graduate School Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award Winner

April 26, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. David Bearce for being awarded the Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award from the CU Boulder Graduate School! The award recognizes faculty members who are dedicated to the advising and teaching of graduate students, as well as improving the quality of graduate school education. Individuals were nominated by administrators,... Read more »
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First Undergraduate Coffee Hour

April 19, 2018

On Wednesday, April 18, the Political Science Department hosted its first annual Undergraduate Coffee Hour. Since connecting outside the formal setting of the classroom can be difficult, the event gave undergraduate students the opportunity to network with faculty, graduate students, and other students outside of class. Discussions ranged from current... Read more »
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Kimberlee Chang Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

April 19, 2018

Kimberlee Chang works with Dr. Krister Andersson to examine how governance institutions facilitate sustainable resource use by local communities. In her project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), she asks the research question "How do diverse communities work together to overcome common collective action... Read more »

Who is in the Political Science Club?

April 18, 2018

For Harper Scott Martin, politics have always been a major passion. “I grew up on Capitol Hill so since a very young age I was sort of indoctrinated into caring about politics, and it hasn’t gone away,” he explained. After learning about Scott Martin’s impressive history with politics, it’s easy... Read more »

CU Students at WPSA

April 13, 2018

On March 29th-31st, three CU Boulder students presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Western Political Science Association . The conference took place in San Francisco, California, and gives students an opportunity to show off their own research. To present their research each student made posters jam packed with... Read more »

CU Undergrads at MPSA

April 12, 2018

On April 5th-8th three CU Boulder students presented at the 76th annual Midwest Political Science Association conference . The conference took place in Chicago, Illinois, and gives students an opportunity to show off their own research. To present their research each student made posters jam packed with information. In order... Read more »