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Student Issues Convention 2017

Students, what issues are important to you? State Budget, Jobs, Minimum Wage Increase, Pay Equality Student Loan Debt, Quality Public Education, Affordable Healthcare, Term Limits, Immigration Policy, Marriage Equality, Veterans Support… Each year…

Faculty in the News: Alexandra Filindra

WGN-TV interviewed Alexandra Filindra, UIC associate professor of political science, in a segment examining gun ownership in America. Filindra discusses the appeal of gun ownership for some civilians and the opposition to stricter…

Fall 2017 Political Science Speaker Series

Faculty and students are invited to a series of Wednesday talks at lunch hour, 12:00-1:00. Sessions occur in Behavioral Sciences Building (BSB) Room 1115 unless otherwise noted. Graduate students will get the first…

Graduate Student Writing Contest

The UIC Department of Political Science is pleased to announce that it will award the following prizes to Political Science Graduate Students this year: The Milton Rakove Memorial Fund Award One (1) –…

Undergraduate Student Writing Contest

WRITE        WRITE       WRITE     –   WIN         WIN         WIN SPRING 2017 POLITICAL SCIENCE UNDERGRADUATE WRITING CONTESTS The UIC Department of Political Science is pleased to announce its annual contests and…

Spring 2017 Political Science Speaker Series

Faculty and students are invited to a series of Wednesday talks at lunch hour, 12:00-1:00. Sessions occur in Behavioral Sciences Building (BSB) Room 1115 unless otherwise noted. Graduate students will get the first…

Special Event: Melissa Michelson

April 5 Melissa Michelson, Menlo College “Listen, We Need to Talk: How to Change Attitudes Toward LGBT Rights” BSB 1115, 12:00-1:00

Faculty in the News: Evan McKenzie

Evan McKenzie, UIC professor and head of political science, was a featured guest on KCRW-FM’s (Los Angeles) “Press Play” program for a segment on the cabinet secretary hearings and what role privatization may…

Nawojka Lesinski

Student Highlight: Nawojka Lesinski

Nawojka Lesinski is wearing many hats!  She recently presented her dissertation defense titled, “When Cities Matter: Comparing the Global LBGTQ Movement in Warsaw, Poland and Buenos Aires, Argentina” before her committee in the Department of Polit...

Allyson Nolde

Student Highlight: Allyson Nolde

Allyson Nolde restates the issues, for the candidate panel, at the 2016 National Student Issues Convention at UIC.  Photo credit-Elizabeth Monge. Allyson is a graduating senior at UIC pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a...