Political Science Department

Chance Kennicutt, a junior from Sutherland, Neb., is NWU's 44th Gilman Scholarship winner. He will spend the 2017-2018 academic year in Poland.

Gilman Scholarship Sends Political Science Major to Poland

Chance Kennicutt came to Nebraska Wesleyan to study business.

But a political science class piqued a new interest and led to thoughts about potential careers in national security.

Now 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.

Professors Kelly Clancy (left) and John Spilker (right) and student Flor de Maria Garcia-Garza (not pictured) were honors with this year's Advocate For Diversity Award.

Professors, Student Recognized for Diversity Advocacy

Two Nebraska Wesleyan professors and a student have been honored with the university’s Advocate for Diversity Award.

Senior political science majors Evan Mathers and Ryan Klute received a Student-Faculty Collaborative Research Grant to travel to Scotland to study the impact of 16-year-old voters on elections.

Students Travel to Scotland to Study World's Youngest Voters

Voting is an enormous responsibility at the age of 18. Imagine being granted the right at 16.

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

“Sixteen and 17-year-olds are not too far from our age,” said Nebraska Wesleyan University senior political science major Evan Mathers.

Senior Kaycee Greenfield and sophomore Jared McGinn were selected as Nebraska's delegates to College Debate 2016 where they had the opportunity to develop questions for the presidential debates.

NWU Students Help Produce Presidential Debate Questions

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

Not only because they feel college students should be civically engaged, but the questions asked of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will likely have some familiarity.

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

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

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.

Senior Finds Passion for Environmental Law Through White House Internship

Rachel Bauer loves politics.

Former Obama Special Assistant Nick Rathod to Deliver NWU Lecture on Public Leadership

Nick Rathod, a former special assistant to President Barack Obama, will deliver Nebraska Wesleyan University’s annual Curtis Lecture on Public Leadership on Tuesday, April 28.

Political Science Majors Among Prestigious Boren Scholarship Winners

Three Nebraska Wesleyan University students have each been awarded the prestigious Boren Scholarship, which will send them abroad for one year to develop language skills.

NWU Senior Among Four American College Students Selected for U.N. Conference

Nebraska Wesleyan University senior Alex Langley is one of four college students in the country who will spend 12 days in New York participating in the international policymaking process.

 

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