Teach-In: “Lives in the Balance: The Current Crisis of Desperate Migration”
VCU POLI Teach-In “Lives in the Balance: The Current Crisis of Desperate Migration” Tuesday, October 13, 7:00 – 9:00 PM, MCALC 2104 Featuring: Burdett, Hirsch, Newmann, Reckendorf, Saladino, Totah Recent news has featured heartbreaking images of refugees from the war in Syria attempting to escape to Europe and other destinations. Learn more about the causes […]
SPECIAL EVENT: The parents of missing Mexican students speak out
April 3 2 pm MCALC room 2201 The “Ayotzinapa parents” will hold a question and answer session on Friday, April 3 at 2:00 p.m. in MCALC 2201 It has now been half a year since 43 college students in Iguala, Mexico were detained by local police officers and then handed over to a drug cartel, […]
Advocacy, Activism and its Impact on Politics: Stories From Inside the Real House of Cards
March 30 7 pm Academic Learning Commons 1107 Alexander Nicholson is the current Legislative Director for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, an interest group that works with Congress to combat military suicides, to end the VA backlog, to lower veteran unemployment rates, to defend the GI Bill, and to create a better environment for […]
Is Iraq Lost? If So, Who Lost It?
7 p.m. Wednesday, March 18th Academic Learning Commons, Room 2104. Former Obama administration intelligence official to speak on Iraq David Gompert, former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence for the U.S. government, will visit VCU to deliver a lecture on Iraq. Gompert, who is now a distinguished visiting professor for national security studies at the […]
Workshop on Genocide and Violence
Dr. Alex Alvarez Thursday November 6, 2014 From 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Harris Hall Room 2123
Afghanistan: What Have We Accomplished, What Have We Learned, and What Should We Expect?
This is just a friendly reminder that Ambassador James Dobbins, the first speaker in our global and human security speaker series, will give a public lecture on 10/22 at 7 pm. The topic: “Afghanistan: What Have We Accomplished, What Have We Learned, and What Should We Expect?” Here is Dobbins’s bio from RAND: “Ambassador James […]
2016 Reception for Alumni and Friends
Alumni and Friends of VCU Political Science are invited to a special reception to reconnect with faculty, fellow alumni, and friends of the department We are planning an Alumni and Friends Reception for 2016. Please make sure you update your contact information so we can send you an invitation. We look forward to seeing you! For […]
University Commencement – Commencement exercises will be held on Saturday, May 10, 2014, at 10 a.m. in the Richmond Coliseum, 601 E. Leigh St. Seating is limited and offered on a first-come basis. Graduation candidates needing special accommodations for the Coliseum ceremony may call (804) 828-1139. The Physics diploma ceremony is at 1:30 PM in the […]