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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 […]

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Jason Arnold NPR Interview

The interview will air on WCVE 88.9 FM at 4 p.m. on Saturday, and then on RADIO IQ (WVTF) 92.5 FM at 1 p.m. on Sunday. It will also be streaming here  

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U.S. Efforts to Advance the World’s Health Security

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 7:30 PM VCU Academic Learning Commons, Room 1201 VCU Political Science welcomes: Steve Morrison, Director of the Global Health Policy Center at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C. “U.S. Efforts to Advance the World’s Health Security” Dr. Morrison will discuss the U.S. role in furthering global health security, […]

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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 […]

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An Evening with The Honorable Robert C. “Bobby” Scott Congressman, Third District of Virginia

Political Science Presents: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 7:00 P.M. An Evening with Our Representative! The Honorable Robert C. “Bobby” ScottCongressman, Third District of Virginia VCU ACADEMIC LEARNING COMMONS,  Room 1107 This event is free and open to the entire VCU Community. For additional information, please email: Dr. Faedah Totah ftotah@vcu.edu

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What’s in a Name? IS, ISIS, ISIL, or Daish in the New Middle East

 If you missed Professors Newmann Saladino, Topoushian, and Totah at this event, catch the new video here! Click to watch video

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New H&S Scholarship Website

The College of Humanities and Sciences has introduced a new website, vcu.academicworks.com, with information and an online application process for the over 100 scholarship opportunities we offer to currently enrolled students. The system features a searchable database of opportunities and details the requirements for each. This system will offer a more student-centric experience, streamlines our administrative […]

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Pi Sigma Alpha Fall Semester Essay Contest

Pi Sigma Alpha, Xi Pi Chapter (the political science honor society at VCU) is holding an essay-writing contest with the support of the Department of Political Science! This is a great opportunity to gain recognition for your academic achievement and writing abilities. It will look great on any resume! CALL FOR PAPERS! DEADLINE: Friday, November […]

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Workshop on Genocide and Violence

Dr. Alex Alvarez Thursday November 6, 2014 From 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Harris Hall Room 2123

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