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Department of Political Science

Upcoming Events

Memorial Day (Office Closed)5/29/2017 12:00 AM
Lasty Day of Spring Classes6/20/2017 12:00 AM
Finals6/21/2017 12:00 AM
First Day of Summer 2017 Classes6/26/2017 12:00 AM
Independence Day (Office Closed)7/4/2017 12:00 AM
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The WP Monkey Cage just published an article entitled, "Americans love to hate foreign aid, but the right argument makes them like it a lot more," written by our own Prof. Darren Hawkins

Congratulations to Soren Schmidt, who was nominated the April 2017 Valedictorian for the Political Science Department. He and other students were recognized at the BYUPAS Closing Banquet this past March.

Beyond BYU 2017, a networking and career mentoring event in Washington, D.C., will take place May 11-12. We look forward to reporting more on this exciting event!
The annual G. Homer Durham Lecture took place in January 2017, with guest speaker Hannah Smith of Becket Law. Read more about her topic of religious liberty and the promise of American pluralism.
The BYU Political Affairs Society student chapter organized its annual Utah State Capital Trip this past January, where students met with state legislators and became more acquainted with state and local government.
Congratulations to senior Laura Boyer, who received the 2016 MPSA award for Best Undergraduate Paper in a Poster Format! Laura was honored at the 2017 MPSA Annual Meeting in Chicago in April.
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