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News

Myott ('09) Represents Couple in Gay Marriage Suit

Myott ('09) Represents Couple in Gay Marriage Suit

June 25, 2014

Attorney Stephanie Myott ('09) recently filed a lawsuit on behalf of her clients who want the State of Michigan to recognize their out-of-state marriage

GVSU Team Wins World Quest 2014

GVSU Team Wins World Quest 2014

May 09, 2014

PIC Corp Team wins the 2014 World Quest competition hosted by the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan

PLS 339 Comparative Democratization

PLS 339 Comparative Democratization

May 07, 2014

PLS 339 offered this fall semester, Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:30-5:45 p.m.

PLS Students Present at Student Scholars Day 2014

PLS Students Present at Student Scholars Day 2014

May 07, 2014

Samuel Hannah, Marc Plooster, and Marissa Swartz participate in Student Scholars Day

Mork Wins PLS/IR Outstanding Paper Award

Mork Wins PLS/IR Outstanding Paper Award

April 14, 2014

Quinlyn Mork's paper, "Democracy in Ghana: A Product of Elite Construction?" has been selected as the Outstanding Paper written in 2013.

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Events

A Common Ground Panel Discussion

A Common Ground Panel Discussion

September 23, 2014 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

A panel of political science professors from GVSU will provide fresh perspectives on this year’s major elections—for the governorship, and the US House and Senate—and discuss the...

Truman Scholarship Information Session

Truman Scholarship Information Session

September 24, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The Truman Scholarship Foundation recognizes college juniors with leadership potential who are committed to careers in government, the nonprofit advocacy sectors, education, or elsewhere in public...

Discussion Series: Why Men Rule- Variations and Explanations

Discussion Series: Why Men Rule- Variations and Explanations

September 24, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

SEPTEMBER 24 Why Men Rule: Variations and Explanations What do current data tell us about female political leadership around the world? Why are Rwanda, Cuba and  Sweden leading the way while...

Boren Scholarship Information Session

Boren Scholarship Information Session

October 1, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships will host two information sessions on Boren Scholarship to discuss the purpose of the scholarship and the application process ·         Wednesday,...

Discussion Series: International Sex Selection Abortion- Causes and Controversies

Discussion Series: International Sex Selection Abortion- Causes and Controversies

October 1, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

OCTOBER 1 International Sex Selection Abortion: Causes and Controversies The video “It’s a Girl” and the book “Unnatural Selection” have attempted to draw greater attention...

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Spotlights

Patrick Miller

Patrick Miller

Teaching at United States Military Academy

Jeanine Anderson

Jeanine Anderson

Assistant DA in New York

Emily Brown

Emily Brown

Master's Student Working for State Department

Derrick Mathis

Derrick Mathis

Keeping the Community Warm

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