Alumni gifts impact next generation of students

Political Science

Alumni gifts impact next generation of students

The College of Humanities and Sciences recently received several generous gifts from alumni supporting scholarships and opportunities for students. Dr. Craig Sirles, BA ‘75/H&S, is a self-described “dedicated and serious student of words” so it is no surprise that his love of language and writing led him to be a student in the Department of […]

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2015 December Diploma Ceremonies

Congratulations to all of our upcoming graduates!  If you haven’t already done so please make sure you know all of the details like time and location for your department’s diploma ceremony by visiting the VCU Commencement site and on the Departmental Ceremonies page. If you have a question about your ceremony please contact your department’s […]

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Alumni spotlight: Sheila Bynum-Coleman

Sheila Bynum-Coleman, B.A. Political Science ‘10, has an unwavering optimism that fuels all of her many successful pursuits. A longtime civic and community activist, Shelia is taking her passion and positivity to the streets as she campaigns to win a seat as the Virginia 62nd house district representative. Sheila’s unquenchable work ethic was a characteristic […]

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The Crisis of Islamic Masculinities & City of Borders

March 19 3.30 pm The Forum Room, Student Commons The Humanities Research Center Speaker Series features Amandullah de Sondy, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Miami, who will speak about his recent book, The Crisis of Islamic Masculinities (Bloomsbury, 2014). Co-sponsored by the Global Education Office March 20, 2015 3.30pm Academic Learning Center 2201 […]

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Political Science Student Receives Internship at U.S. Embassy in Panama

Emily Melton, a senior who is a double major in Political Science and Homeland Security with a concentration in International Relations, will intern with the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Panama this summer. Emily has studied Spanish for eight years and plans to continue also with Portuguese and Turkish. She currently works for […]

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The Political Science Department presents James Dobbins

October 22 7 p.m. Academic Learning Commons, Rm. 1107 The Political Science Department presents James Dobbins, a former U.S. ambassador to Europe, presents  Afghanistan: What Have We Accomplished, What Have We Learned, and What Should We Expect? on the past, present and future of Afghanistan. Dobbins most recently served in the Obama administration as the U.S. […]

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Former Student Lauds Dr. Condit

Deirdre Condit, chair of Political Science, recently received this message from a former student: You won’t remember me, so please don’t wrack your brain trying, if that’s something you do when you get these emails. I was an under-the-radar, average student who felt too unimportant to take your time by coming to your office, but […]

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Alumnus Brings Diplomacy Skills to Local Downtown Project

Evan Kaufman began his student career at VCU thinking he would pursue a degree in business. After a few courses in the Political Science department, he declared the subject as his major and earned his degree from the College of Humanities & Sciences in 2007. Evan remembers that VCU was an amazing experience and his […]

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Political Science Research Conference

Political Science is seeking papers and proposals for its upcoming research conference on April 11, 2014. Undergraduate and junior graduate students are invited to submit proposals to present completed research papers/projects, research-in-progress, or roundtable discussions on any topic related to the general fields of government, international, and public affairs. Students from colleges and universities in […]

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National Security Lecture Series

The National Security Lecture Series, sponsored by Political Science, will begin Tuesday, October 22. “US-China Strategic Relations: Nuclear, Cyber, Space, and Maritime” The Honorable David Gompert, Distinguished Adjunct Professor, VCU, and former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence. Tuesday, October 22, 2013 Richmond Salons III-IV 7:30 pm   “Reform of the U.S. Intelligence System: A Work […]

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