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News & Announcements

Sun, 12 Apr 2015

Wendy Cho awarded 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship

Political science professor Wendy Cho is one of 175 scholars from the US and Canada to be awarded 2015 Guggenheim Fellowships by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. The Foundation honors scholars "who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts" annually with unrestricted grants to support their work. You can read more about this story on the Illinois News Bureau's website.

Sat, 14 Feb 2015

Vasquez, Neville win LAS teaching awards

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has named two Illinois political scientists winners of its annual teaching awards. Professor John Vasquez will receive the LAS Dean’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, in recognition of John's efforts to involve undergraduates in research and create experiential learning opportunities. And Audrey Neville has been named a winner of the LAS Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by Graduate Teaching Assistants, for her work in political science and beyond.

The department extends its congratulations to both John and Audrey for continuing political science's tradition of excellent undergraduate teaching at Illinois.

Wed, 10 Dec 2014

U.S. House Rules about Much More than Housekeeping

When the U.S. House of Representatives convenes in January, adopting rules of procedure will be among the first orders of business. Pretty mundane stuff, it would seem. Pay attention, though, says the author of a new book that analyzes over a century of House rule-making. Those rules will have a huge impact on what follows. Read Craig Chamberlain's interview with Professor Gisela Sin on the University of Illinois's News Bureau's website.

Mon, 17 Nov 2014

The Great War: Two courses make conflict meaningful through study abroad and campus expertise

A course taught by political science professor John Vasquez this summer in Vienna is one of two UIUC courses on WWI featured in a recent University of Illinois News Bureau story by Craig Chamberlain. You can read the full story on the Bureau's website here.

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Political Science Class of 2015

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