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Civil civics

Posted in On Campus on April 1, 2016

Former Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal was our most recent Babcock speaker.

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Summer research digs deep

Posted in Academics & Research on September 4, 2015

Summer research, whatever the discipline is a rewarding experience. It is an invaluable chance to dig in deep and develop new ideas.

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Fire away!

Posted in Academics & Research on April 28, 2015

Former CIA Director and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates sat down with students to tell it like it is.

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Language of rights

Posted in Academics & Research on April 24, 2015

A defense based on “rights” can actually encourage tolerance and a chance for democracy to work.

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Ragin’ Cajun on Campus

Posted in On Campus on March 11, 2015

The Denison Democrats bring James Carville to campus to discuss his passion for politics.

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Midterm results

Posted in Beyond Campus on November 5, 2014

Denison pols make a strong showing in the 2014 midterm elections.

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Professors of the future

Posted in Academics & Research on March 11, 2014

Denison welcomes the newest group of tenured faculty. When you see these folks on campus, don’t forget to say congrats!

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Calling on future leaders

Posted in Academics & Research on February 27, 2014

Former presidential candidate Gov. Jon Huntsman calls upon America’s future leaders to make change.

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Congress on campus

Posted in Academics & Research on September 18, 2013

Two former U.S. Congressmen showed up in a few political science classes to give students an inside look at a life of public service.

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Olympia Snowe spoke to a crowd in Swasey as part of the Richard G. Lugar Symposium in Public Policy, named for former Senator Richard Lugar '54, who joined her on stage.

Meeting in the middle

Posted in On Campus on April 23, 2013

Former Senator Olympia Snowe urges voters and politicians to remember that “compromise” is not a dirty word.

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A Life's Work on Death Row

A life’s work on death row

Posted in On Campus on April 12, 2013

Sister Helen Prejean, human rights activist and author of Dead Man Walking, brings lessons from death row to Denison.

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My First Boss Was A Would-Be Senator

My first boss was a would-be senator

Posted in Voices of Denison on December 18, 2012

Lucas Meyer ’12 explains how managing a state Senate campaign has a lot to do with money, messaging, and the liberal arts.

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Marc Anderson '07 and Julie Black '05 (front) were among a panel of alumni invited to speak to students by professor Sue Davis (rear) and the political science department.

Sound advice for career planning

Posted in On Campus on March 14, 2012

Four recent alumni return to campus to share stories and lessons with current political science majors.

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I Never, Ever, Ever In My Life Intended To Go Into Politics …

‘I never, ever, ever in my life intended to go into politics …’

Posted in On Campus on October 14, 2011

He may not have intended to live a political life, but James Baker III had plenty of stories to share, as well as insight into the current state of the country.

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Left to right: row 1: Nicole Jimenez '12, Sarah Kelly '12, Stephanie Hynes '12, Christina Bazak '12, Umeshi Rajeendra '13, Brooke Felts '12; row 2: Connor Ford '14, Robert Moore '12, Stephen Czujko '13, Atanu Chakravarty '13 row 3: Will Rumford '12. Andy Gordon '12, Sam Fleuter '13, Steven Profitt '12, Robert Gardner '12, William Altman '12.

Life on ‘the other hill’

Posted in Beyond Campus on June 28, 2011

Political science students in Denison’s Richard G. Lugar ’54 Program make the most of their time on Capitol Hill.

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Welcome, Madame Secretary

Welcome, Madame Secretary

Posted in On Campus on April 21, 2011

Madeleine Albright’s day at Denison featured plenty of good conversations with students—and a buzzard-y brooch.

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Scenes From Egypt’s ‘Day Of Wrath’

Scenes from Egypt’s ‘Day of Wrath’

Posted in Voices of Denison on February 16, 2011

When Cairo erupted in protest, Nick Lewandowski ’09 was there. In his own words and images, he shares a street-level account of the movement’s terrifying and uncertain early days.

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International Intrigue

International intrigue

Posted in On Campus on December 9, 2010

Model UN students ran the table at this year’s American Model United Nations International Conference in Chicago.

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Helping Refugees In Ohio

Making refugees feel at home

Posted in Academics & Research on November 19, 2010

Erik Singh ’11 used his research project to learn about the challenges facing Somali refugees in Ohio.

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Threat Reduction In Africa

Threat reduction in Africa

Posted in Beyond Campus on November 16, 2010

Two Denisonians work to reduce the threat of biological and conventional weapon stockpiles in Africa.

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Bearing an uncanny likeness to Lucas Meyer ’12, Congressional candidate Charlie Powell (center) talks shop with DCGA President-elect Rob Moore ’12 (left) and VP-elect Manny Horsford ’13.

My fellow Denisonians…

Posted in Academics & Research on November 12, 2010

Students in Campaigns & Elections, and their fictional congressional candidates, experience the tough realities of the campaign trail.

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Photo courtesy of Robert Dold for Congress (Facebook)

Mr. Dold goes to Washington

Posted in Beyond Campus on November 4, 2010

In a close race, Robert Dold ’91 is elected to Congress as a representative for Illinois.

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Sohrab Behdad, professor of economics

Islamic economics & the Iranian Revolution

Posted in Academics & Research on November 2, 2010

Economics prof Sohrab Behdad discusses Islamic economics in revolutionary Iran with Amsterdam’s Radio Zamaneh.

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As Ohio Goes

As Ohio goes…

Posted in Beyond Campus on October 28, 2010

With elections less than a week away, poli sci prof Mike Brady surveys the political landscape.

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The brush strokes of reconciliation

Posted in Academics & Research on October 22, 2010

Political Science major Erin Saul ’11 uses her studio art background to delve deep into Northern Ireland’s troubled past.

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Amber, Aliens, and the American Diaspora

Amber, aliens & the American diaspora

Posted in Academics & Research on September 10, 2010

Summer Scholars dish out their research in the humanities, social sciences, and fine arts.

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