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POLITICAL SCIENCE NEWS

“Political Junkie Roadshow” Joins PFS

The "Political Junkie" segment that was a favorite among NPR's "Talk of the Nation" listeners has hit the road for the 2014 election season and will be presented on campus during Homecoming and Family Weekend. "Talk of the Nation" host Neal Conan and "Political Junkie" Ken Rudin will bring the "Political Junkie Road Show" to HWS on Saturday, Sept. 27, as part of the President's Forum Series. It w...  More >>

Day on the Hill Deadline Oct. 24

Applications for Day on the Hill 2015 will be accepted through Friday, Oct. 24. The annual event offers a select group of students the unique opportunity to mingle with politicians, alums and friends of the Colleges while seeing firsthand the inner workings of life in our nation's capital. In conjunction with the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Learning, Associate Pro...  More >>

D'Agati '15 Interns with U.S. State Dept.

This September, Caitlyn D'Agati '15 will begin an internship with the U.S. Department of State as a liaison in developing educational and cultural exchange program. In 2013, President Barack Obama announced the 100,000 Strong in the Americas program to increase educational exchanges in the Western Hemisphere and strengthen U.S. relations with the countries of the Americas. By 2020, the 100,000 St...  More >>

Oberfield '98 Publishes First Book

Acclaimed political scientist Zachary Oberfield '98 recently published his first book, "Becoming Bureaucrats: Socialization at the Front Lines of Government Service." Released in May by University of Pennsylvania Press, the book explores the question, "Are bureaucrats born or are they made?" Professor of Political Science at Haverford College, Oberfield bases the book on his own study of two path...  More >>

Becoming an U.S. Foreign Service Officer

Just three hours after graduation, David Luna '14 headed to Rochester International Airport and boarded a plane to Washington, D.C., where he would begin his multi-year journey as a Rangel Fellow. Luna, who graduated with a B.A. in political science magna cum laude from Hobart, earned the prestigious Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship for his dedication and determination to foster...  More >>

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Pi Sigma Alpha

Members of the Department and 2014 Initiates of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national Political Science Honor Society. HWS has had the Chi Phi chapter since 1999 and initiated over 100 members.

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