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The City of Bell Scandal Revisited: Feb. 19

January 26, 2015 by | News

The City of Bell scandal is the largest local government scandal in the history of the state of California. The scandal raised critical questions about local government finances, law, citizen engagement, and media coverage. The lessons of the Bell scandal need to be understood by all if similar scandals are to be prevented. Join us

Research-Based Strategies to Refresh and Enhance College Teaching, Jan. 23

January 13, 2015 by | News

There are only a few spots left at the 2nd Annual Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning Faculty Workshop on Friday, January 23, 2015, “Research-Based Strategies to Refresh and Enhance College Teaching” – in Argyros Forum, 209 A, starting at 8:30 a.m. This day of workshops and conversation with colleagues is sponsored by the

INTERSTICES: The In-betweeness of Ethics Feb. 25, 2015

January 8, 2015 by | News

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences is hosting INTERSTICES: The In-betweeness of Ethics, a one-night interactive forum allowing practical and personal engagement with ethics on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 in Beckman Hall 404 at 4 p.m. The Interstices series is a set of themed events and discussions that examine the cross-sections or rather “intersection”

Interning for a Congressional Campaign

January 7, 2015 by | POSC/Peace

My name is Brad Joyner, I am a sophomore Political Science major and this semester I was given the opportunity to work for the Campaign to Re-elect Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez. I found out about the position through an email blast from the Political Science department during finals week last May. As a freshman with absolutely no

Lecture and Social Hour with Paul Arthur, Dec. 3

November 18, 2014 by | News

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Peace Studies Program invite you to a lecture with Paul Arthur, “‘The Mystic Chords of Memory’ – Moving Beyond Conflict” on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 4 p.m. in Argyros Forum, Room 201. Paul Arthur is a scholar of peace and conflict issues. He was active

Beyond Zionism: Hope for Peace in Palestine, Nov. 18

November 6, 2014 by | News

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Department of Political Science and Peace Studies present, Beyond Zionism: Hope for Peace in Palestine, a talk by Miko Peled, author of the General’s Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine – on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 7 p.m. in Beckman Hall 404. ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Professor and BURN fellow Collaborate

October 17, 2014 by | News

Assistant Professor of Political Science, Andrea Molle, started working as a consultant for the Italian MoD (Ministry of Defense); specifically within the CeMiSS (Military Center for Strategic Studies – the Italian Version of DARPA), along with a BURN fellow, Political Science major Robert Roussel (Political Science and Psychology, ’15). Professor Molle and Roussel will research — “Operational” Pooling &

Join Us for the Albert Schweitzer Exhibition Dedication, Nov. 4

October 15, 2014 by | News

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Albert Schweitzer Institute invite you to the Albert Schweitzer Exhibition Dedication on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. in The Charles and Nora Hester Faculty Senate Boardroom, Lyon Conference Center, Argyros Forum, Room 201. In 1978, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Ellerbrock, encouraged

Making a Change, Being Involved: Life beyond the Campus, Nov. 3

October 10, 2014 by | News

Attention research students! On Monday, November 3, 2014 you’re invited to the first BURN workshop of the fall, Making a Change, Being Involved: Life beyond the Campus, at 12-1 p.m. in the Laura Scudder Conference Room, Roosevelt Hal 127 with Professors Jan Osborn and Morgan Read-Davidson. One of the life skills we gain at a

How the Arab Millennial Generation is changing the Middle East

October 2, 2014 by | News

Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Departments of Political Science, History and Peace Studies and the Levantine Cultural Center present, How the Arab Millennial Generation is changing the Middle East — a book talk by Juan R. Cole, Professor of History at the University of Michigan on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 7 p.m.