Charlie Cook, editor and publisher of the Cook Political Report and columnist for the National Journal, will be the keynote speaker in the annual Gloria and John L. Blackburn Academic Symposium at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Ferguson Center on The University of Alabama campus.
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With the Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump ready to announce a running mate by the end of the week, and both the Republican and Democratic national conventions taking place within the month, political science faculty members at The University of Alabama are ready to help analyze the results.
Sixteen University of Alabama undergraduate researchers have received recognition through the Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award Program. The program recognizes the best research activity conducted by UA undergraduates, who are nominated by faculty and staff research directors.
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation has named two University of Alabama students — Ciara Malaugh, of Huntsville, and Dana Sweeney, of Kingsland, Georgia, — as Truman Scholars for 2016.
Dr. Danielle Allen, a political philosopher and author of “Our Declaration,” will present a lecture on the Declaration of Independence in The University of Alabama’s Rast Room in the Bryant Conference Center Monday, Oct. 26 at 4 p.m.
Dr. Richard C. Fording, chair of political science at The University of Alabama, received the Herbert Simon Book Award from the Public Administration Section of the American Political Science Association for his book, Disciplining the Poor.
The University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences will celebrate the 500th anniversary of Thomas More’s book “Utopia,” which told the tale of an ideal island of the same name, with a yearlong series of events that will include themed lectures and courses.
While BernieMania is running wild as Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders (I) tours the country in his bid to become the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee, the initial rush of excitement for his candidacy could wane as the Democratic Primary draws closer, said a group of political science professors at The University of Alabama.
About 150 high school students from 10 high schools in Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee will participate in the sixth Alabama Model United Nations Conference from Friday, Feb. 21, to Sunday, Feb. 23, at The University of Alabama.
The University of Alabama’s Women’s Resource Center will host the fourth annual Elect Her-UA Women Win program at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb 1, in 301 Ferguson Center on campus.