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WKU MPA Students Participate in new Voices of Discovery Program (February 24th, 2015)

Voices of Discovery, a new program brought to WKU by Sasha Ross, was created for different groups to meet together and have real conversations about their differences.

Americans For Prosperity Kentucky Announces GOP Gubernatorial Primary Debate
Americans For Prosperity Kentucky Announces GOP Gubernatorial Primary Debate (February 24th, 2015)

Americans for Prosperity Kentucky, in partnership with National Review and Western Kentucky University Department of Political Science, plan to host a debate between the Republican gubernatorial primary candidates in the Downing Student Union April 28th.

Melissa Harris-Perry visits WKU
Melissa Harris-Perry visits WKU (February 11th, 2015)

Melissa Harris-Perry, a political scientist, visited WKU to give a lecture titled "We Can't Breathe"

Frankfort Lobby Day (February 9th, 2015)

Join the WKU Student Coalition for Renters' Rights on February 18th as they travel to Frankfort to lobby for the rights of college students.

WKU Political Science Alumni Spotlight (January 26th, 2015)

In the latest edition of the Potter College's magazine ​Arts & Letters​, multiple Political Science alumni were recognized for their career achievements.

MPA Student Receives Two Awards (January 22nd, 2015)

Abdul Samad, a second year student in the MPA program at WKU, recently received both acceptance into the ASPA Founders' Fellowship program for 2015 and the Robert J. Wurster Scholarship from WKU.

WKU College Youth in Government Student Visits Washington
WKU College Youth in Government Student Visits Washington (November 11th, 2014)

Sophomore Zach Jones represented the WKU College Youth in Government Program at the 1st annual Washington Legislative Advocacy Summit .

The Legend of Potter College Fall Festival (October 20th, 2014)

Join us October 22nd from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the Colonnade for musical performances, food, and many other activities.

Politically Speaking Lecture Series Inaugural Lecture
Politically Speaking Lecture Series Inaugural Lecture (October 16th, 2014)

Join Dr. Edward Yager for the first in a series of many lectures by professors in the Political Science Department.

Information Session for The Washington Center (September 22nd, 2014)

Join us September 29th in Grise Hall room 337 to learn more about the internships offered through The Washington Center.

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Dr. Ardrey selected for a Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant to South Africa

Dr. Saundra Ardrey was selected for a 2017-2018 Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant to South Africa from July 2017 to June 2018.

Stella Treumann and Dr. Rich co-authored, "Would Taiwan Accept Syrian Refugees"

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Dr. Timothy Rich receives the University Research/Creativity Award

Rich received the University Research/Creativity Award at the 2016 Presentation of Faculty Awards for his scholarly contributions to East Asian politics.

Barrett Greenwell presented at the Pi Sigma Alpha Research Conference

Political Science Student, Barrett Greenwell, presented his thesis research at the Pi Sigma Alpha Conference.

Political Science Student Alexandria Knipp Awarded U.S. Foreign Service Internship

Alexandria Knipp, a WKU student from Olive Hill, has been awarded a prestigious U.S. Foreign Service Internship from the U.S. Department of State.


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