Political Science - News and Events
Constitution Week 2016 Celebration
- Monday, September 12th, 2016
September 13-16, 2016
In 2004, Congress designated that each educational institution that receives federal funds must celebrate the Constitution and Citizenship on September 17. Several years ago that federal mandate was enlarged at WKU to celebrate for a full week this document and the democracy it established.
Voter Registration available at all events
All week activities…
“Celebrate the Constitution” display at the Cravens Library on the Fourth Floor by the Information Commons area. See their web site, http://www.wku.edu/library/dlps/gov_law/constitution.php.
Sponsored by Cravens Library
TUESDAY, September 13
“Title IX, Equal Protection, and Separation of Powers: What We Talk About When We Talk About Trans-bathroom Laws”
Join us for a short talk and interactive discussion about this very timely issue.
Facilitated by Dr. Patricia Minter, Department of History
3:30-4:30 Room 2113 DSU
Sponsored by Department of History
Wednesday, September 14
Study Abroad Fair
Become a global citizen. Check out opportunities to explore the world at the annual study abroad fair.
11:00-2:00pm Preston Center
Sponsored by Study Abroad and Global Learning
Pizza and Politics Series
One Vote One Court: The 2016 Election and the Future of the Supreme Court
Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump? Join us for pizza as we discuss how the future of the Supreme Court might look under each of the potential presidential candidates.
12:30-1:30pm - Grise Hall Room 339
Facilitated by Dr. Jeff Budziak, Department of Political Science
Sponsored by Department of Political Science
Friday, September 16
It’s a Birthday Party!!
In September of 1787, The Founding Fathers signed one of the most influential documents in American history - the United States Constitution. Come CELEBRATE at a good ole fashion American style cookout with hot dogs, potato chips and cookies.
Join us on the front lawn of Grise Hall. Register to vote. Meet students from College Republicans and College Democrats. Grab a button. Learn about the candidates and party stances all while enjoying delicious food.
11:00-1:00pm - Grise Hall Front Lawn
Sponsored by The Political Engagement Project