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ISU mock trial team continues tradition of success in COVID times

Both Illinois State University Mock Trial squads garnered winning records at the first George Floyd Memorial Tournament, hosted by Hamline University on November 12-13.
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ISU mock trial team competes in its first virtual tournament

Two Illinois State University mock trial squads competed at the Virtual Loras College mock trial tournament held in mid-October.
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Riaz and Rana present paper at APSA Conference

Distinguished Professor Ali Riaz and graduate student Md Sohel Rana presented a co-authored paper at the American Political Science Association (APSA) National Conference.
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Faculty present at American Political Science Association Virtual Conference

Faculty of Department of Politics and Government presented papers at the 2020 American Political Science Association annual meeting.
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Sohel Rana presents at Brownbag series

Dr. Sohel Rana, a second-year graduate student, presented his ongoing research on legitimization strategies of the new authoritarian regimes at the department’s brown bag series on September 10.
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Illinois State students make fair trade trip to Costa Rica

A group of Illinois State students spent one week in Costa Rica over spring break with politics and government faculty Noha Shawki and Julian Westerhout.
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Ekwonwa named Bone Scholar

Bethany Ekwonwa, a double major in political science and legal studies and a member of the Honors Program, has been selected as a Bone Scholar for 2020–2021. The Bone Scholarship is the highest...
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University supports students, alumni with career interest and passion for common good

Redbirds interested in careers in nonprofit, social services, and government gain assistance with new career advisor.
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ISU student shares study abroad experience at Bilkent University

Political science graduate student Nargiza Yusupova had an amazing experience studying abroad. We recently spoke with Yusupova about her experience. Whenever you have an opportunity to see...
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Environmental justice in Guatemala

This program is designed as an independent study project that explores environmental crime and justice issues within Guatemala.