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Political Science & International Studies

Student News

Poverty to Politics

Political science student makes good on a second chance, overcoming a series of obstacles to fulfill his mother’s wish.

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Political Science Student Wins EuroSim Award

The Brockport EuroSim club competed against 12 European and six American universities on January 4 - 7, 2023, in Newport, Wales. Justin Brewer earned the prestigious “Best Delegate Award.”

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Political Science Students & Legal Professionals Engage in Mock Trial

On May 10, Christine Seppeler’s Mock Trial class was able to demonstrate what they have learned by participating in a mock trial for a fictional lawsuit alleging wrongful death and premises liability.

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Class Connects Brockport & Ukrainian Students in a Virtual Classroom

The war in Ukraine disrupted a Russian Politics class, leaving students concerned about the well-being of their Ukrainian counterparts.

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Aide to an Assemblyman

Political science major gains legislative experience through an internship with the New York State Assembly.

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Buy a Book for Ukraine

Two Brockport clubs will hold a book charity sale in support of Ukraine. President Volodymyr Zelensky set up Ukraine24, a fundraiser raising charitable donations for war torn Ukraine.

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Political Science Student Serve as Mock Trial Jurors

Eight students served as mock jurors for UB Law School’s mock trial on Saturday, April 30. Several local attorneys served as evaluators and our students had a chance to collaborate with them during their “deliberations.”

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Solving the World’s (Simulated) Problems

Students travel to Europe to engage in a simulation of the European Union and test their diplomatic skills with college students from around the world.

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New: Legal Studies Minor

The Department of Political Science and International Studies has recently established a minor in Legal Studies to help prepare students for law school.

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Panel Discussion on War in Ukraine

A recording of a panel discussion held by the Department of Political Science and International Studies that addressed a number of key topics related to the war in Ukraine is now available.