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Sarah Meisch At SCUSA 2019

Political Science senior Sarah Meisch was Iowa State University’s participant at the Student Conference on U.S. Affairs (SCUSA), at the United States Military Academy (West Point), October 30 to November 2, 2019. The topic for this year’s 71st SCUSA conference was Advancing the National Interest – The Intersection of Domestic Politics and American Foreign Policy. … Continue reading Sarah Meisch At SCUSA 2019

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2020 Deterrence and Assurance Academic Alliance Conference and Workshop

Deterrence and Assurance Academic Alliance March 11th and 12th |Iowa State University |Ames, Iowa Iowa State University will be hosting the Fifth Annual Deterrence and Assurance Academic Alliance Conference in Ames, Iowa on March 11th and 12th.  This two-day conference will feature a USSTRATCOM-hosted tabletop exercise focused on deterrence issues, along with panel presentations and … Continue reading 2020 Deterrence and Assurance Academic Alliance Conference and Workshop

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Professor of Political Science Steffen Schmidt analyzes the second Democratic debate.

In Podcast by George Lucken Professor of Political Science Steffen Schmidt analyzes the second Democratic debate. His take away is that the format of the debates is a disaster. Too little time. The moderators, he argues, were also terrible because they were instigating a cock fight between the candidates. He also noted that, oddly, the … Continue reading Professor of Political Science Steffen Schmidt analyzes the second Democratic debate.

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FAO at Iowa State

October 22, 2018, from 10am-12noon, in 510 Ross Hall, the Department of Political Science hosted a presentation on global environmental issues, food, and agriculture, followed by a Q&A session on internships and job opportunities for students in Washington, DC. The session was led by Patty Beneke and Ahdi Mohammed. Patty Beneke, one of the illustrious … Continue reading FAO at Iowa State

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Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award Given to Daniel Jacobi

The Iowa State University Alumni Association established the Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award in 1968 to recognize outstanding seniors who display high character, outstanding achievement in academics and university/community activities, and promise for continuing these exemplary qualities as alumni. The award is named for Wallace E. “Red” Barron (Class of ’28), who served as … Continue reading Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award Given to Daniel Jacobi

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Lee Ann De Reus is 2018 Alumni Merit Award Recipient

The Iowa State University Alumni Association’s ISU Club of Chicago established the Alumni Merit Award in 1932 to recognize ISU alumni for outstanding humanitarian efforts that transcend purely professional accomplishments and bring honor to the university. Up to two awards are granted annually. This year former political science undergraduate Lee Ann De Reus was given … Continue reading Lee Ann De Reus is 2018 Alumni Merit Award Recipient