Undergraduates

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Denver Council Panel on Refugees & Asylum Seekers

Jan. 17, 2024

On Thursday, January 25th , the Denver Council on Foreign Relations-Young Professionals Committee (DCFR-YPC) is hosting an engaging and timely panel titled Human Stories, Global Journeys: Responding to Colorado's New Refuges and Asylum Seekers. The panel will be hosted in partnership with the International Rescue Committee and the German American...

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Student Feature - Chloe Ragsdale, PRAXIS Co-Editor

Dec. 7, 2023

Hi, my name is Chloe Ragsdale, and I am a co-editor of Volume 6 of Praxis ! I am currently a junior and am working towards my bachelor’s degree in English and Political Science with a minor in Honors and Leadership. I am very passionate and involved in the writing...

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Course Highlight - International Security (PSCI 4240)

Dec. 5, 2023

What is to be defended? What should it be defended against? By what means should it be defended? These three questions lie at the heart of the discipline of International Security. The answers to them vary from one approach to international security to another. This course introduces students to the...

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Join us at Brooklyn's for a Political Mixer!

Nov. 9, 2023

We're excited to announce that Pi Sigma Alpha will be hosting a special mixer on Thursday, November 16th from 5:30-7 pm at Brooklyn's (901 Auraria Parkway). This is an excellent opportunity for faculty and students to connect, unwind, and engage in political discussion. This event promises to be a relaxing...

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CU at the Capitol - Spring 2024

Oct. 25, 2023

CU at the Capitol (PSCI 4924) is an upcoming Spring 2024 course that provides students the opportunity to gain hands-on legislative experience as interns at the Colorado capitol! Students enrolled in this class will serve as legislative aides in the Colorado General Assembly where they will build professional skills and...

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PSCI's Breger-Bush Co-authors Research With Students

Oct. 11, 2023

The Political Science Department is proud to facilitate professional-level collaboration between students and experienced faculty. That is part of why we are excited to share work recently co-authored by Dr. Sasha Breger-Bush and her students! Published in the September/October 2023 edition of economics magazine Dollars & Sense, Will the World...

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Student Spotlight! - Caitlyn Agee-Keys

Sept. 13, 2023

Caitlyn Agee-Keys is a junior student in political science at CU Denver and currently a student research assistant. She loves that the program has pushed her to be curious about things she had never considered, and even helped her answer questions she didn’t know she should be asking! Caitlyn’s favorite...

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International Executive Roundtable with Dr. Stefes

July 19, 2023

After Prigozhin: The Beginning of the End of Putin's Regime? Join Dr. Stefes and the CU Denver Institute for International Business for an important roudtable discussion on August 8, 2023 from 12-1:30 pm on zoom. Click to register. Background: On June 24, 2023, Y. Prigozhin, head of a large, Russian...

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Colorado Legislative Roundup

May 3, 2023

CU Denver’s Legislative Roundup, presented by CU Denver’s Pi Sigma Alpha and “CU at the Capitol” legislative interns, took place this past April! Multiple legislative aides and the executive director of the Colorado Education Association participated in the bipartisan discussion of education politics and policies in Colorado. Current interns at...

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Amache/Sand Creek Educational Trip

April 17, 2023

On March 21st, Professor Basim Mahmood led a small group of dedicated political science scholars to see the former Granada Relocation Center, also known as "Camp Amache", where over 7,000 Japanese Americans were imprisoned after F.D.R. signed Executive Order 9066. While walking through the ruins of the site, these scholars...

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