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Campaign 2018

   November 6, 2018

Professor Eric Heberlig provides analysis on WBTV's Election Night special on Tuesday, November 6, 7:00 - 8:00 PM and the station's on-line coverage starting at 9:00 PM. ...

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Teaching Political Theory at APSA

   November 5, 2018

Professor Amber Knight co-led a political theory teaching symposium for the American Political Science Association, a major organization of political science students and scholars, at their building in Washington DC. 

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University Career Center's Annual Non-Profit Networking Night

   October 29, 2018
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UNC Charlotte Model UN hosts Carolina's Conference

   October 23, 2018
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NCSL hosts the October Interim Council,

   October 23, 2018

The UNC Charlotte delegation hosted the October Interim Council of the North Carolina Student Legislature on Oct. 20-21.  Our delegation presented 9 resolutions and passed 6 of them.  Our delegation swept the awards with Anthony Singleton winning the Best Resolution award for his resolution on solitary confinement in NC prisons and James Warner winning the Best Speaker award....

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Personally Speaking Presentation to Examine the Lawmaking Process

   October 19, 2018

The process of enacting laws is often compared with sausage-making in that a certain outcome is sought, but people do not want to see how it is reached. After a lengthy and contentious legislative process, people sometimes decide the outcome is unwanted after all.

UNC Charlotte political scientist Mary Layton Atkinson in her book, “...

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4 Steps to Smart Voting in the Upcoming Midterm Election

   October 19, 2018

“Voting is a social activity; it’s one thing we can all do as a society to make our voice heard,” said UNC Charlotte Political Science Professor Mary Jo Shepherd.

Check out what Dr. Shepherd says about preparing to vote at: https://...

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Ambassador of Finland to the United States Speaks at UNC Charlotte

   October 12, 2018

Dr. Cheryl Brown introduced Ms. Kirsti Kauppi, Ambassador of Finland to the United States, at the International Speaker Series on Wednesday, October 3, 2018. Ambassador Kauppi discussed her perspective, as a Finnish citizen and diplomat, on transatlantic relations and answered questions from the audience. 

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Dr. Zach Mohr's book

   October 8, 2018

Who would pay $400 for a hammer or $800 for a coffee pot?  You probably wouldn’t, but people often bring up these cases as examples of the federal government wasting taxpayer money.  Despite the media reports on these outrageous items, the reality is that government does not actually pay that much for hammers or coffee pots.

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Dr. Justin Conrad speaks about his book

   October 5, 2018

Dr. Justin Conrad was invited by the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory to speak about his book, "Gambling and War: Risk, Reward, and Chance in International Conflict," on September 7, 2018.

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