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Kids in the Capitol Program Gives Fifth-Graders a Look at Government

UM McLean Institute, Department of Political Science collaborate to create opportunities May 5, 2016 By Christina … [Read More...]

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AT&T Donates $100,000 for Gov. Haley Barbour Endowment at UM

Contribution to endowment is one of the first by a major corporation April 14, 2016 By Staff Report Former … [Read More...]

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Eleven UM Researchers Awarded Competitive Internal Grants

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs issues request for new proposals February 12, 2016 By Edwin … [Read More...]

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Public Policy Student Rod Bridges and Political Science Professor Bob Brown Recognized for Academic Excellence

Public Policy Student Rod Bridges and Political Science Professor Bob Brown Recognized for Academic … [Read More...]

David Carter of Princeton University answers questions after speaking at the 49th Annual North American meeting of the Peace Science Society (International). Photo by Kevin Bain/Ole Miss Communications

Peace Society Annual Conference

International Conference at UM Focuses on Global Conflict Management 49th annual meeting of Peace Science Society … [Read More...]

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Learning Lessons from Haley Barbour’s Career

Learning Lessons from Haley Barbour’s Career Initiative launched to honor former governor through UM political … [Read More...]

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Scholarship Honors Retired Professor

Scholarship Honors Retired Professor UM political science alumni and friends have honored Goberdhan Bhagat, who … [Read More...]

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Former Political Science Chair Robert B. Albritton II Fondly Remembered

http://libarts.olemiss.edu/former-political-science-chair-robert-b-albritton-ii-fondly-remembered/ Former Political … [Read More...]

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Student Finds Calling Through DC Internship

http://libarts.olemiss.edu/student-finds-calling-through-dc-internship/ Student Finds Calling Through DC … [Read More...]

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Robert Brown Is UM Teacher of Year

Political science professor receives Elsie M. Hood Award at Honors Convocation During Robert D. Brown’s 24 years … [Read More...]

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Scholarships pay tribute to former Speaker of the House, attorney Tim Ford

By Tina Hahn  |  March 11, 2015 The University of Mississippi is mourning the loss of dedicated alumnus Tim Ford … [Read More...]

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Winkle’s Vast Contributions Honored with Fund Promoting Faculty Excellence

For nearly four decades, UM political science professor John Winkle has impacted the lives of his students and devoted … [Read More...]

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Maj. Gen. James E. Donald Inducted in Alumni Hall of Fame

The highest annual honors for alumni who have made an outstanding contribution through good deeds, services, or … [Read More...]

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Travis Gray’s Agricultural Policy Analysis

Travis Gray created quite a stir with his presentation at the Southeastern Conference for Public Administration in Coral … [Read More...]

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Recent UM Graduate Elected to Summit Town Council

University of Mississippi graduate Daryl Porter Jr. has taken a step closer to his political goals by becoming the … [Read More...]

Ole Miss Debaters Look forward to China Open

Political Science Major Wins International Debate

Taking first place at the China Open at Xi’an International Studies University were Austin “Woody” Wood, a senior … [Read More...]

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John Winkle Retires After 39 Years

A beloved professor of political science retires this month, but his calendar will still be full for some time to … [Read More...]

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International Career

University of Mississippi junior Shruti Jaishankar of Ridgeland could have attended any college on her long application … [Read More...]

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Former UM Linebacker Tackles Meridian Classroom

Former University of Mississippi middle linebacker Jonathan Cornell has gone from breaking through offensive linemen to … [Read More...]

Matthew Becker visits the location of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand I in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Doctoral Student’s Fellowship Allows for One-of-a-Kind Research

Perseverance and a unique research proposal led to a Boren Fellowship for a University of Mississippi political science … [Read More...]

Kids in the Capitol Program Gives Fifth-Graders a Look at Government

The UM McLean Institute and Department of Political Science collaborated to take fifth-grade students from Charleston Middle School on a field trip to the Capitol in Jackson during the legislative session.

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AT&T Donates $100,000 for Gov. Haley Barbour Endowment at UM

Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (left) visits with Mayo Flynt, president of AT&T Mississippi, and UM Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter on the Ole Miss campus. Photo by Bill Dabney, UM Foundation

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Eleven UM Researchers Awarded Competitive Internal Grants

Eleven UM Researchers Awarded Competitive Internal Grants

Eleven UM Researchers Awarded Competitive Internal Grants Eleven UM Researchers Awarded Competitive Internal Grants

Public Policy Student Rod Bridges and Political Science Professor Bob Brown Recognized for Academic Excellence

Public Policy Student Rod Bridges and Political Science Professor Bob Brown Recognized for Academic Excellence

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Learning Lessons from Haley Barbour’s Career

Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, second from right. From left, Lanny Griffith, chair of the Ole Miss Political Science Alumni Advisory Board; Lee Cohen, dean of the College of Liberal Arts; and John Bruce, chair of the political science department. Photo by Thomas Graning/Ole Miss Communications

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Scholarship Honors Retired Professor

Scholarship Honors Retired Professor UM political science alumni and friends have honored Goberdhan… [more]

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Former Political Science Chair Robert B. Albritton II Fondly Remembered

http://libarts.olemiss.edu/former-political-science-chair-robert-b-albritton-ii-fondly-remembered/ Former… [more]

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Student Finds Calling Through DC Internship

Anna Lee Whisenant finds calling through DC Internship

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Labor Union Politics Class

Students in Marvin King's POL 398 Labor Union Politics, a Study USA course.

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International Politics

Shruti Jaishankar---majoring in international studies, political science, and Spanish---is studying in Chile for her honors thesis comparing electoral laws around the world.

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Alumni delivers 159th commencement address

U.S. Sen. Roger F. Wicker (R-Miss), a political science and journalism major (B.A. 1973) elected to the Senate in 2008, gave the 2012 commencement address. Photo by Robert Jordan.

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Professor John Winkle

Dr. Winkle taught for almost four decades before his recent retirement.

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Furlong Family Scholarship Endowment

Alumni Larry Furlong and his family are providing financial assistance to undergraduate students enrolled in UM’s College of Liberal Arts with preference given to students from Illinois, Florida, California and Nashville, Tenn.

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Scholar Athlete

Alumni and former UM linebacker Jonathan Cornell has successfully transitioned from political science major to high school teacher with the Mississippi Teacher Corps.

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Political discussion

Newsmuseum CEO Charles Overby moderates an election panel discussion with, seated from left, UM political science associate professor Marvin King Jr., Tom Baxter, John Brummett and Curtis Wilkie. Photo by Robert Jordan

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