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Rhoads presents research, conducts workshop on Q methodology

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Dr. James C. Rhoads, professor of political science, conducted a workshop and presented his research at the 35th annual meeting of the International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity, held at the University of Naples Federico II in Naples, Italy, Sept. 18-20.

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Westminster’s Climate Teach-in sessions will focus on impacts of climate change

Monday, September 16, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – In advance of the Global Climate Strike on Sept. 20-27, Westminster College will hold a Climate Teach-in throughout the day on Wednesday, Sept. 18.  

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Former Maryland Governor, presidential hopeful to kick off nation’s second oldest mock convention

Saturday, September 14, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Former Democratic Maryland Governor and 2016 presidential candidate Martin O’Malley will serve as the keynote speaker at Westminster College’s 21st annual Mock Convention, the second oldest in the nation.

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Westminster College hosts Social Sciences Visit Day

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON — High school students interested in studying political science, criminal justice, international studies, psychology, sociology and neuroscience in college are invited to attend Westminster College’s Social Sciences Visit Day on Monday, Feb. 18.

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Westminster political science professor presents at subjectivity conference

Thursday, October 25, 2018

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Dr. James C. Rhoads, Westminster College professor of political science, recently presented at the 35th annual meeting of the International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity (ISSSS) held Oct. 10-13 in Charlotte, N.C.

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Alumna Profile: Tricia Johnston '14

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Tricia Johnston ’14 did not originally know what she wanted to do after graduation, but the experiences and skills she gained through her time at Westminster completely altered her trajectory.

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Westminster alumna to discuss restorative justice initiatives

Thursday, October 11, 2018

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Westminster graduate Inga Laurent will discuss “From Retribution to Restoration: Implementing Nationwide Restorative Justice Initiatives” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, in the Mueller Theater of McKelvey Campus Center at Westminster College.

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Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research Announces 2018 Summer Research Fellows

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

The Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research at Westminster College is pleased to announce the second cohort of Summer Research Fellows. Student and faculty pairs from all academic disciplines were encouraged to apply for one of the highly competitive research fellowships, and only six were accepted for summer 2018.

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Fair Districts PA Regional Director to Talk Gerrymandering, April 23

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Westminster College’s Department of Political Science will welcome economist Dr. Don Goldstein to discuss gerrymandering in Pennsylvania and the movement to reform the partisan rigging of elections. Goldstein will speak in Wallace Memorial Chapel at 7:00 p.m.

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Senior Social Science and Humanities Majors Prepare for Annual Capstone Poster Session

Monday, December 4, 2017

Join senior criminal justice studies, history, international studies, political science and sociology students as they present their capstone research on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 from 4 – 5:30 p.m. in the Witherspoon Rooms of the McKelvey Campus Center. 

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