Monthly Archives: May 2013

Simonich ’13 Wins Award

Claire Simonich (POLS ’13) received the Outstanding Senior Woman Academic Achievement Award in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Congratulations!

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Venator on Latino vote panel in Hartford

Prof. Charles Venator Santiago joined a “community dialogue about the history and current state of the Latino vote in Hartford.” Congratulations!

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Hudak ’05 on his Brookings job & working in DC

Dr. John Hudak is a political science major who graduated UConn in 2005. He is on twitter @JohnJHudak. We recently asked him a few questions: What is your current position? I am currently a Fellow in Governance Studies at the … Continue reading

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Hertel on WNPR

On May 10, 2013, Prof. Shareen Hertel appeared on WNPR’s “Where we live.”  She joined a discussion of safety issues at overseas garment factories in light of the recent tragedy in Bangladesh. Congratulations!

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Venator Comments on Puerto Rican Statehood

Prof. Charles Venator Santiago was quoted in a Wall Street Journal story (subscribers) on Puerto Rico and statehood. Congratulations!

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Dyson on Star Trek Into Politics

Prof. Stephen Dyson analyzed the politics of the new movie Star Trek Into Darkness over at The Monkey Cage. Congratulations!

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Peace and Security Opportunities

Dr. Jill Deans, director of the Office of National Scholarships at UConn, provided this list (Word doc)(PDF) of “peace and security” opportunities that came through a fellowship listserv. The list includes options for undergraduates, graduate students, and even faculty. Thanks!

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UConn attends ISA conference

Prof. Sterling-Folker offers highlights of the recent International Studies Association annual conference: “The 2013 ISA Annual Meeting held in San Francisco, April 3-6, was attended by a number of UConn faculty and graduate students.  Prof. Mark Boyer convened a Junior … Continue reading

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Clifford Book Wins Award

Prof. Garry Clifford’s book, The World War I Memoirs of Robert P. Patterson: A Captain in the Great War, has won this year’s award for the best edited book from the Army Historical Foundation. The award will be presented at the annual meeting in … Continue reading

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UConn Today Profiles Patel ’13

UConn Today highlighted POLS major Jigish Patel ’13. Congratulations!

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