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Endowment honors Allin’s influence

Politics Professor Craig Allin influenced Beth Knickerbocker ’89 so deeply that she’s created an endowment for the Center for Law and Society in his honor.

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Students featured in story about young voters

Two Cornell College students, seniors Thomas Cooke and Trevor Hazen, were featured on KCRG-TV9 in a story about the importance of the youth vote in the upcoming midterm elections.

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Politics course studies elections in real time

In Campaigns & Elections, students become completely immersed in the democratic process at the peak of election cycle.

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Kiflemariam studies and advocates for voting rights

Ariam Kiflemariam has found outlets for her interest in voting rights through internships, class projects, and a prestigious summer research opportunity at Duke University.

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Kiflemariam named Ralph Bunche Summer Scholar

Ariam Kiflemariam, who is double-majoring in politics and ethnic studies, is one of 12 students who participated in the prestigious Ralph Bunche Summer Institute at Duke University this summer.

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Knox pursuing passion at dream school

Jennifer Knox ’14 will fulfill her childhood dream of attending Oxford University, where she’ll study international relations.

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Legal Employment Outlook

The Career Engagement Center held a workshop April 17 for students to learn what they needed to make an informed decision about whether or not to apply to law schools.

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Leadership Workshop: Controversy with Civility

How do appreciating different perspectives and knowing how to work with conflict help you develop as a leader? Come to the session on controversy with civility to learn about this aspect of leadership.

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Leadership Workshop: Commitment

How do making a commitment and acting consistently help you develop as a leader? Come to the session on commitment to learn about this aspect of leadership.

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Welcome Reception and Dinner for Aoyama Gakuin Women’s Junior College

Cornell College will welcome five female students and two faculty members from Aoyama Gakuin Women’s Junior College (Tokyo, Japan) with a welcome dinner and reception Feb. 24.

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Leadership Workshop: Collaboration

How does knowing how to work with others help you develop as a leader? Come to the session on collaboration to learn about this aspect of leadership. Feb. 12, 5:30-7 p.m., Thomas Commons.

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Foreign policy course features depth and variety

David Yamanishi aimed for depth in his American Policy Course, focusing on a set of interesting case studies. Students also enjoyed a variety of learning opportunities, including three full-length films, a morning with a visiting Supreme Court expert, and a final research paper.

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Professor discusses U.S. House on Iowa Public Radio

Hans Hassell, assistant professor of politics at Cornell College, was on the Iowa Public Radio program “River to River” on Tuesday to talk about John Boehner, the Republican Speaker of the House.

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SIG Talk explores the effect of stress on voter turnout

Hans Hassell, assistant professor of politics, will discuss the rise of using behavioral psychology in voter turnout efforts and how those efforts can change the dynamics of a campaign. He will present some of his own experimental research on how individuals respond politically in different ways when confronted with stressful life experiences and what this might mean for political campaigns.

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Leadership focus draws Johnson to Berkeley computing program

Kevin Johnson ’13 is set to begin an intensive one-year master’s program in computer science at the University of California, Berkeley. He was particularly drawn by the programs’s emphasis on leadership development.

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