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Spotlights

David Johnson Spotlight

David Johnson

Attorney in Global Sourcing and Technology Transactions

Jillian Zirnhelt Spotlight

Jillian Zirnhelt

Jillian Zirnhelt is a Research Officer at the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Meghan Ramil Spotlight

Meghan Ramil

2016 Graduate Promoted to Assistant Account Executive for Political Consulting Firm in DC

Ashley DeBoer VandeBunte Spotlight

Ashley DeBoer VandeBunte

2008 Graduate Director of Meetings for the American Political Science Association

Clair (Radyko) Scheiderer Spotlight

Clair (Radyko) Scheiderer

Attorney for Freedom House Represents Asylum Seekers

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News

IR Alumni Heading to Law School

IR Alumni Heading to Law School

Alexys Neal (l) '21 will attend Michigan State University College of Law and Marie Edouard (r) '20 will attend Boston University School of Law.

Aug 2, 2021

GVSU Students Intern in DC through The Washington Center

GVSU Students Intern in DC through The Washington Center

The department of Political Science and International Relations is pleased to have four of our students participating in TWCs summer program.

Jul 19, 2021

Salam Recipient of GV in DC Scholarship

Salam Recipient of GV in DC Scholarship

Congratulations to Shireen Salam!

Jun 22, 2021

Bowen and Boss Named 2021-22 Batchelder Scholars

Bowen and Boss Named 2021-22 Batchelder Scholars

The Political Science Department is pleased to recognize Rebekkah Bowen and Kylie Boss as our Batchelder Scholars for the 2021-2022 school year.

Apr 28, 2021

Linderman Wins International Relations Excellence-in-a-Discipline Award

Linderman Wins International Relations Excellence-in-a-Discipline Award

Congratulations to Elyssa Linderman, who is this year's winner of the Excellence in a Discipline award for International Relations.

Apr 7, 2021

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Events

Chicago Christmas Market 2021

December 4, 2021 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM

WHEN: Saturday, December 4th 2021 TIME: Meet at 8am, at Kirkhof and return to GVSU at 10-11pm COST: $30 per person DEADLINE: Sign-up deadline is November 29th, 2021 SIGN-UP: Fill out forms...

Festa di Natale (Christmas Party)

December 6, 2021 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come and join us for an Italian holiday party. We will be listening to Italian holiday music, playing holiday games, and having Italian Christmas cookies. All food is prewrapped and nut-free! RSVP...

THE GLOBAL EXPRESS: COVID-19 A TESTIMONY OF GLOBAL HEALTH IN RECENT TIMES

December 8, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The Global Express is a public forum on global affairs and current events virtually on Wednesdays this Fall 2021. Join us on December 8 when Professor Azizur Molla from the School of Public...

Mno'Chigewin Student Success Program: End of Semester Celebration

December 9, 2021 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

For all our Mno'Chigewin students who participated in our Nwiijkiwenh Mentorship Program we will take this time to celebrate reaching the end of the semester! This will be fun and relaxing...with...

Mno'Chigewin-Cultural Teachings with Jason Wesaw: (1 of 4) Continuing talking circles with Indigenous knowledge keeper

January 20, 2022 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

We will be continuing the work we started last academic year with cultural teachings from a local Indigenous knowledge keepers. This will be a special time to gather, find community, and build...

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