Political Science professor Molly Melin does more than just lecture. From board games to Facebook groups, she’s finding new and creative ways to engage her students in politics and international relations. Dr. Melin has been awarded the Provost’s Award for Teaching Freshmen.
Loyola’s resident expert in Military Science, John ("Jay") Williams, Political Science, was awarded the distinguished Morris Janowitz Career Achievement Award in fall 2013, underscoring his teaching and professional contributions to the study of US national security and civil-military relations.
The deadline to spend a Spring 2018 semester in Washington DC is Sept. 29. Come to an info sessions about the program on: Monday, September 11 at 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. on the Water Tower Campus in the School of Communication, Room 111. On Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. on the Lake Shore Campus in Cuneo Hall, Room 217. Apply at LUC.edu/dc and find out more about living in D.C., interning, and taking classes in our nation's capital.
Political Science major, Mariana Patricia Chavez Garcia, served as student keynote speaker at May 12 commencement ceremony.
Weekend of Excellence
Sana Rizvi poster presentation, “Arab Spring, Foreign Fighters and Constitutional Legal Challenges in North Africa,” at Weekend of Excellence!
Having served as president of Tau Kappa Epsilon for two years, Nick Kimble is no stranger to volunteering. "I learned so much about listening, leading, and learning in such a short amount of time," he says.
Join Us on March 22 for a symposium, "Revolutionary Diplomats? Impacts of the Arab Spring on the Formulation and Implementation of North African Foreign Policies"
As a native of Chile, Christopher Martinez has a keen interest in South American politics. And as a former Fulbright Scholar, he’s keenly aware of the importance of helping others. That’s why he hopes to one day become a professor—but also work outside academia to improve democratic institutions and promote political participation among regular citizens.
Jessica Mecellem’s research has taken her all the way from Loyola to Turkey. The political science graduate student is conducting her PhD dissertation research abroad to investigate mass human rights violations in the country and the mechanisms to prosecute government officials who commit them.
Aubrey Dvorak is igniting change on campus by putting women’s issues in the spotlight. The political science student started The Women’s Project at Loyola this semester as a way of uniting women to discuss and create solutions to pressing social issues.
Edet Nsemo, who received a Purple Heart while serving in the Marine Corps, will be recognized at a ceremony for military and veteran students at the Weekend of Excellence. “My time at Loyola has been life changing,” he says. “It has refined in me a sense of purpose.”