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15 Law Schools to Participate in 30th Annual Law School Fair

IUP students can speak with admissions officials from 15 law schools at the 30th annual Law School Fair, Thursday, October 20, 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. in the Blue Room of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 10/11/2016 1:57:26 PM

How Gerrymandering Hurts Democracy in Pennsylvania

A panel discussion on the corrosive impact of gerrymandering will be held on Monday, Oct. 3, at 6:30 p.m., in the Monongahela Room in the HUB (Student Union Building) on the IUP Campus.

Posted on 9/26/2016 1:52:28 PM

What Would the Founding Fathers Think of the Presidential Campaign?

Four authors of the U.S. Constitution (Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and Charles Pinckney) are coming to IUP to comment on contemporary politics and talk about their experiences writing the U.S. Constitution in 1787. “Chat with the Founders,” scheduled for 6:00–7:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 21, is part of IUP’s Constitution Day commemoration.

Posted on 9/19/2016 2:32:48 PM

Constitution Day: Don’t Revere It, Read It—In Public

IUP will host a public reading of the Constitution from noon to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21, in the Oak Grove to commemorate Constitution Day.

Posted on 9/15/2016 11:26:25 AM

Chambers Serves as Faculty Leader to Students at Democratic National Convention for Washington Center

David Chambers, Department of Political Science, is serving as a faculty leader for the Washington Center's 2016 Conventions Program.

Posted on 7/25/2016 9:55:38 PM

Political Science Students Compete at Spring 2016 Model EU Competition

Megan Culbertson and Nicole Fidler—both International Studies majors—participated in the spring 2016 Model EU competition.

Posted on 2/28/2016 5:02:52 PM

Learn How to Write a Personal Statement for Law School

Most law school applications ask for a two-page personal statement, but provide little other guidance.  This workshop will provide information about what law schools are looking for in a personal statement as well as strategies to come up with ideas for a personal statement. Saturday, February 27, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Posted on 2/22/2016 1:24:04 PM

War College Fellows Visit IUP Feb. 16–17

Fellows from the U.S. Army War College’s Eisenhower Series College Program will visit IUP February 16–17, 2016. All are invited to attend the National Security Forum on Tuesday, February 16.

Posted on 2/15/2016 12:07:37 PM

IUP Students Attend Model NATO

IUP students Vincent Campisano, Vincent Lopez, Greg Berdis, Joe Hutzulak, Kaleb Ratzer, and Rachel Krueger will spend February 11–14 in Washington, D.C. representing various members of NATO member Slovakia’s government in the committee deliberations of NATO’s role in current international events at the 2016 International Model NATO simulation.

Posted on 2/11/2016 12:09:30 PM

Learn How to Get Into Law School

All components of the law school application process will be covered in this workshop on Saturday, February 20, 2016.

Posted on 2/1/2016 2:37:03 PM

Political Science Major Marcinko Meets Governor Wolf During Internship

Political science major Luke Marcinko had a chance to meet Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf as part of his involvement with the Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS) program.

Posted on 1/28/2016 2:08:42 PM

IUP Model EU team travels to D.C. for competition

On November 13-15, seven IUP students will become Belgian politicians, thanks to the magic of a simulation of the European Union in Washington, D.C.

Posted on 11/12/2015 2:53:31 PM

Workshop: How to Write a Personal Statement for Your Law School Application

Learn what a “personal statement” is and what law schools are looking for when they ask for a personal statement as part of a law school application. The workshop is on Saturday, November 14.

Posted on 10/28/2015 1:14:57 PM

IUP Students Attend National Security Symposium in Pittsburgh

Eleven IUP students attended a national security symposium at the University of Pittsburgh on Sept. 24.

Posted on 10/7/2015 11:20:36 AM

29th Annual Law School Fair

Law School admissions reps from across the country will be on campus to talk to IUP students about law school from 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 21, 2015, in G98 Wallwork Hall.

Posted on 10/5/2015 3:00:35 PM

Ever Wondered What the Founding Fathers Would Say? Come Ask Them!

Come listen to four of America’s Founding Fathers talk about what it was like to help draft the U.S. Constitution. This “Chat with the Founding Fathers,” the first of this semester’s Six O’Clock Series, takes place Monday, September 14, 6:00–7:30 p.m. in the HUB Ohio Room.

Posted on 9/11/2015 11:13:50 AM

Celebrate Constitution Day at IUP

IUP will celebrate Constitution Day on Monday, September 14, with several events free and open to the community.

Posted on 9/8/2015 9:52:35 AM

Writing a Law School Personal Statement Workshop

Aside from your LSAT score and grades, your personal statement is the most important part of your law school application. Don’t know what to write or how to get started? Then sign up for this workshop, taking place Saturday, April 11.

Posted on 3/19/2015 11:00:03 AM

Getting Into Law School Workshop, March 28

How do I apply to law school? When should I start applying? What all do I need to apply to law school? How many law schools should I apply to? Which law schools should I apply to? How much is all this going to cost? If these questions sound familiar, then this workshop is for you.

Posted on 3/19/2015 10:52:36 AM

National Security Experts to Speak at IUP About Situation in Syria and Other Foreign Policy Issues

Eisenhower Fellows from the Army War College will speak on a variety of foreign policy issues on Wednesday, February 18, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., in the HUB Allegheny Room.

Posted on 2/16/2015 1:09:20 PM

IUP Model European Union Team Gains Awards

IUP students participated in two Model European Union simulations in 2014, and won awards on both occasions.

Posted on 1/20/2015 1:56:46 PM

IUP Students: Interact with Reps From 16 Law Schools At Law School Fair

Students can learn about law school at the Law School Fair on Tuesday, October 21, from 11:00–2:00 in the Blue Room of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 10/20/2014 12:03:19 PM

IUP Hosts 28th Annual Law School Fair

Representatives of 14 law schools from across the country will talk to IUP students about law school and their respective programs on Tuesday, October 21.

Posted on 10/14/2014 1:39:07 PM

The U.S. Constitution is Celebrating its 227th Birthday—And You’re Invited

IUP will celebrate Constitution Day on Monday, September 15, 2014, with two events free and open to the public: a public reading of the U.S. Constitution, and a chat with the Founding Fathers.

Posted on 9/12/2014 1:42:44 PM

Founding Father for a Day

Four faculty members will once again don 18th-century attire and reprise their portrayals of four authors of the U.S. Constitution as part of IUP’s celebration of Constitution Day on Monday, September 15.

Posted on 9/11/2014 2:05:25 PM

You’re Invited to Read the U.S. Constitution . . . and Meet Its Authors

IUP will host a public reading of the U.S. Constitution to commemorate Constitution Day on Monday, September 15, from noon to 1:00 p.m. in front of Stapleton Library.

Posted on 9/10/2014 1:31:49 PM

Jackson to Teach in China on International Relations

During summer 2014, Steven Jackson will teach two short courses on innovative topics at Sichuan University in Chengdu, China.

Posted on 6/17/2014 10:09:11 AM

Expert Panel Will Address National Security Concerns

The Eisenhower National Security Panel will be at IUP to address contemporary military and national security concerns on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Students can speak one-on-one with these experts at a Pizza Meet & Greet, followed by a public presentation.

Posted on 4/2/2014 1:44:37 PM

GRE/LSAT/GMAT Strategy Sessions and Practice Tests

All students are invited to participate in free strategy sessions and and take practice tests for the GRE, LSAT and GMAT on March 4 and March 8, 2014.

Posted on 2/26/2014 1:59:47 PM

Admissions Director of Widener Law School Coming to IUP

Eric Kniskern, director of Admissions for the Harrisburg campus of Widener Law School, will be at IUP to answer questions about the law school admissions process on Monday, February 24.

Posted on 2/18/2014 2:38:56 PM

Political Science Grad Student Corran Recognized by Center for Digital Humanities

Political Science graduate student Matt Corran was named by IUP’s Center for the Digital Humanities and Culture to be a 2014 HASTAC Scholar.

Posted on 10/29/2013 2:53:28 PM

How to Write a Law School Personal Statement Workshop

Learn what a personal statement is and what law schools look for in one. This free workshop is Saturday, November 9, 2013.

Posted on 10/28/2013 1:41:07 PM

How to Get Into Law School Workshop

Come learn about the law school application process at a free workshop on Saturday, November 2.

Posted on 10/28/2013 1:24:54 PM

IUP Students Can Interact With 16 Law Schools at Law School Fair

IUP's 27th Annual Law School Fair will be held 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, October 15, 2013, in the Blue Room of Sutton Hall.  Representatives from 16 law schools are coming to talk to IUP students about their respective law schools, and about what law schools are looking for in applicants.

Posted on 10/14/2013 1:12:09 PM

IUP Hosts 27th Annual Law School Fair

Representatives of law schools from across the country will be on hand to talk to IUP students about law school and their respective programs on October 15 in the Blue Room of Sutton Hall.

Posted on 10/9/2013 1:59:12 PM

Jackson Discusses U.S.-Japan-China Relationship and Power Transition Theory

Steven Jackson, Political Science Department, presented “Pivots, Transitions, and Distractions: Power Transition Theory and the US-Japan-China Relationship 2000–2012” as part of the official program of the 2013 Power Transition in Asia Seminar, July 24–25 in Australia.

Posted on 9/26/2013 4:04:48 PM

We the People at IUP Read the Constitution

Help commemorate Constitution Day 2013 by participating in a public reading of the U.S. Constitution at noon on Monday, September 16, in the Oak Grove in front of the library. The first 100 to arrive can read a portion of the Constitution.

Posted on 9/13/2013 1:41:05 PM

What Would the Founding Fathers Do About the Syria Crisis?

“Original Intentions? A Chat with the Founding Fathers” will offer the IUP community a chance to learn what the authors of the U.S. Constitution hoped to achieve when they wrote the document. 6:00 p.m. on Monday, September 16, 2013.

Posted on 9/13/2013 11:50:50 AM

Campus and Community Invited to Commemorate Constitution Day 2013

IUP will celebrate the 227th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution with two public events on Monday, September 16.

Posted on 9/10/2013 1:57:08 PM

Fiddner to Organize Roundtables on Defining and Understanding Cyberspace

Mac Fiddner, Department of Political Science, has been awarded a grant by the IBM Center for the Business of Government to organize two expert roundtables at IUP on “Decision Making Implications of Defining and Understanding Cyberspace.”

Posted on 6/20/2013 3:23:58 PM

Guestworkers and Immigration: Lessons from the Bracero Program

Andrew Hazelton will present on this Mexican agricultural guestworker program, which ran from 1942–1964, in the HUB Monongahela Room on April 24, 2013.

Posted on 4/18/2013 9:22:10 AM

GRE and LSAT Prep Session and Practice Test

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, in conjunction with the Princeton Review, will be offering GRE and LSAT practice session workshops as well as practice tests for both exams on April 23 and April 27, 2013.

Posted on 4/11/2013 3:35:09 PM

Increasing Access to Health Services in Rural Bolivia: Successes and Challenges

The Political Science and Latin American Studies departments are sponsoring a presentation by Brooke Harlowe of Lockhaven University on Wednesday, April 10, 2013.

Posted on 4/5/2013 9:34:04 AM

Law School Personal Statement Workshop: April 13

Aside from your LSAT score and grades, your personal statement is your one chance to set yourself apart from the hundreds (or thousands) of other applications. Don’t know what to write or how to get started? Then sign up!

Posted on 3/29/2013 8:41:19 AM

Getting Into Law School Workshop: April 6

If you have questions about law school—how and when to apply, to which and how many schools should you apply, what is the cost—then this workshop is for you! Saturday, April 6, 2013.

Posted on 3/29/2013 8:39:53 AM

First Mock Trial Club Meeting of Spring 2013 Semester

The IUP Mock Trial Club will have its first meeting of the semester on Tuesday, February 19, at 4:30 p.m. in 164 Keith Hall.

Posted on 2/12/2013 3:39:49 PM

First Pre-Law Society Meeting of Spring 2013 Semester

Come learn about the IUP Pre-Law Society at an informational meeting on Tuesday, February 19, at 3:30 p.m. in 164 Keith Hall.

Posted on 2/12/2013 3:29:38 PM

National Security Experts Coming to IUP to Talk Candidly

Fellows of the Eisenhower National Security Series will exchange views about national security issues at IUP on Tuesday, February 19, 2013, in the Crimson Event Center.

Posted on 2/12/2013 3:20:38 PM

Martin Retires from Political Science

Professor Susan J. Martin retired February 1, 2013, after more than 10 years of service as devoted teacher and colleague.

Posted on 2/3/2013 6:15:59 PM

Reminder: Law School Fair Oct. 23

Law schools from across the country will be at IUP on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to talk to IUP students.

Posted on 10/22/2012 1:00:21 PM

Getting Into Law School Workshop, November 3

How do I apply to law school? When should I start applying? What all do I need to apply to law school? How many law schools should I apply to? Which law schools should I apply to? How much is all this going to cost? If these questions sound familiar, then this workshop’s for you.

Posted on 10/15/2012 2:04:58 PM

26th Annual Law School Fair at IUP on October 23

Representatives of law schools from across the country are coming to IUP to answer questions and share information about their schools on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Crimson Event Center in Folger Hall.

Posted on 10/15/2012 1:46:52 PM

Founding Fathers Enter the YouTube Era

IUP Journalism professor and videographer Erick Lauber created a video featuring IUP’s “Chat with the Founding Fathers.” The video highlights one of the core events hosted by IUP each year to commemorate Constitution Day.

Posted on 10/4/2012 3:08:13 PM

Averting Nuclear Armageddon—But Just Barely: What We Have and Haven’t Learned After the Cuban Missile Crisis

Fifty years after narrowly averting a nuclear war with Russia, two leading experts are coming to IUP to reflect on the lessons of the Cuban Missile Crisis on Monday, October 15, 2012, as part of IUP’s Six O’Clock Series.

Posted on 10/3/2012 2:50:33 PM

Political Science Professor Speaks About the Lessons of the Sandusky Scandal

Political Science professor Gwendolyn Torges and Student Affairs in Higher Education professor John Wesley Lowery talked about the lessons of the Sandusky scandal for IUP on September 24, 2012.

Posted on 9/26/2012 2:03:56 PM

IUP Professors Embrace Their Inner Founding Fathers

IUP professors talk about what it’s like to portray a “Founding Father” each year as part of IUP’s commemoration of Constitution Day.

Posted on 9/12/2012 6:50:50 PM

Political Science Pre-law Student Bercik to Introduce Constitution’s Founding Fathers

John Bercik, a senior Political Science/Pre-Law major, will give introductory remarks for the first of this year’s Six O’Clock Series presentations at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, September 17, 2012.

Posted on 9/12/2012 9:06:20 AM

Campus and Community Invited to Commemorate Constitution Day, September 17

Everyone is invited to celebrate the 225th birthday of the U.S. Constitution on Monday, September 17, 2012, with a public reading of the Constitution at noon in the Oak Grove and a “chat with the Founding Fathers” at 6:00 p.m. in the HUB Ohio Room.

Posted on 9/11/2012 5:02:23 PM

Informational Meeting for Black Law Students Association

The Black Law Students Association will hold an informational meeting in 165 Keith Hall at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Septemeber 17, 2012.

Posted on 9/11/2012 3:47:28 PM

Fiddner Receives President’s Advancing Grantsmanship Award

The award to Dighton “Mac” Fiddner, Political Science Department, was given in recognition of his submitting a grant proposal to the Gerda Henkel Foundation to sponsor an international roundtable discussion on “Cyberspace National Security Policy and Strategy” during the 2012–2013 fiscal year.

Posted on 8/27/2012 3:22:47 PM

First Pre-Law Society Meeting of the Fall Semester

Come learn about IUP’s Pre-Law Society at an informational meeting on Tuesday, September 4, 2012, at 4:00 p.m. in 244 Keith Hall.

Posted on 8/23/2012 1:23:05 PM

Jackson Discusses China: Relations With Southeast Asia, and Foreign Direct Investment in Africa

Steven Jackson, Department of Political Science, recently presented two papers on China to the Asian Studies Development Program and to the International Studies Association in the spring of 2012.

Posted on 4/6/2012 9:26:37 AM

Workshop: Writing a Law School Personal Statement, March 31

Don’t know what to write or how to get started with your law school application? Then sign up for the Writing a Law School Personal Statement Workshop on March 31, 2012.

Posted on 2/22/2012 9:16:43 AM

Getting Into Law School Workshop, March 3

If you have any questions about getting into law school, then this is the workshop for you. Saturday, March 3, 2012.

Posted on 2/22/2012 9:14:44 AM

National Security Experts from Army War College Coming to IUP January 30

Interested in today's national security issues? Get the inside story at a reception, 4:30 p.m., and public forum, 6:30 p.m.

Posted on 1/18/2012 10:58:11 AM

IUP Students Participate in Model European Union

Five IUP students participated in the annual Mid-Atlantic Model European Union simulation in Washington, D.C.

Posted on 12/2/2011 1:06:01 PM

Free Practice LSAT Exam Available

Warm up for the LSAT exam, and find out how you would score. Take a free practice LSAT on November 12, 2011, and see where your scores will take you!

Posted on 10/26/2011 4:04:09 PM

Join the Pre-Law Society

Come learn about IUP's Pre-Law Society. The IUP Pre-Law Society the is sponsoring looking for members. There will be an informational meeting on Monday, October 31, 2011, at 5:00 p.m. in Keith Hall, room 165.

Posted on 10/26/2011 4:02:44 PM

Workshop: Writing a Law School Personal Statement

Aside from your LSAT score and grades, your personal statement is the most important part of your law school application. Don’t know what to write or how to get started? Then sign up for this workshop.

Posted on 10/14/2011 12:04:44 PM

Getting into Law School Workshop

How do I apply? When should I apply? What do I need to apply? How many and which should I apply to? How much is all this going to cost? If these questions sound familiar, then this workshop’s for you.

Posted on 10/14/2011 12:02:31 PM

Torges Talks with WIUP about British Supreme Court

Political Science Department faculty member Gwen Torges will discuss her ongoing research about the United Kingdom’s new Supreme Court on WIUP (90.5) on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Posted on 10/10/2011 2:06:56 PM

Law Fair at IUP

IUP’s twenty-fifth annual Law School Fair takes place on Thursday, October 20, 2011, at the Crimson Event Center.

Posted on 10/7/2011 10:04:40 AM

Faculty Discussion: Kurds and Palestinians

The Department of Political Science and the Center for Middle East Studies will sponsor “Nations Without a State: What is in the Future for Palestinians and Kurds?” on Thursday, February 10, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the HUB’s Allegheny Room.

Posted on 2/4/2011 9:32:43 AM

IUP Students Participate in 2010 Model NATO

IUP students represented Belgium and Hungary at the twenty-fifth annual National Model NATO Conference in February 2010.

Posted on 9/17/2010 9:22:03 AM

Jackson Publishes on “Teaching with Technology” in International Studies Encyclopedia

An article by Dr. Steven F. Jackson (Department of Political Science), “Teaching with Technology: Active Learning in International Studies,” has been published in the International Studies Encyclopedia.

Posted on 5/17/2010 1:27:45 PM

Constitution Day Is September 17

Celebrate the 221st anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution with events planned by the Political Science Department.

Posted on 9/11/2008 4:09:08 PM

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