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2020-2021 Commencement

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We wanted to congratulate our students on earning their degrees and participating in commencement. We know it was a hard year for everyone and we are so proud of our students for pushing through and continuing their educational journey. Congratulations again!


Graduate Student Highlight: Brigitte Hugh Interning at The Wilson Center

Brigitte Hugh is a staff intern with the Environmental Change and Security program. She is pursuing a Master's of Political Science with an emphasis in Anticipatory Intelligence and Political Science Department at Utah State University. She seeks to develop an interdisciplinary understanding of, and approach to, the greatest security concerns we face in the 21st century. 

Read her recent article, "Glass Half Full? Innovative Technologies Could Increase Global Water Security" by using this link.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Information & Resources

Merrill Scholars Spring 2020Due to recent circumstances regarding COVID-19, all of our department's courses have been moved online and all events have been cancelled for the rest of the semester.
In addition, the Political Science office will be closed until further notice, although staff and faculty can be reached remotely via email.
More information about USU's policies regarding COVID-19 can be found at this link

In light of the travel restrictions and advice from the university and the government, the international experience requirement for the International Studies major will be temporarily waived. Students planning to graduate in Summer 2020, Fall 2020, and Spring 2021 need not have undertaken a study abroad or international internship to meet the graduation requirements. Possible extension of the waiver of this requirement will be reviewed as circumstances change.

Undergraduate Student Highlight

Merrill Scholars Spring 2020

Political Science undergraduate student Maddie Waddoups and her mentor Dr. Colin Flint presented research at national conference, and have created the Aggie Geopolitical Observatory, or Aggies GO! for short.

Use this link to read the article.

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