Tag: Political Science

Taking Flight: Ecuadorian Native Taught Value of Education at an Early Age

Taking Flight: Ecuadorian Native Taught Value of Education at an Early Age

By Tom McLaughlin In June 2001, 6-year-old Omar Samaniego boarded a plane in his native Ecuador with his parents, Gladys and Fidel, and his older brother, Richard, and headed for the United States. Alert and self-aware as a child, he knew then that he wouldn’t be coming back. “I understood that I was leaving behind […]

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Rutgers–Camden and Camden County College Expand Premier Partnership to Offer Political Science Degree

Rutgers–Camden and Camden County College Expand Premier Partnership to Offer Political Science Degree

By Tom McLaughlin Beginning this fall, an expanded partnership between Rutgers University–Camden and Camden County College (CCC) will enable students to earn a bachelor of arts degree in political science seamlessly from Rutgers–Camden upon completion of their CCC associate’s degree. “Camden County College is proud to add a fifth bachelor’s degree program on our Blackwood […]

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Along the Great Divide: A Q&A with Political Expert Shauna Shames

Along the Great Divide: A Q&A with Political Expert Shauna Shames

As convention season reaches a fever pitch, the 2016 U.S. presidential election is shaping up to be one of the most divided – and perhaps divisive – contests in American history. Key issues, clear-cut policy differences, gender, and age are all playing major roles in deepening this divide, explains Shauna Shames, an assistant professor of […]

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Researcher: Summer Games No Winning Proposition for All Rio Residents

Researcher: Summer Games No Winning Proposition for All Rio Residents

For many residents in Rio, the Olympics and the preceding 2014 FIFA World Cup haven’t always been winning propositions.

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Clinton’s Victory Provides New Opportunity to Analyze Gender Dynamics, Says Researcher

Clinton’s Victory Provides New Opportunity to Analyze Gender Dynamics, Says Researcher

While Hillary Clinton’s victory as the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee marks a historic moment in the nation’s history, it also lays new and important ground for analysis of gender dynamics in American politics, explains Prof. Kelly Dittmar

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