Western Michigan University's Department of Political Science hosts speakers and other events on campus.


Saturday, Dec. 9

Ethics Lecture: "Liberalism and Racial Justice" Charles Mills, City University of New York

Open to the public.
Room 157 Bernhard Center, 4:45 p.m.

Dec. 11 through 15

Final exams

Take advantage of the Political Science Library, 3301 Friedmann Hall! A quiet place to study, between Knauss and Dunbar Halls on the third floor.

Saturday, Dec. 16

Western Michigan University Graduation Commencement

College of Arts and Sciences

Miller Auditorium, 3 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 23 through Sunday, Dec. 31

Holiday Recess

Many WMU offices closed.

Monday, Jan. 8

Spring semester begins

Institute of Government and Politics

The Institute of Government and Politics is housed and administered by the Department of Political Science. The institute introduces WMU students and faculty and the greater Kalamazoo community to scholars of politics and political leaders and experts from outside the University.

Mock Trial

Mock Trial students prepare for competitions against colleges and universities across the country. The Mock Trial season begins the first week of fall semester in September and lasts into March or April.