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


Wednesday, January 24

Managing Michigan Cities Special Lecture

Political Science Library, 3301 Friedmann, 5 p.m.

Monday, January 29

Sara Pearson, CPG, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Remediation and Redevelopment Division

1118 Rood Hall, 4 to 5 p.m.

Wednesday, February 7

Dr. Jijun Ran, Fulbright Scholar, Johns Hopkins University

2130 Sangren Hall, 4 p.m.

Friday, February 16

Government and Nonprofit Fair

Bernhard Center Ballrooms, 1 to 4 p.m.

Monday, February 19

Presidents' Day

Wednesday, March 14

Undergraduate Discover Discovery research workshop: "What Comes Next: Planning for Graduate School, Careers and Beyond"

Bernhard Center Brown and Gold Room, 2:30 to 4 p.m.

Friday, March 16

The Eclectic Hour lecture series: "The Politics of Climate Change"

Dr. Denise Keele, WMU political science and environmental and sustainability studies

The Fountains at Bronson Place, 11 a.m. to noon, Registration: $30 for series

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.