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