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Matthew Wilson, Political Science, does Ted Cruz’s evangelical father help or hurt his campaign?

Star Telegram Originally Posted: April 18, 2015 By: Bud Kennedy Cruz’s father brings down the heavens, but does he help or hurt Ted? If you thought Sen. Ted Cruz’s father might tone down his comments for the campaign, think again. … Continue reading

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Cal Jillson, Political Science, to speak at Austin College this week on his book Lone Star Tarnished

North Texas e-News Sherman, Texas — Austin College’s annual Public Administration Symposium will feature the presentation “Lone Star Tarnished” by political expert Cal Jillson, sharing ideas from his book Lone Star Tarnished: A Critical Look at Texas Politics and Public … Continue reading

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Harold Stanley named 2015-16 Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar

Harold Stanley, Geurin-Pettus Distinguished Chair in American Politics and Political Economy and SMU associate provost, has been named a Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar for the 2015-16 academic year. Stanley, who was named SMU’s interim provost and vice president for … Continue reading

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Did you miss the Tower Center’s nuclear weapons forum? C-Span was there.

Watch the discussion on nuclear weapons and national security, featuring the Tower Center’s own Joshua Rovner as moderator.  http://cs.pn/1I0FEOy   

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New courses help students shape ethical dialogue in variety of fields

DALLAS (SMU) – Nine new courses to be taught at SMU beginning this fall aim to address real-world ethical challenges from the political science realm to the video game industry. With $128,000 in grants from SMU’s Cary M. Maguire Center … Continue reading

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Cal Jillson, Political Science: Pre-K efforts at Capitol a test for governor, lawmakers

Times Record News By: Mathew Waller AUSTIN — Children ran in circles in the bright gym. They sat pointing at pictures and words in books at the library. And they typed at computers in a screen-filled classroom. “The slide game!” … Continue reading

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Ted Cruz President 2016 Speech: Why Did He Announce First?

International Business Times Originally Posted: March 23, 2015 U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz’s announcement on Monday officially declaring his Republican presidential run wasn’t just an effort to soak up all the media attention as the first major party candidate to announce. … Continue reading

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America’s political royalty

Christian Science Monitor Originally Posted: March 22, 2015 By Linda Feldmann Why political dynasties, from the Adams to the Clinton to the Bush families, are both loved and loathed in the United States. In a nation of 319 million people, … Continue reading

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Mustang Minute! Civil Rights Pilgrimage

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Students Travel To Selma For 50th Anniversary Of Civil Rights Marches

KERA Originally Published: March 7, 2015 Today, March 7, marks the 50th anniversary of a bloody milestone in the Civil Rights Movement – when marchers in Selma, Alabama were attacked by police on the Edmund Pettus Bridge. On Friday, a … Continue reading

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