Department of Political Science News
Faculty in the political science department cover a broad range of specialties including American politics, public policy, public law, political theory, comparative politics, and international politics.
Current Political Science News
A collection of news stories from February highlighting the people and research of UNLV.
A collection of news stories capturing the excitement and accomplishments of UNLV at the start of a new decade.
Honors College student Martha Amaya one of just 30 nationwide to receive Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship.
A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
Honors College student Akaisha Cook one of just 30 nationwide to receive 2020 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship.
A collection of news stories capturing the excitement of UNLV’s campus in June, July and August.
Political Science In The News
When Cassandra Raina first tried to file for unemployment online on March 15, a message popped up on her screen saying she would need to call the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation to complete the process.
Independent theatre producer Lin Chihyu, 29, originally planned to travel to Vietnam with her maternal grandfather to attend a friend's wedding ceremony before Taiwan held general elections in January.
Nevada made history when it became the first state in the US with a female-majority legislature, with women holding 51% of the seats, in December 2018.
Bernie Sanders has a commanding lead in California polls coming into Super Tuesday. But there still could be delegates available to other candidates in the Democratic presidential primary.
On the Democratic ballot paper for the first time will be media mogul Mike Bloomberg, who is the ninth-richest person in the world and has a $1 billion war chest to spend on defeating Trump.
Three hours after Precinct 7632 began its Democratic presidential caucus in a corner of the basketball court at Bob Miller Middle School in Henderson, Nevada, the precinct chair reached the right person on the phone from the party's operations center to resolve the vote-counting problem that bedeviled six precincts at the site — including hers.