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
UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
Alumna realized she could influence elected officials — before she could even vote. Here's how you can too.
Participants hope to tap into pipeline leading to legal and public service careers.
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
Rebecca Gill’s experience is informing gender inequality research and inspiring other women to share their stories.
Professor Michael Bowers on writing the essential textbook on Nevada's political scoundrels and budget battles.
Political Science In The News
As Democratic presidential hopefuls hit the ground to woo voters in the early voting state of Nevada, many are touting how closely their home states align with the fast-growing tourist mecca. Few, though, can say it’s where they stop for mom’s home cooking.
Billionaire Guo Taiming announced on Wednesday that he will run for the president of Taiwan. He said that his election has been blessed by Mazu. The most well-known product of Guo Taiming's factory is the iPhone.
Western media has paid extensive attention to Guo Taiming’s announcement of his candidacy for Taiwan’s president. He said that although he has no political experience, he has a wide range of contacts as a successful businessman and has high-level contacts in Washington and Beijing. The precedent of US President Trump's business and excellent politics remains to be seen.
The billionaire Terry Gou, whose company is best known for manufacturing iPhones, announced Wednesday he would run for Taiwan’s presidency, saying his bid had received a divine blessing — from a Chinese sea goddess.
Foxconn founder Terry Gou has claimed divine endorsement for his bid to become Taiwan’s president: support of the Chinese sea goddess Mazu.
Billionaire Terry Gou’s possible entry into Taiwan’s presidential race illustrates the dilemma facing the island’s leader, Tsai Ing-wen, as she prepares for an uphill re-election bid.