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Midterm elections in the US: interpreting the results
With the participation of students and professors, this Wednesday 14th, Government Department offered a briefly panel “Midterm Elections in the US: Interpreting the results”. In the panel, undergrad and graduate students talked about the importance of the midterm elections and offered statistics about the participation of the young vote with Dr. Neil Harvey and Kohlby McInnes as a moderators.
2018 Migration Crisis Service-Learning Study-Abroad Blog
This interdisciplinary, service-learning study-abroad course examines the current migration crisis in Europe, which has fundamentally affected and transformed the European continent. In particular, Germany has emerged as the political core of the crisis. This interdisciplinary study-abroad trip to southern Germany/Munich engaged students with the immediate social complexity of the integration of migrants in Germany.
Model United Nations – upcoming events: Nov. 3, Nov 9-10 and March 2019
The NMSU Model United Nations Team will be traveling to Tucson to compete in CATMUN, a Model UN conference hosted by the University of Arizona on November 3rd. The team’s twelve members will be representing a diverse array of countries in working toward solutions concerning suppressing the financing of terrorism, crimes involving internationally protected persons, and the regulation of genetic engineering and biotechnology.
The Model UN team is also hosting its annual Fall Conference for High School students on the NMSU campus the following weekend, November 9th-10th, and competing in New York City during Spring Break 2019 as the Delegation of the Federal Republic of Somalia. See photo of the team, with faculty adviser, Dr. Sabine Hirschauer.
2017: NMSU team earns top awards at national Model U.N. competition See full story here
Govt & Econ grad selected for Fulbright student award to South Korea. See full story here
2016: Model UN team wins big at New York conference. See story here.
NMSU Honors student Sarah Casson (BA Government and Spanish, 2013) on her Fulbright US Student Program Award. Read more about this achievement here.
Rylee Stenberg, an undergraduate senior in Government and Law & Society, has been featured by the national Women in Politics: College Edition program of MSNBC. Read more about this achievement here.
2015: Model UN team wins the top award again!!!
Video of the NMSU Model UN team in New York, April 2015, click here.
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Last Updated: Nov. 8, 2017