Recent News and Events

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  • 12/15/20
    UB's CAS to introduce new degree programs including BA in Global Affairs, MA in Global Affairs & BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE).
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  • 12/15/20

    On 2/12/21, the PSC department  held a dedication ceremony of 502 Park Hall for Claude Welch.


  • 12/15/20
    Jake Kathman's new book Peacekeeping in the Midst of War (with Lisa Hultman and Megan Shannon). 2020. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, was awarded the "Best Book Award for books published in  2018 and 2019" by the Conflict Processes Section of the American Political Science Association.  Congratulations Jake!
  • 4/30/19
    Annual Pi Sigma Alpha Lecture & Initiation Ceremony
  • 4/25/19
    Political science professors say they help students develop both hard skills, such as data analysis, and soft skills, such as communication abilities. A degree in political science can lead to a career in the public or private sector. Included in the USNews article is Dr. Joshua Meddaugh who graduated from UB in 2012 with his PhD in Political Science.
  • 4/12/19
    A panel discussion with Om Prakash Rawat, Chief Election Commissioner of India, 2018
  • 10/3/18
    The Seats-in-Trouble Election Forecasts discussion with Professor James E. Campbell