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The Political Science Department augments classroom-based education with numerous dynamic and creative endeavors. Over the last year faculty, staff, and students have combined to produce events aimed at fulfilling the department’s mission and enhancing the experiences of our majors. Faculty members seek excellence in their own research agendas and within the classroom. The following items represent just a small portion of newsworthy events and activities associated with the department.

2017

Empower Your Dreams Speech Contest 11 May 2017

Winter '16-'17 Graduation Banquet 18 February 2017

Washington DC Practicum Trip 19 January 2017

2016

Fall 2016 Graduation Banquet 21 October 2016

Spring 2016 Graduation Banquet 03 June 2016

Empower Your Dreams 12 May 2016

Secret Service Recruiting Seminar 21 April 2016

Forum with Senator Rick Santorum 07 March 2016

Malama Ia Luhui Protectors of the People Conference 29 February 2016

Winter 2015-2016 Graduation Banquet 19 February 2016

Lecture with Representative Pouha 16 February 2016

2015

Model U.N. Debate Contest 21 October 2015

Earn a Legal Studies Certificate 06 April 2015

Free LSAT Test Prep 06 April 2015

Graduation Banquet 03 April 2015

Public Speaking Contest 19 March 2015

Law Week 16 February 2015

2015 Institute of Human Studies Application 21 January 2015

2014

2014 in Review (Video)

Fall 2014 Graduation 05 December 2014 

POSC Model UN 25 November 2014

"Laying down the Law: new certificate offers practical legal training" 13 November 2014

PLS Forum - Greg Wilder 13 November 2014

POSC Elections 2014 Symposium 12 November 2014

HRO Booth on the UN 24 October 2014

BYUH MPA Information Session 23 October 2014

"Inside the Foreign Service: How American Policy is Implemented Overseas" 10 October 2014

Fall Major Meeting 18 September 2014

Student research presented to the U.N. opens eyes and doors 15 July 2014

Media and Public Leadership Training 01 July 2014

Studying the law: New course opens doors in growing profession 22 May 2014

POSC 460R Class Activity 09 May 2014

Graduation Banquet Winter 2014 03 April 2014

Bruce Bennett Lecture 27 March 2014

Public Speaking Contest 20 March 2014

HRO Club Meeting 06 March 2014

HRO Sexual Violence Booths 04 March 2014

HRO to UH Symposium 28 February 2014

Anna's Birthday 29 January 2014

Robert Griffiths Visit 23 January 2014 

2013

J. Reuben Clark Law Society 11th Annual Fireside January 2013

Dr. Jon Jonassen's Retirement 2013

POSC 390R: Complexity and Public Policy January 2013

2012

University of Waikato, Faculty of Law December 2012

Political Science Graduation Banquet December 2012

Dr. Joshua Cooper November 2012

William P. Schwab November 2012

Charlotte School of Law November 2012

BYU MPA Program Meeting November 2012

BYUH Pre-Law Society Opening Social November 2012

Political Science Retreat November 2012

Public Speaking Contest March 2012

Honorable Judge Bode Uale Comes to BYU-Hawaii January 2012

Jennifer Marshall "Let Them Rise" January 2012

2011

Mock Supreme Court Trial December 2011

Glen Carle CIA Officer November 2011

Joshua Cooper 12th Annual Summer Seminar July 2011

Representative Flake and Wife Luncheon June 2011

Rarotonga Internship Trip May 2011

CBCG Graduation Banquet April 2011

Chicago Mentored Research Trip April 2011

Public Speaking Contest March 2011

BYU Law Week February 2011

2010

Fall Major Meeting September 2010

SSC Building Remodel August 2010

Troy Smith Sabbatical Report 2010

2009

Rand Blimes Faculty Addition August 2009