Why did it take so long for women to have the right to vote in the USA? Jeanette Rankin, first Woman elected to Congress, receiving the flag of the House of Representatives upon passage of women's suffrage. Why study political science?
Each year the members of the local chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha vote for the Clarence A. Berdahl Award for Excellence Undergraduate Teaching. Please join us in congratulating the 2019 recipient of the Berdahl Award, Dr. Benjamin Miller!
For their latest book William Bernhard and Tracy Sulkin studied 20 years of data on the U.S. House of Representatives. They discovered five distinct legislative styles that describe the ways that members of Congress focus their time, effort and resources. The U of I News Bureau spoke with Dr. Bernhard and Dr. Sulkin about their findings and their book, Legislative Styles.
A big congratulations to senior Thomas Dowling who was selected as a Rhodes Scholar. He is one of only 32 students nationwide selected for the honor and is the first Rhodes Scholar from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign since 1998.