News by Category - History and Political Science Department
March 22, 2017
Cal U is one of just seven Pennsylvania universities, and only 83 schools nationwide, to be designated a Voter Friendly Campus for its efforts to inform student voters, engage them in the election process, and encourage them to register and vote.
January 11, 2017
During Black History Month, Cal U confronts the pervasive problem of racism, remembers the giving spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and celebrates African-American culture, visual and performing arts, music and food. Click 'more' for Black History Month events and activities.
October 28, 2016
Why did America vote as it did? What do the 2016 election results tell us? Find out when the American Democracy Project hosts a panel of political experts and Jon Delano of KDKA-TV. The Election Analysis Forum on Nov. 15 is open to the public.
September 28, 2016
More than 80,000,000 viewers watched the presidential candidates face off in a televised debate. Now see what the vice presidential contenders Tim Kaine and Mike Pence have to say. Join the watch party at 9 p.m. Oct. 4 in Eberly Hall, Room 110.
September 09, 2016
Hear firsthand accounts of the Democratic and Republican national conventions, and a convention focused on millennials' concerns, when Cal U marks Constitution Day, Sept. 16. Two panel presentations in the Natali Student Center are open to the entire campus community.
September 06, 2016
Join us Sept. 7 for the CollegeDebate16 'College Convention,' a 90-minute town hall meeting streamed live to universities across the country. Cal U student Mari Boyle is a delegate to CollegeDebate16, which will suggest topics for the presidential candidates to debate.
June 14, 2016
Tune into the podcast series "More Perfect," presented by WNYC Studios' Radiolab, and hear the voice of history professor and biographer Dr. Craig Smith. The series' first episode, "Into the Thicket," includes Smith's comments on the late Justice Charles Evans Whittaker.