UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Department News

2016-2017

October 31, 2016

  • Political Science Department chair, Neil Kraus, was interviewed by Pat Kessler of Minnesota's WCCO News for an article, "Trump To Campaign In Wisconsin Tuesday."  Read the full story here.

October 26, 2016

  • Professors, Neil Kraus, Davida Alperin and Sooh-Rhee Ryu from Political Science, presented the seventh Contemporary Political Issues Roundtable, entitled "Trump v. Clinton: The Election of a Lifetime."  Other panelists included Brian Huffman, from Management and Marketing, Travis Tubré and Cyndi Kernahan from Psychology.
2015-2016

April 28, 2016

  • Davida Alperin received her medallion at the UWRF Employee Recognition Luncheon in honor of her 25 years of service to the University.  Congratulations!

April 13, 2016

  • Neil Kraus presented the sixth Contemporary Political Issues Roundtable, "The Rise of Donald Trump: What it tells us about American Politics."

April 6, 2016

  • Neil Kraus was interviewed by KSTP 5 regarding the April election in Wisconsin.

April 4, 2016

  • Neil Kraus was featured on Wisconsin Public Radio's "The West Side," in a program offering a preview of the April 5 Wisconsin primary election. 

April 1, 2016

  • Neil Kraus was interviewed by Fox 9 News regarding the April election in Wisconsin.

September 3-5, 2015  

  • Neil Kraus was chair and discussant on the panel entitled "Local Civic Engagement in Context: Neighborhoods and Participatory Institutions," at the American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
2014-2015

February 18, 2015

  • The fifth Contemporary Political Issues Roundtable,"Education Reform in the 21st Century,"was presented by Dr. Neil Kraus.

December 10, 2014 

  • Sooh-Rhee Ryu presented the fourth Contemporary Political Issues Roundtable, "Making Sense of North Korea: Mad Brilliance or Brilliant Madness?"

November 19, 2014 

  • Sergio Valverde presented the third Contemporary Political Issues Roundtable, "The 2014 Children's Humanitarian Crisis at our Border."

October 28, 2014

  • Neil Kraus was interviewed in Blomberg News regarding the importance of voter turnout in Wisconsin's governor race.

October 28, 2014 

  • Neil Kraus gave his perspective on the close gubernatorial races in Minnesota and Wisconsin in a news piece by John Croman and Jay Olstad on KARE 11.

October 21, 2014 

  • Davida Alperin presented the second Contemporary Political Issues Roundtable, "Key Races in the 2014 Elections." Joe Draxler, JiYeon Ryu and Morgan Stippel, UWRF students, assisted Dr. Alperin with the presentation and discussion.

October 10, 2014

  • Davida Alperin was interviewed on campus regarding the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on no Wisconsin voter ID before Election Day on KMSP-TV

September 24, 2014

  • Christopher Simer presented the first in a series of topics for the Contemporary Political Issues Roundtable, "ISIS: Background of the Terror State." 

August, 2014  

  • Neil Kraus presented a paper and chaired a panel at the 2014 American Political Science Association Annual (APSA) Meeting in Washington, D.C., in August.  In addition, he was nominated to serve on the Executive Council of the APSA's Urban Politics section. 

 

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