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Washington Program Kickstarts Political and Policy Careers for Notre Dame Students

February 10, 2016, Brian Wallheimer

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Through the Washington Program, a semester-long immersion into national politics and policy, Notre Dame students head to the nation’s capital for coursework and organized visits with policy leaders, journalists, and leaders in a variety of governmental and non-governmental offices. Participants also complete internships at the White House, congressional offices, major media outlets, non-governmental organizations, and nonprofits.

Political Science Ph.D. Wins National Public Policy Dissertation Award

February 09, 2016, Aaron Smith

Michael Hartney

Michael Hartney, who earned his Ph.D. in political science at the University of Notre Dame in 2014, has won the American Political Science Association’s Harold D. Lasswell Award—given annually to the best dissertation in the field of public policy. Hartney, whose research focuses on how politics shape educational opportunity, also won the Notre Dame’s Shaheen Award for the best graduate student in the social sciences.

Upcoming Events

Senior Thesis Reception 2016

Fri Apr 8, 2016 3:30PM - 4:30PM • O'Shaughnessy Great Hall • Calendars: Main

Dean John McGreevy will honor the accomplishments of undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Letters by hosting a reception for students completing a senior thesis project, as well as their thesis advisers or mentors.

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