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Department of Political Science

Reception and Orientation Slated for August 18

Orientation for new graduate students, and Reception for new graduate students and faculty, slated for August 18.

On Wednesday, August 18, the Department will host its Orientation programs for new graduate students.   Students entering the MAIS and PhD Programs will hear presentations by the faculty, meet with current graduate students, learn more about their chosen profession, and be introduced to useful campus resources.  Orientation for students entering the MPA Program will include an introduction to campus resources, as well as panels led by current MPA Student Association leaders, several recent graduates, and community leaders associated with the program.  These events have been organized and will be led by Graduate Director David Darmofal, and by MPA Director Mark Tompkins.

At the conclusion of the day, from 5 to 7, the Department will sponsor its annual Reception, welcoming the new students, and also its new faculty and the beginning of a new academic year.  All graduate students, their spouses or significant others and children, and all faculty, are invited.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010