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2015 POLS-SAC Group

Department of Political Science

Welcome to the Department of Political Science at Northern Illinois University -- a dynamic student-centered research department committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. 


The spring schedule for "SANDWICHES WITH A SIDE OF CAREER ADVICE," sponsored by Jersey Mike's Subs, is now available. To reserve your spot, contact Kim Wilson (kwilson8@niu.edu). Details.



The Political Science Department has two scholarship opportunities for the spring semester:

Kevin McKeough Award – Deadline: Friday,
February 13, 2015, Noon


John G. & Barbara C. Peters Scholarship for Outstanding Public Service - Deadline: Friday, February 13, 2015, Noon



Political Science Department also has an Undergraduate Paper Competition