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Political Science and Model UN
Although not all Model UN participants are political science majors, many are or choose to double major in political science and another field.
Alma’s Model UN team has received 39 “outstanding delegation” awards at the Midwest Regional Competition and 32 at the National Competition in the last 19 years, the most of any college or university in the 90-year history of the conference.
The Political Science program at Alma College is designed to help students become more effective citizens and professionals.
Our goal is to help you discern the answers to the following questions:
How do government and politics operate both within the United States and in foreign countries?
How do nations and people interact in the international arena? What consequences result from these activities?
How can we use knowledge to promote our human and social values through the political process?
Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, founder of the “Daughters for Life Foundation,” advocates for improved health and education for women as the path toward peace in the Middle East.
Erica Shekell and Jayanni Webster speak about their participation in the 2011 reenactment of the Freedom Riders bus ride through the American South.
Martin Luther King Jr. Week at Alma College, Jan. 18-23, features a presentation on the Freedom Riders, community service activities and a keynote address by Palestinian medical doctor Izzeldin Abuelaish.