History & Political Science Articles
Washington Post political science blog publishes Millikin professor's research
Representative Matt Gaetz, Republican of Florida, is being investigated by the U.S. Department of Justice on whether he violated federal sex trafficking laws. The investigation was opened in the final months of President Donald J. Trump's administration under Attorney General William P. Barr.
MU students integral to successful MIG Virtual Simulation
Millikin campus community reflects on 2020 election results
On Saturday, Nov. 7, Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden was projected to become the 46th President of the United States after his victory was called by all major news networks. The news of Biden's victory sparked celebration in cities across the country, most notably in areas such as New York, Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia.
Millikin Human Trafficking Research Lab to use grant for research on efforts in central Illinois counties
Talking Election Day 2020
Research experience leads to latest book for Dr. Laura Dean
Amber Lusvardi offers insight into election season 2020
The first presidential debate between President Trump and Joe Biden took place on Sept. 29. The 90-minute back-and-forth event covered topics such as the coronavirus pandemic, the economy, the Supreme Court, race, climate change and election integrity.
For each topic, the candidates each had two minutes to answer an introductory question, followed by an open discussion.
Long-Vanderburg Scholar Oluwafunke Odufuwa receives Gilman Scholarship to study abroad in 2021
Millikin University is pleased to announce that Long-Vanderburg Scholar Oluwafunke Odufuwa, a senior political science major with Spanish and pre-law minors from Chicago, has been selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State to study abroad in spring 2021.
Making their voice heard
When it comes to helping improve the young voter turnout this election year, Millikin University is doing its part to turn the tide.