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PS Colloquium Series-Undergraduate Discussion: Professor Francisco Cantu at the UO!

The Department of Political Science and the Wayne Morse Center’s Program on Democratic Engagement and Governance invite you to an open discussion for undergraduate students with Francisco Cantu, Professor of Political Science at the University of Houston. Join us on Thursday, February 16 in PLC 905 from 3:15 – 4:15 pm for the opportunity to talk with an expert!

Professor Francisco Cantu is a specialist of electoral and legislative politics in Latin America. His current research projects include detecting different forms of electoral manipulation in developing democracies; measuring the


PS Alum in the News: Jim Cupples and

UO alum and Political Science graduate, Jim Cupples, has been spotted in a number of news articles this past week in regards to a new online resource designed to assist people in identifying available public positions and how to participate: Read from the articles below to learn more!

“Inform Public About How to Run for Local Office” 

In this article, Jim Cupples writes for The Register-Guard and discusses his drive to create!

“How to Run for Congress, President, or Any Office”

SF Weekly has published a piece highlighting the many


Undergraduate Research: UROP Mini-grant Program

UROP Mini-grant Program

The UROP Mini-grant program provides up to $1000.00 of support to undergraduate students that are conducting research, creative scholarship or work on an innovative project under the guidance of a UO faculty member.

Mini-grants may be used to purchase materials, equipment, and supplies that are necessary for the project and/or cover travel expenses related to completing the project (mini-grants cannot be used to pay for travel to present research at a conference).

Questions? Contact  – Students from every major may apply. 



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