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Quack Chats Pub Talk “Trump’s Unexpected Rise to Power & the Future of the Republican Party”

Talk by Political Science Professor Joe Lowndes

Wednesday, March 7 from 6:00 – 7:00pm

Downtown Athletic Club, Ax Billy Grill (Third Floor) 999 Willamette St., Eugene, OR 97403

It was just over two years ago that Donald Trump was considered an outsider in the Republican Party. Now, his approval rating among Republican voters hovers around 90 percent. In the next Quack Chats Pub Talk, UO political scientist Joe Lowndes will discuss Trump’s unexpected rise within the Republican Party and trace the recent history of racial nationalism in US politics, from the presidential campaign of


Vietnam’s aged communists ruling on borrowed time

UO Political Science professor Tuong Vu has been quoted by The Asia Times in their article Vietnam’s aged communists ruling on borrowed time: Concerns about the longevity of elderly leaders and youthful demographic change weigh heavy on the long-ruling Communist Party.

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Tuong Vu has been on the faculty of the Department of Political Science since 2008. He has held visiting appointments at Princeton University and the National University of Singapore, and has taught at the Naval


2018 Undergraduate Research Symposium

Interested in sharing your research or creative work? Consider participating in the 2018 Undergraduate Research Symposium – a research and presentation opportunity available to UO students.

2018 Undergraduate Research Symposium – Thursday, May 17 – EMU

The Undergraduate Symposium is the UO’s annual celebration of undergraduate research and creative scholarship. Students from every academic discipline can submit to present their research or creative work to members of UO’s community of scholars.

Abstracts for student presentations at the 2018 event are due by 11:59 pm on ...

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