Category: Students/Alumni

Posted on January 23rd, 2023 in Alumni, Faculty, Research, Scholarships, Students, Students/Alumni by Aaron Dusso

Does calling your political opponent names work?  Prof. Aaron Dusso and former student Sydnee Perkins designed a research project in order to provide that answer. Their article titled, “Crooked Hillary and Sleepy Joe: Name-Calling’s Backfire Effect on Candidate Evaluations,” was recently published in the Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties. Since graduating in 2020, …

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Posted on November 17th, 2022 in Students/Alumni by eengels

Students on the IUPUI Mock Trial Team spent the weekend arguing the civil case of Ari Felder v. Koller Campbell Air LLC in the new Marion County Justice Center in Indianapolis. The IUPUI Mock Trial Team hosted the annual Mock 100 Invitational on November 12th and 13th.  Twenty-five teams from all over the country traveled …

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Posted on October 27th, 2022 in Alumni, Students/Alumni, Teaching by Aaron Dusso

Congratulations to Sydney Kadinger (Class of 2019) for graduating from McKinney School of Law, passing the bar exam and landing her first position as a Prosecutor in Marion County! All tremendous accomplishments! Sydney is also now an Associate Faculty Member in the department serving as the Head Coach of our Mock Trial team!

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Posted on September 22nd, 2022 in Alumni, Events, Featured, Students, Students/Alumni by eengels

IUPUI students in the Legal Studies and Paralegal Studies programs learned about careers in the legal field during two recent panels held as part of IUPUI Fall Career Week. On Monday, September 19th, students attended Courtrooms and Clients – What it means to be a lawyer.  Nine panelists discussed what a typical day for a …

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Lockup grad
Posted on May 12th, 2022 in Alumni, Students, Students/Alumni by Aaron Dusso

  According to research by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce, on average, an individual who graduates with a Bachelor’s degree from IUPUI will make $913,000 more over the course of their 40-year career than someone who never gets a bachelor’s degree at all. Moral of the story? Finish your degree!

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Award and Scholarship Winners  e
Posted on April 2nd, 2022 in Students, Students/Alumni by Aaron Dusso

  Congratulations to all our scholarship and award winners!   Academic Achievement Award for Political Science Gabriela Alvarez Emma Lango James E. Sawyers Memorial Scholarship Isabella Avila-Hernandez P.E. MacAllister Political Science Scholarship Kailey Grogan Hannah Havard Robert V. Kirch Scholarship Kylie Reynolds Alexander Haynes

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Kinzito
Posted on March 14th, 2022 in Students, Students/Alumni, Teaching by Aaron Dusso

Kizito D. Kalima, the Founder and Executive Director of the Peace Center for Forgiveness and Reconciliation and a Rwandan Genocide survivor spoke to Professor Scott Pegg’s POLS Y338 African Politics on Tuesday, March 8, 2022. Before Kizito’s visit, POLS Y338 students had spent two class sessions watching the acclaimed PBS Frontline documentary “Ghosts of Rwanda” …

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Sam
Posted on February 28th, 2022 in Internships, Students, Students/Alumni by Aaron Dusso

Samuel Kingue – IUPUI Political Science Major, Communications Studies Minor I am currently doing my internship at the Indiana State Capitol. I am a Senate Republican legislative Intern and I specifically intern for Senator Bray who happens to be the President Pro Tempore of the Senate. Some of the connections you could make between the …

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Success
Posted on February 3rd, 2022 in Students, Students/Alumni by Aaron Dusso

Meet IUPUI student Sara Berge.  Sara is a BA/JD student in the School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI who was just accepted to the IU McKinney School of Law!  As part of the BA/JD program, Sara was able to finish her undergraduate studies in Law in Liberal Arts in three years. She will transition to …

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