Wisconsin Undergraduate Poli Sci Journal Recruiting Submissions

Sifting & Winnowing: the Wisconsin Undergraduate Polisci Journal is currently recruiting submissions. They are looking for pieces that are relevant to topics in law, political science or public policy. Submissions are welcome from students of all grades and majors.

Please submit all pieces in a double-spaced format, Microsoft Word .doc format. If possible, please follow the Chicago style and include endnotes, as well as works cited section. Sifting and Winnowing prefers pieces within the range of 8 to 30 pages.

Please email questions and submissions to sifting@polisci.wisc.edu. In the body of the email, please include the following information: Your name, academic majors, and graduation date, piece title, topic, and a short summary.

Tet 2017 Lunar New Year Celebration

2017-Tet_Lunar-New-YearOn February 11th, the Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) will be hosting a New Year celebration. Everyone is welcome to join in the celebration as they welcome the Year of the Rooster. The Tet celebration will showcase the Vietnamese Culture with traditional as well as modern performances. Enjoy a great show with free food, games, and raffle prizes! More details here.

News Associate Editor Position

The Badger Herald is recruiting associate editors for Spring 2017. News Associates should have an avid interest in the news, as checking the news frequently and building close relationships with sources will be important to bringing good content to the print editions. Prior writing experience is preferred, but editing experience is not required. Time commitment is a strong component of the position. Click here to learn more about the position.

Wisconsin International Review

The Wisconsin International Review, a student-run, student-driven online magazine and registered student organization, has recently published the second episode of their podcast, TheWIReCast. The podcast is a discussion of Brexit and its causes and consequences. Click here to view the podcast. All students are welcome to submit their work and join the Wisconsin International Review team as writers or contributors. They are always looking for fresh ideas and perspectives on trending and under-reported international topics.

Sifting and Winnowing Presents: Our Uncertain Future

Join Sifting and Winnowing and Professor Howard Schweber of the UW Political Science department as we discuss the presidential election, Supreme Court nomination, and the course of American domestic politics.  There will be discussion about the presidential election, Supreme Court nomination, and the course of American domestic politics. The event will be held at 4 PM at Memorial Union. Snacks will be provided, and all interested poli sci students are welcome! Click here for more information.

Student Leadership Program 20th Annual All-Campus Leadership Conference

Attention, Badgers! You are invited to attend the  20th Annual All-Campus Leadership Conference which will take place on Sunday, February 28nd, in Union South’s Varsity Hall from 10-3 pm. The All-Campus Leadership Conference is a half-day event that brings hundreds of student leaders together to learn about and experience leadership first hand. You are highly encouraged to take advantage of this incredible opportunity to grow in your own personal development, social awareness, leadership skills, and more! Continue reading

Alpha of Wisconsin Phi Beta Kappa

Phi Beta Kappa is an academic honor society that recognizes and fosters excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. Seniors with high GPAs who demonstrate intellectual breadth through their undergraduate course of study are invited to join Alpha of Wisconsin Phi Beta Kappa each spring. They are able to offer scholarships to cover the one-time joining fee to all students requesting support. Continue reading

Phi Beta Kappa Info Session

Phi Beta Kappa is an academic honor society emphasizing and recognizing excellence in the liberal arts & sciences in the College of Letters & Science. A PBK Info session is being held on Wednesday, November 4th at 3:30-5:00 P.M. at the L&S Honors Program Office (Washburn Observatory, 1401 Observatory Dr).  There will be free food as well as a networking and Q&A session with PBK faculty. Students can learn more about what qualifications are needed and the value of being elected into Phi Beta Kappa.  Advisors and faculty are also welcome to attend.