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Former MA & PHD student of Political Science, Ian Brodie named as the new Research Director for the School of Public Policy.   

The Council of Canadian Academies announced Dr. Ted Morton to its 12 member Board of Governors.  Congratulations to Ted on his new appointment.   

Congrats to Kieran Jimenez, MA student, who was awarded a Teaching Assistant Excellence Award (one of 5 awarded) in a ceremony on April 24, 2013.  This Student Union award recognizes excellence in teaching and TA's are nominated by students. 

                                                                   (UToday June 12, 2013)
MA Students:  
Olivia Rocskar & Kieran Jimenez 

Richard Sigurdson (Dean, Faculty of Arts), Susan Franceschet (Undergraduate Director), Brenda O'Neill (Department Head), Pablo Policzer (Honours Coordinator), Lisa Young (Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies)

Amanda Achtman a 4th year political science student received 3rd place inThe Association of Private Enterprise Education (APEE) Undergraduate Research Competition for her research presentation entitled, “Keeping Politics Personal:  Toward a Praxeological Approach to International Political Economy”.  Amanda received her award on April 16th, 2013 at the The Association's International Conference, held in Lahaina, Hawaii. 

Scott Weir, a political science fourth-year student was recognized by theUniversity of Calgary Alumni Association’s 2013 Future Alumni Award for his achievements in urban farming and aquaponics.  Congratulations in receiving the2013 Arch Award.