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UI expert explains the difference between a caucus and primary

Thursday, January 11, 2024
Iowa Caucus expert Dr. Timothy Hagle explains the difference between a caucus and primary.
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2023 Poligram

Monday, December 18, 2023
Read the latest issue of the Poligram, our annual alumni newsletter showcasing news and accomplishments of our students, faculty, and alumni.
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Congratulations Dr. Kuznetsova and Dr. Yu

Thursday, November 30, 2023
Congratulations to Erico Yu and Daria Kuznetsova on their successful dissertation defenses.


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Michele Sison, U.S. Leadership in the Multilateral System

Wednesday, March 6, 2024 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Old Capitol Museum
Michele Sison, U.S. State Department Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, will discuss how the United States is engaging the world through multilateral diplomacy to tackle today’s most vexing trans-national challenges. The session will feature brief remarks and an opportunity to engage with the Assistant Secretary during a moderated discussion and Q and A from attendees.  Please register in advance at: TINYURL.COM/SISON-UI2024 Sponsored by: Department of...
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