political science

League Of Women Voters Hosts Impeachment Information Talks

The Group Is Hoping To Give People The Chance To Learn About Impeachment Proceedings.

FARGO, N.D. — The League Of Women Voters Of the Red River Valley packed into the Sons Of Norway restaurant in Fargo. The group is hoping to give people the chance to learn about impeachment proceedings so they are well informed on a topic that’s making headlines. It’s over investigations of President Trump’s alleged involvement in Ukraine asking to have…

MSUM Professor Predicts Issues Presented in President’s SOTU Address

Headrick thinks viewers will be looking for a reassurance of no more government shutdowns

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Barbara Headrick, an MSUM Political Science professor, predicts President Trump will focus on border security in his State of the Union address. She also thinks he’ll talk about how he feels he has succeeded when dealing with foreign policy. Headrick thinks viewers will be looking for a reassurance of no more government shutdowns. She says the president…

MSUM Professor Discusses Inefficiencies of Public Opinion Polling

Philip Baumann also says the over-saturation of polls causes less people to participate

MOORHEAD, Minn. —¬†As candidates gear up for the home stretch of the election, an MSUM professor argues popularity polls are misleading when predicting a winner of the election. Philip Baumann says polls only reflect a small part of the population at a certain point. When he started studying polls 30 years ago, he saw that participation in these polls hovered…

NDSU Student Is 2018 Truman Scholar

Jared Melville Is A Senior Majoring In business administration and political science

FARGO, N.D. — A senior at NDSU has been selected as a 2018 Truman Scholar. Jared Melville of Fargo has been given what is considered one of the most prestigious scholarships in the country. Melville is majoring in business administration and political science. He plans to pursue a law degree and a Master of Public Affairs degree. The $30,000 scholarship…

How the Supreme Court Nominee Impacts a Generation

We ask a local political scientist why this important decision can reshape the constitution

  It’s a decision which affects all of us, and could affect us for a whole generation. MSUM political science professor Dr. Barbara Headrick said this is one of the most important positions in Washington D.C. “You only have nine people on the Supreme Court and that is the final arbiter of what does the constitution mean, what do federal…