2013.02.20 > For Immediate Release
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UNO Political Science Dept. Teams with Sen. Ben Nelson
Omaha - Continuing its commitment to education and engagement, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is pleased to announce a new educational partnership between former Sen. Ben Nelson and the UNO Department of Political Science.
Beginning this semester, Nelson will become the department’s “Politician-in-Residence.” Part of the Nelson’s responsibilities will include team-teaching an upper-division course each semester.
On Thursday, March 28, at 11:30 a.m in the College of Public Affairs and Community Service (CPACS) Collaborating Commons, Nelson will join UNO’s Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado, professor of political science, for a lecture titled “The Impact of Hyper-partisanship on American Foreign Policy.”
This lecture is open to all UNO faculty, staff and students, as well as the media.
In his lecture, Nelson will speak to how the partisanship in Congress has hindered and/or distorted the foreign policy process. A question-and-answer period will follow the lecture.
Nelson will also speak the following week on Tuesday, April 2.
For more information, contact Benjamin-Alvarado at 402.554.4859 or the Department of Political Science at 402.554.2624.
* Note: This release has been updated from its original publication to reflect important schedule changes *
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