Department of Government Blog, May 2012
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Contents: May 10 -– Staff Win 2012 Poker Walk -– Vickers Assumes Advising Leadership Positions -– Huber Receives Award for Distinguished Service to Advising –- Huber Appointed Chair of NACADA Summer Institute Advisory Board -– Haynes to present paper at NACADA Conference -– Abramson Wins Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Award –- May 15 -– Chi Wins Excellence Award -– Theriault Named Distinguished Teaching Professor –- May 27 & 28 -– After 9/11: American Soft Power and the Arab Spring –- Prindle Wins Holloway Award -– May 29 -– Jeremy Fortier Wins Powers Dissertation Fellowship –- External Fellowships Won for 2012-13 -– Department and University Fellowships for 2012-13 –- May 30 -– Campaign Finance, Citizens United, and the Case for Procedural Equality -– Working Class Need, Corporate Greed: How Wealth Has Become Political Capital in America -– Free Thought and Political Society in the American Republic -– Perception vs. Reality: The Truth About Terrorism and Counterterrorism in Post 9/11 America -– Towards Free and Fairness?: Regional Variances in Democratic Elections in Nigeria -– When Lies Matter: The Effect of Media Coverage of Misinformation in the Health Care Reform Debate on Public Opinion -– The Effects of High School Experience on the Civic and Political Participation of College Students -– Indigenous Tourism and Economic Development: Building Community to Promote Development in the Valley of Liquine, Chile -– The Mind and Sociability of the Democratic Man –- Benefitting From Fear: The United States Political and Media Portrayal of Spillover Crime on the U.S.-Mexico Border -– May 31 -- Givens on Multiculturalism in Europe