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A Conversation with E.J. Dionne: The GOP and Modern American Politics

Apr. 13, 2021 Office of Communications
E.J. Dionne will discuss the status of ideas in American politics today during a virtual event, a conversation with Assumption Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Greg Weiner, Ph.D.

How Can We Rebuild the Institutions of American Life?

Apr. 13, 2021 Office of Communications
Yuval Levin, Ph.D., director of Social, Cultural, and Constitutional Studies at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), will discuss the roles of institutions in American life during a virtual lecture presented by Assumption University on Thursday, April 15, at 7:00p.m. via Zoom.

Davenport ’22 Selected for Leadership Position by Local Government

Nov. 10, 2020 Joel Rosario ’24
Assumption Univeristy political science major Chase Davenport ’22 has been named a student representative for the Selectboard of his hometown of Princeton.

Assumption’s Moynihan Institute Launches Model Senate Project

Feb. 24, 2020 Office of Communications
Furthering its mission of encouraging the convergence of scholarship and statesmanship, the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Center at Assumption University recently launched the Moynihan Model Senate Project. This program provides Assumption students the opportunity to simulate historical and contemporary...

Assumption and The Institute of World Politics Partner to Offer Opportunity for Advanced Study in National Security and International Affairs

Jan. 29, 2020 Office of Communications
Assumption and The Institute of World Politics (IWP) have partnered to offer students an opportunity to earn an undergraduate degree from Assumption and a Master of Arts from IWP in the areas of international affairs, national security, and intelligence. “IWP’s mission is aligned with Assumption in...

Prof. Vaughan Column on Impeachment Published in The Toronto Globe and Mail

Jan. 16, 2020 Office of Communications
The Toronoto Globe and Mail , an international publication that is read by more than 1.5 million, published a column authored by Professor of Political Science and Chair of Assumption's Department of Political Science, Geoffrey Vaughan, D.Phil. In his column, "Impeachment was never meant to be a...

Provost Pens Op/Ed for Washington Post on Supreme Court Powers

Dec. 12, 2019 Office of Communications
Assumption University Provost Greg Weiner, Ph.D. , and director of the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Center for Scholarship and Statesmanship at the University, authored an opinion editorial piece on the power of the United States Supreme Court, The Supreme Court majority should resist the temptation to...

College to Congress Internship: Madison Piel '20

Apr. 12, 2019 Office of Communications
Madison Piel ‘20, a political science major from Marlborough, CT, was selected for a prestigious internship with College to Congress on Capitol Hill this summer. Of 1,000 applicants, only 19 were selected for the 2019 program. College to Congress is a non-partisan, nonprofit organization that...

Assumption’s Political Science Program a “Best Value”

Mar. 28, 2019 Kaitlyn Friel '19
College Factual has recognized Assumption’s political science program as one of the top 25 best political science programs for the money in its 2019 Best Value Colleges for Political Science & Government rankings. Assumption, ranked in the top five percent of programs nationwide, was also named the...

The Importance of Serving with Compassion

Jan. 2, 2019 Kaitlyn Friel '19 
As a political science major, Matthew Brennan ’12 learned many important lessons, among the most valuable of them the need to serve with compassion. After graduating, Brennan carried with him a quote from the Venerable Father Emmanuel d’Alzon: “The secret of our influence is that we love our...