Posts Tagged ‘ Barack Obama ’

Symposium to examine if race still matters

Oct 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Oct. 21

Racial, ethnic and gender equality in the aftermath of President Barack Obama’s election will be the focus of an upcoming symposium that will bring scholars from around the country to UNL. From Nov. 3-5, the Political Science Department will host the G.E. Hendricks Symposium “The Challenge of Inequality in the Age of Obama: Does Race […]

Presidential speaker

Oct 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, October 15, 2009

David Axelrod, senior adviser to Pres. Barack Obama, delivered an Oct. 9 lecture at the Nebraska Champions Club on Oct. 9. Axelrod, who was delayed due to a meeting with Pres. Obama on Afghanistan, spoke as part of the Peter J. Hoagland Integrity in Public Service Lecture Series. In the hour-long lecture/question and answer session, […]

Scalora aids inauguration security

Jan 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, January 29, 2009

At noon on Jan. 20, Barack Obama raised his right hand, took a time-honored oath and completed his historic journey to the White House. Below, a record crowd – as many as two million by some estimates – looked on and applauded the start of a new administration. Mario Scalora, associate professor of psychology, was […]

Beyond lipstick and pigs

Oct 16th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, October 16, 2008

Wagner studies media influence on perceptions Ask Michael Wagner about John McCain or Barack Obama and be prepared for half an hour of spirited analysis. Although most of his research concerns how media portrayals of politicians affect public opinion, the UNL political scientist is eager to talk about the presidential candidates. “Their messages have been […]

Ag, policy specialist Lubben analyzes Obama, McCain

Oct 9th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, October 9, 2008

Trade, energy key to farm interests Neither Barack Obama nor John McCain has much of a track record on agricultural issues, but differences over trade and energy will give Nebraska farm interests plenty to consider this election year, a UNL Extension public policy specialist said. “Questions come up in ag sectors now that a farm […]