Posts Tagged ‘ Michael Wagner ’

Survey outlines student attitudes, knowledge

Dec 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, December 16

A first-of-its-kind UNL survey designed and administered by undergraduate students has offered insight into student attitudes about political matters, campus issues and even pop culture personalities. More than 10 percent of UNL’s 24,500 graduate and undergraduate students responded to the survey conducted by students in Michael Wagner’s Political Science 230 class, which examines elections, political […]

NU alumnus, JFK adviser delivers Nov. 18 Thompson lecture

Nov 13th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, November 13, 2008

Theodore C. “Ted” Sorensen, former special counsel and adviser to President John F. Kennedy and a widely published author on the presidency and foreign affairs, will be the next E.N. Thompson Forum speaker. His talk, “America and the World, 1962 to 2008: Contrasts and Contradictions,” will begin at 7 p.m. Nov. 18 at the Lied […]

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 […]