Posts Tagged ‘ 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 […]

Left, Right; Obama, McCain: It may not be what you think

Sep 18th, 2008 | By | Category: July 17, 2008, Research, September 18, 2008

Why does it seem many people begin with political preferences and then try to find reasons justifying their inclinations? Why is it so difficult to sway people who care deeply about politics no matter how compelling the facts or persuasive the prose? University of Nebraska-Lincoln research may help to answer these questions. By monitoring people’s […]