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  • Get Involved | Millikin University
    Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit Get Involved History Political Science You are here Home Academics College of Arts Sciences History Political Science Get Involved Student Groups Awards and Scholarships Professional Groups and Organizations for Students American Historical Association Encompasses every historical period and geographical area and serves professional historians in all areas of employment Membership entitles all historians to a subscription for Perspectives in which various employment opportunities and current issues of note are published and discussed Organization of American Historians The largest learned society devoted to the study of American history Illinois State Historical Society The Illinois State Historical Society was founded in 1899 to support the Illinois State Historical Library and to encourage research and writing on subjects of Illinois history Though independent of the State of Illinois and the Historical Library since 1997 the Illinois State Historical Society continues to actively promote the study of Illinois history The Society encourages everyone from University scholars to local historians to take an active part in Illinois history The Society is a not for profit organization which depends solely on membership dues gifts bequests and foundation grants to support preserve and disseminate the story of Illinois and its people Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Museum Of all of the presidential libraries and museums devoted to American presidents only the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is managed by a state government agency The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum brings to life Abraham Lincoln s story through immersive exhibits and displays of original artifacts Southern Historical Association The Southern Historical Association was organized November 2 1934 Its objectives are the promotion of interest and research in southern history the collection and preservation of the South s historical records and the encouragement of state and local historical societies in the South As a secondary purpose the Association fosters the teaching and study of all areas of history in the South Hemingway Society The Ernest Hemingway Foundation was established in 1965 by Mary Hemingway Ernest s widow for the purposes of awakening sustaining an interest in promoting fostering stimulating supporting improving and developing literature and all forms of literary composition and expression Within that context the Foundation s activities have emphasized the promotion assistance and coordination of scholarship and studies relating to the works and life of the late Ernest Hemingway Model Illinois Government The purpose of the organization is to get people involved and aware of what occurs in politics in all branches of the government The group works on researching bills practicing speaking skills and learning all the in s and out s of politics from party ideologies to what certain party leaders do Model United Nations It is one of the finest tools that Millikin University has for teaching international relations diplomacy debate and all the functional skills necessary for public interaction in an international setting The program is a student run club and is financed mostly

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  • Model Illinois Government | Millikin University
    Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit Menu Admission Aid Office of Admission Undergraduate Why Study at Millikin Cost Aid How to Apply After Acceptance Meet Your Counselor Visit Information Visit Campus Schedule a Visit Virtual Tour Maps Directions Area Information Admissions info for Transfer International PACE Accelerated Degrees Graduate Nursing Graduate Business Academics Areas of Study Colleges and Schools College of Arts Sciences College of Fine Arts Professional Studies Tabor School of Business Interdepartmental More Programs Graduate Programs PACE Accelerated Degrees Pre Professional English Language ESL Study Abroad Student Resources Staley Library Academic Calendar Registrar Academic Resources International Education Athletics Campus Life Residence Life Activity Calendar of Events Student Organizations Decatur Community Greek Life Kirkland Fine Arts Center Student Life Health Wellness Centers Facilities Campus Involvement Dining Residence Life Services Student Handbook Public Safety Information Technology Career Center Support Services Alumni Friends Get Involved Stay Connected Alumni News Quarterly Magazine Alumni Directory Featured Alumni Resources Alumni Events Alumni Calendar Homecoming Goodheart Event Founder s Day Lindsay Medallion Give To MU Give Ways to Give Millikin Fund Big Blue Club Patrons Society About Faculty Staff Directory At A Glance Mission Values Millikin History Employment Accreditation University Marketing Administration Office of the President Office of the Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit Model Illinois Government History Political Science You are here Home Academics College of Arts Sciences History Political Science Get Involved Model Illinois Government Practicing Civic Growth and Engagement Model Illinois Government is an organization that participates in the political branches of state government at a competition in the Spring The purpose of the organization is to get people involved and aware of what occurs in politics in all branches of the government The group works on

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  • Model United Nations | Millikin University
    Magazine Alumni Directory Featured Alumni Resources Alumni Events Alumni Calendar Homecoming Goodheart Event Founder s Day Lindsay Medallion Give To MU Give Ways to Give Millikin Fund Big Blue Club Patrons Society About Faculty Staff Directory At A Glance Mission Values Millikin History Employment Accreditation University Marketing Administration Office of the President Office of the Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit Menu Admission Aid Office of Admission Undergraduate Why Study at Millikin Cost Aid How to Apply After Acceptance Meet Your Counselor Visit Information Visit Campus Schedule a Visit Virtual Tour Maps Directions Area Information Admissions info for Transfer International PACE Accelerated Degrees Graduate Nursing Graduate Business Academics Areas of Study Colleges and Schools College of Arts Sciences College of Fine Arts Professional Studies Tabor School of Business Interdepartmental More Programs Graduate Programs PACE Accelerated Degrees Pre Professional English Language ESL Study Abroad Student Resources Staley Library Academic Calendar Registrar Academic Resources International Education Athletics Campus Life Residence Life Activity Calendar of Events Student Organizations Decatur Community Greek Life Kirkland Fine Arts Center Student Life Health Wellness Centers Facilities Campus Involvement Dining Residence Life Services Student Handbook Public Safety Information Technology Career Center Support Services Alumni Friends Get Involved Stay Connected Alumni News Quarterly Magazine Alumni Directory Featured Alumni Resources Alumni Events Alumni Calendar Homecoming Goodheart Event Founder s Day Lindsay Medallion Give To MU Give Ways to Give Millikin Fund Big Blue Club Patrons Society About Faculty Staff Directory At A Glance Mission Values Millikin History Employment Accreditation University Marketing Administration Office of the President Office of the Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit Model United Nations History Political Science You

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  • Moot Court | Millikin University
    Millikin History Employment Accreditation University Marketing Administration Office of the President Office of the Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit Menu Admission Aid Office of Admission Undergraduate Why Study at Millikin Cost Aid How to Apply After Acceptance Meet Your Counselor Visit Information Visit Campus Schedule a Visit Virtual Tour Maps Directions Area Information Admissions info for Transfer International PACE Accelerated Degrees Graduate Nursing Graduate Business Academics Areas of Study Colleges and Schools College of Arts Sciences College of Fine Arts Professional Studies Tabor School of Business Interdepartmental More Programs Graduate Programs PACE Accelerated Degrees Pre Professional English Language ESL Study Abroad Student Resources Staley Library Academic Calendar Registrar Academic Resources International Education Athletics Campus Life Residence Life Activity Calendar of Events Student Organizations Decatur Community Greek Life Kirkland Fine Arts Center Student Life Health Wellness Centers Facilities Campus Involvement Dining Residence Life Services Student Handbook Public Safety Information Technology Career Center Support Services Alumni Friends Get Involved Stay Connected Alumni News Quarterly Magazine Alumni Directory Featured Alumni Resources Alumni Events Alumni Calendar Homecoming Goodheart Event Founder s Day Lindsay Medallion Give To MU Give Ways to Give Millikin Fund Big Blue Club Patrons Society About Faculty Staff Directory At A Glance Mission Values Millikin History Employment Accreditation University Marketing Administration Office of the President Office of the Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit Moot Court History Political Science You are here Home Academics College of Arts Sciences History Political Science Get Involved Moot Court Simulating the Legal System Millikin University participates each spring in the moot court competition that is held as part of the Model Illinois Government simulation which is held in early March in Springfield Illinois Millikin typically fields several teams of attorneys as well as several student justices The simulation is educational in the best and fullest sense of the word For the six to seven weeks leading up to the competition the faculty advisor meets with participating students three to four hours per week typically in the evenings During these meetings the closed brief materials are collectively analyzed In addition students work on the formulation of arguments representing both sides of the case practice oral delivery of those arguments and practice fielding questions from justices At the 2005 competition Millikin s two teams faced each other in the final round and took first and second place in the competition In addition one of our three student justices won for most outstanding justice At the 2006 competition one of our teams took third place in the competition In addition one of our student justices was elected to serve as Chief Justice for the 2007 competition In 2007 Millikin students performed well once again taking second and third place In addition a Millikin student was re elected Chief Justice At the 2008 competition Millikin teams once again performed exceptionally

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  • Washington D.C. Opportunities | Millikin University
    also provides references future employment contacts and personal growth and development through the wealth of political historical and cultural attractions available in Washington D C Listen to what other student s had to say about the experience Spending the summer in Washington D C was the opportunity of a lifetime I was able to intern with a criminal defense attorney getting hands on experience working with clients filling out paperwork and looking over evidence I also was able to live on my own in Washington D C living in an apartment using public transportation and feel as though I was an adult Jacqui Rogers 14 Credits Students remain enrolled at and receive academic credit from Millikin University Credit is awarded based on an evaluation performed by The Washington Center staff seminar faculty Millikin University campus liaison and Millikin University faculty sponsor Fall or spring semester provide a total of 15 credits Summer session is 12 credits Political science majors normally register for PO 361 3 credits in summer 6 in fall or spring PO 362 3 PO 363 3 and PO 391 3 hours of independent study This program of study satisfies the internship requirement of the political science major Other majors might substitute their program s advanced independent study course Application Process and Deadlines PLAN EARLY All applicants must meet with the Millikin University TWC Liaison in advance of filling out the application to review all aspects of the application process including reviewing drafts of your resume and financial aspects of the program Students must also provide an official transcript from all colleges attended and a completed signed MU Independent Study form TWC ONLINE APPLICATION FORM Visit this link for some helpful hints for completing the TWC application Applications will NOT be signed or approved without all supporting documents and a thorough review by the Millikin University Liaison Listed below are the regular deadlines for submitting an application NOTE Early Deadline is for placements that require security clearances and possibly additional applications Some examples are the U S Depts of Justice Homeland Security State Federal Law Enforcement agencies and others CNN the Environmental Protection Agency the Departments of Commerce and Interior The White House and most scholarships are highly competitive and require applicants to adhere to the Competitive Deadline Check with the UNH Liaison regarding the specific program in which you are interested and the appropriate deadline Spring 2016 Regular Deadline November 18 2015 Priority Deadline October 14 2015 Summer 2016 Regular Deadline March 16 2016 Priority Deadline Febraury 17 2016 Fall 2016 Regular Deadline June 8 2016 Priority Deadline May 4 2016 Apply by the Priority Deadline to be eligible for consideration of financial assistance awards including the Diversity Leaders Award Civic Engagement Award and Honors Award Click here for more information If a particular deadline has passed call or email The Washington Center at info twc edu to see if it will still accept your application TWC encourages students to apply early as some agencies have early

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  • News & Events | Millikin University
    Acceptance Meet Your Counselor Visit Information Visit Campus Schedule a Visit Virtual Tour Maps Directions Area Information Admissions info for Transfer International PACE Accelerated Degrees Graduate Nursing Graduate Business Academics Areas of Study Colleges and Schools College of Arts Sciences College of Fine Arts Professional Studies Tabor School of Business Interdepartmental More Programs Graduate Programs PACE Accelerated Degrees Pre Professional English Language ESL Study Abroad Student Resources Staley Library Academic Calendar Registrar Academic Resources International Education Athletics Campus Life Residence Life Activity Calendar of Events Student Organizations Decatur Community Greek Life Kirkland Fine Arts Center Student Life Health Wellness Centers Facilities Campus Involvement Dining Residence Life Services Student Handbook Public Safety Information Technology Career Center Support Services Alumni Friends Get Involved Stay Connected Alumni News Quarterly Magazine Alumni Directory Featured Alumni Resources Alumni Events Alumni Calendar Homecoming Goodheart Event Founder s Day Lindsay Medallion Give To MU Give Ways to Give Millikin Fund Big Blue Club Patrons Society About Faculty Staff Directory At A Glance Mission Values Millikin History Employment Accreditation University Marketing Administration Office of the President Office of the Provost Student Development Board of Trustees Faculty Staff Directory Media Newsroom Calendar of Events Video Gallery Photo Gallery Press Kit News Events History Political Science You are here Home Academics College of Arts Sciences History Political Science News Events Department News Academic Alumni Friends Career Center Alumni endowed internship program offers hands on work experiences November 18 2015 2 00pm Millikin University students have the opportunity to earn professional work experience serving as an intern with the Greater Decatur Chamber of Commerce Millikin alumni W Christian Read More Alumni Friends Campus College of Arts Sciences Millikin students get insider s look at U S House of Representatives October 27 2015 12 45pm Millikin University welcomed former U S Representatives

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  • Professional Success | Millikin University
    responsible for shaping his own view of history and his own future in the process Of course no student is ever alone in his journey and the department s professors serve as indispensable guides along the way If you re ready so are they Mallory Spenser Class of 2007 One of the greatest attributes of the Millikin History Department is that we are so close knit The intimacy of our classes provided a great setting to share ideas and opinions regarding all types of social science Although Millikin s History Department is small I was able to experience an incredible variety of teaching styles course topics discussions and debates I was exposed to several aspects of the realm of history that I never thought possible Trevor Huetteman Class of 2007 My experience with the History Department at Millikin has been nothing but positive Every day every class and every professor presented challenging questions and problems that made you look at history in a completely different way The lessons I have learned have been extraordinary Not only that the history department taught me to be a well rounded person It taught me how to read write debate and most importantly to think critically The experiences I have had will go beyond college and continue to provide answers in my future life Kate Schnake Class of 2007 My freshman year at Millikin University someone once asked me why I love history At that time in my life I was not necessarily sure However my four years in the History Department at Millikin University has taught me to look beyond the dates names and events and into the true study of history The study of theory ethics and historical facts and the practice of interpretation critical thinking and research all collate into a quality education that the Millikin History Department is dedicated to share with its students I have no doubt the education I received and the skills I developed will prove to be essential in my studies and career after Millikin Ellen Tillman Class of 2002 I graduated from Millikin University in 2002 with a Bachelor s degree in History and Spanish I went immediately on to the Ph D program at the University of Illinois where I am now planning to take my doctoral exams and to apply for funding for my advanced dissertation research I look back on my years at Millikin with incredible fondness not for nostalgic reasons but for the extreme openness and availability of the faculty while I was there and in every year since I graduated There really are no words to measure the eight years of support that I have experienced and continue to experience from Millikin s history faculty Not only did I never have a question left unanswered or a research idea with which my professors there did not aid and encourage me going WELL above and beyond what I have seen from most faculty elsewhere but I was able to cultivate my

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  • Resources | Millikin University
    American Historical Association Encompasses every historical period and geographical area and serves professional historians in all areas of employment Membership entitles all historians to a subscription for Perspectives in which various employment opportunities and current issues of note are published and discussed Organization of American Historians The largest learned society devoted to the study of American history Political Science Resources Resources through Staley Library Online Databases All students should become familiar with the vast array of resources accessible through the Staley Library website Comprehensive indexes allow students to search through thousands of publications in a few minutes Newspaper magazine and journal articles are increasingly available through full text databases and the library has correspondingly reduced its subscriptions to print journals Internet Resources Here are a number of websites that our students and faculty have found helpful For links beyond these try the information clearinghouses listed at the bottom If you have suggestions for other links which could be added to this list please send an email to the webmaster American Political Institutions House of Representatives Senate Supreme Court President Cabinet Departments Independent Agencies Govt Corporations Participation and Parties MTV Rock the Vote Project Vote Smart Democratic National Committee Republican National Committee Green Party US Reform Party International Political and Economic Institutions United Nations European Union International Monetary Fund NATO World Bank Worldwide Political Information Elections around the World Freedom House reports Human Rights Web InterAction International Affairs Resources International Political Economy Network Keele University Elections and Electoral Systems Terrorism Research Center World Bank country data National and International Media BBC World News Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Christian Science Monitor CNN com and CNN Inside Politics Foreign Affairs Foxnews International Herald Tribune Los Angeles Times Manchester Guardian World News UK New York Times National Public Radio Reuters News Service Roll Call Washington Post World News Network Academic Associations American Political Science Association Midwest Political Science Association Illinois Political Science Association Pi Sigma Alpha State and Local Political Institutions Illinois General Assembly Illinois Governor Illinois Supreme Court City of Decatur Legal Resources Findlaw The Oyez Project Supreme Ct oral arguments Legal Information Institute Law and Politics Book Review Supreme Court Federal Judiciary Foreign Policy Resources Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs Carnegie Endowment for International Peace The RAND Corporation US Department of Defense US Department of State Think Tanks American Enterprise Institute Brookings Institution Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Cato Institute Center for Responsive Politics Economic Policy Institute The Heritage Foundation Regional Information and Resources Asia Source African politics government links State and Local Media Champaign News Gazette Chicago Sun Times Chicago Tribune Decatur Herald Review The Pantagraph Bloomington Normal Peoria Journal Star State Journal Register Springfield St Louis Post Dispatch WAND TV WJMU WUIS State Week in Review Information Clearinghouses FirstGov search all government websites Library of Congress Richard Kimber s Political Science Resources Research Resources for the Social Sciences Political Science Resources on the Web THOMAS Legislative Information on the Web Ultimate Political Science Links Page Criminal Justice

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