Center on Congress

April 17, 2014

Indiana University Bloomington political scientist Edward G. Carmines has become president of the Midwest Political Science Association, the second largest political science organization in the U.S.

He assumed the presidency April 5 at the association's...

April 2, 2014

Ben Rhodes, a top aide to President Obama, will visit the IU-Bloomington campus next Sunday and Monday, April 6-7, at the invitation of his former boss, Lee Hamilton, Director of IU’s Center on Congress.

Rhodes is Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications and Speechwriting. A 2013 profile in The New York Times described him as a man with “a soft...

February 28, 2014

April 15 is the application deadline for teachers who wish to be considered for the 2014 American Civic Education Teacher Awards (ACETA).

The awards are given annually to elementary and secondary teachers of civics, government and related fields who have demonstrated exceptional expertise, dynamism and creativity in motivating students to learn about Congress, the Constitution, and public policy...

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