The Students

We are looking for curious and energetic students who are passionate about politics. Political science students regularly win campus-wide and national honors. For example, in the last several years they have won such prestigious national awards as Watson fellowships, CORO fellowships, and a Truman scholarship. Many of the department’s students continue their education after graduation, […]

Prize Day

In 1932, to shorten graduation exercises, the awarding of student prizes was moved to a separate Prize Day, first held on May 18. This accommodation offered the additional advantage of a student audience not limited to seniors. Referring to the established award night for athletes, Professor Harold Larrabee called Prize Day “an intellectual Block-U Dinner.” […]

2013 Summer Research

This summer 21 students are carrying out research projects in the Department of Physics and Astronomy. Projects are funded by the Union College Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program, the New York NASA Space Grant, grants from the National Sc…