The Department seeks to develop leaders who will improve their communities, nations, and the world. Whether you desire to make an impact domestically or globally in government/politics, business, education, the law, or non-profit work, political science at Union University can help you achieve your goals. read more
Apr 9, 2013 - Last week, Governor Bill Haslam decided to delay expanding Medicaid because the Obama Administration rejected his request for flexibility. Under Haslam’s Tennessee Plan, the state would provide subsidies to poor Tennesseans to purchase health insurance while requiring co-pays for those who can afford it, tying medical payments to outcomes, a...read more
Mar 8, 2013 - I have been tapped for jury duty in Madison County. Recently, I joined 70-80 other citizens in a courtroom. A very polite judge provided our orientation and explained that for the next two months the state of Tennessee would have first claim on our time.
After the orientation, the judge met with many individuals, including me, who petitioned for particular days off during the two months because of plans already made or other special circumstances. When it was my turn to speak ...read more
Department Graduates Three
May 18, 2013 - The Department graduated three majors and 5 minors today. The Department congratulates these students and wish them the best. Our graduates are: Kirby Lewis of Lexington, TN will graduate from Union and prepare to enter graduate school at Vanderbilt University this fall where he will begin a M.A. in Economic Development. During his time at Union, Kirby was very active in student Government, participated in TISL rising to become Chief Justice of the TISL Supreme ...read more
Moore Speaks on Rediscovering a Marriage Culture
May 6, 2013 - Friday night, Russell Moore, the President-Elect of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, spoke on “Rediscovering a Marriage Culture” at the Salt and Light Conference held at Union University. He said that many evangelicals today support traditional marriage but they fear that they will be compared to George Wallace standing in the school house door. O...read more