Friday, March 16, 2012

Faculty Spotlight

WVU College of Law Director of Admissions Visits
Tina Jernigan, Director of Admissions, of the WVU College of Law, spoke in Morlan Lounge on Tuesday, February 28.  She presented to interested pre-law students about WVU's programs, the opportunities for practicing law in West Virginia, the Summer Law Institute at WVU for undergraduates, and the steps needed for success in the law school admissions process. [Story submitted by Marc B. Sable, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Political Science.]

Professor Sable Speaks in Ambridge on Egypt and the Arab Spring
On Sunday, February 26, Dr. Marc Sable of the Department of History and Political Science gave a presentation at the Beth Samuel Jewish Center in Ambridge, PA.  The talk highlighted the "soft authoritarianism" of the Mubarak regime, the different strands within the Islamic movement in Egypt (and within the Muslim Brotherhood), the continuing role of the military and implications of the Arab Spring for Israel and for US foreign policy.