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Political Science Initiatives


The Political Science Program sponsors three significant initiatives. Each enjoys support from the Faculty of Business & Government as well as support from the President's Council of BYUH. Political science majors and minors are strongly encouraged to participate in initiatives leadership and activities. Students from other majors may also join.

Religious Freedom & Human Dignity Initiative

October 05, 2021 01:40 PM
Supported by generous private donations and headed by a committee of student fellows, the Religious Freedom and Human Dignity (RFHD) Initiative advances the understanding of and commitment to religious liberty and human dignity. The initiative’s activities and projects employ principles of the gospel and good governance to encourage positive developments so both individuals and societies can thrive. Student fellows on the initiative’s executive committee are paid and recruited from the most promising BYUH students. Read Full Story

Political Science Peer Mentoring Initiative

October 04, 2021 12:23 PM
Begun in the fall of 2020 during the pandemic, the Politcal Science Peer Mentoring Initiative offers interested political science students access to experienced peer mentors. Peer mentors, recruited from a deep pool of successful political science majors, are paid to help others understand course material and readings, complete homework assignments, organize their time/energies/tasks, and develop vital social connections with other students. The Political Science Peer Mentoring Initiative is not a tutoring lab. It builds strong relations between students as they work together for the success of all. Contact the Political Science Program lead for details. Read Full Story

Political Science Alumni Mentoring Initiative

October 04, 2021 12:22 PM
Begun in Fall 2021, the Political Science Alumni Mentoring Initiative connects current BYUH students with successful Political Science Program alumni. Zoom-based forums and Q/A sessions offer students invaluable tips, networking, counsel, and advice. Our political science alumni harbor deep commitment to BYU–Hawaii and its mission. Their eagerness to share time and expertise is both inspiring and motivating. Forums are held at least twice a month. Watch the political science calendar for details.
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