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Department of Political Science
Following a highly competitive contest, Daniella Zelaya was recently named one of only 30 students nationwide to receive the 2016 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship.
Nneoma Nwankwo of Lagos, Nigeria, who will graduate in May with a degree in political science in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, is Virginia Tech Undergraduate Student of the Year.
International Studies alumna Kelly Tallman Clements, a member of the Class of 1988, is profiled in the Virginia Tech Magazine's recently released Winter 2016 issue.
Congratulations to Dr. Adis Maksić, a 2009 graduate of the Political Science On-Line MA Program (OLMA)
Welcome back to campus Professor Deborah Milly, who spent Fall Semester 2015 in Tokyo, Japan conducting research.