HAYS, KS -- Fort Hays State University's sixth annual Political Science Day will take place on April 23.
The event is open to students, staff, faculty and community members who are open to gaining insight and information about political issues.
The day's events will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the Black and Gold Room, Memorial Union, where a panel of discussions will confront re-districting issues. At 1 p.m., also in the Black and Gold Room, Kathleen Sebelius, Kansas insurance commissioner and candidate for governor, and Jill Docking, a former candidate for U.S. senator, will lead panel discussions regarding "Women in Kansas Politics," featuring Kansas state Senator Janis Lee as the facilitator. At 7 p.m. in the union's Frontier Room, panelists will discuss the "War on Terrorism."
Prentice Hall has also published a small booklet titled "September 11 and Beyond" that includes 16 short articles responding to the events of Sept. 11, 2001. The articles are also available online at http://www.prenhall.com/phauthorsspeakout/.
Political Science Day is intended to educate the public on political issues and attract "more students to political science as a major," said Dr. Arthur Morin, assistant professor of political science.
For more information on political science at FHSU and as a career, go to www.fhsu.edu/polisci/.