Student Organizations

Student Organizations


Amnesty International

Interested in learning about and protecting human rights?  Want to meet others with similar interests?  How about learning skills like event planning, organizational outreach, or leadership?  Want to work for an NGO after college and need to start networking?  If any of these apply to you, join UWS Amnesty International!

 "Our vision is of a world in which every person - regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation or gender identity - enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and other internationally recognized human rights standards."

To find out more:

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International Peace Studies Association

On behalf of the International Peace Studies program at UWS, we invite all students to become familiar with what peace is, and how we can promote peace internationally right here at home.

For further information email Yer Vang , International Peace Studies Association President or Haji Dokhanchi Faculty Advisor.

Political Science Student Association

The Political Science Association consists of students interested in politics - international affairs, American politics, the political process, activism and advocacy, and political thought.  Movie nights, Spring Break trips, conference attendance, election night parties are just some of the activities this association organizes.  All students are welcome, including non - Political Science majors and minors.

For further information contact Elizabeth Jacobsen Political Science Student President or

Alisa Von Hagel, Faculty Advisor.

"We make democracy happen." ~Political Science Student Association



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