Photo Descriptions

Meliora--"ever better"--the University motto.

Professor Mark Fey, in his graduate class "Positive Political Theory."

Spring on the Eastman Quad, with Rush Rhees Library in the background.

Professor Lynda Powell, teaching "Money in Politics."

Professor Gerald Gamm, at the 2010 Riker Prize ceremony.

Matthew Testerman, PhD student, in his office.

Water balloon fight on Wilson Quad.

Professor Bethany Lacina in her office.

University of Rochester's Rush Rhees Library, with city skyline in the distance.

The 2010 Riker Prize Lecture, as Professor James Johnson introduces the speaker, Howard Rosenthal.

Professor Richard G. Niemi in his office.

Fall color in the Eastman Quad, with the Genesee River and the Nineteenth Ward in the distance.

Professor Bonnie Meguid, teaching "Comparative Political Parties."

Professor David Primo in his office.

A fall day at the University of Rochester.

John Whiting '12, a Political Science major who spent the spring semester of his junior year working on Capitol Hill, on the football field.

Professor Randall Stone, in his graduate class "International Politics Field Seminar."

Talking on the steps, with Wilson Commons in the background.

Sunset on Dandelion Square.

Professor G. Bingham Powell, Jr., teaching "Introduction to Comparative Politics."

Students taking notes in "Introduction to Comparative Politics," with Professor G. Bingham Powell, Jr.

Emilio Veras '13 (Political Science) and Willie Roberson '14 (Political Science), selecting courses for the upcoming semester.

Katie Flaschner '14, who is planning a double major in Political Science and Brain and Cognitive Sciences, playing field hockey.

Detail of Rush Rhees Library at the University of Rochester.

Miguel Rueda, PhD student, in his office.

Alex Parker '12, a Political Science major from Florida, on the baseball field.

Sarah Canny '13 (International Relations) and Maryann Hong '13 (Political Science), declaring their majors.

Civil War soldiers at rest after drill, Petersburg, Virginia, 1864. (National Archives)

The United States Capitol.

Professor Gerald Gamm, advising undergraduates in his office.

Kenny Apostolakos '14 (Public Health) and Dan Scheinfeld '13 (Political Science), working as research assistants with state legislative journals.

Undergraduates in "Game Theory," with Professor Tasos Kalandrakis.

Professor Tasos Kalandrakis, teaching "Game Theory."

Professor Tasos Kalandrakis, teaching "Game Theory."

Ruins in front of the Capitol, Richmond, Virginia, 1865. (National Archives)

At the 2010 Riker Prize Lecture: (from left to right) Lawrence Rothenberg, Richard F. Fenno, Jr., Donna J. Smith, William T. Bluhm, and Mark Fey.

Detail of a flagpole at the University of Rochester.

Women's crew on the Genesee River, Meliora Weekend 2009.

Chalkboard from "Comparative Political Parties," with Professor Bonnie Meguid.

Professor Lawrence Rothenberg in his office.

Students working at a polling place, assisting a voter.

Studying on the balcony of Rush Rhees Library.

The Department of Music Brass Choir, performing in Strong Auditorium.

A graduate class in the Fenno Seminar Room.

International flags in Wilson Commons.

Fall color in the Eastman Quad, framing Rush Rhees Library.

American troops of the 28th Infantry Division march down the Champs Elysees, Paris, 29 August 1944. (National Archives)

Diwali dinner at the University of Rochester.