University of Rochester

EVENT: Conference Honoring University Political Scientist Richard G. Niemi

TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, in Schlegel Hall Room 207 on the University of Rochester's River Campus

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public

October 25, 2007

In honor of Professor Richard G. Niemi's 40th anniversary at the university, past colleagues and students—all of whom have been his co-authors—will convene on campus to discuss "The One Thing You Need To Know About . . ." voting in American presidential elections, political parties, Congress, interest groups, American foreign policy, and American politics by the numbers.

Niemi, Don Alonzo Watson Professor of Political Science at the University of Rochester, is a renowned researcher in the areas of voting behavior, legislative term limits, and civic education. He was named a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in May.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Visit the Web site for a complete schedule of the day's events.