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Two Government Students Win Best Undergraduate Student Paper Awards

Arun Venkataraman and Anjali Mohan win 2nd and 3rd prizes for Best Undergraduate Papers at the 15th Annual Illinois State University Conference.

Posted: April 3, 2007

Prior to the conference, both UT students were nominated by Professor Jeffrey Tulis, and each received undergraduate research fellowships to attend the annual event in Illinois. Arun Venkataraman received Second Place for his paper, Islam and Democracy: A Tocquevillian Approach. He is a double major in Business Honors and Government. Anjali Mohan received Third Place for her paper, Liberating Women in Tocqueville's Democracy in America. She is a triple major in Plan II Honors, Government, and Business Honors.

As part of their awards, both students will receive $100 and a certificate from Pi Sigma Alpha, and publication in the spring issue of Critique: A Worldwide Student Journal of Politics. Congratulations to these students for a job well done!

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