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Washington and Toronto Courses

Toronto Course - PL SC 299/499 - North American Politics

Summer 2014

This course, which focuses on the comparative politics of the United States and Canada and on international relations between the two countries, will take place on the Ryerson University campus in downtown Toronto.

Penn State and Ryerson University students at the entrance to Mackenzie House, home of the first mayor of TorontoPenn State and Ryerson University students at the entrance to the CN Tower

Penn State and Ryerson University students at the entrance to Mackenzie House, home of the first mayor of TorontoPenn State and Ryerson students at the entrance to Queen's Park, home of the Ontario Provincial Parliament

Entrance of the Ripley's Aquarium of Canada in TorontoFlamingo exhibit at Toronto Zoo

Penn State and Ryerson University students watch the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins at the Rogers CentrePenn State and Ryerson students guard a cannon at Fort York, site of a famous War of 1812 battle between Americans and the British and Canadians.

Washington, DC Course - PL SC 177 - Governement and Politics in Washington, DC

Spring Break 2013 - March 2-10

This weeklong trip to Washington, DC was part of the Politics and Government in Washington, DC course. Students were required to sign up for either a three credit or one credit version of the course in order to take the trip.

Photos from the 2013 Washington, DC trip

Included here are photos of our group with Senator Bob Casey in the Russell Senate Office Building Rotunda, with Senator Pat Toomey at his office conference room, with Representative Mike Kelly in the House Ways and Means Committee Room, with Representative Glenn Thompson on the Capitol Steps, at the Albert Einstein Memorial, under the flags of the Organization of American States, in front of the Spirit of Haida Gwaii sculpture at the Canadian Embassy, and at the front entrance to the Bulgarian Embassy.

 
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