Ryan Undergraduate Fellows

The Ryan Undergraduate Fellows is a student-led organization dedicated to the exploration of political philosophy, statesmanship, American Founding ideas, and contemporary political issues.  Special opportunities available to Undergraduate Fellows include:

  • special networking and leadership opportunities
  • the opportunity to interact with Ryan Scholars and Visiting Fellows who are experts in American politics and political philosophy
  • participation in the Franklin Junto Reading Groups
  • participation in Liberty & Learning Symposia
  • eligibility for a Ryan Scholarship

The Ryan Undergraduate Fellows meet each week in the Ryan Center to have discussions about current political issues, movie nights, and other events.  To apply to be a Ryan Undergraduate Fellow, please fill out the below application and send it to matthewjryancenter@gmail.com.


Current Members:

Lauren Altobelli
Class of 2018
Ashley Arcidiacono
Class of 2018
Lisa Fanning
Class of 2019
Shiza Francis
Class of 2017
Joe Dengler
Class of 2017
Ray Horner
Class of 2017
Claire Getter
Class of 2018
Meghan Murphy
Class of 2018
Conor McGuinness
Class of 2017
Jeffrey Neuhaus
Class of 2017
Isabel Nelson
Class of 2017
Matthew Peled
Class of 2017
Jay Santoro
Class of 2018

Elise Parrish
Class of 2019

Ryan Rogers
Class of 2017
Derek Fake
Class of 2018
Arman Salem
Class of 2019
Dartanyan Edmonds
Class of 2019
Emily Tribulski
Class of 2017
Timothy Long
Class of 2020

Julie Kasunic
Class of 2020

 

 

Ryan Center Conference
"Ancients and Moderns"
January 12-15, 2017, Williamsburg, VA

Ryan Center Conference
"Statesmanship: In The Service of My Country"
October 30-31, 2015, Fedigan Room, SAC 400

Russia | Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 7:30PM in Old Falvey 304

The Politics of Student Loans | Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 7:00PM in Old Falvey 304

Executive Order on Immigration | Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 7:30PM in Old Falvey 304

U.S. Education System | Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 7:30PM in Old Falvey 304

The Media | Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 7:30PM in Old Falvey 304

Whistleblowers/WikiLeaks | Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 7:30 PM in Old Falvey 304

Race Relations in the US | Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 7:30PM in Old Falvey 304

Topic TBA | Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 7:30PM in Old Falvey 304

 

 

The Brexit | Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 7:30PM in Old Falvey 304

Free Speech | Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 7:30PM in Old Falvey 304

The Patriot Act and National Security | Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 7:30PM in Old Falvey 304

Factions within the Two Major Political Parties | Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 7:30PM in Old Falvey 304

Police Brutality | Wednesday, September 27 at 7:30PM in Old Falvey 304

Religious Freedom | Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 7:30PM in Old Falvey 304

Election 2016 | Wednesday, October, 19, 2016 at 7:30PM in Old Falvey 304

Syria | Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 7:30PM in Old Falvey 304

Election 2016 |Wednesday, October, 19, 2016 at 7:30PM in Old Falvey 304

Abortion |Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 7:30PM in Old Falvey 304

Post-Election Discussion |Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 7:30PM in Old Falvey 304

The Future of the U.S. Economy |Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 7:30PM in Old Falvey 304

The Healthcare System in the U.S. | Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 7:30PM in Old Falvey 304

"Women in Combat"
January 20, 2016, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"The Global Economic Crisis and the Federal Reserve"
January 27, 2016, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Term Limits"
February 3, 2016, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Ethics of War"
February 10, 2016, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Global Warming"
February 17, 2016, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"The Death Penalty"
February 24, 2016, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"The Trump Phenomenon"
March 16, 2016, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Obergefell v. Hodges"
September 3, 2015, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"The Iran Deal"
September 9, 2015, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

GOP Debate Watch Party
September 16, 2015, 8:00 PM, The Ryan Center

"Black Lives Matter/Police Relations"
September 23, 2015, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Reproductive Ethics"
September 30, 2015, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Immigration"
October 7, 2015, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"School Choice"
October 21, 2015, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

GOP Debate Watch Party
October 28, 2015, 8:00 PM, The Ryan Center

"Gun Control"
November 4, 2015, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Tax Policy"
November 11, 2015, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"The Attack in Paris"
November 18, 2015, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Protests on College Campuses"
December 2, 2015, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Legalization of Marijuana?"
April 21, 2015, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Affirmative Action"
April 14, 2015, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Gay Marriage"
April 7, 2015, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

Viewing of "The Dark Knight"
March 31, 2015, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Just War Theory"
March 24, 2015, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"The Response to the Recession"
March 17, 2015, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Feminism"
March 10, 2015, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"U.S. Policy Towards Cuba"
February 24, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Feminism"
Febraury 17, 2015, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Criminal Justice Reform"
February 10, 2015, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Campaign Finance Reform"
February 3, 2015, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Reproductive Ethics"
January 27, 2015, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Conflict in Paris"
January 20, 2015, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Torture"

December 2, 2014, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Education Policy"
November 18, 2014, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Russian Foreign Policy"
November 11, 2014, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Voter ID"
November 4, 2014, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Medical Ethics"
October 28, 2014, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"The Protests in Hong Kong"
October 21, 2014, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"The Keystone Pipeline"
October 7, 2014, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"The Case of Hobby Lobby"
September 30, 2014, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"ISIS"
September 23, 2014, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"The Shooting at Ferguson"
September 16, 2014, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Villanova's Outsourcing of Custodial Services"
September 9, 2014, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"The Cases of Hobby Lobby and Notre Dame: The Birth Control Mandate"
April 23, 2014, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Climate Change"
April 9, 2014, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"The European Union, Its Future, and Issues of Sovereignty"
April 2, 2014, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"The Death Penalty"
March 26, 2014, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Abortion"
March 19, 2014, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Crimea"
March 12, 2014, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Israel Versus Palestine"
February 26, 2014, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"NSA Overreach and Government Surveillance"
February 19, 2014, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Social Security and Welfare Reform"
February 12, 2014, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Same-Sex Marriage"
January 29, 2014, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Euthanasia"
January 1, 2014, 7:30 PM, The Ryan Center

"Education Reform"
December 11, 2013, 7:00 PM, The Ryan Center

"Legalization of Marijuana, Prostitution, and 'Sin Laws'"
December 4, 2013, 7:00 PM, The Ryan Center

"Gun Control"
November 19, 2013, 7:00 PM, The Ryan Center

"Campaign Finance Reform"
November 12, 2013, 7:00 PM, The Ryan Center

"Immigration Reform"
November 5, 2013, 7:00 PM, The Ryan Center

"U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East"
October 30, 2013, 7:00 PM, The Ryan Center

"The Affordable Care Act"
October 23, 2013, 7:00 PM, The Ryan Center

"The Government Shutdown"
October 7, 2013, 7:00 PM, The Ryan Center

Viewing of Lincoln
September 23, 2013, 7:00 PM, The Ryan Center

"Affirmative Action"
September 11, 2013, 7:00 PM, The Ryan Center

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