• Saint Anselm College is Center Stage at the Centennial N.H. Primary

    This election year represents a milestone in American political history, as the N.H. Presidential Primary turns 100. All the candidates and many members of the global media were here for the first-in-the-nation event, and Saint Anselm had a front row seat.

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  • Live From the Carr Center: College Hosts Republican Debate

    Saint Anselm College lived up to its reputation as "New Hampshire's Home for Politics," when last month it hosted the final Democratic Primary Debate of 2015 in partnership with ABC News and the New Hampshire Union Leader. The college hosted the only N.H. Republican Primary Debate on February 6.

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  • Bernie Sanders Does Politics and Egg

    In the run-up to his subsequent victory in the New Hampshire Presidential Primary, Bernie Sanders appeared on Friday, February 5 at the Executive Banquet Court Facility in Manchester for "Politics and Eggs."

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  • Students Assist with Live Broadcast of MSNBC's "Morning Joe"

    The phrase "live from Saint Anselm College" took on a whole new meaning to nearly 200 Saint Anselm College students, faculty, and staff who watched MSNBC's "Morning Joe" broadcast live from the college coffee shop on Wednesday, Nov. 11, from 6 - 9 a.m.

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  • Become a Student Ambassador

    You don't have to be a politics major to take advantage of the many events and programs held at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics & Political Library. The Institute offers opportunities for students that are unavailable at any other college. No matter how prominent the speaker, it is always a student who steps up to the microphone to make the introduction.

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Latest News

Feb 10

Saint Anselm College is Center Stage at the Centennial N.H. Primary

This election year represents a milestone in American political history, as the N.H. Presidential Primary turns 100. All the candidates and many members of the global media were here for the first-in-the-nation event, and Saint Anselm had a front row seat. Read More

Feb 8

Republican Presidential Candidates Debate at Saint Anselm

Saint Anselm College was in the national spotlight again on Saturday night as seven Republican presidential candidates took the stage in the Carr Center for the highest rated debate so far in 2016. Read More

Feb 4

Behind-the-Scenes Work Gives Students Unparalleled Experience

Just as with past N.H. primary seasons, Saint Anselm College students get behind-the-scenes experience, meet important political figures, and have unparalleled access to first-in-the-nation politics. Read More

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Professor Scheopner Torres Presents Research on Competency-Based Grading

Professor Scheopner Torres Presents Research on Competency-Based Grading

Monday, April 25, 2016

On Wednesday Professor Scheopner Torres presented her research study titled “Competency-based Learning: Definitions, Policies, and Implementation in K-12 Schools.” in the West Wing of the NHIOP.

Get Connected, Stay Connected Part 2

Get Connected, Stay Connected Part 2

Monday, April 11, 2016

On Thursday April 7th, The New Hampshire Institute of Politics, in partnership with the Office of Alumni Relations, presented "Get Connected, Stay Connected Part 2."

Do We Know What We Think We Know: Polling the 2016 Election

Do We Know What We Think We Know: Polling the 2016 Election

Friday, April 08, 2016

Polling expert Doug Usher visited the Institute to speak on polling during the presidential primary cycle and the 2016 election.