• Sarah King '18 Represents College Nationally as Delegate and Advocate

    Saint Anselm College sophomore Sarah King was selected to serve as a student delegate as part of College Debate 2016 (a national, non-partisan program that focuses on empowering young voters). She will also serve as an advocacy ambassador for Save the Children (an international organization that promotes children's health and wellbeing).

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  • NHIOP Hosts Event on Upcoming National Conventions

    On Tuesday, June 21, the New Hampshire Institute of Politics & Political Library (NHIOP) held a panel discussion about the upcoming Democratic and Republican National Conventions. Each panelist shared stories about previous conventions and weighed in on what may happen this summer.

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  • 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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  • 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

Nov 10

Election Events at the NHIOP

Election Night and the aftermath kept the usual political activity at a high level at Saint Anselm College, with "The Voting Lab" followed by a Pizza and Politics discussion at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics. Read More

Oct 20

Sarah King '18 Attends College Debate 2016

Junior Sarah King of Cumberland, R.I. returned to Dominican University of California for the second part of the College Debate 2016 Conference. Read More

Sep 6

Citizenship Week Celebrations 2016

This September, The New Hampshire Institute of Politics and the Kevin B. Harrington Student Ambassador's Civic Engagement Committee will host a series of events in celebration of Citizenship Week and Constitution Day (September 16). Read More

Upcoming Events

Beyond Paycheck to Paycheck Seminar Series: Session Three (1/10/2017)

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

A four-session financial education program employing anecdote, humor, and audience participation providing you with the tools to become empowered to improve your financial future. Join us for the third session in the series titled, "I Made That Mistake . . .So You Don't Have To: Financial Life Lesso...

FRC: Brain Training Programs and the “Marketplace for Memory” (1/25/2017 - 1/26/2017)

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Elizabeth Rickenbach, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, will join the Institute to present a talk titled Brain Training Programs and the 'Marketplace for Memory' as part of the Faculty Research Colloquium series. Although a main concern of older adults is fear of memory loss, the...

Calvin and the Catholic Tradition (2/7/2017)

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Theology Department Colloquium

Featured Blog Posts

Lincoln's White House

Lincoln's White House

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

On Monday, December 5, the Institute hosted James B. Conroy, a Boston lawyer and author of Lincoln's White House: The People's House in Wartime.

Intern Insider - Liz Torrey '17

Intern Insider - Liz Torrey '17

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Liz Torrey '17 spent an exciting summer interning for Fox News in Washington, D.C. She was "on the cutting edge of breaking news across the country" in an especially unique presidential election year, and she has "forged some great relationships" that she hopes will help to advance her career.

NHPR, BIA, and NHBR Hold U.S. Senate Debate at the NHIOP

NHPR, BIA, and NHBR Hold U.S. Senate Debate at the NHIOP

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Incumbent Senator Kelly Ayotte (R) and NH Governor Maggie Hassan (D), both currently running hard-fought campaigns for the U.S. Senate, debated on Tuesday at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics.