Political Science

Recent Stories

  • Mike Vlacich '95
    - Coming Full Circle
    It was a few days before the 1992 presidential election, and Mike Vlacich ’95, a volunteer on Bill Clinton’s first campaign, needed $25 to rent a car. Vlacich and a friend planned... Read More
  • N.H. Rep. Patricia Lovejoy
    - (Not Quite) A Woman’s World
    When New Hampshire Rep. Janet Wall bought a house, it was her husband’s name that appeared on the mortgage. When she applied for a credit card after becoming the breadwinner of... Read More
  • UNH professors Andy Smith and Dante Scala
    - A Primary Primary
    Even if you weren’t born here, if you’ve stood in a long line outside town hall during the dismal month of March — perhaps in driving rain or blizzard conditions — to vote in the... Read More
  • Ross Conroy '17
    - UNH Student Headed to Rwanda on Boren Scholarship
    Ross Conroy '17 of Berwick, Maine, has received a Boren Scholarship to study in Rwanda during the 2015-16 academic year. The junior political science and international affairs... Read More
  • Kevin McAleese
    - Reflecting on Four Years
    Each year since 2007, a handful of students have graduated from UNH a bit richer than anticipated due to the generosity of Dana Hamel, whose Hamel Scholarships Program distributes... Read More
  • Richard O. Wasson '95
    - In Memoriam—Richard O. Wasson '95
      When he received his bachelor’s degree in 1995, Richard Wasson was 71 years old, the oldest person in UNH history to earn an undergraduate degree. He majored in political... Read More
  • patricia donahue in brazil
    - A Study Buddy in Brazil
    "It's been really easy to teach skills to these kids, because I used those skills all the time when I was a student at UNH. They seem like second nature to me," says Patricia... Read More
  • jasmin cesko
    - Homelands
    Jasmin Cesko’s earliest memories are of huddling in Bosnian bomb shelters in his mother’s arms while his father fought on the frontlines. Cesko, a Muslim, was born in 1991. When... Read More
  • jeffrey bolster and daniel zotos
    - Survival, a Fish Story
    Jeffrey Bolster and Daniel Zotos by the commercial fishing pier in Portsmouth, N.H. (Photo: Lisa Nugent)For two months during the summer of 2013, Daniel Zotos waited at docks in... Read More
  • vinny mwano
    - For Congolese Native, Education is Everything
    Every student who comes to UNH has a story. Few carry with them memories of gunfire. Vinny Mwano does, faintly now because it’s been 14 years since the UNH junior left behind his... Read More