Politics

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran at a roundtable event

Tampa Bay Times: Year 1 of Florida’s Coronavirus Outbreak

Michael Ettlinger, director of the Carsey School, was recently quoted by the Tampa Bay Times in their review of eight key calls Florida Governor Ron DeSantis made during the first year of the pandemic. Read More

Recent Stories

  • UNH poitical interns
    - Capital Opportunities
    On Dec. 1, 2009, in an evening address to the nation, U.S. President Barack Obama announced the commitment of an additional 30,000 troops to the war effort in Afghanistan. Early... Read More
  • UNH alums in politics illustration
    - By the Numbers
    From New Hampshire to the nation's capital to the West Coast, there are hundreds of UNH alums with political careers. Some of them knew they wanted to pursue a life of public... Read More
  • NH Presidential Primary
    - Primary Sources
    Why does little New Hampshire wield so much power in the presidential nomination process? Read More
  • primary memorabilia
    - Much Ado About Student Voters
    On Election Day 2012, the line of people waiting to register and vote at Durham’s Oyster River High School snaked down long hallways and around corners, doubled back on itself and... Read More
  • Shawn Jasper '89
    - Mr. Speaker, Public Servant
    Growing up on his family’s poultry farm in Hudson, New Hampshire, Shawn Jasper ’89 quickly learned about the pecking order. When new chickens are introduced to an existing flock,... Read More
  • 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
  • President Mark W. Huddleston
    - The View from T-Hall: Political Prime Time
    Every four years, our students can enjoy front-row seats for a uniquely New Hampshire tradition and one of the world’s most closely watched political events: the first-in-the-... Read More
  • John F. Kennedy speaking in New Hampshire Hall
    - Window of Opportunity
    On March 7, 1960, one day before the New Hampshire presidential primary, Massachusetts Senator John F. Kennedy arrived at UNH to deliver a speech in New Hampshire Hall.  Lou D’... Read More
  • UNH professor Larry Hamilton
    - Climate Change Cooperation
    Leaders from across the globe have convened in Paris for COP21, the United Nations’ climate summit, where they are working toward a “strong climate agreement.” Here at UNH,... 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