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Engage conservative thought online

If you’ve ever felt frustrated with the narrow range of discussion in your classroom, then you need to round out your education with conservative intellectual thought!

You’ll find a treasure trove of conservative wisdom in the form of essays, lectures, videos, and more.

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Free Ebook Guides to the Major Disciplines

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Our series of guides to the major disciplines will introduce you to key readings, thinkers, and concepts you need to get the education you deserve.

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Apply for internships, fellowships, and other educational experiences that will advance your education and your career.

Engage Conservative Thought on Campus

If you’ve ever felt frustrated by the narrow range of discussion on campus, or uncomfortable saying what you think in the classroom, then you need to know something:

You’re not alone.

Whether you want to start a campus group of your own or join an existing one, launch or write for a campus publication, or host an event, we’re here to help.

Campus Opportunities

Upcoming Conferences & Debates

Jun 25–26

ISI’s Inaugural Homecoming Weekend

Join ISI alumni, faculty, and supporters for a weekend of fellowship and a renewal of your ISI intellectual experience

Jul 23–24

The Future of American Political Economy Conference

Featuring J. D. Vance, Senator Marco Rubio, Amity Shlaes, Jeff Sessions, Judge Neomi Rao, and many others

Aug 1–7

2021 ISI Honors Summer Conference

The most immersive intellectual experience available to college students

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