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It's Homecoming: Oct. 11-13


Homecoming Weekend is set for Oct. 11-13, 2013. Alumni, family and friends will attend sporting events, a parade, bonfire and other activities that have become hallmarks of the fall reunion.

Highlights of the weekend schedule follow:

Friday, Oct. 11:

Online Master of Social Work Degree Now Offered


UNH has launched an online master of social work (MSW) degree program. The 28-month program provides the same high-quality professional education as the MSW programs at UNH’s Durham and Manchester campuses; all online courses are designed by full-time department of social work faculty, who share responsibility for teaching the core online courses and oversee all courses taught online. 

Social Business Innovation Challenge Winners Announced

The winning student team

The winning student team PLAN: The Post-Landfill Action Network receives its award from Muhammad Yunus.

2013 Hubbard and Pettee Award Recipients Announced


Thomas Haas

Thomas Haas

UNH has announced the recipients of its most prestigious awards, the UNH Alumni Association’s Pettee Medal and the UNH Foundation’s Hubbard Family Award.

UNH Welcomes Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus Sept. 30


UNH will welcome Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Laureate and pioneer of the microfinance industry, to campus Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, as the keynote speaker for the statewide New Hampshire Social Business and Microfinance Forum and the Social Business Innovation Challenge for New Hampshire college students and community members.

UNH Hosts ‘Aura’ Gourmet Dinner Oct. 4 and 5


UNH will host its “Aura - Indulge in Color” Gourmet Dinner this October, the first UNH gourmet dinner to be held in the new Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics building.  

Hosted by the advanced food and beverage class in the department of hospitality management, the six-course dinner will be held at 5 p.m. Friday Oct. 4, and Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Paul College. 

Fine Art Fundraising Auction at Museum Of Art Oct. 4

intaglioMaryse Searls McConnell,Enlightenment”, 2011, intaglio, 12” x 17”

Original drawings, prints and paintings by selected well-known northern New England artists will be up for bid and outright sale at Rose Moon, a fundraiser for the Museum of Art. The event takes place Friday, Oct.

Eat Local at Stillings, Philbrook, Holloway Tonight


Taste the harvest of the season tonight (Sept. 18) at UNH Dining’s 9th annual Local Harvest Dinner, this year in all three dining halls (Holloway Commons, Stillings, Philbrook). The popular event, open to the public as well as students, features mouth-watering creations produced from local foods. Many local vendors attend with displays, helping diners learn more about the importance of supporting local agriculture and food producers.

Durham and UNH | A Good Marriage Takes Earnest Effort on Everybody’s Part


An open letter from President Mark Huddleston and Todd Selig, Durham town administrator


A town-gown relationship is unique, one that requires special care and nourishment. The relationship between UNH and Durham should be like a good marriage — each partner always working to strengthen the relationship, with an eye toward keeping the marriage strong and healthy.

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