In celebration of National Week of the Young Child, the children and staff from the UNH Child Study and Development Center (CSDC) travelled by foot, buggy and Wildcat shuttle to enjoy a community sing in Murkland Courtyard next to T-Hall on April 17.
This Memorial Day weekend, the public will have an opportunity to celebrate the kickoff of the 2013 New Hampshire commercial fishing season while tasting local seafood and beer.
The N.H. Fresh and Local Seafood 2013 Kickoff will take place at the Portsmouth Fishing Pier on Sunday, May 26 from noon – 3 p.m. UNH Cooperative Extension and N.H. Sea Grant (NHSG) have teamed up with N.H. commercial fishermen, lobstermen, chefs, seafood retailers, Redhook Brewery and numerous other local organizations and individuals to host the kickoff.
On May 6, Prevention Innovations: Research and Practices for Ending Violence Against Women (http://www.unh.edu/preventioninnovations/) sponsored a half-day workshop with an international victors group from Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Latvia, Netherlands, Russia and the Ukraine.
Through generous donations from members of the UNH community, the 14th University Community Scholarship will be awarded in May. This year’s award is approximately $5,000. The size of the endowment that supports the scholarship is now $117,579.
This scholarship, which reflects the commitment and dedication of all members of the university community, will be awarded to UNH-Durham or UNH-Manchester students.
Nicole Chartier, a senior linguistics major, has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) at the District University of Bogotá in Columbia.
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the largest U.S. educational and cultural exchange program, offering opportunities for students to engage in international graduate study, advanced research in foreign countries, and English language teaching worldwide.
Melinda Negron-Gonzales, assistant professor of the Politics and Society program at UNH Manchester, is the recipient of the college’s 2013 Faculty Excellence Award. Negron-Gonzales will be recognized at UNH Manchester’s 28th annual commencement ceremony Thursday, May 16.