Resources

Community Resource Guide

Education

Classes, lectures, special tours, and workshops.

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4-H Teen Conference

A Summer Learning Experience for Youths Ages 14 through Grade 12

Offered through UNH Cooperative Extension, the statewide 4-H Teen Conference is for students ages 14 through Grade 12. Teens from across the state participate in four days packed with activities including half day and full day workshops on a multitude of topics and interests. Community service projects are included, as are opportunities for leadership development.

» 4-H

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Active Retirement Association

Educational and Cultural Enrichment Programs for More than 250 Active Members

The Association offers numerous opportunities to enrich the intellectual, social, and cultural lives of members. We encourage our members to take a fresh look at themselves, their world, and the possibilities that await them. Remember -- Curiosity Never Retires!

» Active Retirement Association

Phone: (603) 343-1004
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Actuarial Review Sessions

Actuarial Training and Examinations

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics administers exams and review sessions for U.S. Society of Actuaries twice each year.

» Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Phone: (603) 862-2320
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Adult and Occupational Education Program

Career Advice for High School Students and Adults

Helps you identify your personal strengths, career interests, and how to prepare to succeed in your career.

» Adult and Occupational Education

Phone: (603) 862-2371
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Affirmative Action and Equity

Promotes issues of equity, diversity and affirmative action

Oversees the University's compliance efforts with affirmative action, Title IX, disability laws and regulations, equal employment laws, and campus initiatives aimed at creating a diverse, welcoming and equitable campus.

» Affirmative Action and Equity

Phone: (603) 862-2930 (voice/tty)
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American Red Cross CPR and First Aid Courses

Save a Life!

Looking for new job skills, want to increase your personal safety awareness or want to become an instructor? These CPR and First Aid classes could help you save a life and/or teach others the same skills. Registration is online.

» Campus Recreation

Phone: (603) 862-4515
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Barry Conservation 4-H Camps

A Summer Learning Experience for Youths Ages 6-16

These camps are held at the Berlin Fish Hatchery in White Mountain National Forest are great for kids who love the outdoors, enjoy hands-on learning in environmental and conservation programs, and can benefit from a smaller camp.

» 4-H

Phone: (603) 862-2184
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Belize-UNH Teacher Program

An International, Experiential Learning Opportunity

Get international experience working with teachers and students from Belize, investigate different cultures and explore the local environment including the rain forest and Mayan ruins. (4 credit course)

» UNH Department of Education

Phone: (603) 862-2310 or (603) 926-9136
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Boat-based Educational Activities

Learning About Our Coastal Waters Through Hands-On Experiences

Help middle- and high-school students learn about our coastal waters through boat cruises and other opportunities.

» UNH Sea Grant Extension

Phone: (603) 862-6702
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Browne Center, The

Team Building and Leadership Development Through Action Learning

Organizations ranging from local school groups to Fortune 100 companies have received training from the Browne Center. Annually, 9,000 participants engage in year-round training programs.

» The Browne Center

Phone: (603) 868-1772
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Cambridge Summer Program

An Educational Experience You Won't Forget

An unforgettable summer educational experience in England at fabled Cambridge University. Classes are in English studies and history for adults of all ages.

» COLA Center for Study Abroad

Phone: (603) 862-3962
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Carbon Solutions New England

Initiatives include collective actions to achieve a clean, secure energy future; scientific, policy and economic analysis related to promoting clean energy and lowering greenhouse gas emissions in the region.

» Carbon Solutions New England

Phone: 603-862-2329
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Center for Academic Resources

Academic Resources for Undergraduate Students

Assists undergraduate students in achieving their academic potential and in maximizing their educational experience at UNH.

» The Center for Academic Resources

Phone: (603) 862-3698
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Center for Graduate and Professional Studies

An Educational Resource for Professionals

Offers post-baccalaureate programs for professionals in business, counseling, education, social services, health care, government, and related fields.

» Center for Graduate and Professional Studies

Phone: (603) 641-4313
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Center for Health Enhancement

Health Risk Screening and Education on Preventing Common Chronic Diseases

Services include: dietary analysis, body composition testing, body water testing, blood pressure, blood cholesterol and glucose testing, energy metabolism testing, and professional advice in managing personal body weight and maintaining health.

» Animal and Nutritional Sciences

Phone: (603) 862-0248
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Center for International Education

Fosters the Growth of International Engagement

Lectures, events, and special academic programs bring the world to Durham.

» Center for International Education

Phone: (603) 862-4788
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Center for the Humanities

Shares the University's Intellectual Capital with N.H. Residents

Public programs supporting faculty research, curriculum development, summer institutes for New Hampshire teachers, and more.

» Center for the Humanities

Phone: (603) 862-4356
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Classical Lecture Series

To Enhance Awareness of the Classics

The Professor John C. Rouman Classical Lecture Series enhances awareness of the classics through public lectures by internationally recognized speakers and scholars.

Phone: (603) 862-3522
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College Woods

A Living Laboratory

College Woods offers hundreds of acres of educational and recreational space all year round.

» Office of Woodlands and Natural Areas

Phone: (603) 862-1700
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Community Service and Leadership Program

Combines Hands-On Community Outreach with Academic Study

This associate degree/diploma program is a resource for community and nonprofit organizations looking for interns and/or support.

» Thompson School of Applied Science

Phone: (603) 862-1064
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Connors Writing Center

Conferences and Seminars Designed to Improve Writing Skills

Conferences with qualified writing consultants on all aspects of improving writing skills.

» Connors Writing Center

Phone: (603) 862-3272
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Continuing Education

Provides Credit and Noncredit Courses, Part-Time Degrees, Professional Seminars, Career Certificates, and Enrichment Courses

Choose from hundreds of courses.

» Continuing Education

Phone: 603-862-4234
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Cooperative Extension

Putting Knowledge and Research to Work in Our Local Communities

Ten county outreach offices provide information on agriculture, forestry and wildlife, family development, 4-H youth development, food and nutrition, environmental management, and community development.

» UNH Cooperative Extension

Phone: (603) 749-4445
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Dairy Teaching and Research Center

Tour the Center or Just Stop in to Visit the Animals

Visitors to the Thomas P. Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center can view 100 milking cows, tour the state-of-the-art facility, and participate in a variety of workshops.

» Dairy Teaching and Research Center

Phone: (603) 862-1027
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Day of the Coast Celebration

Environmental Learning for Students Grades 1-8

A day of customized activities designed to help elementary and middle school students and teachers augment their environmental curriculum.

» UNH Sea Grant Extension

Phone: (603) 862-6702
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Dietetic Internship

Providing Extensive Learning Experiences

A full-time program that fulfills an Accredited Dietetic Internship requirement, with eligibility to sit for the Registration Examination for Dietitians.

» Department of Animal and Nutritional Sciences

Phone: (603) 862-4723
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Discovery Program

University Dialogue

Each year a theme is chosen as the topic for programs, integrating in and out of class learning, and community deliberation.

» Discovery Program

Phone: (603) 862-0130
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Educational Talent Search

Opens Doors for First Generation College-Bound Youths

Fully funded by the U.S. Department of Education and is offered at no cost to eligible participants in grades 6-12. Specific services include academic advising, career planning, college information, and financial aid counseling.

» Educational Talent Search

Phone: (603) 862-1562
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English as a Second Language Institute

Offering a Helping Hand with Language Skills

Offers courses in English for those who want to bring their English language ability to a level that will allow them to pursue university studies.

» Department of English

Phone: (603) 862-3714
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Executive Development Programs

Short-Term Training Programs for Senior-Level Managers

Custom training programs designed to develop mid- to senior-level managers' decision-making and management skills.

» Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics

Phone: (603) 862-5203
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Family Boat Building Program

A Project for the Whole Family

Offers adults and children 12 and over a chance to work together and build a 12 foot skiff in two days.

» UNH Marine Docents

Phone: (603) 862-6702
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Food Solutions New England

A regional food systems learning-action network dedicated to advancing a sustainable New England food system.

The FSNE network is organized around four interrelated activities: A New England Food Vision, a bold vision that calls for our region to build the capacity to produce at least 50% of food in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner, that promotes health and is accessible by all New Englanders by 2060; New England state food planning initiatives; Annual New England food summits and topical workshops; Related analysis, communication and visualization. The UNH Sustainability Institute serves as the backbone organization for FSNE. Since its inception in 2006, FSNE has advanced its mission by linking a common agenda, shared measurement, continuous communication, and synergistic activities.

» Sustainability Institute

Phone: 603-862-5040
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Foreign Film Series

Entertainment in a Variety of Languages

Each semester up to 21 foreign films, from Chinese to Portuguese, are shown in the MUB theater.

» Department of Languages, Literature, and Cultures

Phone: (603) 862-3769
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Geospatial Technologies

Offers State-of-the-Art Technologies

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS) technologies for use in mapping trails, wells, and other natural, historical, and recreational resources.

» UNH Cooperative Extension

Phone: (603) 862-0107
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Greenhouse Complex

Lectures and the Spring Tour Inspire Plant Lovers

Tour the Greenhouse Complex, including the Plant Conservatory, home to exotic tropical plants. A plant lover's paradise.

» UNH Greenhouse Complex

Phone: (603) 862-2061
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Health Education and Promotion

Addresses Contemporary Public Health Issues

Provides educational outreach programming to local schools, community, and business organizations addressing individual and community health.

» UNH Health Services

Phone: (603) 862-3823
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Insect Collection

Provides Insect Identifications and Information

Insect identification and information through one of New England's largest insect collections, with more than 600,000 specimens and 12,000 New Hampshire species.

» Department of Biological Sciences

Phone: (603) 862-1735
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Integrated Pest Management Program

Advises Local Gardeners and Produce Growers

Pest management techniques and resources.

» UNH Cooperative Extension

Phone: (603) 862-3763
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Investigating Homicide

An online academic enrichment program for the aspiring detective.

A 2-week online course that explores the world of forensic investigation through case studies in homicide. For youth entering grades 8 through 11, this dynamic program features rich media and interactive learning.

» College of Liberal Arts

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Jackson Estuarine Laboratory

Research that Supports Environmental Projects Throughout the World

Located on the shores of the Great Bay Estuary, the lab is ideally suited for estuarine research.

» School of Marine Science & Ocean Engineering

Phone: (603) 862-5127
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Justice Studies Program

Fosters Knowledge About the Criminal and Civil Legal Systems

Sponsors a monthly colloquium series by UNH and other faculty.

» Justice Studies Program

Phone: (603) 862-1716
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Justiceworks

Innovations in Criminal Justice

Justiceworks offers an array of balanced, non-partisan services addressing issues in crime, safety, security, and the administration of justice.

» Justiceworks

Phone: (603) 862-1716
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KEEPERS

Kids Eager for Engineering Program with Elementary Research-based Science

KEEPERS is a week-long, half-day experience that acquaints elementary students with the various engineering fields. Activities are designed to assist the development of inquiry and design skills. Students explore fun, real science concepts, and engage in hands-on, minds-on engineering challenges.

» The Leitzel Center

Phone: 603-862-0718
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Learning Through Teaching Program

Learning Through Teaching Program

Learning Through Teaching (LTT) is an innovative, in-service program designed to help teachers of grades K-12 meet their individual goals in teaching reading, writing, and literature. It is unique because it brings teacher education to the site of instruction—the teacher's school and classroom. The LTT program also hosts annual workshops with significant keynote speakers who are specialists in the field of literacy and writing.

» English Department

Phone: (603) 862-4253
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Linguistic Colloquium Series

A Speakers' Series for Those Interested in Language Issues

A public series for those interested in language and linguistics.

» Linguistic Program

Phone: (603) 862-3714
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McNair Scholars Program

Federally funded undergraduate research and graduate school preparation initiative for income eligible, first-generation students and/or racially underrepresented students.

Provides undergraduate research, graduate school advising and application support, GRE workshop and fee waiver, conference funding, and research stipend.

» McNair Graduate Opportunity Program

Phone: (603) 862-0088
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Museum of Art

Presenting Art Exhibitions and Weekly Programs

Changing exhibitions and an array of programs (gallery walks, films, concerts, and slide lectures) are presented free of charge. Our Outreach Program offers a lending library of audio-visual materials and guided exhibition tours for school teachers and their students. Open September - May: Monday - Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Thursday 10 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m.

» Museum of Art

Phone: (603) 862-3712
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New Hampshire Carbon Challenge

Initiatives include helping New Hampshire and New England households reduce their energy consumption and protect our climate.

» New Hampshire Carbon Challenge

Phone: 603-862-3128
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New Hampshire Farm to School

Promotes a community-based, community-supported school food community

Initiatives include agriculture, health and nutrition, K-12 connections to local farms, curriculum

» New Hampshire Farm to School

Phone: 603-862-2542
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New Hampshire State Climate Office

Archiving and Interpreting Climate Information

High-quality climate data produced by the state climatologist for use by researchers, attorneys, federal and state planning agencies, reporters, private consultants, teachers, and students.

» Department of Geography

Phone: (603) 862-3136
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New Hampshire Youth Band

Providing Musical Challenges for Serious Musicians

This ensemble provides musical challenge and advanced performance experiences for school band musicians from New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Maine. Groups rehearse and perform at UNH on Sundays from noon to 2:00 PM. Concerts are given with various UNH concert bands, and occasional trips for outside performances and tours, including to locations such as New York City, are regularly scheduled.

» Music Department

Phone: (603) 862-2404
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NH Literacy Institutes - Summer Writing Institute

NH Literacy Institutes

The English Department offers summer programs for elementary, secondary, and college teachers who want to improve their own writing, critical reading, and teaching skills in composition and literature. Credits earned from the program can also be applied towards the Master of Science for Teaching (MST) of English degree. Space is limited. Reservations and deposits are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

» English Department

Phone: 603-862-1168
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Northeast Passage

Accessible Recreational Activities

NEP is a health promotion and recreation program serving individuals with disabilities living in the New England area. Sports and recreation programs include: sled, hockey, cycling, water skiing, golf, cross country skiing, hiking, various court sports, paddle sports, and opportunities for competitive training.

» Northeast Passage

Phone: (603) 862-0070
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Office of Community Service and Learning

Community Service, Service-Learning

Links students, staff, and faculty with community agencies and non-profits. Our goal is to encourage the development of meaningful connections throughout the local, national and international community through support for community service and service-learning initiatives.

» Office of Community Service and Learning

Phone: (603) 862-2197
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Picturing Writing: Fostering Literacy through Art

Image-Making Within the Writing Process

Dynamic art-and-literature-based approaches to writing designed to meet the needs of students with diverse learning styles.

» Center for the Advancement of Art-Based Literacy

Phone: (603) 862-3691
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Professional Development & Training

Offers Over 300 Professional Seminars, Conferences, Certificates, and Customized Training

Public one-day seminars and short-term Certificate Programs are offered in Durham, Portsmouth and Manchester in numerous professional fields, including business and management, education, health and human services, teaching and school administration, engineering, workplace safety, and more. Plus on-site customized training for corporations and organizations.

» UNH Professional Development & Training

Phone: (603) 431-5674
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Project SMART

A Summer Program for High School Students Gifted in Math and Science

The four-week, residential intensive science and technology program challenges, educates, and motivates talented high school juniors and seniors (from across the nation) who are interested in biotechnology, nanotechnology, marine and environmental science, and space science.

» Project SMART

Phone: (603) 862-3840
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Psychology Department Colloquium Series

Offers Lectures and Discussion

Monthly speaker series on topics related to psychology.

» Psychology Department

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Sea Trek Lectures and Tours

Volunteers Reach Out to New Hampshire Schools and Organizations

Lectures on marine-related topics for schools and communities. Tours of Jackson Estuarine Lab and the Shoals Marine Lab.

» UNH Sea Grant Extension

Phone: (603) 862-6702
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Seacoast Reads Tutoring Program

Supports Literacy and Encourages Volunteerism

Seacoast Reads seeks to support and increase school-aged children's proficiency in reading and writing, develop self-confidence and encourage a love of reading. We place UNH undergraduate tutors at local schools, libraries and after school programs. The tutors spend approximately 2 hours a week with one student on their reading and writing while developing a positive relationship.

» Education

Phone: (603) 862-2955
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Seacoast Science Center

An Oceanside Learning Environment

Located in historic Odiorne Point State Park, Rye, NH. Featuring aquariums and live-animal exhibits.

» Seacoast Science Center

Phone: (603) 436-8043
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Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention Program (SHARPP)

Creates a Safe and Supportive Environment

Outreach services include educational programs, information, and speakers available upon request.

» SHARPP

Phone: (603) 862-3494
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Shoals Sojourn

A Course on Marine Topics for Educators

Three-day course on marine topics for K-12 teachers at the Shoals Marine Lab.

» UNH Sea Grant Extension

Phone: (603) 862-6702
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Sidore Memorial Lecture Series

Discussing Critical and Sometimes Controversial Issues

All free and open to the public.

» Center for the Humanities

Phone: 603-862-4356
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Speakers Bureau

UNH Faculty and Staff Experts available as Speakers

Does your organization need a speaker for your next meeting or event? The UNH Speakers Bureau can connect you with Faculty and Staff Experts!

» UNH Speakers Bureau

Phone: (603) 862-4401
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Speech-Language-Hearing Center

Assessment and Treatment Programs for Clients of All Ages

Assessment and treatment programs of speech, language, stuttering, voice, and hearing offered for clients of all ages.

» Speech-Language-Hearing Center

Phone: (603) 862-2110
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Summer Session

Day and Evening Credit Courses, Special Institutes, and Youth Programs

Offers more than 300 day and evening, undergraduate and graduate credit courses, as well as study abroad opportunities.

» UNH Summer Session

Phone: (603) 862-2015
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Summer Youth Music School (SYMS)

Students Sharpen Their Music Skills

A longstanding and popular summer music program for kids entering grades 5 – 12. Students concentrate on an instrument or voice along with electives to broaden their experience. Learning is one with outstanding college music professors, high school teachers, and college students.

» Music Department

Phone: (603) 862-2404
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Tech Camp

Tech Camp for Middle and High School Students

Middle and high school students are invited to attend the UNH Tech Camp to learn from professionals in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). At Tech Camp, participants will choose to spend 1 or 2 weeks working with people from industry and the university in each of the STEM areas.

» The Leitzel Center

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Technology Transfer Center

Road and Bridge Maintenance Expertise

Provides training about roads and bridges and other infrastructure management to Public Works Directors, Road Agents, other municipal officials, and private and public road-related organizations.

» Civil Engineering Department

Phone: (603) 862-2826
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The UNH Observatory

View New Hampshire's Sky

Guided tours of celestial wonders presented twice each month, clear skies permitting.

» Physics Department

Phone: 617-955-3704
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Thompson School Sawmill

Tours and Retail Lumber Sales

Activities and educational tours. Lumber produced at the sawmill is available for sale as advertised in local and campus media.

» Thompson School Sawmill

Phone: (603) 862-1035
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UNH Library

A Valuable Resource for the State

Houses more than a million volumes, 6,500 periodical subscriptions, one million government documents, patents, maps, sound recordings, compact discs, videocassettes, manuscripts, and historic materials.

» UNH Library

Phone: (603) 862-1534



UNH-Manchester

Just a 30-Minute Drive for Most of the State's Population

UNH's urban campus offers flexible, affordable classes leading to a bachelor's or an associate's degree.

» UNH- Manchester

Phone: (603) 668-0700
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University Museum

Sharing the University's resources

The University Museum, located within Special Collections and Archives in Dimond Library, plans two exhibitions per year covering a wide range of themes related to UNH’s history, programs, collections, or community. Hours: M-F, 10-4, Sat. 12-4:00 (academic year only). Closed UNH holidays.

» University Museum

Phone: (603) 862-1081
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University Office of Sustainability

Links the Principles of Sustainability to Community Life

Initiatives include biodiversity education, climate education, culture and sustainability, and food and society.

» University Office of Sustainability

Phone: (603) 862-4088
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Upward Bound

Helps Talented High School Students from Low Income Families Succeed

Includes an academically rigorous six-week summer institute on the UNH Campus as well as a comprehensive yearlong academic support program.

» Upward Bound

Phone: (603) 862-1563
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Woodman Farm

Displays Experimental Gardening Techniques

Provides visitors with a view of innovative growing techniques and a wide variety of vegetables, fruits, and flowers during the summer months.

» UNH Horticulture Farm

Phone: (603) 868-2345
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Writers Academy

Writing, Editing, and Publishing for Youth

The UNH Writers Academy is a program for middle school and high school students to spend a week in the summer with their peers, sharing what they enjoy about writing and reading their favorite stories, poems or plays.

» English Department

Phone: 603-862-1168
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Writers Series

Join the Lively Discussion of Literary Works

Writers Series brings several poets, fiction writers and nonfiction authors to campus every semester.

» English Department

Phone: (603) 862-0731
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Writing Across the Curriculum

Writing in the Disciplines

Assistance with teaching, learning, and producing writing in all academic disciplines. Assistance with Writing Intensive (WI) course designations and petitions.

» University Writing Program

Phone: 603-862-3220
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Youth Swim

Certified Red Cross Instructors Teach Area Children to Swim

Programs based on the American Red Cross programs are offered throughout the year to all ages in either structured group classes or private lessons. Registrations are online.

» Campus Recreation

Phone: (603) 862-4515
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