News & Announcements

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    An Outpouring of Support for UNH’s International Community

     As it has on campuses across the U.S., the start of the spring 2017 semester has been an uncertain time for many international students and scholars at UNH in light of executive orders on immigration issued by President Trump.  Read More
  • Emily Haley (l.), and classmate Veronica Chambers (r.), a Japanese/IA major, at Japan Fest in Boston, MA

    Study Abroad Scholarships of $47,750 Awarded to UNH Students for Winter/Spring 2017

    UNH students received scholarships totaling $47,750 to study abroad this January term and spring semester. Seven students received prestigious Gilman International Scholarship awards totaling $27,000. Fourteen students received UNH Center for International Education and Global Engagement scholarships, including the highly competitive Foley-Jackson and Diversity Abroad (see profile of awardee Emily Haley below) Awards, totaling $20,700.  Read More
  • Jane (l.), Jibu Rwanda's administrative assistant, and Ilona (r.)

    Radically Inexpensive Water: Student Field Research in Rwanda Focuses on Bringing Affordable Drinking Water to Emerging Markets

    During J-Term, I had the amazing opportunity to travel to Africa to visit the Rwanda headquarters of Jibu, an East African company that provides clean water and entrepreneurial opportunities in Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda.  I am currently in my second semester of a Master’s in Public Policy program at the University of New Hampshire. Last fall I participated in a conference organized by the Center for Social Innovation and Enterprise’s Social Sector Franchise Initiative, which assists the growing social sector franchise field.  Read More
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    Study Abroad’s Diversity Challenge

     In 2016 UNH joined the Institute for International Education’s Generation Study Abroad campaign, a nationwide effort to double and diversify the number of U.S. college students studying abroad by 2020.  Read More
  • Yoka (l.) and Milan (r.) on their wedding day holding small UNH signs

    Making It Work: An International Love Story at UNH

    When Jovana Milosavljevic Ardeljan and Milan Ardeljan began dating in 2012, they had no idea that their relationship would span continents and years living apart from one another.  The two students, who are fixtures in the international community at UNH, are a case of missed connections making it work. Jovana, who goes by Yoka, met Milan in Serbia through mutual friends. However, it was their passion for education that brought them to New Hampshire. After dating for only a year, Milan would leave Yoka in their home country in January 2013, to begin his Ph.D.  Read More
  • Photo of Cory at Kamigamo Shrine in Kyoto

    Alum Receives Prestigious MEXT Scholarship / Plans for Career in Japan Studies

    At the University of New Hampshire, I triple-majored in history, philosophy, and the classics. After hearing my majors, many are surprised to learn that I hope not to become a scholar of classical Europe, but of Japan. I had several transformative experiences in Japan as a UNH student and, in April, I will return to Japan to begin studies in medieval Japanese literature at Kobe University, funded by a research scholarship from Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT).  Read More
  • photo of Maxlimer Coromoto Vallee Anziani (12/8/83-1/24/17)

    In Memoriam - UNH Remembers Maxlimer Coromoto Vallee Anziani

    Maxlimer Coromoto Vallee AnzianiIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our friend, alumna, and colleague, Maxlimer Coromoto Vallee Anziani (born December 8, 1983).  Read More
  • poster of NH Int'l Seminar Spring 2017: Migrations, Labor, and Natural Resources
  • Photo Contest Winners - Spring 2017

    Here are the winning photos from the spring contest--congratulations! View other entries from spring semester as well as all the winning photos by semester album on our Facebook page.    Read More