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Students attending LGBT Garden Party

Students attending LGBTQ Garden Party
Find out more about the GLBT President's Commission

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McNair Study Abroad Students Sample 3

UNH McNair Scholars Program is well poised to emerge as the national leader in undergraduate study abroad programming for underrepresented students

Disability Commission

Find out more about the President's Commission on the Status of People With Disabilities

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Statement of Diversity

Diversity is a community value at the University of New Hampshire.

We are committed to supporting and sustaining an educational community that is inclusive, diverse and equitable. The values of diversity, inclusion and equity are inextricably linked to our mission of teaching and research excellence, and we embrace these values as being critical to development, learning, and success. We expect nothing less than an accessible, multicultural community in which civility and respect are fostered, and discrimination and harassment are not tolerated.

We will ensure that under-represented groups and those who experience systemic inequity will have equal opportunities and feel welcome on our campus. We accept the responsibility of teaching and learning in a diverse democracy where social justice serves as a bridge between a quality liberal education and civic engagement.

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UNH Advance

UNH ADVANCE is an National Science Foundation funded institutional transformation project focused on strengthening policies and implementing practices to address gender imbalance, particularly in STEM disciplines. The ADVANCE program will address:

  • Recruitment and Retention of Faculty and Staff
  • Policies and Practices
  • Leadership Strategies
  • Facilitate Programs and Activities in support of long-term institutional initiatives

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Features


Dr. Amos Winter's "Leveraged Freedom Chair Project"

Tuesday, November 18
3:00-4:00pm
MUB Strafford Room

Dr Amos Winter, is one of the founders of GRIT, an MIT group of mechanical engineers who are passionate about using technology to improve people’s lives. The Leveraged Freedom Chair (LFC), is a lever-powered all-terrain wheelchair. GRIT was founded in 2012 to bring the LFC to market, to help people with disabilities get off-road and on with their lives. For more information view the TED talk on the LFC. Event sponsored by the President's Commission on the Status of People with Disabilities




Delaney Rustin, M.D., "Hidden Pictures"

Wed, October 22
7:00-8:00pm
MUB Strafford Room

Dr. Delaney Rustin has created the first feature length documentary on global mental health. Hidden Pictures captures moments of compassion, profound frustration, and haunting insights from stories told to her in India, China, South Africa, France and the U.S..  Dr. Rustin will talk about her documentary and her work experiences in mental health.  View film trailer. Event sponsored by MUB Lecture Series, Counseling Center, Health Services and President's Commission on the Status of People with Disabilities




International Education Week

November 17-21, 2014
MUB
For complete schedule of activities (click here)

International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. It is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to promote programs that prepare students for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States.  UNH will celebrate the week with activities and programs designed to showcase foreign countries and cultures to allow us to learn from each other.  All are welcome to attend.