UNH Talks Ferguson

Tuesday, December 9
12:40 – 2:00pm
MUB Theatre II

Join us for a facilitated conversation and small group dialogues about the shooting of Michael Brown and the civil, political, social, and emotional aftermath.How does what's happening nationally affect us at UNH? What's our response and responsibility? How do we engage with issues of race and racism on our campus?This event is hosted by the UNH President's Commission on the Status of People of Color, Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA), Race and Ethnic Studies, and the Diversity Support Coalition.

FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/1537317056506214/?ref_newsfeed_story_type=regular



Saturday, December 13

6:00 – 8:00pm, MUB Granite State Room

The Black Student Union would like to cordially invite you to celebrate Kwanzaa with them.  They are excited to teach about and commemorate Kwanzaa this year. They invite you to celebrate the night and enjoy delicious food, special performances, and great company! Tickets will be on sale at the MUB Ticket Office: Free for students and $3 for non-students. FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/1203480586363044


World AIDS Day: AIDS Memorial Quilt Exhibit

AIDS DAY PROGRAMS - held Monday, Dec 1st, MUB, Granite State Room

11:00am-7:00pm.  Learn more about the The NAMES Project and view sections of the the AIDS Memorial Quilt.  Today the AIDS Quilt provides a powerful visual reminder of the AIDS pandemic with over 48,000 individual panels.

11:00am-2:00pm, Know Your Status: Free HIV Testing for UNH students at Health Services, no appointment needed, test administered using a mouth swab with no needles.  Get results in 20 minutes.

7:00pm, Granite State Room, film and discussion "The Normal Heart", follows the history of the onset of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980's, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community, expose the truth about the epidemic.



International Education Week

November 17-21, 2014
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.


Dr. Freeman Hrabowski

Making Excellence Inclusive NH SUMMIT: Building Engaged Learning Communities Throughout New Hampshire

On April 20, 2012, the 2nd Biennial Inclusive Excellence Statewide Summit was held in Bedford, NH with the theme "Building Engaged Learning Communities Throughout New Hampshire".  The emphasis of the Summit was to engage campus leaders in a dialogue on ways to sustain institutional change, develop institutional and community collaborations, and leverage networks while building engaged learning communities in the face of New Hampshire's changing demographics. Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, President, University of Maryland-Baltimore County, was the keynote speaker for this event.  To view the video (click here).
For a copy of the Summit Program (click here)
More info on Dr. Hrabowski (watch video)


Alumni Excellence Through Diversity Lecture Program

Distinguished alumnus John Laymon '73, President and sole owner of JRL Enterprises, Inc., one of the largest Minority businesses in Pittsburgh, recently spoke about his UNH experiences as an engineering major and athlete. He also discussed his rise to business ownership and his continued efforts to promote diversity in his field, community, and personal work. Laymon was the first African American to graduate from UNH with a degree in Mechanical Engineering