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Academic Convocation is Oct. 7
UNH will celebrate the scholarship contributions of its faculty members at the Academic Convocation, Tuesday, Oct. 7, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. The convocation will be held at the Holloway Commons Conference Area. The UNH and Durham communities, including faculty, staff and students, are encouraged to attend.

Food Pantry donations sought
The Cornucopia, a UNH and a Campus Ministry supported food pantry program serving the UNH community, is in need of donations. Items currently in need are jellies and jams, razors, shampoo and hand soap, canned fruit and canned fruit juices. To make a contribution, contact Stephen Luber at or 2-1889. The Cornucopia is in Christensen Hall, Room G01, ground level off the loading dock area, and is open on Wednesdays, 4 to 5:30 p.m.

MUB board seeks members
The Memorial Union Board of Governors is looking for faculty members, PAT staff and OS staff to serve on the board. The board meets twice a month at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays at the MUB. Board members help ensure that the MUB continues to be the community center for the university. Those interested should contact Skip Burns at, or 2-1714.

Campus Rec plans 5K race
The Homecoming 5K Road Race will be held Saturday, Oct. 11, at 9 a.m. T-shirts go to the first 250 registered runners/walkers and 50 volunteers. Register at the Hamel Recreation Center. Cost: $10 if before Oct. 8, and $12 on race day. Children 7 years old and younger can participate in a 1/4 mile Fun Run immediately following the 5K.

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Sept. 26, 2003, Edition
Student Summit: Promoting Responsible Celebrations
Intense, honest dialogue leads to commitment to address large-scale student disruptions
Teams of students, college and university administrators, community leaders and law enforcement from around the country came away from last weekend’s Student Summit: Promoting Responsible Celebrations with a series of short- and long-term goals and next steps that can be taken to quell student disturbances. The summit was organized and hosted by UNH.

Short- and long-term plans included improved communications about expectations for student behavior among campus and community groups, and involving diverse groups of people to help bring about the shift in student culture that is needed. Many want to organize town/gown groups to discuss community issues.
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UNH names new director of SHARPP
A Massachusetts attorney whose work has focused on understanding the legal and social concerns of victims, children and families has been named the new director of the Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention Program (SHARPP) at the University of New Hampshire. Layla D’Emilia-Shepherd formally joins UNH Nov. 3, but already has been building relationships with the SHARPP Office and the university. (9-26-03) More >>>
Congratulations, Tom Fairchild!
UNH recognized one of its most distinguished professors by dedicating the center he helped to build in his honor. UNH named its dairy center the Thomas P. Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center at a dedication ceremony last week. About 300 people from the university community and the state’s dairy industry came to celebrate the man who has been called the “conscience of the state’s 4-H network” and “a New Hampshire agricultural icon.” (Photo: Katelyn Dolan/Media Relations) (9-26-03) More >>>

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