Mills Hall Helps On Belay Program Serve Children Whose Loves Ones Have Cancer April 29

On Belay, a unique outdoor adventure program that strives to create a community of support for children whose loved ones have been diagnosed with cancer, will be held at the University of New Hampshire’s Browne Center, Saturday, April 29, 2006, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mills Hall, an upperclass residence at UNH, works with the On Belay program as their community service project. The students help to raise funds for the program, publicize the event, organize activities and provide food for the day. The program is offered free to young people ages 9-18. On Belay is a nonprofit program started two years ago by Crescentia Healy-True, and will continue in her honor with this, the fifth program, and more to come. For more information, please contact Josina Fluehr-Lobban at 868-1772. To register, please visit the On Belay website:

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UNH Recognizes Achievements of State and National Leaders at Commencement May 20

UNH will honor two New Hampshire residents for outstanding community service with Granite State Awards that will be presented at the 136th Commencement ceremony Saturday, May 20, 2006, beginning at 10 a.m. in Cowell Stadium. More >>> (04-19-06)

No Dumping, Drains To Bay

The small metal placards with those words are on the more than 650 catch basins or storm drains that access the UNH storm water sewer system for the university campus. Yet despite that warning there were two recent incidents of illicit dumping on campus that have officials urging faculty, staff, students and visitors to think about where things that enter this network of storm drains ultimately end up. More >>> (04-19-06)

The Elephant In The Locker Room: UNH Professor Examines Homophobia In Collegiate Sports

Teamwork. Leadership. Personal growth. Health and fitness. The benefits of team sports are well-known and plentiful. But some of the positive experiences of athletics are hidden in a deep, dark closet, says UNH researcher Heather Barber, especially for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered (GLBT) athletes and coaches. More >>> (04-19-06)

Durham: It’s Where U Live Hosts Forum On Youth Sports

Athletics coaches from UNH, Oyster River High School and the Oyster River Youth Association will come together Wednesday, April 19, 2006, from 7-9 p.m. in the Oyster River High School Auditorium for a panel discussion on youth sports. More >>> (04-19-06)

If You Missed The First UNH Gourmet Dinners, Your Ship Has Come In

Those who missed the tantalizing Gourmet Dinners served by University of New Hampshire hospitality students last month have a second chance to whet their palates as the students serve up cuisine from “Mediterranean Ports of Call” April 21 and 22. More >>> (04-19-06)

Thomas D. Lee, Excellence in Teaching
Thomas D. Lee

Campus Journal is pleased to feature UNH's 2005 Faculty Excellence winner profiles this spring. This week’s profile is Thomas D. Lee, associate professor of Forest Ecology. To anyone walking by, it is a group of students with their professor and his dog sitting on the ground on the side of a hill. In fact, this class is reporting out on a particular forest community on the southeastern slope of North Mountain in Pawtuckaway State Park. More >>> (04-19-06)