UNH Summer Calendar 1999By Carmelle Druchniak
UNH News Bureau
Through June 25
Student Orientation -- Sessions for transfer and first-year
students are scheduled. Most groups will include parents. For
info on specific sessions, call 862-3488 or click on www.unh.edu/student/firstyear.
Through Aug. 13
GLOBE (Global Observations to Benefit the Environment) Teaching
Training Workshops -- Sessions throughout the summer will
introduce grammar and high school teachers to the GLOBE learning
activities, field data collection methods and other protocols
to help their students take part in this environmental awareness
program. Info: Mimi Becker, 862-3950 or click www.learn.unh.edu/Summer/suminstit.html.
Through Aug. 13
English as a Second Language Summer Institute -- This institute
is for individuals from foreign countries who wish to develop
their English language skills and learn more about American culture.
Info: Mary Clark, English, 862-2069, www.learn.unh.edu/Summer/suminstit.html.
Through Aug. 16
Marine Science Programs on the Isles of Shoals -- The Shoals
Marine Lab is a summer field station operated by UNH and Cornell
University. Various courses -- from marine veterbrates to ecology
of marine fishes -- will be offered through the summer. Info:
June 7-Aug. 13
26th Annual Violin Craftsmanship Institute -- This annual institute features 12 separate programs with internationally acclaimed craftspeople. Features instruction in violin construction, restoration and repair; bow making, wood technology and acoustics. Info:
UNH Division of Continuing Education, 862-4234, www.learn.unh.edu/Summer/suminstit.html.
Dance 'n Motion Recital -- Workshops for dancers ages
3 and up culminate in recitals of new and experienced dancers.
Performances will take place June 26-27 at Johnson Theatre, Paul
Creative Arts Center. Info: Maureen Chevalier, 335-4000.
Symposium: Sustainable Management of Hemlock Ecosystems in
North America -- A symposium to improve management of hemlock
ecosystems. Info: Ted Howard, 862-2700.
June 21-25, Aug. 9-13
Nike Swim Camp -- Youth will improve skills and learn new
strokes at this summer swim camp. Info: Mike DeSurville, 415-451-2207.
June 23-Aug. 8
Live, Learn and Teach -- A program for teachers and prospective
teachers on how to design experiential and community-based curricula.
Course will include four phases: Wilderness Week, Design Week,
Summer Learning Practicum, and Synthesis and Reflection. Info:
UNH Department of Education, 862-2310, www.learn.unh.edu/Summer/suminstit.html.
June 28-July 30
Summer Studies in Composition and Literature -- This summer
program is for elementary, secondary and college teachers of composition
and literature who want to improve their own writing, critical
reading and teaching skills. Info: Susan Smith, 862-3963, www.learn.unh.edu/Summer/suminstit.html.
June 28-July 22
Project SMART (Science and Mathematics Achievement through
Research Training) -- High school students with an interest
in science and math participate in this annual summer institute,
a four-week residential program. Students will focus on science,
scientific thinking and problem solving. Areas of study will include
biotechnology, freshwater and marine biology and environmental
science. Info: UNH Professor Subhash Minocha, 862-2100, www.smart.unh.edu.
June 28-Aug. 10
Summer Mathematics Institute -- Allows master of science
for teachers to complete their degree in three summers. Info:
Deanna Mayne, Department of Mathematics, 862-1943, www.learn.unh.edu/Summer/suminstit.html.
Lacrosse Camp -- Summer camp for youths interested in learning
how to play lacrosse. info: Nate Fitch, 868-3110.
July 5-16, Aug. 16-20
Theatre Workshops for Youth -- Workshops for students in
grades 2 through 12; will include musical theater, masks and puppets.
Sponsored by the UNH Department of Theater and TRY (Theater Resources
for Youth). Info: 862-2150, www.unh.edu/theatre-dance/text/outreach.html.
New Hampshire Summer Institutes -- Offered by the English
Department, the institutes each focus on specific topics: New
Hampshire Writing Program, New Hampshire Reading and Writing,
Writing and Technology, Reading and Writing Through Performance,
Art and the Teaching of Writing, and Blending Genres. For classroom
teachers. Info: Susan Smith, 862-3963.
Operation Pathfinder: Oceanography and Coastal Processes for
K-12 Teachers -- A national marine education and oceanography
course for teachers of kindergarten through grade 12. Course will
include field trips, lectures and labs, as well as two days studying
coastal plants and animals at the Shoals Marine Lab on Appledore
Island. Info: Sharon Meeker, Sea Grant Extension, 749-1565.
Alumni Family Vacation College -- University alumni will
bring their younger children back to their alma mater to explore
the secrets of the ocean. Info: Bob McCaffrey, 862-1193, www.unh.edu/alumni/index.html.
New England Animal Control/Humane Academy -- This annual
event is geared towards humane officers and others interested
in learning the importance of animal care and control. Info: Jerilee
Universal Cheerleaders -- Cheerleading camp for high school
squads throughout the region. Info: Doug Atkinson, 1-800-947-3101.
New Hampshire Tax Collectors -- Seminars, meetings and
workshops on tax policies and procedures for town tax collectors
and clerks. Info: Kathy Vickers, 755-3657.
Atlantic Crossing Soccer -- A soccer camp for Canadian
players to improve ball handling and other skills. Info: Tom Donahue,
July 18-Aug. 7
Summer Youth Music School -- Junior session July 18-23,
Senior session July 26-Aug. 7, offer high school students a chance
to make music together. Info: 862-2404, www.unh.edu/music/syms.html.
6th International Conference on Family Violence Research
-- Held at the New England Center, this conference traditionally
draws dozens of researchers from across the country and around
the world. Hosted by the UNH Family Research Laboratory. Info:
Kelly Foster, UNH Family Research Lab, 862-1888.
Soccer Dimensions -- A soccer camp for high school boys,
aimed at improving skills. Info: Rob Thompson, 862-3211.
Millennium Teachers -- A summer workshop for teachers to
discuss the impact of the new millennium on education, society,
religion, etc. Info: Clia Goodwin, 742-7438.
Geocommons Summer Institute on Sustainable Living - Twelve
students of diverse ages (18-80) and backgrounds, along with skilled
teachers, will create the fourth season of a special learning
community for sustainable living. Info: Gaia Education Outreach
National Cheerleaders Camp -- A workshop for high school
squads to improve skills and learn new stunts and cheers.
Watershed Ecology -- Offered by UNH Cooperative Extension,
NH Fish and Game Department and the NH Audubon Society. This hands-on
course provides educators, youth leaders and others with an understanding
of watershed ecology by focusing on the Great Bay watershed. Info:
Cooperative Extension, 862-1029.
June 9, 1999
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