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UNH Urges Mentoring of Native American Students

By Erika L. Mantz
UNH News Bureau

March 31, 2003

DURHAM, N.H. - The Center for New England Culture at the University of New Hampshire will host a meeting Saturday, April 12, 2003, to bring together New England-based American Indian health, engineering, science and technology professionals and educators interested in mentoring native students pursuing careers in those fields.

The networking meeting will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in room 101 of Hamilton Smith Hall on the UNH campus. It is sponsored by the UNH Office of Affirmative Action, the dean of the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture, the Parent's Fund, and the Center for New England Culture.

In addition, the formation of a New England chapter of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) will be explored.

The keynote address will be given by Bob Whitman (Navajo) , an engineering professor at the University of Denver and member of the AISES board of directors.

For more information or to register, contact Lisa Clark at (603) 862-2906 or


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