Stories in Topic: Campus Life

  • 02.27.15 - Associate Admissions Director, Artist Uses His Own Story to Motivate High-Schoolers
    Associate Director of Admissions for Diversity Richard Haynes chats with visiting students after giving a talk on how education changed his life. Don't go to school anymore. Wake up in the morning and go to work.
  • 02.26.15 - Global Communicator
    Sheila McNamee brings world view into comms classroom
    Sheila McNamee brings a global perspective to her work as professor of communication at UNH. Over the course of her career so far she has held visiting professor appointments in several foreign countries. She says students who are curious and engaged are the same around the globe. “If the fire is lit and you find a way to connect with them, UNH students and foreign students are all very much alike.” This past fall, UNH recognized McNamee with the 2014 Excellence in International Engagement award.
  • Kevin McAleese stands in the UNH Paul College of Business and Economics
    02.26.15 - Reflecting on Four Years
    Looking back, and ahead, with a Hamel Scholar
    Each year since 2007, a handful of students have graduated from UNH a bit richer than anticipated due to the generosity of Dana Hamel, whose Hamel Scholarships Program distributes financial gifts to Granite State students every semester. The recipients of these gifts – the Hamel Scholars – are selected based on academic excellence, leadership and community involvement. Kevin McAleese ’15 has been a Hamel Scholar since his sophomore year.
  • Richard Haynes of UNH Admissions speaks to visiting high-schoolers
    02.25.15 - It's Up To You
    Richard Haynes of UNH Admissions uses his story to motivate high-schoolers
    Associate Director of Admissions for Diversity Richard Haynes chats with visiting students after giving a talk on how education changed his life. Don't go to school anymore. Wake up in the morning and go to work.
  • 02.25.15 - Bring a Boy to Ballet
    A recent ballet class included some special guests. Find out who they were and why they were there.
  • UNH Campus Journal-Faculty and Staff news
    02.25.15 - Campus Journal: Faculty and Staff News
    Behavioral Intervention Team Available to Campus Community The following is a letter from Denise Nelson, adjunct assistant dean of students, reminding faculty and staff about the Behavioral Intervention Team and the signs of someone who may be at risk to him or herself or others. Dear Colleagues: Signs of someone who may be at risk to him or herself or others:
  • 02.23.15 - Philosophy Opens Up New Dimensions for View of World, Says UNH Professor
    Willem deVries says he first got excited about philosophy in part for the wrong reasons — “I sort of liked arguing.” The passion turned into a profession for the man who enjoys “mind-bending ideas” and dialogue. Today, as professor of philosophy in the UNH College of Liberal Arts, deVries helps UNH students practice the philosopher’s skills of rational argumentation and critical analysis. This past fall, UNH recognized deVries with the 2014 Distinguished Professor award.
  • Willem deVries, professor of philosophy at UNH
    02.18.15 - Bring on the Mind Benders
    Prof: Philosophy opens up “new dimensions” in the world to be looked at
    Willem deVries says he first got excited about philosophy in part for the wrong reasons — “I sort of liked arguing.” The passion turned into a profession for the man who enjoys “mind-bending ideas” and dialogue. Today, as professor of philosophy in the UNH College of Liberal Arts, deVries helps UNH students practice the philosopher’s skills of rational argumentation and critical analysis. This past fall, UNH recognized deVries with the 2014 Distinguished Professor award.
  • UNH in the 1940s
    02.12.15 - Much Ado About Blue Jeans: In 1940s, Durham Was a Campus Divided Over Denim
  • University of New Hampshire President Mark W. Huddleston
    02.12.15 - State of the University Address February 17: Event Will Include Q&A, Live Stream
  • 02.05.15 - Finding Juno (And Iola and Linus): Winter Storms Blanket Campuses
  • 02.05.15 - Need More Cowbell? Meet the Cat Pack Captains
    Behind the scenes with UNH's most faithful fans
    You’ve seen them in the Dungeon. You’ve heard the tut-tut-tut of their cowbell in Lundholm and at the Whit. Now go behind the scenes with the proudest, rowdiest, most-whiskered cats in the pack – the Cat Pack Captains.
  • UNH professor of mathematics Don Hadwin
    02.05.15 - Father of Mathematics
    Don Hadwin receives Graduate Faculty Mentor Award
    His teaching style? Spontaneous. His advising style? Fatherly. Professor of mathematics Don Hadwin received the 2014 Graduate Faculty Mentor Award from the University of New Hampshire. “He really makes students find their substantial ability,” says doctoral candidate Yanni Chen. “We are all lucky. We are all lucky.” 
  • 02.05.15 - Change
    UNH took a hard lesson learned—and turned it into a national model for sexual assault education and prevention
  • Lisa MacFarlane
    01.30.15 - Provost Lisa MacFarlane Appointed Principal of Phillips Exeter Academy
    I am writing to share the news that Lisa MacFarlane, our provost and vice president for academic affairs, has been appointed the next principal of Phillips Exeter Academy. She will remain in her current post at UNH for the remainder of the academic year. In the next few days, I will consult with senior academic leaders, assemble a broadly representative search committee and launch a national search for Lisa's successor.
  • 01.29.15 - This is What a Hamel Scholar Looks Like
    "I wish I could do it all"
    Celine Boutin ’17 began thinking seriously about college the summer after 5th grade. Yes, that early. That’s when she became involved with Breakthrough Manchester, a program that aims to set kids on the path to higher education before they even hit middle school. 
  • strategic plan update
    01.28.15 - Strategic Plan Update Published
    A blueprint that has guided remarkable success across UNH’s three campuses in recent years, including all-time records in enrollments and philanthropy as well as new schools and academic initiatives, has been updated to keep pace with rapidly-changing challenges emerging in higher education, the region and the global economy.
  • University of New Hampshire synchronized skaters in practice at the Whit
    01.21.15 - Skating in Synch
    UNH team heads for Eastern championships
    While other students were connecting with friends and catching up on sleep during break, members of the UNH synchronized skating team were on campus, and on the ice.
  • UNH 2014 Faculty Excellence Award recipient Professor David Townson
    01.14.15 - Bringing Up Biologists
    David Townson receives Outstanding Associate Professor Award
    David Townson says what excites him about research is new discoveries and the chance to witness something that hasn’t been reported before. Townson, a professor in the UNH Department of Molecular, Cellular and Biomedical Sciences, received the Outstanding Associate Professor Award from the University of New Hampshire in 2014.
  • Lucy Hodder, professor and director of health law and policy program at UNH Law
    01.14.15 - UNH Launches Health Law and Policy Program