UNH is in the process of developing and implementing a climate study that will include all students, faculty and staff. The objective of the study is to gather data about institutional climate, inclusion and work-life issues to better assess the learning, living and working environment for students, staff and faculty. The survey will be implemented under the leadership of the Campus Climate Study Task Force. The success of this project will rely on the efforts of the entire campus community, and will require the support of all.
Prof. Martin Carcasson: "Tackling Wicked Problems, Students as Key Local Resources for Community Deliberation
Professor Carcasson, Founder and Director of the Center for Public Deliberation at Colorado State University, will share how the CPD serves as an impartial resource for the community dedicated to enhancing local democracy in Northern Colorado through improved public communication, community problem solving, and collaborative decision-making. Dr. Carcasson will discuss how he trains students to serve as impartial facilitators, who then work with local governments, school boards, and community organizations to design, facilitate, and report on public forums on important issues.
A professional development opportunity for UNH faculty, staff, and graduate students to further their understanding of social justice and diversity issues. The eight-hour training, which is divided into two days, covers issues of oppression, social injustice, social identity, and facilitation in a small-group setting (limited to 25 - no cost to attend).
Professional development opportunities for UNH faculty, staff, and graduate students to advance awareness, knowledge, and skills around the services and support that we provide to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) students and colleagues. Participants of Safe Zones Trainings are a campus-wide network of allies who are supportive of LGBTQ faculty, students, and staff and are committed to contributing to a campus climate of inclusion at UNH. Trainings are 1.5 hours in length. We offer department-specific trainings, and some trainings that are open to mixed groups of faculty and staff from various departments.
To schedule/attend sessions, call Safe Zones Coordinator at 862-5053 or visit their website for more information.
Comedian, activist and developer of podcast " Conversations With People Who Hate Me", Dylan Marron will be this year's keynote speaker for Coming Out week in October. Event sponsored by MUB Current Issues Series, Kidder Fund and other campus groups and departments. View web site for more on Dylan
This is an on-line conference for students with disabilities, focused on building up students as leaders for campus change to improve accessiblity, inclusion, and the campus climate for people with disabilities. Nondisabled student allies are also welcome to attend.
Black New England Conference
Fri-Sat, Oct 19-20, 2018, Holloway Commons
Theme:"Express Yourself: Identity, Style and Adornment". Panelists and speakers will explore the traditions, artistry and social histories that have shaped different forms of African American style and will explore the present impact of various forms of artistic expression. Conference panels include:
The Social Brain and the Creation of Black Identities
African American Representation in Black Panther movie
Heads Up: It's All About the Hair
African American Cool: Commodification & Appropriation
Strange Fruit: Exploring the Style & Art of Black Protest
Souls of Black Folks: Stepping Forward, Redrawing Boundaries
Supporting Student Veterans and Service Members on Campus and in the Classroom
UNH faculty and staff qualify as Green Zone volunteers when they demonstrate awareness of the issues faced by student veterans and service members.