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Community Climate

UNH is in the process of developing and implementing a list of action steps based on feedback received from the recent campus-wide student, staff and faculty climate study. The objective of the study was 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 was 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. 

Campus Climate Survey

The University of New Hampshire administered a campus climate survey in spring 2019 asking all students, staff and faculty to share their perspectives on what it is like to live, learn and work at UNH. The survey, facilitated by the consulting firm Rankin and Associates (R&A), asked about experiences related to current attitudes, behaviors, standards, and practices of employees and students. The results of the survey were shared at a forum Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 3:30-5 p.m. in the MUB Strafford Room. 

View the results:

OMSA Real Talks

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Fall 2019
Disrupting the Cycle
12:40-2pm, MUB Rm 327

Standards of Beauty, 9/26
Bullying, 10/10
Stereotypes, 10/24
Silence and Silencing, 11/7
Relationships and Intimacy, 11/21
Self-Worth, 12/5

GIA Week

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Gender Identities Awareness (GIA) week
Nov 6-20

Annual week of events to promote acceptance and celebration of the lives of transgender people.

Click here for full schedule of activities


Social Justice Educator Training

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Wed, Feb 12, 2020
MUB Rm 162

 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 covers issues of oppression, social injustice, social identity, and facilitation in a small-group setting.


The Mountains of Indigenous New Hampshire

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Photo/storyboard Exhibit
Dimond Library Museum
Dec 4, 2019 - Jan 30, 2020

 In celebration of the United Nations International Mountain Day with the theme Mountains Matter to Indigenous Peoples, the UNH Library Exhibits Committee is pleased to present the research of two student interns in the Dept. of Anthropology, Erik Swenson and Marianna Conserva.   The students worked directly with members of the Pennacook Abenaki People and Assoc. Prof. Svetlana Peshkova to craft the story of the relationship of local indigenous peoples with New Hampshire’s mountains. This collaborative exhibit includes photographs of the five mountains that were studied with 3-D printed models of each mountain, as well as textual aspects of the research. 

The Committee hosts this work in the context of increasing awareness of another perspective on the landscape

UNH Green Zone

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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.

Find out more about having this training for your office/group

Safe Zones Trainings

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.

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