"One of the most difficult parts of living with an invisible illness is the stigma associated with it. Are we sick? Are we faking it? Only we can make that call. Our feelings are subjective to our own experiences, so it can be difficult to connect with or understand if you do not have a...
Aseebulla "Aseeb" Niazi '15
“I was incredibly honored and humbled when I received news that I would be a Rangel Fellow,” Niazi explains. “I have been working toward joining the Foreign Service since my junior year at UNH, and this fellowship is my first step toward achieving that goal.” Only 30 students are selected for...
Jane Stapleton, co-director of UNH's Prevention Innovations: Research and Practices for Ending Violence Against Women, testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (HELP) June 2014. Her testimony was part of a full committee hearing looking at sexual...
Josh Crary '10
Born with Choroideremia (CHM), a rare, inherited eye disorder that causes retinal deterioration and blindness, Josh Crary, a graduate of UNH, faces life's challenges with enthusiasm and shares his perspectives on growing up with a disability.
Monica Quimby '09
Monica sustained a spinal cord injury in a skiing accident, she now works as an Adjunct Professor at Southern Maine Community College and works as an advocate for people with disabilities.
National Coming Out Week 2017
"A Panel of Experiences on Asexual/Aromantic Identities" , "Real Talk: Coming Out Across the Globe", and "Coming Out as Non Binary" - these are a few of the programs planned for National Coming Out Week, October 9-13
Tackling Implicit Bias in STEM
Negative stereotypes invade our thoughts and actions every day, even when we believe they are wrong. How can we reprogram our unconscious mind and use conscious strategies to overcome these biases? Join a panel of diverse women in STEM, social scientists, and feminist scholars for an...