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News and updates from your UNH Parents Association
News and updates from your UNH Parents Association
august 2017  
Moving In

Wondering about the whens and wheres of move-in for the 2017-2018 academic year? Check out the arrival dates for returning, new and first-year students and find other housing-related links. More Information


Mark Your Calendar

While the first day of classes is not until August 28, it’s not too early to start marking your calendar with some of the highlights of the 2017-18 academic year. The UNH Calendar website has all the details on holiday dates, exams schedules and special university events that are open to the public. View the Calendar


Recent Bests

The 2016-2017 academic year came to its close with a wave of accolades for UNH. From UNH’s social work program being ranked seventh in the nation to the university making the top 10 for students interested in studying natural resources and conservation, it’s a great time to be a Wildcat. And if you’re wondering how safe UNH is for your student, Alarms.org recently hailed the Durham campus as the safest in the country. Article


Dorm Treasures

Trash 2 Treasure is UNH’s student-led initiative to save usable items from the landfill, store them for the summer and make them available to returning and incoming students at a yard sale in the fall. Check out Trash 2 Treasure on social media for updates and sale information to help your student furnish their dorm or apartment for the 2017-18 academic year. Learn More


A Presidential Search

Following news that President Mark Huddleston will retire as UNH’s longest-serving president on June 30, 2018, the USNH trustees recently announced the search committee working to find his successor. Article


And the Winner Is…

Max Miller '20 and Sam Warach '17, with faculty advisor Ian Grant, director of the Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center, picked up the top prize at the 2017 Paul J. Holloway Prize Competition. Article