Difference Makers

Thursday, December 20, 2012
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Professor Mark DeTurk has been bringing UNH and Oyster River elementary school students together for 23 years

The Sound of Music

It's 9:00 on a Thursday morning, and Moharimet elementary school in Madbury is full of music. There are saxophones in the music room, yes, but there are also clarinets outside the library, flutes in the reception area, xylophones in the teachers' lounge—even a bassoon in the principal's office.


Theatre Troupe

Theatre Troupe Charms the Children

Five student actors traveled through five states in five days, performing for school and community groups as part of the nation’s oldest performing arts tour for children, the Little Red Wagon.



Kristina (Kris) and Bert von Dohrmann are the owners of Otokahe Farm.

Making Farming Work Above Franconia Notch

How one couple's hard work and partnership with UNH Cooperative Extension help them sustain a cherished way of life in the state's North Country.



Former Krempels Center intern Abby Normandeau '12

Partnership Supports Local Brain Injury Survivors

Each semester, dozens of UNH students in the College of Health and Human Services leave campus to put their knowledge into action at the Krempels Center.



UNH students worked building a house in Pittsboro, North Carolina, during spring break.

Spring Break More Than Just Fun in the Sun

Matthew Toms spent his spring break in the Dominican Republic with students from the social work class he teaches.



Heidi Cavanagh ’G99 and husband Marc Drummond traveled from Niamey, Niger, to come to the N.H. Literacy Institutes.

Linked by Literacy

Teachers from communities around the world come to the New Hampshire Literacy Institutes to study the arts of reading and writing. What they often discover is a whole new sense of community.


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