Top 10 Stories of 2017


Tuesday, December 19, 2017
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photos from the top five stories in UNH Today during 2017

From the plan to send hundreds of Granite Staters to UNH tuition-free to an impressive new ranking for Paul College, here’s a look at the top stories of 2017, including an impressive sustainability milestone and the search for a new president.

 

UNH Announces Tuition-Free Plan for Hundreds of NH Students

UNH Announces Tuition-Free Plan for Hundreds of NH Students

"Granite Guarantee" expands access, affordability for Pell-eligible NH students

Thanks to the success of its ongoing fundraising efforts, the University of New Hampshire is launching a new program in the fall that guarantees all full-time, first-year New Hampshire students receiving federal Pell grants will pay no tuition to attend the university...

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Gen. Lori Robinson Named UNH Commencement Speaker

Gen. Lori Robinson Named UNH Commencement Speaker

Alumna is first woman to lead a U.S. Armed Forces major combatant command

Gen. Lori Robinson '81 will deliver UNH's commencement address on May 20...

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Among the Best in Business

Among the Best in Business

UNH's Paul College ranked one of the nation’s best undergraduate business schools

Paul College placed 69th nationally in Poets&Quants for Undergrads 2017 Best Undergraduate Business Schools, the second annual ranking by the leading online publication for undergraduate business education news...

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Meeting Marketplace Demand

Meeting Marketplace Demand

New majors, minors added across three campuses

With an unemployment rate just under 3 percent and an aging population, it’s not hard to imagine a shortage of skilled workers in key areas around New Hampshire. To help increase that pool, UNH Durham, UNH Manchester and the UNH School of Law have added new majors, minors and certificate programs in areas where marketplace demand is critical and where student interest has steadily grown...

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USNH Trustees Announce Search Committee for UNH President

USNH Trustees Announce Search Committee for UNH President

President Mark W. Huddleston announced last month that he will retire from the presidency as of June 30, 2018. He has served as UNH president since 2007 and is the longest-serving president in the university’s 150-year history...

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super stars

Super STARS

UNH earns highest national rating for sustainability

UNH has earned a STARS Platinum rating — the highest possible from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), held by only three higher education institutions in the world — in recognition of its sustainability achievements...

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Standing in Solidarity

Standing in Solidarity

UNH offers support for international community on travel ban

When members of the UNH community gathered on T Hall lawn to stand in unity against President Donald Trump’s executive order banning people from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the U.S., a native of Iran who received his doctorate at UNH was there. The fact that he is from Iran, he says, wasn’t the point...

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Commencement 2017

Commencement 2017

Graduates urged to strengthen their communities, nation, world

“Yes, our all-volunteer military needs people willing to raise their right hands and recite the oath, but our nation needs what all of you graduates — I repeat, all of you — have to offer,” University of New Hampshire commencement speaker U.S. Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson '81 said during the university's 146th commencement held Saturday, May 20, 2017...

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The Ultimate Packing List

The Ultimate Packing List

The countdown is on, and move-in day is fast approaching. As the days of summer dwindle, surely that pile of items to bring to college grows. I can recall this time two years ago, just before my freshman year at UNH, feeling overwhelmed by that pile and how much I thought I had to bring to my new space at once...

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UNH Welcomes New Faculty

UNH Welcomes New Faculty

From pastries to pi, new professors, lecturers, researchers and specialists bring diverse talents

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