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  • Ellen Fitzpatrick
    - Outstanding Teacher-Scholar
    Ellen Fitzpatrick is the 2017 recipient of the COLA Lindberg Award. Read More
  • Actors in a play about the town of Stratham, NH
    - Inspired by the Past
    A history major immerses herself in the stories of a 300-year-old town. Read More
  • UNH professor Ellen Fitzpatrick
    - Summer Reading
    "The Highest Glass Ceiling" makes The Washington Post's list. Read More
  • Isabelle Beagen '18
    - Changing Minds
    Falling for Ibsen  When Isabelle Beagen '18 read “A Doll’s House” by Henrik Ibsen in her freshman theatre history course, she fell in love.  “Ibsen is a writer in which every prop... Read More
  • corsets and bustles on display at UNH museum
    - Women of Bone and Steel: Stays on Display at University Museum
    Preserved corsets from the 18th through 20th centuries are lining the walls of the University Museum on the ground floor of Dimond Library, chronicling more than 200 years of... Read More
  • Selma to Montgomery Marches
    - Remembering Selma
    As we gathered at the Edmund Pettus Bridge, amid the thousands of other people from all over, many of them original marchers, I noticed something: the silence. I had never been... Read More
  • In Memoriam—Carleton Wentworth '37
    - In Memoriam—Carleton Wentworth '37
    Carleton Wentworth loved being outdoors, tending his expansive vegetable and flower gardens and  picture-perfect lawn. His love of nature began in his childhood during summer... Read More
  • yvette george with student
    - Yvette Olivia George ’71
    UNH degree: Bachelor's, history (later a master's in African American studies, Boston University)Currently lives in: Houston, Texas Please share highlights of your career or... Read More
  • Lawrence Woods with student
    - Lawrence Woods ’72
    UNH degree: Full-time student 1968- 1972, complete final nine credits in 1975. In 1975, earned a bachelor of arts degree with a major in History and a minor in sociology. In 1979... Read More
  • Students in New Orleans
    - Big Lessons of the Big Easy
    When a group of UNH students finally heard the music on the street corners of New Orleans; when they took a ride with a friendly carriage driver who rode around with his pet snake... Read More