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  • dover listens group activity

    Good Listeners

    The conversation begins at Dover Listens event. Word has it that when Dover Listens holds a meeting, it starts on time, sticks to the schedule, and ends on time. By 6 p.m. on a Thursday night, a...
  • cowell stadium athetic complex

    New Athletic Complex as Part of Campus Master Plan

    Rendering of the Cowell Stadium at UNH as it is expected to appear after a $25 million improvement plan. (Courtesy art)
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  • prevention innovations poster

    UNH Prevention Innovations Inducted into Hall of Fame

    Prevention Innovations Research Center team
  • unh school of low building

    UNH Law Named 8th Best School in U.S. for Clinics

    The University of New Hampshire School of Law is No. 8 in the country for clinical opportunities for its students, according to a national legal magazine. The National Jurist issued its findings in...
  • jennifer lindsay in her studio

    Art Student Explores Freedom of Expression in China

    Jennifer Lindsay, surrounded by her own work, immersed herself in Chinese culture.
  • student entrepreneur

    UNH Manchester to Offer a B.S. in Computer Science and Entrepreneurship

    The University of New Hampshire will be offering a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science & Entrepreneurship at the Manchester campus beginning this fall. The Computer Science &...
  • In His Own Words

    In His Own Words

    Perhaps no one demonstrates the complementary nature of teaching and research better than Professor of Chemical Engineering Dale Barkey.
  • The Tales a Lobster Trap Tells

    The Tales a Lobster Trap Tells

    What do lobster traps tell us about the lobsters on the bottom? from Presentation Boot Camp on Vimeo
  • amanda chisholm

    Amanda Chisolm ’16

    Undeclared Liberal Arts Exeter, N.H. What made you want to choose this course of study?
  • angela zukas and friend

    Angela Zukas ’15

    Electrical Engineering Fremont, N.H. What made you want to choose this course of study?
  • lizzy barker

    Lizzy Barker ’14

    English Teaching and Political Science double major Eliot, Maine What made you want to choose this course of study?
  • joe tumber

    Shersingh Joseph Tumber-Davila ’15

    Environmental Conservation and Sustainability with a Minor in Forestry Leominster, Mass. (Born in Humacao, Puerto Rico) What made you want to choose this course of study?
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  • Becky Sideman of UNH Cooperative Extension

    Winter Greens

    Now that the purple and blue shades of the polar vortex have eased off the weather maps, we can loosen our scarves and maybe go hatless. We’ve made it through the once-every-few-decades cold snap....
  • sean mcdonnell

    McDonnell Named Fall 2013 FCS Football Coach of the Year

    Sean McDonnell of the University of New Hampshire was named the Fall 2013 Division I FCS Football Coach of the Year by CaptainU on Monday. Top coaches in their respective sports and divisions were...
  • J Michael Hickey

    N.H. Telecom Executive Appointed Dean of UNH Manchester

    J. Michael Hickey will take over leadership of the Manchester campus of the University of New Hampshire effective Jan. 22, 2014. Provost Lisa MacFarlane announced that Hickey, who has close ties to...
  • The Case Against Spanking

    The Case Against Spanking

    Murray Straus, founder and co-director of the UNH Family Research Laboratory and professor emeritus of sociology, discusses the long-term implications of spanking.
  • jeff bolster

    In Their Own Words

    History professor Jeff Bolster at the helm. View his video below.
  • Happy Holidays

    Happy Holidays

    When President Huddleston and his old friend Wild E. Cat got together recently to reminisce and greet the holidays, their "tweet back" on 2013 revealed some truly wonderful moments for the UNH family...
  • aerial view of t-hall

    UNH Receives $1 Million Gift for Need-Based Scholarships

    A new $1 million endowed scholarship fund at the University of New Hampshire will provide financial support every year to as many as 20 students from New Hampshire. Established by Michael Pilot ’84...
  • UNH law students in front of nation's capital

    UNH Hosted National Conference on the Nation’s Debt

    UNH recently hosted a national conference in the U.S. Capitol on the importance of slowing the growth of the nation’s debt.
  • recipe card

    Recipes and Cooking Tips à la Guyette

    Roast Chicken with Natural Gravy Tips: Roasting the bird breast side down is critical, because the juices run down and keep the breast meat from drying out. Some chefs roast their chickens and...
  • chef preparing food

    'Tis the Season

    Culinary arts student, Garrett Blais ’15 from Rollinsford, N.H., trusses a chicken.
  • Library Study Buddies

    Library Study Buddies

    University of New Hampshire students help beat the stress of finals week with help from therapy dogs from Pet Partners. Part of the Frazzle Free Finals at the Dimond Library. Originally published by...
  • local recreation map

    Take it outside

    No matter what kind of outdoor recreation you prefer, you might want to check out the sundry opportunities UNH has to offer. Let’s start with water activities. For swimming, there’s Mendum’s Pond in...
  • andrea rionne and charlene higgins

    UNH Students Travel to Japan, Ecuador on Gilman Scholarships

    Andrea Dionne and Charlene Higgins have received the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to fund study abroad trips in spring 2014. University of New Hampshire students Andrea Dionne and...
  • lakes region EMTs

    Professor Comes to Rescue For Lakes Region's EMTs

    Members of the Laconia Fire Department who prepared for a national exam with the help of UNH Clinical Associate Professor Katherine Lockwood include, left to right, Deputy Fire Chief Shawn Riley,...
  • representatives from various rec sports teams, in front of Cat sculpture

    How to: be an intramural superstar!

    Forget the days of sweaty palms and anticipation over whether or not you have what it takes to make the varsity team; active life at UNH is all about participation! We offer more than 40 intramurals...
  • mark huddleston, his family, and students at thanksgiving

    Guests at the President’s Table

    At home with the Huddlestons are (l to r) Qian Wang, Jaya Dofe, Giles Huddleston, Emma Bricker, President Mark Huddleston, Loker Xu, and Xiaoqiong You. President Mark Huddleston may want to start...
  • poinsettias

    Popular Poinsettia Open House

    The popular Poinsettia Trials Open House is at the University of New Hampshire Dec. 5 – 7, 2013. The Macfarlane Greenhouses, the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station, and the Thompson School...
  • jazz and classical music concert

    Durham Goes “Pop”!

    Listen to Something and This Guy's In Love With You
  • Austin Perea '13

    Austin Perea '13

    Originally published by: UNH Today Produced by UNH Video Productions
  • unh superfans

    How To: Be a UNH Superfan

    The spirit of Wildcat Country is contagious. One highlight of student life gearing up and squeezing into the stands with other students to yell, whistle, and route for the athletic teams. With 21...
  • Meet the “Godfather of UV Disinfection”

    Meet the “Godfather of UV Disinfection”

    James Malley is the Davison Professor of Environmental Engineering and Director of the Environmental Research Group at the University of New Hampshire. He won the 2013 Excellence in Public Service...
  • jim conant, matthew broderick and sean conant

    For the People

    (l to r) Jim Conant, Matthew Broderick, and Sean Conant (© 2013 RISING PICTURE COMPANY) What started out as a father-son quest to view all five copies of the Gettysburg Address during 2013, the 150th...
  • Jasper Johns, Target with Four Faces, 1979, Five color etching

    Alumni Donate Collection of 20th-Century Prints to University

      Jasper Johns, Target with Four Faces, 1979, Five color etching, 30” x 22-1/8.” Gift of Dr. Lawrence F. and Marilyn E. Staples. VIEW THE COLLECTION >>
  • earth from space

    Back to the Future

    This image shows a future view of the world in equilibrium at 2,000 parts per million of atmospheric carbon dioxide (current level is 393 ppm). Sea level is higher by some 260 feet (80 meters) and...
  • steve kossakoski

    Serving the Granite State

    Steve Kossakoski, who earned a master’s degree in education and doctorate in education administration at UNH, founded New Hampshire’s only public online high school, the Virtual Learning Academy...
  • In Their Own Words

    In Their Own Words

    Associate Professor of Marketing Goksel Yalcinkaya came to UNH in 2007 and immediately began to assume a critical role in the educational missions of Paul College’s undergraduate and MBA programs. In...
  • JFK Movie Based on UNH Historian’s Book Premieres on TLC

    JFK Movie Based on UNH Historian’s Book Premieres on TLC

    Letters to Jackie, Official Trailer The movie about President John F. Kennedy based on the book “Letters to Jackie: Condolences From a Grieving Nation” by Ellen Fitzpatrick, professor of history at...
  • student performs atheltic therapy on hockey player

    Pitchside with the Dubliners of Durham

    Orlaith Munnelly works with a hockey player to loosen tight muscles. Dubliners may refer to soccer as “football” and the field on which it is played as a “pitch,” but such cultural differences aside...
  • katie hogan at music hall

    Writers on Stage—A View from the Wings

    Portsmouth was in the midst of a blizzard when Katie Hogan came to check out UNH’s MFA in writing program. From upstate New York, she immediately fell in love with the town and New England’s rugged...
  • In Their Own Words

    In Their Own Words

    William Clyde, associate professor of Earth science, won the university’s Outstanding Associate Professor award in 2013. A donation by philanthropists Arnold P. Hanson and Della Hanson honoring...
  • faculty members of supercomputer team

    UNH Celebrates First-in-the-State Supercomputing Capabilities

    From left to right, Bernie Vasquez, Kai Germaschewski, Gregory Chini (front), Jimmy Raeder, Benjamin Chandran, John Gibson, and Patrick Messer. Photo by Kristi Donahue, UNH-EOS.
  • student researcher investigating ghosts

    Who Ya Gonna Call?

    Marja Ruderman, president of the UNH Paranormal Club, turned her childhood obsession with ghosts into a popular student organization on campus
  • moose infected by ticks

    Tick, Tick, Moose

    Up to 100,000 winter ticks can live on a moose, causing severe hair loss and reduced reproductive productivity. Photo courtesy Daniel Bergeron
  • students loaded on truck in front of smith hall, around 1908

    The Myth of Smith

    Late at night, when most of the students are asleep, the dorm lounge might seem to be an ideal place for some undisturbed studying--unless you happen to live in Smith Hall. Legend has it that the...
  • bee

    The Bees and Dinosaurs Connection

    For the first time ever, scientists have documented a widespread extinction of bees that occurred 65 million years ago, concurrent with the massive event that wiped out land dinosaurs and many...
  • students in spain in front of windmill

    Don Quixote’s Formula

    Carman Garcia de la Rasilla (third from left) with students on the UNH Granada Program, pictured here in Consuegra, Spain.
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