In the Classroom

An inside look at some of the interesting courses being taught at UNH

Ever wish you could sit-in on one of the coolest courses at UNH? With our In The Classroom series, we go into the labs and classrooms here on the Durham campus. Hear from professors, instructors and students about what makes these courses so interesting.

  • Tyler Simpson and Vernon Carter

    Talking About The Hard Issues

    This isn’t about the shooting of black men by police officers, or about Dallas and Baton Rouge. It’s about race and class and gender and equity in... Read More
  • Occupational therapy students at UNH

    Trash to Technology

    In Therese Willkomm’s classroom, occupational therapy students are turning campaign signs into assistive technology, with great results.   Read More
  • UNH theatre and dance students perform with Indonesian theatre company


    Students in the UNH theatre and dance program collaborated with the world-renowned Papermoon Puppet Theatre to create an original production,... Read More
  • Mosaic created in UNH class called "Stressed Out"

    The Wonders of Worry

    Shyla Gregory ‘17, like many college students, knows what it’s like to worry. Between classes, studying, a job and balancing relationships, she says... Read More
  • Ruwa Majid-Pokorny in the classroom

    The Challenging Language and Captivating Culture of Arabic

      After a string of sentences in Arabic, Ruwa Majid-Pokorny stops speaking. "OK, tell me what I just said." There are a few quiet responses. She... Read More
  • students at local farmers market

    Food for Thought

    Sydney Howard '17 and Sierra Eugley '15 check out the young potatoes at the winter farmer's market held recently at Exeter High School. In 2007, the... 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... Read More
  • Students in US health care systems talking with their professor

    Health Care in America

    Isatu Bah ’17 has a simple example of how health care works in this country. It’s one she didn’t give much thought to until taking the course “U.S.... Read More
  • Students crossing bridge in winter

    Sustainable Happiness

    Happiness Cubed Happiness studies span disciplines — each of these Liberal Arts course offerings takes its own unique approach to the topic.... Read More
  • students in marine biology class

    Seeking Surface Data

    You might be surprised to find undergrads in a science class drawing and coloring, but that’s exactly what they were up to in a recent introduction... Read More
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