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Time Changed for Campus Master Plan Forum to Accommodate Gathering for Slain Student

10.17.12

University officials have moved the start of the campus master plan forum to 1:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. Originally scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m., the forum was delayed to accommodate a gathering to reflect on the life of Elizabeth “Lizzi” Marriott.

Dimond Library Says You Talk, We’ll Listen

10.10.12

If you’ve noticed the changes made at the Dimond Library in recent months, you have those who took the 2009 LibQUAL+™ survey to thank. Their responses led to, among other things:

Employee Clinic Can Meet Many Health Care Needs

10.10.12

If you haven’t gotten your flu shot yet and don’t want to wait for the next opportunity on campus (Oct. 17), you may want to call Health Services and make an appointment at the employee clinic.

You also can use the clinic when you’re not feeling well--in most cases, you can get an appointment the same day—or if you get hurt at work, and for routine lab tests or x-rays even when ordered by your PCP or another provider. Generic prescription drugs are available for $5. A number of non-prescription medications are offered as well at lower prices than you might pay elsewhere.

Health Services Employee Clinic Can Meet Many Health Care Needs

10.10.12

If you haven’t gotten your flu shot yet and don’t want to wait for the next on-campus clinic (Oct. 17), you may want to call Health Services and make an appointment at the employee clinic.

Maybe you’ve got that sore throat thing that’s going around; maybe it’s strep. You can find out at the employee clinic, most often getting an appointment on the same day, or within 24 hours.  What’s more, you can check test results online.

UNH Professor Pens Book on History of Fishing the Atlantic

10.10.12

Since the Viking ascendancy in the Middle Ages, the Atlantic has shaped the lives of people who depended upon it for survival. And just as surely, people have shaped the Atlantic. In his innovative account of this interdependency, historian W. Jeffrey Bolster takes us through a millennium-long environmental history of our impact on one of the largest ecosystems in the world.

N. H. Authors Series Presents Terry Farish Oct. 14

10.03.12

Terry FarishThe N.H. Authors Series, hosted by the Friends of Dimond Library, will present novelist Terry Farish Sunday, Oct. 14, at 2 p.m. in the Dimond Library’s 5th floor reading room.

On-Campus Mammogram Information Available at the Benefits Fair

10.03.12

During this year’s Employees Benefits Fair (Tuesday, Oct. 23) eligible employees will be able to schedule an on-campus mammogram through a project sponsored by the Operating Staff Council and Exeter Hospital. The first-time offering will take place Nov. 2 at 9 a.m. using Exeter Hospital's mobile digital mammography van, which utilizes the most innovative and accurate technology for detecting breast abnormalities. 

Internal Search Announced for Interim Library Dean

10.03.12

An internal search for an interim dean of the University Library to replace Sherry Vellucci, who is stepping down to return to teaching and research, has been announced by the Provost’s Office. The search will follow a process similar to one used successfully in recent internal, interim dean searches.  

Homecoming Weekend Oct. 12-14

09.26.12

Homecoming Weekend 2012 is set for Oct. 12-14. Alumni, family and friends will convene on campus to attend sporting events, a parade, bonfire and other activities that have become hallmarks of the fall reunion.  

Friday Oct. 12:

The Whittemore School of Business and Economics hosts a seniors’ lunch at noon with keynote speaker Rick Marini '94 of BranchOut.com; a business panel from 2-4:20 p.m., and a cocktail party at 4:30 p.m.

Library Dean to Return to Research and Teaching

09.26.12

Provost John Aber has announced that Sherry Vellucci will end her five-year term as dean of the University Library at the end of January 2013 in order to pursue other professional goals.

"During our conversations professor Vellucci indicated that while she enjoyed the many creative opportunities to transform the library into a forward-looking organization with a strong user-centered focus, she greatly missed the teaching and research that defined her work prior to her appointment as library dean," says Aber.

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