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Committee Named for AVP for Community, Equity and Diversity Search

02.26.14

The search to fill the new position of associate vice president for Community, Equity and Diversity is now fully underway with the report that the search committee has been named.

The new position was announced by President Mark Huddleston earlier this month in his State of the University address as another step toward advancing diversity and inclusion efforts at the university.

New Paul College Sales Center of Excellence Announced

02.25.14
Daniel Post Senning and Catherine Blake

Daniel Post Senning, the great-great-grandson of Emily Post and a co-author of “Emily

InterOperability Lab Signs Lease in Durham’s Madbury Commons Development

02.20.14

UNH officials have signed a 20-year lease that will make its InterOperability Lab (IOL) the anchor tenant in a new $30 million development poised to enhance and expand the downtown area. 

Done Shoveling? It’s Time to Think About Summer Camp

02.19.14

Camp kidsAs we shovel out from yet another snowstorm, it's hard to believe that summer vacation – and bored kids – will be here soon. UNH offers a range of camps and programs to entertain and educate K-12 youth.

Chairs Named for Community, Equity and Diversity AVP Search Committee

02.19.14

Anne Lawing, dean of students, and Alberto Manalo, associate professor of environmental and resource economics and vice chair of the faculty senate, will co-chair the search committee for the associate vice president for Community, Equity and Diversity, a new position President Mark Huddleston announced in his State of the University address Feb. 4.

Outlook on Egypt

02.18.14
Islam Karkour

When Egyptian national Islam Karkour arrived in Durham last August, he expected to find a bustling city, definitely smaller than New York City, but with a Big Apple vibe. America, to him, was New York, Washington D.C., or Boston—urban, tough, and loud.

Wildcats in Washington

02.12.14
Paul Kirshen

Research professor of civil engineering Paul Kirshen. Photo credit: Chris Kleponis.

Shoals Marine Laboratory Announces New Executive Director

02.11.14

For wildlife ecologist Jennifer Seavey, the Isles of Shoals archipelago holds appeal beyond its marine environment and population of nesting birds – Seavey Island, was named after her ancestor, William Seavey. 

Now the scientist will become a steward of neighboring Appledore Island as director of the Shoals Marine Laboratory on April 1. 

Historian Recounts Efforts to Regulate Whaling Industry in New Book

02.10.14

Kurkpatrick DorseyBefore commercial whaling was outlawed in the 1980s, diplomats, scientists, bureaucrats, environmentalists, and sometimes even whalers themselves attempted to create an international regulatory framework that would allow for a sustainable whaling industry. 

Plan Outlined for New Athletic Complex

02.03.14

With a focus on meeting its strategic priorities, UNH is moving forward with fundraising and planning for a new athletic complex that will benefit the university, Durham and the Seacoast region, and the state. Athletic facilities and venues, including a new stadium, were identified as a priority in the campus’ master plan to improve recruitment, student satisfaction, and overall visibility in an increasingly competitive marketplace.   

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