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Authority on Jewish Architecture and Memory of Holocaust Speaks at UNH April 24


An authority of Jewish architecture and the memory of the Holocaust will deliver the Hans Heilbronner Lecture at UNH Wednesday, April 24.

Presented by the College of Liberal Arts and the Department of History, the lecture “Jewish Architecture and the Memory of the Holocaust” begins at 5 p.m. in the Murkland 115. The lecture and following roundtable discussion are free and open to the public and sponsored by the Endowed Fund for Holocaust Education.

UNH Manchester Named to President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll


UNH Manchester has again been named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement. This is the third time the college has been awarded this achievement after receiving it in 2009 and 2012.

UNH Cooperative Extension Seeks Habitat Builders


UNH Cooperative Extension is seeking volunteers for three upcoming events designed to help restore the habitat of the endangered New England cottontail rabbit. In Dover and Durham, volunteers will plant native shrubs that the rabbits use for shelter.  

Volunteers can choose any or all of the following days/locations: 

Film Screening at UNH Focuses on Bullying April 10


A film screening and discussion at UNH takes on the widespread and growing issue of bullying Wednesday, April 10, 2013. A free screening of the documentary film “Bully: The Movie” will be followed by an audience discussion of bullying led by a panel of UNH experts.  

The event, sponsored by UNH Cooperative Extension, the departments of education and social work, and the Browne Center, is at 6:30 p.m. in Theatre II of the Memorial Union Building at UNH.

Going Underground: April 10 Science Café Looks at Soil and Climate


Serita Frey

Serita Frey, professor of soil microbial ecology.

John C Edwards Undergraduate Prize Plays Debut April 17-21


The John C Edwards Undergraduate Prize Plays honors outstanding work in playwriting, as well as directing, stage management and design. The program has been created to foster student playwriting through the development of new works. It has been underwritten through a generous gift by Mike O’Malley ’88, (“Diverting Devotion,” “Yes Dear” and “Glee”).

These original student productions will be featured in an evening of one-act plays, April 17-21, 2013 in the Hennessy Theatre.  The winning entries are:

History and Humanities Professor to Deliver Lindberg Lecture April 11


Jan Golinski, professor of history and humanities and recipient of the 2012 Lindberg Award.

Benefitting From the Unexpected Topic of CEO Forum April 11


How delivering the unexpected can deliver profits and employee loyalty will be discussed at the next meeting UNHCEO Forum. 

The event will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday, April 11, 2013. The program begins at 8 a.m. at the Derryfield Country Club in Manchester with coffee and networking, with a full breakfast at 8:30 a.m. 

UNH’s Thompson School Offers Adult Cooking Classes


From the Pyrennes Mountains to the shores of southern Italy, from classic pastries to gluten-free concoctions, a new series of cooking classes at the Thompson School of Applied Science introduces adult learners to a wide range of cuisines and culinary techniques. 

The classes, which are ongoing throughout the spring on Wednesday and Friday nights, can be taken individually or as themed series.  

UNH Brings Harry Potter’s Adventures to Youth Via First Massive Online Course for Kids


This summer, UNH will bring the magical world of Harry Potter to young learners who will have a chance to participate in the university’s first Massive Online Course for Kids (MOCK).

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