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UNH Archaeology Students Unearth Original Campus Train Depot


Students at UNH are unearthing the site of the original train depot that used to be on the great lawn near Morrill Hall until it was moved after a tragic 1905 train accident. 

UNH Faculty and Staff Prep for Wildcat Commuter Challenge April 15 – May 10


When the second annual Wildcat Commuter Challenge launches on Monday, April 15, more than 50 UNH faculty and staff will forgo to their single-rider car trips to campus in favor of a more environmentally friendly, community-building commute. And by tracking the number of commutes they take via bus or train, carpooling, biking or walking to work, those employees will spark some healthy competition between colleges and administrative areas.

Works by Emerging Artists Presented at the Museum of Art


Three new exhibitions featuring the work of emerging artists are on display at the Museum of Art. The 2013 Senior B.A. and B.F.A. Exhibition, the 2013 M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition I, and the2013 M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition II, showcase the artistic talents of students graduating from the department of art and art history’s studio art program.

Making the Invisible Visible


river fireWhen Northern Ohio’s Cuyahoga River caught fire back in 1952, the depth of American environmental degradation was made manifest. The startling image helped spawn the environmental movement and the eventual passage of laws that cleaned up the nation's water and air.

UNH Student Explores N.H. Civil War Soldier Attitudes about Slavery


soldier's letter

Letter written by John Henry Jenks, a soldier from Keene who served in the 14th N.H. Infantry Regiment, to his wife dated June 9, 1864.

UNH Hosts ‘Tribute’ to Popular Gourmet Dinners April 19 and 20


In a tribute to its rich history of gourmet dinners, UNH will host five courses of fine cuisine paying homage to all of the shared experiences in Stillings Hall at its April gourmet dinner.

Organized by 22 hospitality management students at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics, The Gourmet Dinner: A Tribute, will be held Friday, April 19, and Saturday April 20, at Stillings Hall. The evening begins with a cocktail hour at 5 p.m., with dinner to follow. 

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.

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