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Vasudevan Named Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

P.T. Vasudevan

P.T. Vasudevan has been appointed senior vice provost for academic affairs after serving an interim period in the role.

Dining Services Chef Takes Bronze

Todd Sweet

Lobster might not be on the menu in UNH dining halls, but if one of Dining Services’ chefs can take the bronze in a regional competition where that’s the main ingredient, imagine what he does with more traditional college fare. 

UNH Announces 2014 Granite State Award and Honorary Degree Recipients


Stella and Douglas Scamman

Stella and Douglas Scamman

A Stratham couple active in state politics and a Portsmouth-based high-tech firm committed to community service will receive this year's Granite State Awards from the University of New Hampshire. 

N.H. Author Series Presents Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Sharon Olds April 13


The poet Sharon Olds whose book “Stag’s Leap” won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for poetry will be the featured writer for the next N.H. Author Series at the University of New Hampshire.

Hosted by the Friends of Dimond Library, the event takes place in the library’s 5th floor reading room Sunday, April 13, 2014, at 2 p.m.

“Frozen” Screenwriter/Director Jennifer Lee '92 is UNH 2014 Commencement Speaker

Jennifer Lee

Jennifer Lee. Courtesy photo. 

The first woman to direct an animated feature film for Walt Disney Animation Studios, Academy Award®-winner Jennifer Lee, will deliver UNH's commencement address Saturday, May 17, 2014.

For Staff Psychologist, Work Is A Passion


It doesn’t take long into a conversation with Szu-Hui Lee to know she is the kind of person who is good at accomplishing things. Many things.  A senior staff psychologist at the UNH Counseling Center, Lee specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy to treat anxiety disorders.

The treatment is goal-oriented, often resulting in reducing symptoms quickly in cases, for example, of individuals who are dealing with general anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, or social phobia. It is a method, she says, that suits her personality.

Dining Services Recipients of First Disability Commission Award


For Dining Services, it’s about more than just the food. Accessibility, comfort and inclusion are as important to their mission as their culinary offerings. Proof of that comes with receipt of the first Annual Disability Commission Award from the President’s Commission on the Status of People with Disabilities. 

The award, presented Tuesday, Feb. 25, reads: “For fostering understanding of the issues and for building a community of inclusive excellence that has raised awareness through insight and action increasing opportunity and access for people with disabilities.”

Scientists Reveal Cosmic Roadmap to Galactic Magnetic Field


Scientists on NASA’s Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) mission, including a team leader from UNH, report that recent, independent measurements have validated one of the mission’s signature findings—a mysterious "ribbon" of energy and particles at the edge of our solar system that appears to be a directional “roadmap in the sky” of the local interstellar magnetic field.

UNH Among Top Peace Corps Volunteer-Producing Schools in 2014


 Rebecca Keyes

Rebecca Keys, a UNH alumna serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Philippines, with students.

Five Priorities Identified by President During 2014 State of the University Address


Five overarching priorities identified in its 2010 strategic plan will help to steel the University of New Hampshire against the looming challenges that continue to threaten higher education, President Mark W. Huddleston said during his State of the University address delivered Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014.

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