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Warmth from the Millyard Coalition Seeking Donations of Food and Warm Clothing

10.30.13

The season of giving is about to begin and there’s no better place to start than right here at UNH. During the next two weeks, white cardboard bins will be located around campus to collect donations of food and warm clothing for the student-driven community service project Warmth from the Millyard Coalition. 

Now in its seventh year, Warmth from the Millyard (WFMYC) draws on community partners at UNH and in local cities and towns to round up these necessities and give them to area charitable organizations for distribution. 

Cross Cultures: Share Thanksgiving with an International Student

10.23.13
Meng Zhao and other guests at Thanksgiving dinner

Meng Zhao (left) with assistant professor Courtney Marshall (second from left, back) and others at Marshalls’ home Thanksgiving Day 2012. The English professor invited the students to share the November holiday with her.

Another Choice: New Health Care Plan Offered

10.16.13

Employees will have another health care plan to choose from during the 2014 open enrollment, one that offers lower premiums and a USNH contribution to a tax-free health savings account to help offset high deductibles.  

Open enrollment is Oct. 21-Nov. 1. 

With the Choice Plan, available to all benefits eligible faculty and staff not covered by a collective bargaining agreement, you don’t need to designate a primary care physician or obtain a referral to see a specialist. And, there are no copays.

Alumnus Arnold Garron to Serve as Paul College Interim Dean

10.04.13

Colleagues,

I am pleased to announce that UNH alumnus Arnold Garron has agreed to serve as interim dean of the Paul College of Business and Economics while we conduct a national search for a permanent dean. Arnold has strong ties to the university as well as a distinguished career in the private sector and I’m confident these relationships will enhance and expand the work we’ve been doing to engage businesses around the state.

Alumna Marcy Carsey Gives $20 Million to UNH

10.02.13

Emmy-winning television producer Marcy Carsey ’66 has made a gift of $20 million to UNH to support the creation of the new Carsey School for Public Policy. This gift is the second largest in the university’s history.  

The Art of Words: Painting the Poems of Charles Simic

09.25.13
painting by John Angelopoulos

One of the paintings by John Angelopoulos inspired by the poems of Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Simic.

Most people have heard the adage about how much a picture is worth. (For those scant few who aren’t familiar, it’s a thousand words.)

New Allergen-Friendly Food Station Debuts at Philbrook Dining Hall

09.17.13
allergy-free food station

The new allergen food station in Philbrook Dining Hall.Photo credit: Rochelle L’Italien

UNH Launches School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering

09.09.13
students doing marine research

UNH announces the launch of its new School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering, an integration of the university’s various marine-related research, teaching and outreach activities.

Scott Chesney’s CD an Exception to His Day Job

09.04.13

CD coverThere’s a moment listening to Scott Chesney’s single “You Knew Me When” that makes you think of James Taylor. Classic Taylor, from his “Sweet Baby James” days; 1971.  

When’s the Next Bus Coming? Here’s How to Find Out

08.27.13
NextBus app screenshot

Wildcat Transit riders know all about the benefits of bus travel. There are no parking tickets. It saves gas money. It’s convenient and good for the environment.  And now, thanks to a new app from UNH Mobile, it’s more efficient than ever.

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