Taking Note

  • Faculty are requested to register their intent to participate in the honors convocation and commencement. Register here

  • Faculty and staff are encouraged to volunteer for commencement Saturday, May 17. Volunteers also are needed to help with cap and gown distribution (May 12, 13 and 14), the lobster bake (Friday, May 16) and Honors Convocation (May 16). 

    Register here.

  • The Phi Beta Kappa initiation and award ceremony takes place Saturday, May 10, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in Richards Auditorium, Murkland. The public is welcome.

  • Nominations/applications are being accepted until April 25 for the 15th University Community Scholarship, to be awarded in May. This year's award is approximately $5,000. The size of the endowment that supports the scholarship is $132,117.

    Faculty and staff are encouraged to nominate a deserving undergraduate or graduate student. UNH Durham or UNH Manchester students may apply directly. Awards, based on academic merit and community involvement, may be renewed for up to four years. 

    Faculty and staff may send their gift via campus or U.S. mail to the University Community Scholarship Fund, c/o UNH Foundation, Elliott Alumni Center, 9 Edgewood Road, Durham, NH, 03824-1987.  

    Read more information here. Nominate students here

    Questions may be directed to scholarship selection committee chair Carol Main at 2-5041 or ...

  • UNH's campus-wide Energy Task Force is currently updating the university's climate action plan, called WildCAP, to help UNH meet its first greenhouse gas emissions reduction target of 50 percent by 2020. 

    Drafts of the WildCAP update, including an executive summary, are online at www.sustainableunh.unh.edu/wildcap until May 16. Feedback and suggestions on the drafts should be emailed to sustainability.info@unh.edu.

  • The April 30 meeting of the Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects in Research (IRB) has been canceled. Please check the IRB meeting schedule webpage for upcoming meeting dates and deadlines for submissions of applications.  

    For questions or more information, please contact Julie Simpson (2-2003) or Kathy Stilwell (2-3536) in Research Integrity Services.

  • UNH Transportation Services (UTS) is conducting a survey to get feedback on our transit programs. Information gathered in this survey will help transit administrators and planners shape the future of transportation options available to the greater campus community.  

    The survey takes about 10-15 minutes to complete, and participants are entered in a chance to win an iPad Mini. The survey can be found here. A paper copy can be request by contacting Transportation Services at 2-2328. 

    The survey will be available through May 1, and results will be published on the UTS Web page later this spring.

  • The Paul College of Business and Economics will host former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani Tuesday, April 22, from 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. in the Paul College, G75 auditorium for a discussion on leadership.

    All UNH faculty, staff and students welcome. Seats will be first come, first serve. A current UNH ID will be required.

    This event is not open to the public.

  • UNH Dining Services is presenting a free cooking demonstration Friday, April 18, from 3:10 – 4 p.m. in the Peter Paul College demonstration kitchen, G85. “Cool Creamy Creations” will have executive chef Brian Place and registered dietitian Rochelle L’Italien discussing and demonstrating how to make several dressings, sauces and desserts featuring various types of yogurt as well as non-dairy options. 

  • The film “Girl Rising” will be shown April 23 in MUB Theatre 1 at 7 p.m. Co-sponsored by the Community Leadership program and Women’s Studies.

    “Girl Rising” is a global campaign for girls’ education using the power of storytelling to share the simple truth that educating girls can transform societies. During the film, viewers get to know nine unforgettable girls living in the developing world: ordinary girls who confront tremendous challenges and overcome nearly impossible odds to pursue their dreams

  • The Faculty Research Excellence Seminar Series concludes Tuesday, April 29, from 4 – 6:30 p.m. in the Squamscott Room, Holloway Commons with the lecture “Climate Change and the Rising Microbial Tide” where researchers will present their work on the impact of climate change and the rising microbial tide on shellfish safety and public perceptions.

    A list of speakers can be read here.  

    RSVP here

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    Logos are now available for colleges and schools. Please check the graphic identity guide (http://www.unh.edu/logo/) to determine the proper usage of these marks. 

    All other entities are encouraged to continue to use the UNH logo for their communication needs.

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  • Open forums for candidates interested in the position of founding director at the Carsey School of Public Policy are scheduled to take place on the following days:

    April 21, 3-4 p.m., MUB 330/332, Michael Ettlinger

    April 25, 3:13-4:15 p.m., MUB 330/332, George McCarthy 

    Candidates’ CVs can be read here.

  • The UNH Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarly Activity (RCR) Committee announces the availability of training in the ethical and responsible conduct of research.

    This training opportunity involves two components:
    • Completion of UNH's Web-based RCR instructional modules (available at http://www.unh.edu/rcr), followed by
    • Participation in a seminar on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 12:30-4 p.m. in MUB 330/332

    Modules must have been completed prior to participation in the seminar. Successful completion of the training requires completion of both components.

    Registration for the seminar is required by Monday, April 21, 2014. Registration information is available here.

    The training will fulfill:
    1. The National Science Foundation (NSF) mandate that all postdoctoral researchers, and undergraduate and graduate students supported by NSF to conduct research on proposals submitted on...

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    "Property of Old Jones" by Craig Hood

    “The Art Of Drawing:  Works by UNH Studio Art Faculty” is now on exhibit at the University Museum. 

    The art of drawing, both a method of observation and a form of expression, represents a distinct kind of engagement with the visual world. This small exhibition will give visitors a glimpse of a very basic component of what an art education means to the department of art and art history. 

    The exhibit runs through June 14.  

    The University Museum is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., and...