Professor Joe Lugalla, Dept of Anthropology

NSBE National Society of Black Engineers UNH Chapter

Korean Culture Club For More Information

Associate Prof, Funso Afolayan, Dept of History

MOSAICO the Latino/Latina student organization For More Information


The UNH President's Commission on the Status of People of Color proposes, recommends, and evaluates programs, policies, and services aimed at enhancing diversity and supporting people of color within the UNH community. The commission acts to ensure implementation of goals to increase campus diversity through minority student, faculty, and staff recruitment and retention, and through curriculum development. Learn More

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UNH faculty and staff can now use payroll deductions to support a book fund for students. Book funds will be available to students with demonstrated financial need.
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Chaining Day Discussion

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
12:40 PM - 2:00 PM, MUB 327 (OMSA)

"Money's short so this jewelry is like a weave"
A Look at consumerism in Hip-Hop and how the chain symbolizes wealth, power and prestige bu can bring about conflicted feelings around consumerism.

Dunfey Lecture: Revolutions and Crises in the Contemporary Muslim World

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, MUB 338/340
John O. Voll is professor emeritus of Islamic history and past associate director of the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University. He taught Middle Eastern, Islamic, and world history at the University of New Hampshire for thirty years before moving to Georgetown in 1995. He has lived in Cairo, Beirut, and Sudan and has traveled widely in the Muslim world. Voll is a past president of the Middle East Studies Association. In 1991, he received an Egyptian Presidential Medal in recognition of scholarship on Islam. Books include Islam: Continuity & Change in the Modern World, and, with John L. Esposito, Makers of Contemporary Islam and Islam and Democracy.

Our Stories

Adrienne Hill

Civil Engineering undergrad student Adrienne Hill '15, presented her research on underground retaining structures at the Undergraduate Research Conference. As a McNair Scholar, Hill has found that she likes research and plans to go on to graduate school to earn her master's degree in either geotechnical design or construction.  This summer she will go to New Zealand for her internship with Brian Perry Civil Engineering firm.  Hill is also a student athlete, and a member of the UNH Gymnastics Team. Read more at UNH Today

Xiomara Alban

Xiomara Albán grew up in Springfield, Massachusetts, the middle of three girls. Her mother and father were born in Ecuador, making Xio
a first generation American, in addition to a first generation college student.  Read More about Xiomara

Noha Elmohands

Talking about my religion, my race, and my gender has given me visibility that many students have not had.  It has allowed me to be empathetic toward a wide range of student experiences. Meet Noha Elmohands, recent host of the MLK Commemorative Address. Watch the video on her student call to action

Mike Vidal

Michael went on a summer research trip to the University of Ghana for eight weeks. Michael focused his research on challenges in development, particularly higher education access for underrepresented groups. He credits this experience as the “most amazing experience I’ve ever had in my entire life.” Read More about Mike