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Students attending LGBT Garden Party

Students attending LGBTQ Garden Party
Find out more about the GLBT President's Commission

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McNair Study Abroad Students Sample 3

UNH McNair Scholars Program is well poised to emerge as the national leader in undergraduate study abroad programming for underrepresented students

Disability Commission

Find out more about the President's Commission on the Status of People With Disabilities

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Statement of Diversity

Diversity is a community value at the University of New Hampshire.

We are committed to supporting and sustaining an educational community that is inclusive, diverse and equitable. The values of diversity, inclusion and equity are inextricably linked to our mission of teaching and research excellence, and we embrace these values as being critical to development, learning, and success. We expect nothing less than an accessible, multicultural community in which civility and respect are fostered, and discrimination and harassment are not tolerated.

We will ensure that under-represented groups and those who experience systemic inequity will have equal opportunities and feel welcome on our campus. We accept the responsibility of teaching and learning in a diverse democracy where social justice serves as a bridge between a quality liberal education and civic engagement.

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UNH Advance

UNH ADVANCE is an National Science Foundation funded institutional transformation project focused on strengthening policies and implementing practices to address gender imbalance, particularly in STEM disciplines. The ADVANCE program will address:

  • Recruitment and Retention of Faculty and Staff
  • Policies and Practices
  • Leadership Strategies
  • Facilitate Programs and Activities in support of long-term institutional initiatives

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Dr. Amos Winter's "Leveraged Freedom Chair Project"

Tuesday, November 18
MUB Strafford Room

Dr Amos Winter, is one of the founders of GRIT, an MIT group of mechanical engineers who are passionate about using technology to improve people’s lives. The Leveraged Freedom Chair (LFC), is a lever-powered all-terrain wheelchair. GRIT was founded in 2012 to bring the LFC to market, to help people with disabilities get off-road and on with their lives. For more information view the TED talk on the LFC. Event sponsored by the President's Commission on the Status of People with Disabilities

Delaney Rustin, M.D., "Hidden Pictures"

Wed, October 22
MUB Strafford Room

Dr. Delaney Rustin has created the first feature length documentary on global mental health. Hidden Pictures captures moments of compassion, profound frustration, and haunting insights from stories told to her in India, China, South Africa, France and the U.S..  Dr. Rustin will talk about her documentary and her work experiences in mental health.  View film trailer. Event sponsored by MUB Lecture Series, Counseling Center, Health Services and President's Commission on the Status of People with Disabilities

Dustin Lance Black

Oct 8, Wed
MUB Strafford Room

Academy Award screenwriter winner (2009 Milk Screenplay), producer, director and social activist, Dustin Lance Black will be the featured speaker for Coming Out Week. Dustin is also the founding board member of the American Foundation for Equal Rights which successfully led the Federal case against Prop 8 in California, and continues to work for LGBT equality today.  Program sponsored by MUB Lecture Series, MUSO, Alliance, Kidder Fund, Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Council, Diversity Support Coalition, Residential Life and Student & Academic Services.