Campus Journal FYI
Therapeutic Riding Program seeks volunteers
The UNH Therapeutic Riding Program seeks volunteers for its fall session. No experience with horses is necessary. Classes will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, and 1 to 3 p.m. Friday. The session runs Oct. 8-Nov. 15. Time commitment for volunteers is flexible, and can be as little as 45 minutes, one day per week. A training and orientation session for new volunteers will be held at 6 p.m., Monday, Sept. 23, in the Light Horse Classroom at the UNH Horse Barns on Mast Road in Durham. Info: 862-0131.
Retirement reception set for Jim Miller
The Office of Sponsored Research invites the campus community to attend a retirement reception for Jim Miller, director of Sponsored Research Accounting, who has been with the university for 37 years. The reception will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 27, in the John S. Elliott Alumni Center, Room 1925. Refreshments will be provided. The office will close at 1:30 p.m. for the reception. Info: Bev Reid, firstname.lastname@example.org or 2-3750.
2003 holidays and closings announced
Human Resources has released the list of 2003 holidays and closings. They are:
- New Year's Day, Wednesday, Jan. 1
- Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday, Monday, Jan. 20
- Memorial Day, Monday, May 26
- Independence Day, Friday, July 4
- Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1
- Veteran's Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11
- Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 27
- Post Thanksgiving (UNH Holiday), Friday, Nov. 28
- Christmas Eve (Noon closing), Wednesday, Dec. 24
- Christmas Day, Thursday, Dec. 25
- Post Christmas (UNH Holiday), Friday, Dec. 26
- UNH Holiday, Monday, Dec. 29
- University Offices Closed, Tuesday, Dec. 30 to Wednesday, Dec. 31
- New Year's Day (USNH Holiday), Thursday, Jan 1, 2004
- University Offices Closed, Friday, Jan 2, 2004
IACUC and ARO revised manual available
The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Animal Resources Offices (ARO) have revised the Manual for the Care and Use of Animals at UNH. The manual is available at www.unh.edu/osr/compliance/IACUC_Manual.pdf. Limited copies are available from the ARO. Info: 2-4629.
Volunteers sought for Sept. 21 clean-up
UNH's Office of Sustainability Programs, the New Hampshire Coastal Program, the New Hampshire Estuaries Project and local partners will sponsor the Oyster River Clean-up Saturday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers will meet at the Durham Landing Town Landing. Gloves, bags, data sheets and a barbecue lunch will be provided. The information compiled is used for developing pollution prevention policy for marine ecosystems.
The Oyster River watershed is the primary source of water for the UNH/ Durham community, while providing habitat for numerous species of plants and wildlife. Info: 2-4088 or http://www.sustainableunh.unh.edu/events.htm.