December 19, 2007
Share A Ride
Going home for the holidays? Commuting to campus? Then save gas and check
out Wildcat Rides. A free online service, Wildcat Rides can help you find people
traveling from your area to your destination and connect you with them in a
secure and safe environment.
You can use Wildcat Rides throughout the year, for everyday commutes or for
a one-time trip. Go to www.unhmub.com/off
campus. One-time rides click “Wildcat
rides one-time ride request” and post your new trip. Carpooling: click “Wildcat
rideshare carpool service” and join to post a ride. Carpool. It saves
money and the environment. Brought to you by Commuter Student Services, MUB
Order Now – NH Outside 2008 Calendar Available
This beautiful 2008 calendar offers a year of excerpts from NH Outside, reflective
essays written by UNH Cooperative Extension natural resources volunteers and
distributed weekly to newspapers throughout New Hampshire.
The writers' collaborative began in late 2004 to give Extension volunteers
who love to write another way to share the humor, insight, and wonder they’ve
found in the world outside their doorways. These volunteers receive special
training and ongoing support to produce essays whose only aim is connecting
readers to the natural world in some meaningful way.
Illustrated by original artwork, the calendar also offers daily tips and tidbits
to expand your awareness and help you take delight in the passing seasons.
Order early. We expect to sell out fast. The calendars are $7.95 each and you
can order online at http://extension.unh.edu/News/NHOC2008.html
Weight Management Program
Faculty, staff and members of the local community are invited to sign up (20
people maximum) for a 10-week weight management program being offered by
the Center for Health Enhancement in the spring 2008.
The program includes individual dietary analysis and prescription; fitness
assessment; the use of a personal activity monitor; body composition analysis
in the Bod Pod; measurement of total body water; 1-hour metabolic testing and
measurement of blood lipids and glucose.
One hour sessions will be held Thursdays from noon – 1 p.m. in Nesmith
Hall, room 110 and will include sampling new recipes. Contact Anne Ronan at
2-1688 for further information and registration or visit www.che.unh.edu. Sign-ups
accepted through Friday, Jan.4, 2008.
Interim Director of the Hamel Center for Undergraduate Research Sought
The Office of the Provost is seeking applications from UNH tenure track and
non-tenure track faculty and professional administrative staff for a part-time
interim director of the Hamel Center for Undergraduate Research to fill in
for Dr. Donna Brown, who will be on leave from Jan. 1, 2009 to Aug. 31, 2009.
For a description of the position’s responsibilities and requirements
To learn more about the Hamel Center, go to: http://www.unh.edu/undergrad-research.
Applications are being accepted through January 31, 2008.
Winter Parking Ban at UNH
The winter parking ban begins Dec. 1 and continues nightly through March
31, 2008. During this time most campus parking lots will be closed from midnight
to 6 a.m. Parking during these hours is limited to designated “exempt” lots,
and conditionally available in “weather-conditional” lots. Violators
are subject to ticketing and towing. For a full description of the winter parking
ban policy and after-midnight parking options, visit www.unh.edu/transportation/parking/wpb.htm,
or call the Transportation Services office at 2-1010.
Massage Away Holiday and End of Semester Stress
Health Services is offering 50-minute massages with licensed massage therapists.
Treat yourself or get someone you care about a massage gift certificate. Traditional:
$35 students/$45 faculty and staff. Hot Stone: $45 student/$55 faculty and
Gift certificates may only be purchased for, and used by, current UNH students,
faculty and staff. Stop by Health Services or call 2-3823.
It’s Not Too Late to Get a Flu Shot
Missed the Flu Clinic? Health Services still has flu immunizations available.
$15 students/$25 faculty and staff. For an appointment call 2-1806.
UNH Celebrity Series
The 2007-2008 Celebrity Series continues the tradition of offering world-class
artistic variety for the Seacoast area. This season all events will begin
at 7 p.m. in the Johnson Theatre of the Paul Creative Arts Center.
Season tickets are available now by contacting the MUB box office, 10
.am. to 4 p.m., at 2-2290 or visit www.unh.edu/celebrity to download an
Friday, Feb.1 - Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano
Antonio Pompa-Baldi’s 2005 appearance was one of the highlights
of recent seasons. Students and general audience alike clamored for his
return; he had mesmerized all with the sureness as well as the stunning
beauty of his playing. He has brought his assured touch on the keyboard
to some of the world's major concert venues, performing more than 70 engagements
As passionate a chamber musician as he is a recitalist and orchestral
soloist, Pompa-Baldi is a frequent guest at numerous chamber music festivals.
He serves as Distinguished Professor of Piano at the Cleveland Institute
of Music. His program will include works by Debussy, Schumann, and Liszt.
Monday, March 3, 2008, Teatro Lirico D’Europa –“La Traviata”
“La Traviata” is Verdi's beloved story of the ill-fated romance
between the courtesan Violetta and a commoner, Alfredo. Based on Alexandre
Dumas' play “La Dame aux camélias,” “La Traviata” argues
that true love must triumph over all, and that the highest virtue in a
human being is a good heart. Sung in Italian with English super titles,
this production features the Sofia Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, as well
as outstanding professional vocal soloists from the major opera houses
of Europe and the USA.
The Johnson Theatre is handicapped accessible. Tickets can be purchase
online at www.unhmub.com/ticket, in the theatre lobby one hour prior to
curtain or at the MUB.
eVENTS Management System
The eVENTS Management System (EMS), developed by the Research Computing
Center, enables customers to register and pay for events such as conferences,
workshops, and camps via the web, and assists event managers with tracking
registration and payment activity.
The eVENTS system offers customizable registration forms for each event,
an online payment feature which accepts credit cards and e-checks and feeds
automatically into the Banner Finance system, and 24/7 access to live registration
More details are available at http://www.unh.edu/budget/events.htm or
by calling site administrator Jennifer Biron at 2-0828.
Lactation Room Available
Dimond Library and the UNH President’s Commission on the Status of
Women would like to call attention to a lactation room that is available
in Dimond Library. This private room contains a hospital-grade Medela breast
pump, a gliding rocker, a refrigerator, and soft music. The room is designed
for nursing and milk expression. A key can be checked out at the main circulation
desk of the library. Please contact Pam Lehman at 2-1512 or the commission
office at 2-1058 for more information.