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Taking Note

August 20, 2008

Faculty Meeting Sept. 9

A meeting of the College of Liberal Arts faculty will take place Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 1 p.m. in Murkland 115. New tenure-track faculty will be introduced.

A reception in their honor will be held prior to the meeting, from 12:30 to 1 p.m., in Murkland 110.  The reception is open to all faculty. Light refreshments will be served.

Department chairs will accompany their new faculty to the reception and say a few words of introduction about them at the regular meeting. 

Other agenda items include remarks about the financial status of the college and initiatives to address the current deficit.

University Day Picnic Sign-Up

The annual University Day Picnic and Student Activities Fair will take place on Sept.16 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the lawn at T Hall. This annual picnic draws nearly 10,000 campus and community members together for free food and entertainment and to learn more about the student organizations, activities, campus departments and programs they can become involved with.

Tables are available free of charge to any recognized student organization, campus department or program that would like to be represented at the picnic. This is an excellent way to promote the work you are doing and the opportunities you have available.

The event is free. Click here to register for a table. Learn more about the event. View photos from last year’s event.

For more information, contact Susan Entz in the Office of Presidential Events at 2-1553 or susan.entz@unh.edu.

ArtBreak Series Begins Sept. 10

ArtBreak, held Wednesdays at the Paul Creative Arts Center, kicks off Sept. 10 with the slide lecture “An Unfolding Process” presented by kinetic sculptor and UNH alumnus Arthur Ganson (’78). Room A219.

All events take place from noon to 1 p.m. The schedule through Oct. 22 follows:

Sept.17- Conley Harris, Boston artist and former UNH art faculty member, discusses his work on view in the current exhibition “Conley Harris: Lyrical Tableaux” in the Museum of Art.

Sept. 24-Mary McWilliams, Norma Jean Calderwood Curator of Islamic and Later Indian Art, Harvard Art Museum, presents a slide show and discusses the iconological references found in the work of painter Conley Harris. Room A219.

Oct.1 - Three exhibiting faculty artists from the department of art and art history—Brian Chu, Craig Hood, and Maryse Searls McConnell—discuss their work in the current exhibition, “Art Faculty Review” in the Museum of Art.

Oct. 8 - “The Legacy: The Parthenon Sculptures and Modern Day Debate of Repatriation” is discussed by UNH international research opportunities program grant recipient Elizabeth G. Lapan. Room A219.

Oct. 15 – “From Faith to Form” The function of artifice in the expression of religious faith and in recent sculptures is discussed by Benjamin Cariens, Room A219 and Museum of Art.

Oct. 22- “New England Currents: Animating the Museum with Contemporary Art” by Katherine French (B.F.A., 1975), curator and director of the Danforth Museum of Art, Room A219.

The exhibitions and programs are supported in part by the Friends of the Museum of Art. Guided group tours for schools and other organizations are available with advance reservation by contacting Catherine A. Mazur, education and publicity coordinator, at catherine.mazur@unh.edu or 2-3713. For more information on the exhibitions and programs, contact the Museum of Art at 2-3712, museum.of.art@unh.edu, or visit www.unh.edu/moa.

The Museum of Art is open during the academic year Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 1-5 p.m. It is closed Fridays, university holidays and during exhibition changes.

No Phishing

UNH has recently been targeted by phishing scam e-mails attempting to get employees to reveal personal information such as usernames, passwords, social security numbers and credit card details to the sender by posing as a trustworthy entity. Do not respond to these emails. UNH does not and would not request such information. Delete any email requesting such information.

Looking for a Bike or an iPod? Check out the Police Auction Aug. 23

The UNH Police Department is holding a bike auction, to include other miscellaneous items (jewelry, iPods, bags, etc), Saturday, August 23, at 9 a.m. at the UNH Police Department.

If you have any questions, call 2-1427.

Same Streets, New Names

To move UNH to E-911 compliance and accommodate future campus growth, two UNH streets have been renamed as of July 1st. A section of College Road from Mill Road to Morse Circle has become Academic Way while Williamson Drive has been renamed Evergreen Drive.

The new names bring new addresses for the following buildings:
Housing Office - 10 Academic Way
McConnell Hall - 15 Academic Way
Horton Hall - 20 Academic Way
Parsons Hall - 23 Academic Way
Paul Creative Arts Center- 30 Academic Way
Kingsbury Hall - 33 Academic Way
Spaulding Hall -38 Academic Way
Morse Hall - 8 College Road
Hubbard Hall - 4 Evergreen Drive
Christensen Hall -14 Evergreen Drive
Williamson Hall - 24 Evergreen Drive

Official maps are available at www.unh.edu/ecd/campusmaps070108.html

Massage Away Summer Heat

Health Services will offer discounted 50-minute traditional massage therapy with licensed massage therapists during summer break. $45/faculty and staff; $35/students.

For appointments call 2-3823. For information go to www.unh.edu/healthservices/ohep/massage_summer.html

Eating On Campus - Summer Hours

Holloway Commons will be open Monday – Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.; 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

The MUB food court (Union Court) and Zeke’s Café in the Dimond Library will be open Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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.


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