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Taking Note

June 11, 2008

Juried Art Exhibit for UNH Staff

The University Museum in Dimond Library announces a campus-wide staff arts and fine crafts exhibition, “In the Company of Artists: Art and Fine Crafts by UNH Staff” Sept. 26 through Dec. 5. Original art and fine crafts in any media will be considered.

The deadline for entries is July 18. All full and part-time faculty and staff (with the exception of studio arts faculty who have opportunities to exhibit their work in the University Art Gallery) are eligible.

The number of works that can be exhibited is limited. Applicants may submit up to two entries. For more information go to www.library.unh.edu/museum/entry.php

Valerie Cunningham Reception June 12

A reception honoring Valerie Cunningham upon her retirement from UNH and for receiving the 2008 Restore America Hero Award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation/HGTV will be held June 12, at 6 p.m. in MUB Theatre 1. Hosted by The Center for New England Culture.

ID Office Opening at Noon June 17

The ID Office, located on the second floor of Holloway Commons, will be opening at noon on June 17. Regular hours (8 a.m. open) resume June 18.

UNH Dairy Barn Open June 21

Join Granite State Dairy Promotion’s Open Barn Day Saturday, June 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at UNH’s Dairy Barn. This free event will be held rain or shine.
There will be a number of exhibits for you and your family to enjoy. Included will be tours of the UNH dairy operation, visiting with the cows and calves, horse drawn wagon rides, cow patty bingo, free milk and ice cream, butter making for the kids, and samples of dairy products made here in New Hampshire.

The NH Radio Network will be on site to provide plenty of entertainment and prizes.

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

Register by June 27 for Discount on Autism Institute

The 10th Annual Autism Summer Institute will take place Aug. 11 through Aug. 14 at Holloway Commons. Professionals who register by June 27 will receive a discount rate of $349. After that date the cost is $399.

To register go to http://www.iod.unh.edu/events.html#asi or call 603-288-2084. Enter “earlyreg” in the coupon field.

The institute takes place Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

The cost for parents, full-time students and self-advocates is $299. Groups of three or more qualify for the discounted group rate of $349 (subject to verification).

Keynote presenters include Amanda Baggs, CarolAnn Edscorn, and Ros Blackburn

Questions about other workshops? Visit the IOD online at www.iod.unh.edu or e-mail contact.iod@unh.edu.

Summer Fitness

Visit http://www.unh.edu/hr/pod/pdfs/CampusRec_Jun08_schedule.pdf for the summer fitness programs being offered by Campus Recreation. Many of the June classes are free to Hamel Recreation Center members. Non-members can pay a daily guest fee of $5 to enter the building/outdoor pool and then take the classes for free. On July 1, the fee goes to $10.

Questions about the fitness programs should be directed to Linda Hayden, Campus Recreation at 2-4515 or Linda.hayden@unh.edu

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.

World Tragedies: How You Can Help

In light of the two recent international tragedies, the cyclone in Myanmar and earthquake in central China, the Office of International Students and Scholars is passing along this information to you:
If you are interested in assisting those affected by the Myanmar (Burma) cyclone, UNICEF is offering aid inside that country, and you can find further information on http://www.unicefusa.org/.
If you are looking for a way to help those affected by the Chinese earthquake, the UNH Chinese Student and Scholar Association suggests www.mercycorps.org/chinaearthquake.

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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