Campus Journal – News for Faculty and Staff

Campus Journal – News for Faculty and Staff

Wednesday, June 4, 2014


Luchen LiAssociate Provost for International Programs Hired
Luchen Li, currently associate dean of global programs at Rose Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Ind., has been selected as the new associate provost for international programs at UNH. The associate provost for international programs will work towards the integration and coordination of all UNH international activities and initiatives. Li starts at UNH July 28.

David Ripley Awarded St. Botolph Club Foundation Distinguished Artist Award
Professor of music David Ripley has received this year's St. Botolph Club Foundation Distinguished Artist Award. The foundation awards $5,000 each year to an artist who has demonstrated outstanding talent and an exceptional diversity of accomplishment and who has made significant contributions as a teacher, mentor, or advocate.

Kurkpatrick Dorsey Named Recipient of a John Lyman Book Award

Associate professor of history Kurkpatric Dorsey has received the North American Society for Ocean History’s John Lyman Book Award, “Naval and maritime science” category, for Whales & Nations: Environmental Diplomacy on the High Seas. The awards, given each year for books published the previous year, recognize excellence in publications that make significant contributions to the study and understanding of maritime and naval history.

Taking Note:

Health Alert: Ticks and Lyme Disease
The Employee Clinic is available for tick removal and to answer questions about Lyme disease. Sixty percent of deer ticks in many parts of NH are infected with Lyme disease, which can affect people of any age. People who spend time in wooded or grassy areas are at greater risk of disease because of the increased exposure to ticks. Learn more.

Biological Sciences Library Now Part of Dimond Library’s Natural Sciences Resource Center
The Biological Sciences Library has moved from Kendall Hall into Dimond Library, where it has become part of the natural sciences resource center located on the 2nd floor. Learn more.

N.H. Sea Grant Offering Summer Cruises
N.H. Sea Grant is offering summer day cruises to Appledore Island at the Isles of Shoals as well as to the Great Bay Estuary. The Appledore trip includes a tour of the Shoals Marine Lab. The cruise on Great Bay includes a stop at the Jackson Estuarine Laboratory.
Cruise dates and reservation information.

Summer Faculty and Staff Outings Include Kayaking Clinics

Healthy UNH and Campus Rec’s Outdoor Adventures will offer kayaking clinics and tours for faculty and staff beginning Monday, June 9.  Scheduled clinics include sea kayak clinics, trips down Oyster River, and a moonlight trip at Mendums Pond. Open to all skill levels, with instruction included. Equipment provided.

Pre-registration is required.