Stories in Topic: Campus Life

  • 02.25.15 - Bring a Boy to Ballet
    A recent ballet class included some special guests. Find out who they were and why they were there.
  • 02.23.15 - Philosophy Opens Up New Dimensions for View of World, Says UNH Professor
    Willem deVries says he first got excited about philosophy in part for the wrong reasons — “I sort of liked arguing.” The passion turned into a profession for the man who enjoys “mind-bending ideas” and dialogue. Today, as professor of philosophy in the UNH College of Liberal Arts, deVries helps UNH students practice the philosopher’s skills of rational argumentation and critical analysis. This past fall, UNH recognized deVries with the 2014 Distinguished Professor award.
  • Willem deVries, professor of philosophy at UNH
    02.18.15 - Bring on the Mind Benders
    Prof: Philosophy opens up “new dimensions” in the world to be looked at
    Willem deVries says he first got excited about philosophy in part for the wrong reasons — “I sort of liked arguing.” The passion turned into a profession for the man who enjoys “mind-bending ideas” and dialogue. Today, as professor of philosophy in the UNH College of Liberal Arts, deVries helps UNH students practice the philosopher’s skills of rational argumentation and critical analysis. This past fall, UNH recognized deVries with the 2014 Distinguished Professor award.
  • UNH in the 1940s
    02.12.15 - Much Ado About Blue Jeans: In 1940s, Durham Was a Campus Divided Over Denim
  • University of New Hampshire President Mark W. Huddleston
    02.12.15 - State of the University Address February 17: Event Will Include Q&A, Live Stream
  • 02.05.15 - Finding Juno (And Iola and Linus): Winter Storms Blanket Campuses
  • 02.05.15 - Need More Cowbell? Meet the Cat Pack Captains
    Behind the scenes with UNH's most faithful fans
    You’ve seen them in the Dungeon. You’ve heard the tut-tut-tut of their cowbell in Lundholm and at the Whit. Now go behind the scenes with the proudest, rowdiest, most-whiskered cats in the pack – the Cat Pack Captains.
  • UNH professor of mathematics Don Hadwin
    02.05.15 - Father of Mathematics
    Don Hadwin receives Graduate Faculty Mentor Award
    His teaching style? Spontaneous. His advising style? Fatherly. Professor of mathematics Don Hadwin received the 2014 Graduate Faculty Mentor Award from the University of New Hampshire. “He really makes students find their substantial ability,” says doctoral candidate Yanni Chen. “We are all lucky. We are all lucky.” 
  • 02.05.15 - Change
    UNH took a hard lesson learned—and turned it into a national model for sexual assault education and prevention
  • Lisa MacFarlane
    01.30.15 - Provost Lisa MacFarlane Appointed Principal of Phillips Exeter Academy
    I am writing to share the news that Lisa MacFarlane, our provost and vice president for academic affairs, has been appointed the next principal of Phillips Exeter Academy. She will remain in her current post at UNH for the remainder of the academic year. In the next few days, I will consult with senior academic leaders, assemble a broadly representative search committee and launch a national search for Lisa's successor.
  • 01.29.15 - This is What a Hamel Scholar Looks Like
    "I wish I could do it all"
    Celine Boutin ’17 began thinking seriously about college the summer after 5th grade. Yes, that early. That’s when she became involved with Breakthrough Manchester, a program that aims to set kids on the path to higher education before they even hit middle school. 
  • strategic plan update
    01.28.15 - Strategic Plan Update Published
    A blueprint that has guided remarkable success across UNH’s three campuses in recent years, including all-time records in enrollments and philanthropy as well as new schools and academic initiatives, has been updated to keep pace with rapidly-changing challenges emerging in higher education, the region and the global economy.
  • University of New Hampshire synchronized skaters in practice at the Whit
    01.21.15 - Skating in Synch
    UNH team heads for Eastern championships
    While other students were connecting with friends and catching up on sleep during break, members of the UNH synchronized skating team were on campus, and on the ice.
  • UNH 2014 Faculty Excellence Award recipient Professor David Townson
    01.14.15 - Bringing Up Biologists
    David Townson receives Outstanding Associate Professor Award
    David Townson says what excites him about research is new discoveries and the chance to witness something that hasn’t been reported before. Townson, a professor in the UNH Department of Molecular, Cellular and Biomedical Sciences, received the Outstanding Associate Professor Award from the University of New Hampshire in 2014.
  • Lucy Hodder, professor and director of health law and policy program at UNH Law
    01.14.15 - UNH Launches Health Law and Policy Program
  • 01.11.15 - Sign Language Professor Speaks at National Conference
    Jack Hoza, professor and director of Sign Language Interpretation at the University of New Hampshire's Manchester campus, recently gave a presentation at the Conference of Interpreter Trainers (CIT) Conference in Portland, Ore. CIT is the national organization of educators of sign language interpreters. His topic was “Interpreting in the Zone: The Implications of Two Studies for Interpreter Education.”
  • 01.09.15 - Former AG And Health Policy Expert Named UNH Law Rudman Center Leadership Fellows
  • 12.24.14 - Veterans Honored at UNH-UMaine Men's Hockey Game
    Before they took the ice recently, the UNH and UMaine men’s hockey teams visited with Medal of Honor recipient and UNH Manchester alumnus Ryan Pitts and Travis Mills, a quadruple amputee and founder of the Travis Mills Foundation. Both men received tributes from UNH and Operation Hat Trick during a special pre-game reception to honor veterans. 
  • 12.24.14 - UNH A Cappella Group Will Make Network Television Debut Christmas Morning
    Not Too Sharp recently taped a segment in NYC for the TODAY Show
    File this under “not too shabby.” Not Too Sharp, UNH’s all-male a cappella group, will make its network television debut on Christmas Day. The group went to Manhattan recently to record a two-song segment for the TODAY show that will be televised on Thursday morning. Word on the street is they’re neither sharp nor flat. But don’t resort to rumors; hear for yourself in this sample, and then tune in on December 25 to see them at their Big Apple best!
  • 12.16.14 - January Term Offers a Variety of Experiences Online, Abroad and On-Campus
    Registration is open until Dec. 27
    In a few weeks, students will begin studying crime and justice through the lens of popular TV shows like Breaking Bad and The Sopranos or mapping an archaeological site in Belize. They'll be learning helpful information to turn a liberal arts degree into post-graduation career success, or studying travel writing in London.