Stories in Topic: Campus Life

  • UNH Manchester biology major Lauren Simmons
    03.25.15 - An Eye-Opening Internship Experience: Biology Major Sees What’s Possible
  • UNH alums Randy Pierce and Alyssa Ballastero
    03.24.15 - Risk Takers
    Alumni speakers join “Risk and the Human Experience” class to share their experiences with students
    UNH alumnus Randy Pierce (left) and guidedog Autumn and UNH alumna Alyssa Ballestero ’10 visited professor Brent Bell’s “Risk and the Human Experience” class recently. 
  • Kerry Scala, UNH AVP for Finance
    03.24.15 - Kerry Scala Selected as New Associate Vice President for Finance
  • 03.20.15 - Leading Homeland Security Pioneer Joins UNH Manchester Faculty
    James Ramsay, Ph.D., M.A., CSP will join the faculty of UNH this summer, leading the creation of a new homeland security area of study at the university's Manchester campus. Ramsay comes to UNH from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, where he served as the founding chair of the Department of Security Studies and International Affairs after creating the program in 2006.
  • UNH School of Law
    03.11.15 - UNH Law Continues Its Ranking Among the Top 100 Law Schools
    The University of New Hampshire School of Law is again ranked among the top 100 law schools in an annual survey by U.S. News and World Report. Additionally, for the 24th year in a row, UNH Law is a top-10 school for the study of intellectual property law.
  • 03.11.15 - National Searches Under Way, Search Committees Formed For Key Positions
    Two national searches are currently underway, one for the next provost and a new position of vice president for enrollment management.  UNH President Mark Huddleston will chair the search for vice president of enrollment management, a new position that will be responsible for competitively positioning UNH to optimize enrollment at the university's three campuses.
  • 03.09.15 - UNH Launches Master of Science in Analytics Program
  • 03.09.15 - UNH IT Services Plan Outage for Hardware Upgrade the Morning of March 15
    On Sunday, March 15, UNH Information Technology is performing a hardware upgrade that will impact all UNH-IT supplied services to all University System of New Hampshire institutions. The upgrade is scheduled to take place from 4 a.m. through noon on that day. During that time, access to all UNH IT-supplied services will be unavailable, including all UNH websites, UNH email, Blackboard, Box, Banner and all other enterprise applications.
  • 03.06.15 - UNH Department of Education Receives National Award
    The UNH Department of Education received the Frank B. Murray Award for Innovation and Excellence in Program Self-Study from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
  • UNH Thompson Hall
    03.05.15 - National Searches Underway, Search Committees Formed
    Two national searches are currently underway, one for the next provost and a new position of vice president for enrollment management.  UNH President Mark Huddleston will chair the search for vice president of enrollment management, a new position that will be responsible for competitively positioning UNH to optimize enrollment at the university's three campuses.
  • 03.04.15 - Devoted to the Nth Degree
    This math professor is in his prime
    To say Yitang “Tom” Zhang is a math whiz might be the understatement of the century. His 2014 breakthrough on the twin prime conjecture caught the attention of number theorists worldwide as well as the MacArthur Foundation, which bestowed on Zhang a “genius” grant. The award brought Zhang, who has spent 15 years at the head of UNH math classrooms, into the international spotlight. This past fall, UNH recognized Zhang with an award of its own — the 2014 Excellence in Research award.
  • 03.04.15 - Global Communicator: Sheila McNamee Brings World View Into Her Classroom
    Sheila McNamee brings a global perspective to her work as professor of communication at UNH. Over the course of her career so far she has held visiting professor appointments in several foreign countries. She says students who are curious and engaged are the same around the globe. “If the fire is lit and you find a way to connect with them, UNH students and foreign students are all very much alike.” This past fall, UNH recognized McNamee with the 2014 Excellence in International Engagement award.
  • Soccer player Travis Worra kicks a ball during a game for UNH.
    03.02.15 - Men’s Soccer’s Worra Signs with D.C. United
    Senior goalkeeper Travis Worra (Lancaster, Penn.) of the University of New Hampshire men's soccer team has signed a contract with D.C. United of Major League Soccer (MLS). Worra is the second player in UNH program history to be signed by an MLS team; the first was Dan Sirota '00, who was a member of the Los Angeles Galaxy during the 2002 season.
  • 02.27.15 - Associate Admissions Director, Artist Uses His Own Story to Motivate High-Schoolers
    Associate Director of Admissions for Diversity Richard Haynes chats with visiting students after giving a talk on how education changed his life. Don't go to school anymore. Wake up in the morning and go to work.
  • 02.26.15 - Global Communicator
    Sheila McNamee brings world view into comms classroom
    Sheila McNamee brings a global perspective to her work as professor of communication at UNH. Over the course of her career so far she has held visiting professor appointments in several foreign countries. She says students who are curious and engaged are the same around the globe. “If the fire is lit and you find a way to connect with them, UNH students and foreign students are all very much alike.” This past fall, UNH recognized McNamee with the 2014 Excellence in International Engagement award.
  • Kevin McAleese stands in the UNH Paul College of Business and Economics
    02.26.15 - Reflecting on Four Years
    Looking back, and ahead, with a Hamel Scholar
    Each year since 2007, a handful of students have graduated from UNH a bit richer than anticipated due to the generosity of Dana Hamel, whose Hamel Scholarships Program distributes financial gifts to Granite State students every semester. The recipients of these gifts – the Hamel Scholars – are selected based on academic excellence, leadership and community involvement. Kevin McAleese ’15 has been a Hamel Scholar since his sophomore year.
  • Richard Haynes of UNH Admissions speaks to visiting high-schoolers
    02.25.15 - It's Up To You
    Richard Haynes of UNH Admissions uses his story to motivate high-schoolers
    Associate Director of Admissions for Diversity Richard Haynes chats with visiting students after giving a talk on how education changed his life. Don't go to school anymore. Wake up in the morning and go to work.
  • 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.