Stories in Topic: In the Community

  • 03.11.15 - Series: 10 Under 30
    A look at what 10 of UNH's newest alumni are up to
    They are young, and they are working — meet a handful of UNH’s most recent graduates. Some made a swift transition into the work world, while others graduated into the Great Recession. All have a resilient Wildcat spirit. Here are their stories.  
  • 03.10.15 - Your Career is Her Business
    Krystal Hicks helps UNH students prime their professional pumps
  • 03.06.15 - In the News: UNH Alum Works to Revitalize N.H. Mill City
  • UNH alumna Allison McCully '10 teaching at Upreach Therapeutic Equestrian Center
    03.04.15 - Six Legs and a Heart
    Allison McCully ’10 set out to become a nurse, but then something went terribly, terribly right
     Allison McCully’s colleagues don’t invite her to meetings or greet her with a steaming cup of coffee. Instead, they might whinny or stomp their feet to welcome McCully, who is barn manager and an instructor at UpReach Therapeutic Equestrian Center in Goffstown, N.H., to her work day.
  • UNH senior and 2014 N.H. Sea Grant Doyle Fellow Ally Philip
    03.04.15 - These Are The Champions: Doyle Fellow Shines Light on Climate Adaptation Leaders
  • Summer theatre camp at UNH, 2014
    03.04.15 - Thinking About Summer? Registration Now Open for UNH Summer Camps
  • UNH Researcher John Aber poses in front of Thompson Hall on the UNH Durham campu
    02.27.15 - UNH Researcher Will Discuss Climate and Land Use at Organic Farmers Conference
    Keynote Address to Feature Overview of UNH’s Composting and Energy Recovery Efforts
  • UNH Marine Docent Teaching Boatbuilding Workshop
    02.25.15 - Family Time: Applicants Sought for Boatbuilding Workshop
  • 02.25.15 - UNH Facilitation Lab Seeks to Keep Civility in Municipal Meetings
    Theatre Program Partners with Cooperative Extension, Carsey School to Help Solve Real-World Problem of Unruly Gatherings
    John Berst is a big man with a big voice — the kind of voice any actor would envy for its ability to project to the back of the theater. To own a room. And at this moment, John owns the room. In a city government meeting hall, he's railing on to the 25 or so people assembled about a proposal to install a drug treatment center in his neighborhood. "How can you even think of doing this?!" he shouts to the city officials seated at the front of the room. "There will be broken syringes everywhere and my kids will get cut and who knows what kind of diseases they'll be exposed to?"
  • 02.20.15 - In the News: Engineering Professor Says Clear Those Roofs ASAP
  • UNH alumnus Thomas Leary in Kyrgyzstan as Peace Corps volunteer
    02.19.15 - Service-Minded: UNH and N.H. Are Top Producers of Peace Corps Volunteers Again in 2015
    Thomas Leary According to new data released by the Peace Corps, UNH and New Hampshire continue to turn out Peace Corps volunteers in high numbers.
  • Actor John Berst portrays an enraged citizen during the Facilitation Lab
    02.19.15 - A Meeting Out of Control? Facilitation Lab Seeks to Keep the “Civil” in Civil Meetings
  • UNH Occupational Therapy student interns at New England Disabled Sports at Loon
    02.17.15 - Out of the Clinic, Out of the Box
    UNH interns gain occupational therapy skills on the slopes
    As part of her training to become a practicing occupational therapist, Risa LaPera ’14, ’15G talks to her client Dan, a retiree with vision loss due to glaucoma, through a radio headset. “You still got me? Want me to go faster? A little ice ahead, coming to a crest.”
  • Sharyn Potter, UNH associate professor in the department of sociology
    02.12.15 - Potter’s Public Service
    Sharyn Potter recognized with UNH's 2014 Excellence in Public Service award
    Sharyn Potter has been involved in efforts to prevent sexual violence since she was a freshman in college. For the past decade, as associate professor in the UNH department of sociology, Potter has turned her focus toward empowering bystanders to help prevent sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking. The Prevention Innovations research unit she co-chairs has gained international recognition for its scholarship and its curricula, which are in use on four continents.
  • 02.05.15 - Innovation Research Center Seeks Grant Applications for Product Development and Research
    New Hampshire businesses encouraged to apply by March 9 deadline
     Design Mentor CEO and 2011 NHIRC grant awardee Doug Vincent demonstrating  VentraFloTM to legislators Kermit Williams and Glenn Cordelli.  The New Hampshire Innovation Research Center (NHIRC) is accepting letters of intent from New Hampshire companies that wish to
  • UNH alumna Susanne Delaney, former Peace Corps volunteer and employee
    02.05.15 - Service to the Corps
  • UNH alumnus Jared Cassedy, Grammy Foundation's 2015 Music Educator of the Year
    02.05.15 - Hitting a High Note
    Jared Cassedy ’04 named Grammy Foundation's music educator of the year
    Jared Cassedy '04 is a high school music teacher in Windham, N.H. But he doesn't see the 87 high-schoolers in his band as students. He sees them as fellow musicians. "With the right guidance and support, these students take ownership in a way that really drives the program forward. So much so that I don't see them as high-school students, I see them as musicians, and we are in this ensemble together. We work together to make music."
  • Prevention Innovations
    02.05.15 - Change
    How UNH turned a hard lesson learned into a national model for sexual assault education and prevention
  • 02.04.15 - Acclaimed Author Nicholson Baker Reads at UNH on Feb. 12
    Internationally-acclaimed author Nicholson Baker will read from his work and hold a question and answer session Thursday, Feb. 12  at 5 p.m. at the University of New Hampshire's Memorial Union Building, Theatre I, as part of the UNH English Department's Writers Series. The event is free and open to the public.
  • 01.29.15 - In the News: State, UNH Team Up for Green Snow Program