Stories in Topic: In the Community

  • Thanksgiving dinner at President Huddleston's House
    12.05.13 - Guests at the President’s Table
    International Students Join the President’s Family for Thanksgiving
    At home with the Huddlestons are (l to r) Qian Wang, Jaya Dofe, Giles Huddleston, Emma Bricker, President Mark Huddleston, Loker Xu, and Xiaoqiong You.
  • Poinsettia Open House
    12.05.13 - Popular Poinsettia Open House
    The popular Poinsettia Trials Open House is at the University of New Hampshire Dec. 5 – 7, 2013.
  • Jim Malley
    11.21.13 - Meet the “Godfather of UV Disinfection”
    Faculty Excellence Winner Works Hard to Make Water Safe
    James Malley is the Davison Professor of Environmental Engineering and Director of the Environmental Research Group at the University of New Hampshire. He won the 2013 Excellence in Public Service Award for his leadership and commitment to providing safe drinking water to people all over the world.
  • A Thousand Thanks
    11.07.13 - Thousand Thanks
    Come join the fun as the UNH community celebrates National Philanthropy Day with our second-annual “A Thousand Thanks” event! Thursday, November 14, 2013Granite State Room – Memorial Union Building12:30-2:30 p.m. Live music, pizza, and photo booth with Wild E. Cat and Ben Thompson making appearances. Donor-appreciation stations offering participants a chance to win prizes (iPad; gift certificates!)  
  • Will Clyde
    11.07.13 - In Their Own Words
    Faculty Excellence Winners Share a Glimpse Into Their Work; First Up, Will Clyde
    A donation by philanthropists Arnold P. Hanson and Della Hanson honoring former Professor of Government Norman Alexander created one of the university’s signature programs: the Faculty Excellence Awards. Begun in 1989, the annual program celebrates an astonishing breadth of endeavor spanning all fields of learning. And yet what continues to stand out are not only the singular feats of determination and ingenuity achieved by recipients, but also the sheer multitude of opportunities they create for students, colleagues, and communities the world over.
  • Jenn Higgins Pitre crossing the finish line
    10.10.13 - Going the Extra Mile (Update!)
    Alum Runs to Raise Funds for UNH – and Celebrate a Milestone
  • 10.10.13 - Former Senator and Business Leader Win Service Awards
    Judd Gregg and Tom Haas Honored at Campus Event
    UNH has announced the recipients of its most prestigious awards, the UNH Alumni Association’s Pettee Medal and the UNH Foundation’s Hubbard Family Award.
  • UNH Manchester Open House
    09.26.13 - UNH Manchester Open House
  • 09.05.13 - On-Farm Experience is Keystone to Capstone Course
    Three Cooperative Extension food and agriculture specialists and a local farm teamed with a UNH professor this spring to bring to life a capstone course for the new Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems (SAFS) major.
  • 08.20.13 - Manchester Has a New Data Repository
    Statistics and Facts About Manchester Now Readily Available
    Grant writers, researchers, and citizens interested in facts, statistics, and published reports from New Hampshire based organizations now have a new resource to satisfy their interests. New this spring, the University of New Hampshire at Manchester and the UNH Dimond Library developed a Manchester Data Repository site to house data related to the city. It also includes some information related to Hillsborough County and the state of New Hampshire.
  • Tasha Dooley '14
    08.08.13 - The Right Touch
    Thompson School's New Vet Tech Program Offers Hands-on Experience
    Tasha Dooley '14 perfects her procedural techniques each day on the job at the Cocheco Valley Humane Society. When handled skillfully, animals remain calm.
  • Plant for Growth
    07.25.13 - Garden Bounty
    Using a Community Garden to Teach Kids About Nutrition
    From her early teens, Sarah Garstka was into food but not in the way some kids might be at that age. When she was 16, she read a book theorizing that what we eat impacts how we feel, and right then, knew she wanted a career in nutrition.
  • Operation Military Kids volunteers
    07.11.13 - Extension’s Army of Volunteers Steps Up
    This UNH program provides one of the state’s largest and most diverse networks of trained volunteers.
    Ever volunteer to clean up a local park? Coach kids? Raise money for the local food bank? Or, in an act of foolhardy bravado, chaperone a middle school dance?
  • Chandler Bullard at Dondero Elementary
    06.27.13 - Fun on Wheels with Northeast Passage
    Program Makes Wheelchairs Cool
    What’s a gym class with no running, skipping, jumping, or even walking? If Chandler Bullard is in charge, it’s a cutthroat game of sharks and minnows, a thrilling bout of handball, and an exhausting session of mastering new skills.
  • Rendering of STEM classrooms in the Pandora Building
    06.27.13 - Alumni Association Throws Support Behind Manchester STEM Efforts
  • Smyth Summer Music Series for Kids
    06.27.13 - Smyth Summer Music Series
    Free and Fun Music Series for Children
    This summer, UNH Manchester will host six musical events for kids. The events are free and open to the public, thanks to the generous support of the Frederick Smyth Trust. All of the music events will take place in UNH Manchester’s third floor auditorium. Seating is limited. An RSVP is required for all of the events.
  • 05.30.13 - Alums Make Connections in NYC
    UNH Provides Networking Opportunities for Graduates
  • 05.16.13 - A Lettuce in Winter?
    UNH Researchers Address Local Growers on Off-season Opportunities
  • Middle school student testing water samples
    05.09.13 - Love That Dirty Water
    Middle Schoolers Get a Lesson in Citizen Science
  • 05.02.13 - A "Gate City" Welcome