Stories in Topic: Worldviews

  • 12.17.14 - UNH and the Granite State Remain Top Producers of Peace Corps Volunteers in 2014
    The spirit of volunteerism is alive and well in the Granite State. According to new data, New Hampshire ranks No. 5 among states with the highest number of Peace Corps volunteers per capita, and  UNH is nationally ranked on the 2014 list of the highest volunteer-producing colleges and universities in the U.S. for small, medium, large and graduate institutions. Fifty-seven Granite Staters are currently serving in the Peace Corps, giving the state a ratio of 4.3 volunteers for every 100,000 residents. UNH holds the No. 11 spot on the medium-size school list.
  • Col. Scott Dullea '89 and Brian Greaney
    12.09.14 - NH International Seminar Lecture Highlights U.S. Government's Views on Ukrainian Crisis
    On Nov. 9, 1989, most of the undergraduate students at the University of New Hampshire's campus were not yet born. They did not witness on television the fall of the Berlin Wall or watch as the citizens of East Berlin regained their ability to move freely across their city and country. The 25th anniversary of this historic event could have gone unnoticed by students if not for several campus events focusing on the fall of the Berlin Wall, including the N.H. International Seminar, "Russia and the West: 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall."
  • 11.19.14 - The Russian Connection
    ROTC alumnus, National Security advisor, visits campus
    There are jobs and then there are Jobs. U.S. Army Col. Scott Dullea ’89 has one of the latter.   His office window looks out at the West Wing of the White House. His boss is Susan Rice, President Barack Obama’s national security advisor.  As director of Russia for the U.S. National Security Council staff, Dullea briefs the president ahead of phone calls with Russian President Vladimir Putin and routinely provides input on the former communist country and its policies.  
  • Guoxiang Sun at UNH
    11.18.14 - Chinese Ambassador Visits Durham
    Ambassador Guoxiang Sun visited the Durham campus on Friday, Nov.14, along with Chinese trade and commerce delegates, as part of the New Hampshire-UNH-Sichuan Economic and Trade Forum.  
  • 11.04.14 - On the Frontlines of Ebola
    Two graduates share expertise on the spread of the deadly virus
    Peter Corey '83 graduated with a degree in plant biology from UNH's College of Life Sciences and Agriculture. Victoria Jensen ’97, ’00G earned her bachelor of science degree in animal science and pre-veterinary medicine and a master's of science in microbiology from UNH's College of Life Sciences and Agriculture.  
  • UNH scientist Carmody McCalley
    10.29.14 - UNH Scientist Studies Newly Discovered Organism With Link To Global Warming
  • 10.23.14 - UNH Hosts Oil Spill Response Forum Oct. 28-29
  • 10.16.14 - Exploring Agritourism in Chile
    Student learns about hospitality practices, and self
    When Sarah Wiggins ‘15 was conducting research in Talca, Chile, this past summer she met an 83-year-old woman whose education had stopped after only three years. She raises cattle and sells them to other farmers, and rents out rooms in her house. Guests can go horseback riding or hiking right there on her property. She’s earning a living.   So, for her, the answer to Wiggins’ research question of whether agritourism can change lives for the better, is yes.  
  • 10.15.14 - Durham's Own Berlin Wall
    Public art installation helps commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall
    Benjamin Cariens, who teaches sculpture and other art courses at UNH, speaks to a crowd of students and faculty at the replica Berlin Wall unveiling in Murkland Courtyard on Oct. 9. 
  • UNH senior Julianne Shimer at Trinity College  Dublin
    10.01.14 - Worth a Thousand Words: Summer Nursing Research Analyzed Drawings for Clues About Kids
  • UNH senior Julianne Shimer at Trinity College  Dublin
    10.01.14 - Worth a Thousand Words
    Summer nursing research analyzed drawings for clues about kids
  • A UNH research farm
    09.25.14 - UNH Joins USDA Northeast Climate Hub
  • UNH alum Patricia Donahoe teaching study skills in Brazil
    09.25.14 - A Study Buddy in Brazil
    Patricia Donahoe ’13 helps teenagers prep for college entrance exam
  • 09.11.14 - Out of Africa: Alumni Safari Blends Work and Pleasure
  • 08.06.14 - Out of Africa
    Alumni safari blends work and pleasure for animal sciences professor Drew Conroy ’86, ‘01G
  • Washington Landslide
    04.10.14 - UNH Professor Tapped to Investigate Washington State Landslide
  • Instructors and students of the African Plant Breeding Academy in Nairobi, Kenya
    03.27.14 - Growing a Solution
    UNH Genomicist Joins International Effort to Improve Plant-Breeding in Africa
    Instructors and students of the African Plant Breeding Academy in Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Brittany Marien and Cory McKenzie
    03.27.14 - Advanced Asian Language Students Score Prestigious Scholarships
    Two University of New Hampshire students have been awarded critical language scholarships through the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Cory McKenzie, of Hampstead, received his to study Japanese and Brittany Marien, of Lincoln, will study Chinese. The scholarships offer full funding for participants to attend intensive overseas language study in 13 languages deemed critical to U.S. national security.
  • 03.27.14 - At 60, Alumna Starts New Life with the Peace Corps
    Barrington Native Goes to Armenia
  • UNH Students in the Pharmacy, Ghana
    02.13.14 - Wildcats in Ghana
    UNH Global Brigades Brought Medical Services to Ekumfi Ekotsi