Stories in Topic: Campus Life

  • A student on the UNH campus in Durham
    06.10.15 - Dual Admission Pathway Between Community College and University Systems Announced
    A single application, joint advising, access to campus events at both institutions and seamless transfer are the hallmarks of the new “New Hampshire Dual Admission” program developed by the state’s Community College and University Systems.
  • UNH alumni from the class of 1965 during Reunion Weekend 2015 in Durham
    06.10.15 - Reunion Weekend
    Alumni from the UNH classes of 1955, 1960, 1965 and 1970 return to campus
    Welcome Reception
  • A UNH Career and Internship Fair
    06.10.15 - You’re Hired
    University makes career prep a top priority
    Eighty-six percent of college freshmen say a key reason for attending college is to land a better job. But in today’s competitive job market, landing a position requires more than a check in the “degree” box. From the first impression (the cover letter) to the final interview follow-through (the thank you note), today’s candidates need to be impeccably prepared with a résumé rife with experience and the soft skills to match. 
  • UNH graduate Peter Wilkinson '15
    06.03.15 - One to Watch
    Peter Wilkinson ’15 shares aspirations, advice for freshmen
      If you were anywhere near Durham the day of commencement in May, you may have heard some loud chanting among the speeches and applause of the joyous occasion. That was Peter Wilkinson, leading the entire crowd of Wildcats in the cheer that's become his mantra during his four years in Durham.
  • 2015 Presidential Award of Excellence winners
    06.02.15 - Five Employees Receive Presidential Award of Excellence
  • 06.01.15 - Happy 6/03, Wildcats!
    Alumni have answered the call during The (603) Challenge — the broader Wildcat community is invited to jump in on Wednesday, 6/03 Day
      Every day is a great day to be a Wildcat, and on Wednesday "Wildcat" includes not only UNH alumni, but also parents, families, faculty, staff, current students and anyone who believes in the University of New Hampshire.
  • 05.28.15 - Making the Most of Everything
    This UNH senior is looking toward the future
    Cory Nitschelm ’16 describes himself as someone who likes to keep busy. Get ready to think “understatement.” A senior at the Paul College of Business and Economics, Nitschelm is majoring in business administration with dual options in management and information systems and business analytics. During the school year, he worked at UNH’s InterOperability Laboratory. This summer he has an internship as a digital systems analyst for Liberty Mutual.
  • 05.27.15 - Under Construction
    Crews capitalize on summer slowdown to deconstruct, reconstruct campus
    The Holloway Commons dining hall is being expanded to add 350 new seats.
  • 05.27.15 - Presenting SCOPE
    You’ve heard of them, you’ve seen their posters and maybe you’ve even been to one of their shows. Members of SCOPE, the Student Committee on Popular Entertainment, are responsible for bringing great entertainment to the UNH campus, and that entails weekly meetings, market surveys, budgeting, proposal writing, negotiations with artists and agents, pricing, ticketing, marketing and tending to the thousands of details involved in putting on a show.
  • 05.21.15 - Celebrating UNH’s Black Pioneers
    Weekend pulls together alumni from three decades, inducts nine into Diversity Hall of Fame
    UNH hosted a Pioneer Black Alumni Weekend recently to pay homage to those who paved the way for future generations by being among the first students of color to enroll at UNH.
  • Students dining at Holloway Commons, UNH's flagship dining hall
    05.20.15 - More Awards for UNH Dining: It’s a Great Day To Be a (Hungry) Wildcat
    A member of the UNH Dining team carves up
  • 05.19.15 - Peg Kirkpatrick: First-Hand Knowledge of Student Need
      "Friendly's paid for my first year, and Newick's paid for my last three," Peg Kirkpatrick likes to say of the jobs she worked to pay her own way through UNH as an undergrad. The Concord, N.H., native says that at the time, it was doable to work your way through a college education. These days, she's seeing it's not that easy.
  • 05.19.15 - May-Win Thein: Focusing on Learning, Not Fundraising
    The reason associate professor of mechanical engineering May-Win Thein gives back to UNH is simple: She wants her students to be studying, learning, experimenting and researching. She doesn't want them worried about where the money is going to come from to support all that.
  • 05.19.15 - Tori Belkin: Turning Pastimes Into a Career
      Tori Belkin '13 wouldn't trade the 14 summers she spent as a camper and then counselor at YMCA Camp Huckins. "Getting to see girls just be girls together and not have to worry about pressure from the outside world ... it's the whole camp culture — I just love it," says Belkin.
  • 05.19.15 - Answering the Call
    Four Wildcats share why they believe in the university — and in giving back
    During UNH's 603 Challenge, alumni near and far are being asked to "answer the call" from their alma mater, and support the areas of the university they care most about — from academic departments to student orgs to athletics, or any other area that made their UNH experience meaningful to them. We asked a few members of the UNH community to share their UNH story — each talked about their favorite Wildcat memories and experiences and told us why they are giving back during the challenge.
  • 05.15.15 - Deflategate: How a Pop-Culture Moment Becomes a UNH Course
  • UNH commencement 2015
    05.15.15 - Commencement 2015
    Durham, Manchester and Concord Graduates Celebrate
    Top left: A UNH graduate student is all smiles at the 145th Commencement in Durham; Bottom left: A UNH Manchester graduate; Right: Medal of Honor recipient and 2013 UNH Manchester graduate Ryan Pitts delivering the commencement address in Durham. 
  • UNH Political Science 2015 graduates
    05.14.15 - Celebrating #UNH15
  • 05.13.15 - Students Have Their Say On Freezing Tuition
    All eyes are on New Hampshire’s Senate Finance Committee, which will make its recommendation on the state budget in the coming days. The University System of New Hampshire has requested a restoration of funding in order to freeze tuition for New Hampshire students. Before heading home for the summer break, a few students took some time to tell us what a tuition freeze would mean to them.  
  • 05.13.15 - Ending up “Here”
    Internships help guide UNH senior toward a career
    When Lauren DeJoie ’15 graduates Saturday, she will have changed her major three times, settled on a dual major, added a minor, completed three internships and found the route to her career path.