Stories in Topic: Campus Life

  • 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.
  • 05.12.15 - Yusuf Ali El ’72
    UNH degree: Bachelor's, sociologyLives in: Northwest Indiana
  • 05.07.15 - Speaking the Universal Language
    International student finds friendship through music club
    Lixing Huang came to UNH from the other side of the world. He arrived four years ago not knowing a soul. But that didn’t last long. On move-in day 2012, Huang '15 went floor to floor in his dorm, stopping at every open door to introduce himself to fellow Randall Hall residents.
  • 05.04.15 - N.H. Supreme Court Justice to Speak at UNH Law Commencement
    Carol Ann Conboy, the 105th justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court, will be the speaker at the University of New Hampshire School of Law's commencement May 16. Conboy clerked for Shane Devine, the former chief judge of the New Hampshire Federal District Court. She was a partner in the New Hampshire law firm of McLane, Graf, Raulerson and Middleton and practiced as a trial lawyer with a concentration in employment law.
  • 04.30.15 - Students Host 2015 Open House at Fairchild Dairy Center
  • 04.30.15 - Podcasts From the URC: UNH Students Describe Their Research
  • 04.29.15 - UNH Manchester Launches New Homeland Security Program
  • Ruwa Majid-Pokorny’s Intermediate Arabic class at UNH
    04.29.15 - In the Classroom: The Challenging Language and Captivating Culture of Arabic
    After a string of sentences in Arabic, Ruwa Majid-Pokorny stops speaking. "OK, tell me what I just said." There are a few quiet responses. She pauses to give a brief pep talk to the dozen or so students in her intermediate Arabic class.
  • 04.27.15 - Renowned IP Scholar Ann Bartow to Lead Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property at UNH Law
  • 04.22.15 - In the Classroom: Food for Thought
    UNH students learn how to be locavores
      Sydney Howard '17 and Sierra Eugley '15 check out the young potatoes at the winter farmer's market held recently at Exeter High School.