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UNH Institute on Disability awarded $2.5 million grant

Cassie Hollasch December 4, 2020
In 2018, 13.9% of New Hampshire residents 25 and older with a disability had a four-year college degree, in comparison to 24.3% of residents without a disability having a four-year college degree according to the 2019 Disability Statistics Compendium. The Granite State Transition Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities (TPSID) project hopes to narrow that gap in the next 5 years.

27 students evicted from housing for COVID-19 protocol noncompliance

Cassie Hollasch November 28, 2020
There were 27 evictions from University of New Hampshire (UNH) housing between Nov. 6 and Nov. 11, according to an email sent by Senior Vice Provost for Student Life Kenneth Holmes.
UNH Health & Wellness advises students on safety procedures for returning home

UNH Health & Wellness advises students on safety procedures for returning home

Cassie Hollasch November 22, 2020
Students at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) are taking health and safety precautions as they prepare to return home during the coronavirus (COVID-19).
UNH reports 83 total active COVID-19 cases

UNH reports 83 total active COVID-19 cases

Cassie Hollasch November 13, 2020
The University of New Hampshire (UNH) reported 83 total active positive cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) as of Nov. 10.
Voter turnout in Durham lower than expected

Voter turnout in Durham lower than expected

Cassie Hollasch November 5, 2020
The New Hampshire general election ran smoothly on Tuesday and had a high turnout of voters, despite the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The votes cast and same-day registrations in Durham, were down from the election in 2016, but the town saw a massive increase in absentee ballots.

Health & Wellness hosts Body Positivity Week

Cassie Hollasch October 31, 2020
Body Positivity Week took place virtually at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) beginning Oct. 19 through Oct. 22. The events during body positivity week normally include documentary screenings, body positive workshops and activity tables, but due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) all activities were moved online.

CCRC receives multiple grants to fund research

Cassie Hollasch October 23, 2020
The Crimes against Children Research Center (CCRC) at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) received more than $2 million in grants from the National Institute of Justice to study child sex exploitation. There is a total of three grants, the first two focusing on child sex trafficking victimization and the third on technology such as cyberstalking and sextortion.
uSafeUS app aims to combat sexual assault and violence

uSafeUS app aims to combat sexual assault and violence

Hannah Donahue October 8, 2020
Created by University of New Hampshire (UNH) students, faculty and staff, uSafeUS is an app students can download on their phones that provide preventative tools and resources relating to sexual assault and violence.
Photo courtesy of the University of New Hampshire

Impacts of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing

Hannah Donahue October 2, 2020
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away on Friday Sept. 18 from metastatic pancreatic cancer complications. Throughout her career she fought for the rights of women, the disabled, the LGBTQ community, and undocumented people.
Changing with the times: the college admissions process

Changing with the times: the college admissions process

Hannah Donahue September 21, 2020
Like many things around campus, the University of New Hampshire’s (UNH) admissions process needed to adapt due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).
New dining options: Central Café opens in the Whit

New dining options: Central Café opens in the Whit

Hannah Donahue September 10, 2020
For the fall 2020 semester, part of the Whittemore Center Arena has been transformed into a café, called the Café Central.

Zoom classes for nursing students

Hannah Donahue April 8, 2020
Millions of students across the United States have been sent home from college and ordered to continue their education through virtual learning due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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