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UNH plans to be fully open for fall 2021 semester

Cassie Hollasch March 26, 2021
Durham, NH -- President James W. Dean Jr. of the University of New Hampshire (UNH) sent out an email on March 18 to the UNH community regarding his plan to fully open the campus for the fall 2021 semester. This email was sent a few days after the one-year anniversary of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which forced UNH to shut down its campus last spring. 
President Dean announces return to yellow mode

President Dean announces return to yellow mode

Josh Morrill March 4, 2021
On March 1, 2021, University of New Hampshire President James Dean announced in an email to students and faculty that the university would be returning to yellow mode, a distinction that would allow for full student-focused operation on campus.
Kenneth Holmes addresses quarantine capacity issues

Kenneth Holmes addresses quarantine capacity issues

Josh Morrill February 11, 2021
After the University of New Hampshire (UNH) released their coronavirus (COVID-19) testing information on Feb. 10 via their COVID-19 Lab Testing Dashboard, Senior Vice Provost of Student Life Kenneth Holmes sent out a video message to the university community addressing the increased quarantine and contact tracing numbers.
President Dean hosts State of the University address

President Dean hosts State of the University address

Cassie Hollasch February 11, 2021
President James W. Dean Jr. of the University of New Hampshire (UNH) hosted the annual State of the University address with numerous other administrators.

Student COVID-19 testing day requests denied

Cassie Hollasch February 7, 2021
Durham, NH -- As the spring semester rolled in, the University of New Hampshire (UNH) resumed its classes in-person and online. UNH outlined a more rigorous but efficient coronavirus (COVID-19) testing program this semester in hopes of combating the rise of COVID-19 cases on campus. 
UNH experiences curtailed operations from first winter storm

UNH experiences curtailed operations from first winter storm

Cassie Hollasch February 3, 2021
Feb. 2 saw the University of New Hampshire's (UNH) first snow day of the spring semester, with operations curtailed from 5 p.m. on Feb. 1 to 4 a.m. on Feb. 3.

Updated ‘Wildcat Pass’ causes student difficulty

Benjamin Domaingue January 31, 2021
Durham, NH – Starting this semester, the technology of the Wildcat Pass is said to be improved and usage is expected to be ramped up to ensure the safety of those in the UNH community.

Students informed of spring semester COVID-19 arrival protocols

Cassie Hollasch January 21, 2021
This week, University of New Hampshire (UNH) administrators released the details of the steps that students must take in order to move back to campus for the spring semester.
UNH fall semester COVID-19 protocols considered successful

UNH fall semester COVID-19 protocols considered successful

Cassie Hollasch January 19, 2021
With the rise of COVID-19, universities across the country had to decide whether or not to bring students back for the fall semester. The University of New Hampshire was one of many who brought its students back in person, raising concern for the members of the surrounding community. Read this special local feature submitted by Megan Deane, the editor of Oyster River High School's news magazine.

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 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.
Chief Dean surveys students about winter break

Chief Dean surveys students about winter break

Cassie Hollasch November 12, 2020
The University of New Hampshire (UNH) Chief of Police Paul Dean released a survey to determine who, among faculty, staff and students, was remaining on the Seacoast for winter break and all students were expected to respond.
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