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UNH faculty demand fair contract as negotiations stall

UNH faculty demand fair contract as negotiations stall

Isabelle Curtis, News Editor February 14, 2022
On Jan. 31, faculty members at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) delivered a petition to President James Dean demanding a fair contract after two years of negotiations. This comes after the university proposed base salary freezes, reductions in salary minima, increased costs borne by employees for medical benefits, as well as cuts to retirement and parental leave.  

“Passing the professor” no longer

Aubrey Benoit November 10, 2021
[Durham, NH]-- A recently released article from VICE announced Professor of the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture at the University of New Hampshire (UNH), and past professor at Augustana University (AU), Dan Howard was accused of sexual assault on several accounts.  
Letter to Sununu: Student leaders address inequity in NH’s vaccination rollout

Letter to Sununu: Student leaders address inequity in NH’s vaccination rollout

Cassie Hollasch April 14, 2021
Durham, NH -- On March 25, Gov. Chris Sununu announced that all New Hampshire residents aged 16 and older would be able to register for the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines starting April 2. However, this policy excluded thousands of out-of-state students who attend universities in New Hampshire and have been calling the Granite State their home for a majority of the past few years.
UNH returns to in-person classes; remains in orange mode

UNH returns to in-person classes; remains in orange mode

Evan Edmonds February 24, 2021
University President James W. Dean announced this week that the University of New Hampshire (UNH) would return to in-person classes starting Wednesday, Feb. 24, while campus remains in orange mode “until further notice.”

UNH investigation into faculty member concludes with resignation

Anna Kate Munsey February 11, 2021
The University of New Hampshire’s (UNH) investigation into a faculty member’s alleged actions on social media is now over and the employee at the center of the investigation has resigned.
Wildcat Pass COVID-19 safety features

Wildcat Pass COVID-19 safety features

Benjamin Domaingue February 7, 2021
The University of New Hampshire (UNH) began reopening for the Spring 2021 semester with new protocols to keep students safe, including updates to the Wildcat Pass.
UNH active COVID-19 cases eclipse previous high; 325 people in quarantine

UNH active COVID-19 cases eclipse previous high; 325 people in quarantine

Hannah Donahue November 7, 2020
After reporting zero new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases on Nov. 1, the University of New Hampshire (UNH) announced 16 new cases on Nov. 5 and 60 total active cases, per their COVID-19 dashboard. Forty-seven of the 60 are students, while 10 are faculty or staff and three are categorized as “other/contractor.”

UNH professor accused of posing as woman of color on Twitter

Hannah Donahue October 1, 2020
University of New Hampshire (UNH) Assistant Professor Craig Chapman has recently come under scrutiny for allegedly posing as a woman of color on Twitter under the name “The Science Femme” with the handle “piney_the.”
UNH loses tests on first day of self-testing

UNH loses tests on first day of self-testing

Hannah Donahue September 6, 2020
On the first day of the University of New Hampshire’s (UNH) coronavirus (COVID-19) self-testing program, numerous student-completed tests were misplaced.

Provost’s Office seeks student consensus on fall semester

Hannah Donahue July 20, 2020
The University of New Hampshire’s (UNH) Provost’s Office for Academic Affairs released a survey on Wednesday, July 15, to students within an email inquiring on the student consensus on the fall 2020 semester.

UNH reviews plans for commencement

Hannah Donahue April 9, 2020
As coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread, many colleges have canceled commencement altogether.

Kappa Sigma suspended

Hannah Donahue March 5, 2020
The University of New Hampshire (UNH) chapter of the Kappa Sigma fraternity has been suspended and is currently under investigation by the university and the Durham Police Department after a reported incident took place at their house last weekend.
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