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UNH opens healthcare simulation center to address worker shortages 

UNH opens healthcare simulation center to address worker shortages 

Isabelle Curtis December 9, 2021

The University of New Hampshire (UNH) officially opened the College of Health and Human Services’ Health Sciences Simulation Center (HSSC). Construction for the facility began in November 2020 and...

UNH reacts to HB2 regulations on teaching race

Teddy Tauscher September 9, 2021

With language prohibiting certain ideas from being taught in public schools in place, HB2 passed this summer and was signed into law by Gov. Chris Sununu. Most University of New Hampshire (UNH) classrooms...

Year in review: Durham’s mask ordinance

Year in review: Durham’s mask ordinance

Cassie Hollasch May 7, 2021

When the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic prompted widespread mask wearing, the federal government left states and towns to decide whether or not it was enforceable. Despite the Centers for Disease Control...

N.H. House Bill 98 would move state primary to June

N.H. House Bill 98 would move state primary to June

Ben MacKillop May 7, 2021

Earlier this week, the New Hampshire State Senate began hearings over House Bill 98 which would move the state primary ahead to the fourth Tuesday in June, two months earlier than its current date...

CDC amends gathering requirements; UNH guidelines remain

CDC amends gathering requirements; UNH guidelines remain

Cassie Hollasch May 1, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) amended its guidance detailing activities vaccinated individuals can now resume, such as attending small outdoor gatherings without wearing a mask.  These...

UNH leadership reacts to the Derek Chauvin verdict

UNH leadership reacts to the Derek Chauvin verdict

Anna Kate Munsey April 22, 2021

On Tuesday, former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all three counts in regards to the killing of George Floyd - unintentional second-degree murder, third-degree murder...

UNH hosts vaccine clinic for out-of-state students

UNH hosts vaccine clinic for out-of-state students

Cassie Hollasch April 22, 2021

The University of New Hampshire (UNH) held its second coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination clinic on April 19, the date President Joe Biden requested all states expand eligibility to everyone over...

Sununu announces expiration of mask mandate

Sununu announces expiration of mask mandate

Hannah Donahue April 15, 2021

Gov. Chris Sununu announced on Thursday, April 15 that the statewide mask mandate would be lifted on Friday, April 16.   The mandate, which was implemented on November 20, 2020,...

OPINION: Should students be required to pass a citizenship test?

OPINION: Should students be required to pass a citizenship test?

Ben MacKillop April 14, 2021

Last week, the New Hampshire State Senate passed HB320, a bill that if signed by Gov. Chris Sununu would add a civics competency as a graduation requirement for all New Hampshire public high schools....

COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Whittemore Center

COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Whittemore Center

Benjamin Domaingue April 14, 2021

The University of New Hampshire (UNH) hosted two closed vaccination points of dispensing (PODs) for eligible students, faculty and staff.  Eligible members of the community included full-time...

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....

N.H. student leaders plead for out-of-state student vaccines

N.H. student leaders plead for out-of-state student vaccines

Ben MacKillop April 8, 2021

Earlier this week, University of New Hampshire (UNH) Student Body President Nicholas Fitzgerald and Student Body Vice President Tyler Silverwood signed a letter with other student governments from Dartmouth...

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