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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 and second-degree manslaughter.
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.
Thompson Hall

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. 
Limited space available in quarantine dorms

Limited space available in quarantine dorms

Ben MacKillop February 11, 2021
As we finish the second week of classes in the spring semester, the number of active coronavirus (COVID-19) cases on campus have nearly reached their high from the fall semester causing many students to worry about a possibly-impending campus shutdown.

2020’s COVID-19 semester in review

Cassie Hollasch January 31, 2021
The fall semester of 2020 took a toll on so many in the UNH community; students, faculty and staff alike. The threat of COVID-19 has minimized Wildcats’ old lives to a distant memory that we can only reminisce upon.
UNH Law wont change Franklin Pierce title

UNH Law won’t change “Franklin Pierce” title

Cassie Hollasch January 21, 2021
University of New Hampshire (UNH) President James W. Dean decided not to change the name of the UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law after a task force of students, faculty, staff, and alumni recommended against doing so. The school considered eliminating Franklin Pierce’s, the fourteenth and only U.S. President from N.H., name because of his connections with slavery.

Town hall hosted on diversity initiative

Hannah Donahue October 8, 2020
On Sept. 30, President of the University of New Hampshire (UNH) James Dean, hosted his third town hall this semester regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) on campus. The town hall was joined by Chief Diversity Officer Dr. Nadine Petty and Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Wayne Jones. The event was moderated by Student Body President Nicholas Fitzgerald and law student Michael Fazzi.
Photo courtesy of Theta Chi at UNH Facebook

Theta Chi party leads to COVID-19 cluster

Hannah Donahue September 7, 2020

The University of New Hampshire (UNH) has reported its first coronavirus (COVID-19) cluster on its Durham Campus.  A COVID-19 cluster is a single location with three or more confirmed cases.   Eleven...

Pappas discusses COVID-19 concerns with UNH administrators

Pappas discusses COVID-19 concerns with UNH administrators

Hannah Donahue August 27, 2020
U.S. Rep. Chris Pappas, D-New Hampshire, was welcomed to Durham on Tuesday afternoon as part of a roundtable with senior leadership of the University of New Hampshire (UNH). The event took place in the courtyard of UNH’s Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics and focused on the fall semester reopening plans in preparation for the UNH student body to return to campus next week.
UNH Announces the Postponement of all Fall Sports

UNH Announces the Postponement of all Fall Sports

Hannah Donahue July 20, 2020
The University of New Hampshire Department of Athletics has announced the postponement of all fall sports for the duration of the fall semester in a Friday afternoon press release.
University faculty express concerns over reopening

University faculty express concerns over reopening

Hannah Donahue July 13, 2020
Throughout the community of the University of New Hampshire (UNH), a letter has circulated from over 200 members of faculty and staff frustrated and concerned over the university’s lack of communication regarding the reopening plan.
Thompson Hall (T-Hall) at the center of the University of New Hampshire campus.

President Dean announces COVID-19 fall semester roadmap

Hannah Donahue June 23, 2020
In an email to the University of New Hampshire (UNH) community, university president James W. Dean delivered the “Roadmap to an On-Campus Experience,” and provided more details to the current list of guidelines regarding UNH’s coronavirus (COVID-19) safety processes for the plan for an on-campus fall semester.
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