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On the Spot with drag queen Lady Ro

On the Spot with drag queen Lady Ro

Hannah Donahue March 11, 2020
The University of New Hampshire (UNH) has its own local celebrity, a “local drag sensation” according to Concord’s Hatbox Theatre.

State Senate proposes bill on sexual assault on college campuses

Hannah Donahue March 5, 2020
The New Hampshire State Senate recently introduced SB679: relative to policies on sexual assault in higher education institutions, a 14-page bill that would establish requirements for colleges and universities related to sexual violence.
UNH Theatre entrances audiences with help of Japanese theatre company in the Gate

UNH Theatre entrances audiences with help of Japanese theatre company in ‘the Gate’

Hannah Donahue February 27, 2020
Over the past weekend, the dead – both the long- and newly-dead – danced and sang in the Johnson Theatre as part of one of the University of New Hampshire’s (UNH) main productions in the 2019-2020 season.

A day in the Citizens Police Academy class

Hannah Donahue February 27, 2020
There is a class held every year on the University of New Hampshire (UNH) main campus that has no exams, no required note-taking, no PowerPoints, and also, no credit.
A tour of the Chase ocean Engineering Laboratory

A tour of the Chase ocean Engineering Laboratory

Hannah Donahue February 20, 2020
Visit Portsmouth, New Hampshire, about 20 minutes away from campus, and head towards the coast. Go to the northeast corner of downtown, towards Prescott Park, and you will see the Memorial Bridge crossing the Piscataqua River, joining New Hampshire and Maine.
Dr. Robert Henry Named Engineer of the Year

Dr. Robert Henry Named Engineer of the Year

Hannah Donahue February 20, 2020
Dr. Robert Henry, an associate professor who teaches in the department of civil and environmental engineering within the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CEPS) at the University of New Hampshire (UNH), received the 2020 New Hampshire Engineer of the Year award this past Wednesday.
Dr. Francois Foucart talks astrophysics

Dr. Francois Foucart talks astrophysics

Hannah Donahue February 13, 2020
In late summer 2019, Dr. Francois Foucart, an assistant professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy within the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, received a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science, as part of the DOE’s Early Career Research Program.
The genius body humor of Avner the Eccentric

The genius body humor of Avner the Eccentric

Hannah Donahue February 6, 2020
Most Tuesday evenings on a college campus are full of students studying and preparing for the next day of classes. This past Tuesday, Feb. 4, approximately 70 students and members of the surrounding community gathered in the Johnson Theatre in the Paul Creative Arts Center (PCAC).

Amtrak Downeaster: 5 things to do in Exeter

Hannah Donahue January 30, 2020
Exeter is a lovely New England town, and is probably one of the cheapest and quickest rides you can take on the Amtrak Downeaster. Much of the activity happens where Main Street becomes Water Street, near the Exeter River Reservoir about a half mile from the Amtrak stop.
Confucius Institute hosts Terracotta warrior exhibit

Confucius Institute hosts Terracotta warrior exhibit

Hannah Donahue January 30, 2020
Life-size statues of ancient Chinese warriors, from archers to generals to chariot drivers, and a horse, stood in the ballroom of Huddleston Hall and in the lobby of Dimond Library this past week and a half.
Best bookstores near campus

Best bookstores near campus

Hannah Donahue December 5, 2019
Online options abound for the book lover, making book shopping quick. But, the online options miss the experience of being in a brick and mortar bookstore.
Topography sandbox makes learning three-dimensional

Topography sandbox makes learning three-dimensional

Bret Belden November 21, 2019
The 3-D topography sandbox is a small part of the High Bay, which takes up much of the building’s first floor, and houses two large water tanks and a variety of equipment often used in teaching and outreach programs.
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