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UNH Sexual Violence Action Committee pushes for reform on campus

UNH Sexual Violence Action Committee pushes for reform on campus

Rhianwen Watkins December 3, 2021

The Sexual Violence Action Committee of New Hampshire (SVAC) is a new, student-run organization pushing for radical changes in the way college campuses handle issues of sexual misconduct. The committee,...

Students protest outside presidents house demanding for change in sexual assault protocol at UNH

Students protest outside president’s house demanding for change in sexual assault protocol at UNH

Melanie Matts October 29, 2021

“Be proactive, not reactive!” The students at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) chanted outside President James W. Dean’s house on Monday, Oct. 25; the second protest to take place within...

USNH to decrease employee benefits for 2022

Benjamin Domaingue October 27, 2021

The University System of New Hampshire (USNH) is proposing new employee benefits cuts for its upcoming fiscal year.  These cuts, which impact faculty and staff benefits, are slated to take effect...

UNH President announces vaccine mandate for all UNH employees

Ben MacKillop October 23, 2021

In an announcement sent out last Friday, UNH President James Dean announced that under new federal requirements some UNH faculty members are considered federal contractors and will now be subject...

Masks required almost everywhere indoors, UNH President Dean announces

Masks required almost everywhere indoors, UNH President Dean announces

Anna Kate Munsey September 13, 2021

All University of New Hampshire (UNH) students, faculty and staff are now required to wear masks in most indoor spaces on campus, President James Dean announced Thursday.  The decision comes...

Stillings dining hall closed due to labor shortage

Stillings dining hall closed due to labor shortage

Melanie Matts September 7, 2021

DURHAM, NH—The national labor crisis is hitting close to home at the University of New Hampshire (UNH). Hospitality and Campus Service sectors are failing to meet needed staff levels forcing the delayed...

Fraternity members allege malpractice during quarantine

Fraternity members allege malpractice during quarantine

Cassie Hollasch May 7, 2021

Durham, NH -- Fraternity members at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) faced financial pressure to honor their leases – and a higher risk of infection in crowded residence halls – this past...

Financial review of UNH athletics budget

Financial review of UNH athletics budget

Ben MacKillop April 22, 2021

On Tuesday, University of New Hampshire (UNH) President James Dean and Athletics Director Marty Scarano announced the culmination of an extensive review of the financial health of UNH’s athletics department.   An...

UNH community reflects on one-year COVID anniversary

UNH community reflects on one-year COVID anniversary

Cassie Hollasch March 23, 2021

Durham, NH -- On Mar. 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus (COVID-19) as a global pandemic. Store shelves were stripped of bare necessities by worried customers, local...

Schools consider face-to-face instruction as COVID-19 cases decrease

Schools consider face-to-face instruction as COVID-19 cases decrease

Cassie Hollasch March 5, 2021

President Joe Biden announced Tuesday, March 2, that the administration is striving to vaccinate grade K-12 teachers with their first coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines by the end of this March. He also...

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...

UNH announces new incident reporting tool

Hannah Donahue February 25, 2021

A new bias reporting tool known as the Incident Report Form (IRF) replacing former tool, ReportIt!, was announced in an email on Tuesday from University of New Hampshire (UNH) President...

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