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UNH Observes Sexual Assault Awareness Month One Year Following Protests Outside President’s House

UNH Observes Sexual Assault Awareness Month One Year Following Protests Outside President’s House

Sarah Donovan, Content Editor April 26, 2023

Sexual assault is a topic of growing concern for universities nationwide, where the rate of sexual assault is disproportionately higher compared to outside college settings. This topic hits close to home...

UNH Community Comes Together for SHARPP’s Annual Take Back the Night Event

UNH Community Comes Together for SHARPP’s Annual Take Back the Night Event

Kylie Valluzzi, Contributing Writer October 28, 2022

DURHAM – Students holding glowsticks and candles gathered on Thomson Hall (T-Hall) lawn in support of the annual Take Back the Night event on Thursday, October 20.  They marched to protest sexual...

UNH’s Health & Wellness Showcases Resources for Students through Annual Wellness Fest

UNH’s Health & Wellness Showcases Resources for Students through Annual Wellness Fest

Kaylin Moriarty, Staff Writer October 4, 2022

DURHAM, NH- To draw attention to mental health resources available on campus, the University of New Hampshire’s (UNH) Health & Wellness hosted Wellness Fest on Thursday, Sept. 29. Tables filled with...

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.  

SHARPP holds annual open house

Max Scheinblum October 20, 2021
DURHAM - The Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention Program (SHARPP) at the University of New Hampshire (UNH), held its annual community event on Tuesday, Oct. 5, at Wolff House, welcoming students and others who want to learn more about the organization’s mission and services. 
Another Successful Year for UDay at UNH

Another Successful Year for UDay at UNH

Rhianwen Watkins September 27, 2021
After two cancellations due to rain, the third scheduled date was the charm for the annual University Day (UDay) event at UNH. The event finally happened on Sept. 22 and proved to be a huge success.
Biden order could change how colleges deal with sexual misconduct

Biden order could change how colleges deal with sexual misconduct

Isabelle Curtis March 26, 2021
Earlier this month, President Joe Biden ordered a review of federal rules guiding colleges on how they handle sexual misconduct. This is the first step in reversing the Trump administration’s controversial changes to Title IX, the federal law that forbids sex discrimination in education. The new regulations put into place by the Trump administration bolstered the rights of the accused and narrowed the scope of sexual misconduct cases colleges were required to investigate. 
UNH celebrates Black History Month with AMPLIFY podcast series

UNH celebrates Black History Month with AMPLIFY podcast series

Isabelle Curtis February 15, 2021
In honor of Black History Month, the Beauregard Center and the Sexual Harassment & Rape Prevention Program (SHARPP) are co-sponsoring AMPLIFY: Turning up the Volume on Black Voices, a virtual podcast & chat series.
UNH resources to help you celebrate Black History Month

UNH resources to help you celebrate Black History Month

Josh Morrill February 7, 2021
As students migrate back to Durham and into their dorms, they are being met with the requirements of coronavirus (COVID-19) self-testing, signing prerequisite pledges and maintaining a valid Wildcat Pass, but they are also arriving just in time for the annually commemorated “Black History Month.”
Black History Month events at UNH

Black History Month events at UNH

Katie Hoppler February 3, 2021
February is Black History Month, a federally-recognized event that reflects on Black Americans’ significant impact on the country. To celebrate this month, the University of New Hampshire (UNH) is putting on a series of events and programs.
Take Back the Night: SHARPP Event

Take Back the Night: SHARPP Event

Cassie Hollasch October 31, 2020
At the annual Take Back the Night event for survivors of sexual assault and harassment at the University of New Hampshire (UNH), students, faculty and staff showed off their support by hanging posters, putting purple glowsticks in their windows and posting pictures with the caption #UNHPurpleThursday over social media for the virtual event on Thursday, Oct. 22. The event was put on by the Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention Program (SHARPP) at UNH.
uSafeUS app aims to combat sexual assault and violence

uSafeUS app aims to combat sexual assault and violence

Hannah Donahue October 8, 2020
Created by University of New Hampshire (UNH) students, faculty and staff, uSafeUS is an app students can download on their phones that provide preventative tools and resources relating to sexual assault and violence.
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