Georgia Kerns knew that the idea of developing a course on mentoring adolescents with disabilities was a good one. At any one time during the last few years, she has had three, four, five undergraduates volunteering on their own to work with middle school and high students who have special needs.
Writer Chris Outcalt, ’06, has been named the 2013 Donald Murray Visiting Journalist at UNH. He will discuss his career as a magazine writer and share his experiences with journalism students during his weeklong visit beginning April 8, 2012.
In December, five UNH students were awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to fund their study abroad trips this semester. This highly competitive national program offers awards of up to $5,000 per student for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. Scholarships are awarded to U.S.
I enjoy transitions and experiencing new surroundings. Starting a job or joining a new team leaves me searching at first, but I quickly find my footing. Even leaving my small, private high school to begin life at UNH was smooth. It wasn’t until I arrived in Shanghai that I experienced the sensation of being immersed in a totally new environment.
Thomas Jefferson once said, “All is politics in this capital,” and he could not have been more correct. Every lecture, documentary, course, or event can be used as learning and networking opportunities in Washington, D.C.
In June of 2012, with the support of the Center for International Education’s Faculty International Development Grant, I traveled to Perugia, Italy to eat my body weight in such local delicacies as homemade barbozzo (cured pig’s meat), porcini alla griglia (grilled porcini mushrooms), and torciglione (an eel-shaped almond pastry).
I was invited by The Theatre Practice (TTP) in Singapore to create set and costume design for its feature musical production for Singapore Kuo Pao Kun Festival. Lao Jiu: The Musical, is a musical version of Kuo's signature play. It was opened in July 2012 in memory of ten years of Kuo Pao Kun's passing.
This summer, the University of New Hampshire will bring the magical world of Harry Potter to young learners who will have a chance to participate in the university’s first Massive Online Course for Kids (MOCK).
Matt Jones ’13 (political science/international affairs major) perches on a stool in a Moharimet classroom, turning a bright, plastic beach ball in his hands. Scanning the semicircle of middle school students in front of him, he asks a question in Chinese and tosses the ball to ponytailed brunette, who thinks for a minute and then responds in hesitating Chinese.