Elliott Tardif “cleaned up” at the Festival of Foreign Language in Voronezh, Russia. Earlier this year, the Russian major from Londonderry competed with foreign students from roughly 30 Russian universities for prizes that recognize excellence in Russian language through written tests and creative expression.
How much does Arlene Kies love the piano? If her home furnishing choices are any indication, the answer is, a lot—her Durham house holds four pianos: three six-foot grands and an upright. There’s also a digital keyboard, Kies notes, for practicing without disturbing guests.
Joshua Meyrowitz still remembers how his parents were among the last in the neighborhood to buy that new-fangled gizmo called “television.” And the set they did finally buy was a lemon, broken as often as it worked. As a result, Meyrowitz became very aware of how different the world seemed to a child with TV and to one without.
Lisa Tiemann, a post-doctoral researcher at the University of New Hampshire, has been awarded a prestigious three-year, $520,299 fellowship through the National Science Foundation’s Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability (NSF SEES) program.
The second annual issue of Spectrum, an online journal, has just been published. Spectrum provides a venue for UNH students to share their work in the field of anthropology with the university community and the general public.
Every Friday, UNH journalism student Jake DeSchuiteneer joins a Google+ Hangout—a video conference call—with the Washington Post’s social media director, Natalie Jennings. He updates Jennings on the presidential election news from New Hampshire, and they discuss blogging strategy for the coming week.