The UNH history department held its fifth annual Alumni Appreciation Day on Thursday, April 20th. Alumni from all over New England came back to campus to visit classes, spend time with their old professors and attend the Undergraduate Research Conference.
Three students have been awarded B. Thomas Trout scholarships to study abroad this year. Andrew Jablonski and Camden Warren were each awarded $2,500 to study in Dijon, France, for the 2017 fall semester. Sierra Mullin was awarded $1,000 to study in the 6-week Costa Rica program in summer 2017.
The Museum of Art showcases two new exhibitions the Bachelor of Studio Arts and Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition April 21-May 19, 2017. The Bachelor of Studio Arts and Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition celebrates the achievements of the degree candidates graduating from the Department of Art and Art History, UNH.
Thirty-six delegates from the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA), representing sixteen states, attended Arts Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C., last month, among them Raina Ames, associate professor of theatre at UNH. Ames is a member of the Association’s New Hampshire board and one of only five members nationally to receive
Nora Draper, Assistant Professor of Communication Research and PIRC Communications Consultant, will be the Roland H. O'Neal Professor. This award recognizes an outstanding untenured member of the teaching faculty.
Reginald Wilburn, associate professor of English, has been selected to serve as associate dean of academic affairs in the College of Liberal Arts. His appointment begins July 31, 2017, when Associate Dean Mary Rhiel steps down. Rhiel will rejoin the College’s German program.
Delia Malia Caparoso Konzett has published the first full-length study of the American film industry’s fascination with the Pacific in “Hollywood's Hawaii: Race, Nation, and War.” The book is part of the War Culture Series from Rutgers University Press.