DURHAM, NH –The Museum of Art, University of New Hampshire is hosting its third LiveARTS!, a program for musical arts. A surprising medley of university talent from solo student artists, trios or other music groups will perform in an “open mic” coffee house format. LiveARTS! takes place on Thursday, September 29, from 6:00 pm -7:30 pm.
Thanks to a generous donor, the Humanities Program was able to award $5,000.00 to the writer of the best undergraduate thesis in the Humanities major. The winner for 2016, Gabby Pezzelli, wrote her thesis, “A Comparative Analysis of Traditional Film Noir to Modern ‘Neo-Noir,’” under the direction of Professor Matthias Konzett (English).
Robin Ellwood '85 '93G '13G was among a select group of K-12 teachers nationwide to receive a prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching in Washington D.C. earlier this month. Ellwood is an eighth-grade science teacher at Rye Junior High School in N.H.
Sean Moore, professor of English, has been named the next editor of Eighteenth-Century Studies, the premier peer-reviewed journal in the field. His five-year term begins in the summer of 2017 when Steven Pincus of Yale University steps down from the position.
David Shribman, the executive editor and vice president of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, will deliver the College of Liberal Arts John T. Holden Lecture, “The New Architecture of American Politics,” on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. in 115 Murkland Hall on UNH’s Durham campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
In conjunction with 7,000 Miles from Durham, Margaret Carson Hubbard in Africa and Marion E. James in India, join the Museum of Art, Wednesday, October 5, noontime-1:00 pm for an India and Africa inspired sitar performance with musician and composer Randy Armstrong.
Prevention Innovations Research Center (PIRC) in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of New Hampshire recently launched a free smartphone app, uSafeNH, to help prevent sexual assault on Granite State college and university campuses and provide victims and their allies with access to immediate assistance and resources.