College Letter 04/2015
A donor gift helps student connect to Holocaust victim experiences.
The inside of the railway car was cramped. Some 26-feet long, 7-feet high, and almost 9-feet wide, it was barely big enough for Curtis White ’16, who stood alone inside the car on display at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum last November. [Read more]
A new dance professor sets the bar high for his first ballet.
“We took upon ourselves a big challenge” says assistant professor of dance Assaf Benchetrit, who had his UNH choreography debut earlier this month. “We decided to do 'Don Quixote,' which is a huge, masterpiece classical ballet. I wanted to let the students experience this magical process and eventually share it with the audience.” [Read more]
A literature professor is weighed down by all the books he hasn't read.
Professor Michael Ferber has identified a problem he says afflicts those in the English profession, the humanities, and fields beyond: the inability to keep up with the vast number of books of fiction, poetry, drama, and scholarship that those in the profession are expected to have read and mastered. [Read more]