Art Students Create Mural That Speaks to UNH’s Rich History
The first thing you notice is the swirl of vibrant colors — red, orange, blue, green — and the larger-than-life figures, both in their design and significance to UNH, chosen to visually mark the university's 150-year history. Created by students in professor Jennifer Moses's intermediate painting class, "Land, Sea, and Space," a new mural for the Dimond Library was commissioned as part of the yearlong sesquicentennial festivities that began in September. Learn more.
UNH Research Finds White Deaths Exceed Births in One-Third of U.S. States
More whites died than were born in a record high 17 states in 2014 compared to just four in 2004, according to new research. Some 121 million people representing 38 percent of the U.S. population reside in these states. The research was conducted by Kenneth Johnson, senior demographer at Carsey and a professor of sociology in the College of Liberal Arts, and Rogelio Sáenz, policy fellow at the Carsey School and dean and professor at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Learn more.
UNH Receives Federal Grant to Continue Violence Prevention Work
Researchers at UNH received a four-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to continue their work helping schools and communities implement and evaluate programs to help reduce violence. This $1.8 million grant will focus on Rapid City, South Dakota, middle and high schools. Katie Edwards, assistant professor of psychology and faculty affiliate of Prevention Innovations Research Center, will lead the project with Victoria Banyard, professor of psychology and a research and evaluation consultant with Prevention Innovations. Learn more.
Passings This Year: Remembering Faculty
Kendall Betts, Resident Artist in Music, August 16, 2016. Learn more.
Paul Brockelman, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, January 8, 2016. Learn more.
Richard S. Dewey, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, December 17, 2015. Learn more.
Earl Hagstrom, Associate Professor Emeritus of Psychology, October 16, 2016. Learn more.
Jean Kennard, Professor Emerita of English, March 26, 2016. Learn more.
Arlene Kies, Principal Lecturer in Music, February 11, 2016. Learn more.
John Rogers, Professor Emeritus of Music, April 6, 2016. Learn more.
John Shotter, Professor Emeritus of Communication, December 8, 2016. Learn more.
David Smith, Professor Emeritus of Art History, July 30, 2016. Learn more.
Murray Straus, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, May 13, 2016. Learn more.