UNH and CCSNH Receive Mellon Foundation Grant to Support the Humanities
Thanks to a $824,000 grant over three years from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the University of New Hampshire and the Community College System of New Hampshire will establish the New Hampshire Humanities Collaborative to promote study of the humanities, support the transfer of community college students in the humanities to the university and develop a humanities curriculum focused on grand challenges. Learn more.
New Book Explores Border Conflicts in North America
Laurence Armand French, senior researcher and affiliate professor of justice studies, has co-authored a new book, “North American Border Conflicts: Race, Politics, and Ethics” (CRC Press, 2016), which examines border conflicts from their beginnings at European settlement and aboriginal tribe contact to the present. Learn more.
UNH Classics Professor Awarded Research Fellowship in Germany
Harriet Fertik, assistant professor of classics, has been awarded a research fellowship for postdoctoral researchers from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. She will spend the academic year 2017-2018 at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin working on a new book project, “Outside the Ideal Community: Spaces for Education and Politics in Greco-Roman Antiquity and the Works of W. E. B. Du Bois.” Learn more.
UNH Research Finds Trump Voters Stand Apart on Renewable Energy and Climate
Only 25 percent of those who say they voted for Donald Trump agree with the scientific consensus that human activities are changing Earth’s climate, according to new survey research at the University of New Hampshire. Learn more.