College Letter 05/2017
A new initiative strengthens the college's commitment to addressing grand challenges.
“One of the great problems of our time is the persistence of racial injustice in the United States” says Jason Sokol, associate professor of history. “And one of our grand challenges is to build a truly multiracial society, one in which racial minorities can enjoy equality, opportunity, freedom and safety — not just in theory but in fact.”
In a new first-year seminar, undeclared students find their niche at UNH.
When Jennifer Drohan ’20 began her first semester at UNH last fall, she was ready to study anything and everything. The only problem, she says, was choosing one subject to focus on.
If you want to know what it means to be a responsible citizen, ask 1,400 young philosophy enthusiasts.
When it comes to tackling big philosophical questions, there are no easy answers — but there are a lot of great conversations. That’s what Anna Redway and 1,400 other high school students from all over New England discovered at this year’s Hosting Young Philosophy Enthusiasts conference.