UNH historian Ellen Fitzpatrick is featured in a new documentary about John F. Kennedy's last speech, which aired on PBS last night. Here, on All Things Considered on WGBH, Fitzpatrick is interviewed about the significance of the speech.
The University of New Hampshire has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to fund a four-week seminar for college faculty on philosophical responses to empiricism in Kant, Hegel and American philosopher Wilfrid Sellars, to be held summer 2019 in Durham.
Doctoral student and outdoor enthusiast Myles Lynch is spending a lot of time in the White Mountain National Forest (WMNF) this summer. But instead of hiking or camping, Lynch, who's pursuing a Ph.D. in education, is conducting important research on how others are using and enjoying the region's iconic trails and waterfalls.
Pam Choinski, a second-year graduate conducting student, was selected for the Eastman School of Music’s Summer Wind Conducting Institute, where she participated in masterclasses given by Mark Scatterday and Donald Hunsberger, and conducted an ensemble comprised of members of the Rochester Philharmonic wind section.
Over two dozen UNH students are spending their summers undertaking socially- and environmentally-conscious internships through the UNH Social Innovation Internship program. Half of them are students from the College of Liberal Arts (COLA) who are bringing their energy for social innovation to the nonprofit and for-profit business worlds.