Stephanie Patrick-Chalfant ‘79, long-time costumer, costuming educator and costume shop manager for the Department of Theatre and Dance, passed away on December 4, 2018. Faculty and staff who were fortunate enough to have worked with her remember her as a force of nature who loved the Department and its students fiercely.
Researchers at the University of New Hampshire will launch a three-year study to collect nationally representative information on rates and characteristics of hate crime investigations by law enforcement in 2019. Funded by the federal Department of Justice, the effort is expected to improve the reliability and consistency of hate crime data.
Siva Vaidhyanathan, Robertson Professor of Media Studies at the University of Virginia, will deliver the College of Liberal Arts John T. Holden Lecture, "Antisocial Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy," on Thursday, November 15 at 5 p.m. in 210 Hamilton Smith Hall on UNH’s Durham campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
The UNH managed spring program in Chengdu will take its next cohort of students to China in spring 2019. The group will travel to Chengdu University in late February of 2019 and spend four months there. Students enroll in a variety of courses that are all pre-approved by UNH.
For the second year in a row, UNH geography students won the Geography Bowl contest at the annual conference of The New England-St. Lawrence Valley Geographical Society (NESTVAL), which is a regional division of the Association of American Geographers (AAG). This year’s conference was held at Keene State College.