DURHAM, NH – Hillary Clinton remains the heavy favorite among New Hampshire Democrats for the 2016 New Hampshire Primary. There is no clear frontrunner among Republicans but a few names are rising to the top. The great majority of voters have not decided who they will support.
Where most people see just a bunch of old fish bones, Courtney Mills sees snippets of the ocean’s storied past and tiny clues to a pressing environmental conundrum. Mills, a senior anthropology and history major, is studying codfish bones from nearby archeological sites to learn more about New England’s codfish population.
Prolific poet Charles Simic has published a new book of poetry. Professor Simic was born in Belgrade and emigrated to the United States in 1954. He is the author of many books of poetry and prose. Among other honors, he has received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, a MacArthur Grant, and served as the Poet Laureate of the United States in 2007–2008.
Each spring, university-wide, competitive achievement awards are given to only a dozen or so of the most accomplished and impressive undergraduates at UNH. This year, five liberal arts students won awards.
The award ceremony to honor these students is Tuesday, May 7, at 3 p.m. in Holloway Commons. All are welcome to attend.
David Richman, Professor of Theatre and Dance, has been selected by the Provost to receive the Class of 1938 Professorship Award. This award recognizes a UNH faculty member for excellence in teaching and provides a discretionary allowance for professional expenses for a three-year term.
When University of New Hampshire professor David Ripley’s son was 3, the child fell asleep upon the couch in a timber-frame house his father was building for the family. As Ripley looked down upon his son that day curled up, he said to himself, "My God, if I could put that into a song." Later that day, the lyric came to him.