New Hampshire native Clara Miller ’72 has been named the 2017 Social Innovator of the Year by the University of New Hampshire’s Center for Social Innovation and Enterprise. Miller is president of the F.B. Heron Foundation, which helps people and communities help themselves out of poverty.
The University of New Hampshire will host an exhibition of the caves at Mogao, a top United Nations World Heritage Site located in Dunhuang, China, Nov. 13-17, 2017, in Huddleston Hall. The site is famous for its caves featuring statues and wall paintings spanning 1,000 years of Buddhist art.
Students in Don Williams’ ceramics workshop contributed sculptures to the International Sculpture Day Exhibition at Bedrock Gardens in Lee, N.H. The pieces are on display alongside works by ten New Hampshire sculptors and set amid Bedrock Garden’s landscaped gardens, fields and woods. The exhibit opened on April 23 and runs through May 7, 2017.
Caitlin Truesdale '17 of Peabody, Mass., has been accepted into the prestigious and competitive Peggy Guggenheim Internship Program in Venice, Italy. She will work at the Guggenheim Collection in the fall of 2017.
The first thing you notice is the swirl of vibrant colors — red, orange, blue, green — and the larger-than-life figures, both in their design and significance to UNH, chosen to visually mark the university’s 150-year history.
The Inuit of Greenland have the most toxic bodies on the planet. A traditional people living in a pristine artic wonderland would seem the least likely to suffer from the hazards of the industrialized world. But pollutants travel north, concentrating as they move up the food chain, and the Inuit are at the top of that chain.