For the past seven years, the Souhegan High School Ethics Forum has hosted HYPE (Hosting Young Philosophy Enthusiasts), inspiring high school students all over New England to participate in philosophical discussions that promote leadership, citizenry and ethics.
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, seven liberal arts students won awards.
An award ceremony to honor these students was held on May 10.
Professor of philosophy and humanities Charlotte Witt has been selected for a Fulbright Specialist grant in U.S. Studies – Women's Studies at the University of Iceland. She will travel to Reykjavik later this month where she will remain for 3 weeks, teaching summer school sessions for Erasmus+.
In September of 1946, Professor Duane Whittier was a freshman here at UNH. He was one of the very first occupants of Engelhardt Hall. His first 2 weeks of his freshmen year he spent sleeping on the gym floor of New Hampshire Hall, because Engelhardt had not yet been finished in time for occupancy.
Over one thousand high school students gathered at the University of New Hampshire on March 17 for 2016 HYPE (Hosting Young Philosophy Enthusiasts) conference to consider this question: To what extent is freedom of speech influenced by power, control, and fear?
Crystal Napoli '18, an honors history and justice studies major, and Eden Suoth '18, an honors mechanical engineering and philosophy major, won Critical Language Scholarships (CLS) to participate in fully funded summer language and cultural immersion programs in China and Indonesia, respectively. Under the U.S. Department of State, the CLS program is part of a U.S.