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The 2006 Kidder Fund Nominations Due March 3
Nominations for the 2006 Kidder Fund Awards are now being accepted. The purpose of the award is to recognize one staff member, one faculty member, and one student who, through their scholarship, leadership, or outstanding efforts, foster greater understanding and tolerance concerning sexual orientation on the UNH campus. The faculty and staff awards include a $100 honorarium, and the student award includes a $1,500 scholarship. The Kidder Fund Awards were established through a bequest by William "Bill" Kidder who spent his undergraduate, graduate, and professional careers at UNH. The awards will be presented at the annual Pancake Breakfast Wednesday, April 5, from 8 to 10 a.m. in the Granite State Room, MUB.Nominations forms are available at http://www.unh.edu/glbt/index.htm or by emailing glbt.commission@unh.edu. Nominations are due by March 3.  (02-15-06)

URC '06 Registration Deadline Approaching
There’s still time to register for URC ’06, the Undergraduate Research Conference, which takes place April 21 – 29. Students or their faculty mentors must register online at www.unh.edu/urc by March 10. Faculty, teaching assistants, and staff members are urged to identify and persuade eligible students to participate. All undergraduates who are engaged in or have completed a research, creative, capstone, or service learning project are eligible. URC ‘06 casts a spotlight on the research and scholarship of undergraduates from all of UNH’s schools and colleges, and features symposia, events, performances, and awards. Awards, including scholarships, will be presented for outstanding projects. For more information, please visit: unh.edu/urc(02-15-06)

Health & Business Career and Internship Fair
Thanks to all Faculty and Staff who encouraged students to participate in Resume Review Day! Over 100 students visited us here at the UACC to have their resumes critiqued! Six employers generously volunteered their time to come to campus for this event. Next Thursday, February 9th we will be hosting the Non-Profit, Health & Business Career and Internship Fair, from 11-3 in the Granite State Room of the MUB. 66 Organizations have registered for this event! Visit our website for a list of participants, www.unh.eu/uacc. Please let your students know of this exciting opportunity to meet with employers. They just might land the job of their dreams!
 (02-08-06)

Student Admissions Representatives Sought
The Admissions Office is seeking nominations and recommendations for energetic, outgoing students for our volunteer admissions “rep” program. This essential group provides visiting prospective students and their families with an inside look at UNH and its programs through daily tours of campus, informational sessions, open houses and other related programs. Interested students may obtain applications at Grant House, or online at http://admissions.unh.edu/images/stories/pdf/rep_app.pdf. The deadline for students to submit applications for the 2006-2007 academic year is Friday, March 3, and there is an optional information session for interested students Wednesday, Feb. 22 from 7 to 8:30 p.m., MUB 321. Questions, nominations and recommendations may be directed to Tony Berry in Admissions at 2-2873 or tony.berry@unh.edu(02-01-06)       

Coping Strategies for Stress Management

The Office of Health Education & Promotion and UNH Health Services are sponsoring a brown-bag lunch series, Coping Strategies for Stress Management, Tuesdays, 12:45-1:45 p.m.,
Health Services’ Conference Room, 2nd floor. Topics include: Feb. 21: Meditation; Feb. 28: Nutrition/Exercise; March 7:Art Therapy; March 21: Humor; March 28: Sleep; April 4: Assertiveness; April 11: Self-Massage; April 18: Cash Management. Info: 2-3823 or http://www.unh.edu/health-services. (02-01-06)

Health Services Presents Skating on Thin Ice

The Office of Health Education & Promotion and UNH Health Services are sponsoring a series of films and discussions during Eating Concerns Awareness Month. All events take place from 7 to p.m., Tuesdays, in MUB Theater II. Films are as follows: Feb. 14: Real Women Have Curves; Feb. 21: Perfect Body; and Feb. 28: Fat Like Me. Info: 2-3823 or http://www.unh.edu/health-services. (02-01-06)

Please Share UROP Information with Students
Faculty are asked to share the following information about the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program with their students.
Application Deadlines: Undergraduate Research Award (spring, summer, or fall 2006), and March 1; SURF USA (for summer 2006), March 1. Proposal Writing Workshops: Thursday, Feb. 16, MUB 302, 4:30–5:30 p.m. (all disciplines); Monday, Feb. 20, Rudman 381, 3:30–5 p.m. (science/engineering); and Wednesday, Feb. 22, Rudman 381, 2–3:30 p.m. (science/engineering). INCO 590: Student Research Experience -- Faculty members may identify students to work with them on activities related to their teaching or research responsibilities. Variable credit. Support for research expenses available: http://www.unh.edu/urop/sre.html. Info: 2-4323 or http:// www.unh.edu/undergrad-research/ or urop@unh.edu. (02-01-06)

Campus Rec Offers 'Kool 2B Fit' Recess Day Camp
The UNH Department of Campus Recreation is please to announce the 2nd Annual “Kool 2B Fit” Recess Day Camp for Kids during the two weeks of school vacation (Feb 20-24 & April 24-28). The camp provides an opportunity for youth between the ages of 6-12 to interact and engage in a diverse repertory of fitness activities, from group games and swimming to snowshoeing and indoor rock climbing. Many more activities as well! Our philosophy is that being fit doesn't have to be work and we want to instill a love of being active, a desire to explore the world around us and a motivation to work to improve skills and abilities in physical activity. The camp runs from 8am to noon and staff consists of Assistant Director of Fitness, Graduate Intern and Assistants, Nutritionist, Aerobic Instructors, Personal trainers and University students. All of our counselors are qualified and have previous camp experience in addition to CPR/First Aid Certification. Its Kool 2B Fit...we hope your children will join us for a week of fun! For more information or to request a registration form contact UNH Campus Rec at 603-862-2031 or email linda.hayden@unh.edu. Visit our website at: http://campusrec.unh.edu. (01-25-06)

COLSA Dean’s Office Has Moved
COLSA Dean’s Office has moved to Rudman Hall. The new offices are as follows: COLSA Academic & Advising Offices: Alberto Manalo, Rudman G05D; Suzanne Booska, Rudman G05C; Jane Garnett, Rudman G05; Advising Office, Rudman G05A. COLSA Administration & Research Offices: Bill Trumble, Rudman G06A; Stacia Sower, Rudman G06B; Cathy Neri, Rudman G06; Marge Joy, Rudman G06; and Gretchen Forbes, Rudman G13. Phone numbers remain the same. (01-11-06)


 


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