A Real Game of Thrones

November 2, 2016

crow croaking J-Term;

What are you doing over winter break? Get ahead on coursework. January Term begins December 28 for online courses and runs through January 20.

New this year is Game of Thrones: Power and Politics in Renaissance Europe (HIST 498), a fully online course that satisfies the historical perspectives discovery category.

Or choose from dozens of other online offerings in the College of Liberal Arts, including:

Graphic Design (ARTS 596)
Resume Writing (ENGL 504)
Breaking Down Breaking Bad (JUST 595)
Just Business: The Ethics of Markets and Money (PHIL 440)

Check courses.unh.edu for the full list.

Registration is open now on Webcat.


Barbara A. White Social Justice Leadership Scholarship Established

February 10, 2015

The UNH Women’s Studies Program is pleased to announce a new scholarship for women’s studies majors who have demonstrated feminist and social justice leadership. The scholarship honors Women’s Studies Program co-founder Barbara A. White, who passed away in 2014. The award is made possible by generous donations made on behalf of Dr. White. $500 awards will be made to two students with financial need. Those interested in applying for the scholarship may submit the application to Womens.Studies@unh.edu by March 1 annually. Students must has a FAFSA on file. Applicants cannot be graduating seniors and must be women’s studies first or second majors who have demonstrated feminist and social justice leadership while at UNH.


Humanities Program Receives Generous Gift of Endowed Scholarship

April 16, 2014

Murkland Hall column

Thanks to the generosity of a UNH Business School alumnus who wants to foster better critical thinking, writing, analytical, and communication skills among college graduates, a new endowed fund now exists to benefit the students in the Humanities Program. The Koch Family Scholarship in the Humanities provides meritorious scholarship support to undergraduate students majoring in Humanities at the University of New Hampshire-Durham. The fund will continue to exist in perpetuity, to sustain and nurture the work of generations of undergraduates in the Humanities Program. The Humanities Program and the College is profoundly grateful for this new opportunity to offer more robust financial support to our students.


Next Term Up!

October 7, 2013

Occupy Movement poster image: woman marching across NYC

The 2014 January Term schedule went online earlier today. Among the dozens of courses that the College is offering is a new experiential learning opportunity, POLT 584: Occupy Democracy: Participatory/Sustainable Democracy in Theory and Practice. In this course, students will explore the key concepts of participatory democracy and practice how to both test and live out those ideas. How will they do it?  Online coursework will build the academic framework and a retreat at Camp Merrowvista, an eco-educational, experiential learning center, will provide the hands-on training. Located in Tuftoboro, NH, Camp Merrowvista is set on over 600 acres in the pristine Ossipee Mountains. A special team of camp leaders will facilitate the activities during the retreat, bringing ideas into action. The course is taught by Marla Brettschneider, professor of political science and women’s studies, who seeks to provide an unique “classroom” experience that is both challenging and exciting.

View the flyer for this course

The College is offering dozens of other online courses, hybrid courses, and study abroad opportunities in January Term. Study where you want: at home; on campus; in London, Rome, Moscow, or Belize; or in the mountains of New Hampshire at Camp Merrowvista!

Search January term courses


Introducing…Courses!

March 28, 2013

A new and powerful version of the UNH Time and Room Schedule is now available. The recently-launched, highly searchable website, courses.unh.edu, merges time and room information with course descriptions and any additional media that professors wish to provide, such as syllabi, commentary, flyers, images, and even video.

Some professors have jumped on the video idea and are providing course introductions for their online courses. Check out Professor David Richman’s course introduction video to HUMA 401: Introduction to Humanities/Marriage, an online course offered this summer.

Here’s the video as it appears on the courses website along with syllabi and technical requirements.

Want to see more?

ARTS 574 (1BB) – Introduction to Architectural History (Introduced by Professor Hetty Startup)

JUST 530 (1BB) – Inside the Courtroom: Torn from the Headlines (Introduced by Professor Charles Putnam)

Summer registration is open now at www.unh.edu/summersession.


How’s your writing?

November 5, 2012

help session at Connors Writing Center

If you’d like a little help with your writing, you might consider visiting the Robert J. Connors Writing Center. The Center provides free writing assistance to students and members of the UNH community in a no-pressure environment. Peer consultants have backgrounds in many different academic disciplines and are trained to work with students on all forms of writing during any stage of the writing process.

The Center also offers assistance with speeches and oral presentations. See the oral presentation conferences page for more information on setting up a presentation conference.

The Writing Center is located in Room 7 on the bottom level of Hamilton Smith Hall. They also have hours at the Dimond Library.

If you can’t visit the Writing Center in person, they also offer an Online Writing Lab (OWL) where you can access resources and receive help with your paper over the internet.


January Term registration starts today!

October 22, 2012

J-Term chalked on sidewalk

From Ecology and Values to Classical Mythology to Introduction to Music, the College of Liberal Arts is offering dozens of courses fully online for January term with no on-campus visits required. Convenient, cost-effective, and high-quality, most courses fulfill Discovery requirements.

The College is also offering J-term study abroad options in Costa Rica, Moscow, and Rome. More info about study abroad options.

For complete information on all J-term offerings, visit www.unh.edu/januaryterm. Registration is open now and continues through December 21.

J-term runs December 27 through January 18.


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