Keeping It ‘Frozen,’ but Still Fresh

August 15, 2017

UNH alumna Jennifer Lee ’92 (English) is adapting her Oscar-winning movie “Frozen” for the Big Apple. The show will open in the spring of 2018.

Read the New York Times article: Disney’s Challenge: Keeping It ‘Frozen,’ but Still Fresh


“Frozen” Screenwriter/Director Jennifer Lee ’92 Visits COLA

May 16, 2014

Academy Award winner Jennifer Lee ’92 (English major) arrived on campus today. She will be delivering the commencement address tomorrow to the class of 2014. She spent some time this morning visiting with students, faculty, and staff in the Liberal Arts Dean’s Office in Murkland Hall. It turns out that, as an undergrad, Ms. Lee took a psychology course taught by Dean Fuld. Who knew?

Jennifer Lee speaks with Molly Foye '14 and Graham Turner '14

Jennifer Lee speaks with Molly Foye ’14 and Graham Turner ’14

Jennifer Lee and Dean Ken Fuld

Jennifer Lee and Dean Ken Fuld

A parting shot

A parting shot

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English Alum Wins Golden Globe

January 13, 2014

Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck

Jennifer Lee ’92 (English major) accepted a Golden Globe award last night in Hollywood for the Disney film Frozen, which won Best Animated Feature. Lee wrote the screenplay for Frozen and co-directed the film with Chris Buck.

Watch the YouTube video of Lee and Buck accepting the award.

Watch the WMUR segment in which Lee gives “a huge shout-out to UNH.” “The education there contributed so much to me becoming a storyteller” says Lee, who also told WMUR that UNH helped her to become a fearless writer capable of creating a fearless character.

Learn more about Frozen on IMDb.

Read about the nomination in December in USA Today.


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