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Student Story: Dani Schmidt


Written by Erin Clark, English major Dani Schmidt is a student of many talents. Schmidt is a senior this year and will be graduating with a BA in History and a double minor in Studio Art and American Sign Language. She attended Hopkinton Middle High School in Contoocook, NH and decided that UNH Manchester would be a good fit due to the urban commuter campus and atmosphere. This self-proclaimed history nerd is also an artist. Although she has experimented with different mediums, Schmidt really enjoys painting, drawing, and pastels. Her work can take her anywhere between two hours to two days, but her hard work really pays off. In 2009, her pastel drawing Strangers was entered into the national Scholastic Art & Writing Awards and

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won at the state level, then nationally, and then received a gold medal. Her work was displayed in New York City and she received her medal in Carnegie Hall. Fellow recipients of this award include the famous artist Andy Warhol. More recently she has had success in sharing and selling her work and has also painted for the NH Animal Rescue League charity auction. In addition to her budding career as an artist, she is a full-time student and has a part-time job. Right now, her focus is on graduating, but whats next for Schmidt? She says shes unsure what shell be doing after graduation, but likes to try new things. Her work can be viewed online at www.flickr. com/photos/danisart.

Seniors, Get Ready!


If youre graduating this year, you need to follow one important step.

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Undergraduate students should file an Intent-to-Graduate formwith the Academic Counseling Office, on Blackboard, or through Webcat.The deadline to file is Friday, February 22. Graduate students may only file via Webcat and should do so by March 11 to avoid paying a late fee. We look forward to celebrating with you at this years Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, May 16 from 6:00-7:30pm. This will be our second outdoor ceremony, held in the Arms Park Lot under the cover of a massive tent which seats 1,400 people. Look for more information in your mailbox in March, including information about how to register to participate in Commencement. Stop by the Registration Office if you have any questions.

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Students in Honduras . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Six Weeks in Italy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Interns, Taking it to the Streets . . . . . . . . 5 CA Expands Lab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Events on Campus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5, 8

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Students to Help in Honduras


Written by Sarah Thomas, English major Stephen Gibson and Kellie Howard, students in the Biology program, are preparing for a two-day travel to spend nine-days in Juticalpa, a remote village in Honduras. They will be volunteering their time with the Honduras Mission Team of New Hampshire to help villages with projects for two high schools, a bilingual elementary school, a two-year college, and a school that provides support and resources for students with special needs. Volunteers, including five nurses Molly Miller volunteering in Honduras and eight nursing students, will also address medical needs at clinics. The Honduran Mission Team of New Hampshire will also bring necessities such as toiletries and clothing for the village residents. Gibson, a hard-working senior from Manchester with medical school aspirations, says he is most looking forward to experiencing a third world country and helpingHonduransreceive medical attention as well as helping theHonduran communities. He learned about the opportunity from classmate Kellie Howard when, by chance, they were discussing mission trips. Gibson and Howard have been preparing for the trip for some time now, focusing on clothing preparation and reviewing and following safety procedures. Mary Roy, the mission founder, started her mission experience almost twenty years ago. It has been a growing and complex journey that has had a profound impact on my life, she says. How canyouhelp these two students and the residents of Honduran villages? Donations of first aid supplies and toiletries are being accepted through February 8. There is a donation box at UNH Manchester outside room 357, next to the science laboratories on the third floor.
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Study Art History Abroad


Art Historian and Adjunct Professor Andrew Laurie Stangel will conduct two intensive one-week cultural excursions to Europe in 2013: ROME: Ancient City of Caesars and Popes during spring Break, March 10-16, 2013 VIENNA: Europes Gateway to the East, July 7-13, 2013 These study tours have been specially planned to provide participants the opportunity to learn about peoples and cultures beyond their horizon and to experience first-hand a close and personal look at many of the arthistorical treasures which form an integral part of the western historical tradition. Each tour is an intensive four-credit UMST 599 course and includes visits to museums, monuments, and historical sites, as well as guided commentary by Professor Stangel. Interested faculty, staff, family, and friends of the UNH community are welcome to participate. For detailed itineraries and course syllabi, please contact Professor Stangel at artifacts@gsinet.net or 774-7308.

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Keep our community informed about the great things happening on and off campus. Share your news and information in the March 2013 issue of Campus Connections! Email information to Kim Wall by Tuesday, February 19 at Kim.Wall@unh.edu.
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Community Tours at Pandora


As part of the UNH Foundations fundraising initiative for the Manchester campus, weve begun hosting outreach tours to engage community members with our growing footprint at Pandora. The tours, attended by more than a dozen business leaders and supporters since the first of the year, share both the history of the building and an exciting sneak peek for our expanding campus. This is an exciting time for UNH Manchester to connect with the natural partners and resources we have right here in the community, and were excited to share success in the months to come. For more information on the tours, contact Kristi Scarpone at kristi.scarpone@unh.edu or 641-4378.

Frank Merrick, Acting Director of FIRST Robotics Competition, and Kate Luczko, Executive Director of Stay Work Play New Hampshire (and UNH Manchester alumni,) join Dean Rafieymehr for a tour of the new Emerging Technology Center.

Writing, Editing, Design & Photography by the Marketing & Community Relations Department. For more information contact Kim Wall, kim.wall@unh.edu or 641-4306.
Visit www.manchester.unh.edu for more information about programs and events.

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Leadership College
Congratulations to students Jinnea Hebert,junior in psychology, and Allison Pelletier,senior in English, for being selected to attend New Hampshires Leadership College. The two-day conference is an opportunity for student leaders to further develop their leadership skills, learn about the major social, economic, and cultural issues of the state, and to meet and establish a mentor relationship from within the business and cultural communities of New Hampshire.
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Veteran Donation
Members of the Student Veteran Advocacy team were pleased to present Liberty House with a check for $275. The money was raised through the Walk a Mile in a Veterans Boots fundraiser on campus. The project goal was to raise money as well as awareness about veteran homelessness. The $275 raised translates to $5,500 in food from the food pantry for Liberty House. Pictured are Victoria (Torie) DiPippo, humanities, representing the Students in Action club; Curtis (Curt) Lenz, general studies, veteran of US Air Force, President of UNH Manchester chapter of Student Veterans of America and member of colleges Student Veterans Advocacy Team; Dean Ali Rafieymehr; Bill Zarakotas, Assistant Director of Community Development for Liberty House; and staff members and club advisors Madeline Slocum and Regina McCarthy.
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Random Acts of Kindness Month


Could you and your friends benefit from a little more kindness?Well, you are in luck! The Student Activities Office announced that February is Random Acts of Kindness Month on campus. During the month of February there will be a Cellphones for Soldiers Drive, Baby Clothing and Can Drive, Random Acts of Kindness Week, Used Shoes Drop-off, and students will be making Huggie Pillows for patients who have had open heart surgery. February will be topped off on the 27th with a Day of Caring (Sweater Day) to honor Mr. Fred Rogers life on the 10th anniversary of his passing.Prizes for those who share their best sweater photos.

Spend Six Weeks in Italy


Are you interested in traveling this summer? The Politics and Society program offers a six-week summer program in Florence, Italy. All UNH students who qualify for international study may apply. You can earn eight academic credits while living for six weeks in Florence, Italy, the birthplace of the Renaissance. The program is located in the beautiful and historic Rucellai Palace in central Florence, and is offered in collaboration with the Institute at Palazzo Rucellai. Students are housed in fully-furnished, centrallylocated apartments, close to all of Florences most famous landmarks such as the Duomo, the Ponte Vecchio, the Uffizi Gallery, and Piazza della Signoria. Students take two courses for eight academic credits. One of these courses will be the UNH course, POLT 557: Politics in Italy, offered by UNH Manchester professor Michael Contarino. Students choose their second course from the offerings of the Institute at Palazzo Rucellais distinguished faculty. A list of courses offered this summer is available at the web site of the Institute www.palazzorucellai.org. All courses except Italian language and literature courses are taught in English. The 2013 summer session begins May 16 and ends June 29. Classes are held Monday through Thursday, affording students long weekends for independent travel. Rome, Milan, Bologna, Venice, the Alps, Sicily, and many other destinations are easily accessible by train.

Wear your sweater on February 27th to honor the life of Mr. Fred Rogers.

Contact Professor Melinda Negron-Gonzales at melinda.negron@unh.edu or 641-4364 for more information.

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Interns, Taking it to the Streets


By Melanie Plenda, Freelance Journalist Hanging out in a locker room hobnobbing with the whos who in sports, seeing games for free, sitting on the sidelines (in a good way) just a typical day in the life of a college intern. I definitely got to live out some of my dreams, says Nikki Romanuk,Communication Artsmajor, of her internship with Fox Sports. It definitely gives you experiences you wouldnt have. In this economy where the jobs are sparse and the market competitive, its almost expected that college students will graduate with some sort of hands on, practical experience. At UNH Manchester, Internship Coordinator Barbara Wirth dedicates her time to not only helping students find the right internship fit, but searches for companies to participate that will give students that extra competitive edge. Im really focused on finding companies that are the right fit for our students, says Wirth. I look for the companies that are leaders in the industry, and I also look for companies that are perhaps not yet established but are new and innovative. Alumni that participated in the Internship Program as undergraduates have reported higher starting salaries and higher positions available upon graduation than college students without previous experience. For Scott Adie, aComputer Information Systemsmajor at UNH Manchester, his internship with DEKA, a research and development corporation in Manchester, challenged him. I had to learn a new programming language from the start, he says. I had never touched it before. And that entire summer I learned it and am very competent in it now. Now its one of the languages I use the most. So it really benefitted me. Adies summer internship worked out so well, his supervisors at DEKA asked him to come back for another internship in the fall. Internships get us into the real world, and give us a glimpse of what we are going to be doing, says Adie. And it prepares us even more than the University can because were dealing with co-workers, were dealing with deadlines, were doing projects, things like that. For Romanuk, she said her internship with Fox Sports was invaluable for making contacts and learning the ropes of television in a way that could only be accomplished by doing it. This is a sink or swim kind of business. I felt so tested all year, says Romanuk. I think it helped me with connections I never would have made.... Theres only so much a classroom can teach you, so actually getting to go out and try different jobs to see what you like and what you dont like is so valuable to a person and to an education. These internships are providing real world experiences for students, helping them bridge the gap between book learning and practical application. In addition to providing a helping hand around a business, software engineer Jason Gustin, Adies supervisor, says interns offer a unique and valuable perspective to the company. You take somebody thats so new, so fresh, they really have never done anything like this before, they may ask a question that you know somebody whos been out a year or two or 10 years wouldnt ask, Gustin says. It was definitely beneficial for us. For more information about UNH Manchesters Internship Program, callInternship Coordinator Barbara Wirth, 641-4327 or visit manchester.unh.edu.

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STUDENT HEALTH 101: How to Eat Well in Hectic Times


By Laurin Wolf Eating healthfully is a lot easier when things are slow-paced. But when is the life of a college student mellow? Busy days with irregular schedules can make sitting down to wellrounded, consistent meals challenging, and high stress levels can lead to overeatingor skipping food in lieu of more studying. In a recent Student Health 101 survey of over 1,200 college students, 77 percent indicated that lack of time was the biggest barrier they faced when trying to eat well. As they say, The best offense is a good defense, and this is true for healthy eating when youre busy. The key is to prepare and to know where to find healthy foods, so that the unhealthy options dont feel like your only choice. Ever feel like you are SO hungry that you cant wait another minute to eat, but the only thing convenient and fast is a greasy burger or free mini-donuts?

With a little bit of planning, you can always have access to healthy options. In fact, 59 percent of respondents to the Student Health 101 survey reported that preparing healthy meals and snacks ahead of time is what helps them the most when making better food choices. Students can access the UNH Student Health 101 magazine online at http:// readsh101.com/unh.html.

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Financial Aid News

Financial Aid Month


Stop by the financial aid office the first week of February for free hot cocoa (while supplies last.) And, while youre in the office, enter the student book scholarship raffle and win a $100 book scholarship. Also, make sure to grab a UNH Manchester program scholarship! There is a scholarship for each of the degree programs here on campus. Grab your application today! Deadlines are April 1, 2013. Does FAFSA seem a little intimidating to you? Or maybe you just have some questions about filing? Dont hesitate to stop by or call and make an appointment with the financial aid office for FAFSA help. Were here to help make the financial aid process as easy as possible, but remember, FAFSAs are due by March 1, so make your appointment today! Are you studying in one of the STEM fields? Are you a junior or senior? If so, stop by the financial aid office or visit our website and fill out the STEM scholarship application. Applications are due by April 1, 2013 so dont delay on this great opportunity! Other scholarship opportunities include the Academic Achievement Organization Award, available to assist students with membership fees into a nationally recognized honor society. This award is made possible by a generous donation from the Troy family. And there is also the UNH Manchester Study Abroad Scholarship, available to support study abroad for a year, a semester, or a significant portion of the summer. The award is up to $4,000. Applications are available in the Financial Aid Office. The deadline to apply is February 15, 2013. This award is made possible by a generous faculty donation. Stop by our office on the second floor, get some hot cocoa and find out more about these great scholarship opportunities!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
For more information, visit manchester.unh.edu/campuslife
Friday, February 1 All Day, Room 108 | Milling Around Co Ed A cappella Auditions Monday, February 4 12:00 p.m., Grotto | Plarning and 1000 Cranes 5:00 p.m., Sports Plex Bedford | Join Ultimate Frisbee! 6:30 p.m., Johnson Theatre UNH, Durham Campus | Chinese New Year Gala Tuesday, February 5 10:00 p.m., Room 255 | InkBlot Informational Meeting 12:00 p.m., Grotto | Plarning and 1000 Cranes 6:00 p.m., Auditorium | Poetry Slam Wednesday, February 6 12:00 p.m., Grotto | Plarning and 1000 Cranes 4:45 p.m., Pandora Room P142 | Readiness: Its also for Careers A special event for students who are veterans of military service. Thursday, February 7 12:00 p.m., Grotto | Plarning and 1000 Cranes 6:00 p.m., Jillians Manchester | Social Networking Night Start a Conversation with University of New Hampshire young alumni and current students in a casual, low pressure environment to build your network. Often its who you know, not what you know that moves you forward. The link to register is on the online events calendar, manchester.unh.edu/events. Monday, February 11 11:00 a.m., Grotto | From the Heart: Make Your Own Valentines Day Cards and Crafts 5:00 p.m., Sports Plex Bedford | Join Ultimate Frisbee! Tuesday, February 12 11:00 a.m., Grotto | From the Heart: Make Your Own Valentines Day Cards and Crafts Wednesday, February 20 12:00 p.m., Grotto | Pancake Bar Thursday, February 21 10:00 a.m., Grotto | Pancake Bar Monday, February 25 10:00 a.m., Grotto | Huggy Pillows 5:00 p.m., Sports Plex Bedford | Join Ultimate Frisbee! Tuesday, February 26 12:00 p.m., Auditorium | Open Mic 12:00 p.m., Grotto | Huggy Pillows Wednesday, February 27 All Day | Day of Caring: Sweater Day Celebrating the life of Mr. Fred Rogers, a legend, we should all make an effort to make today a little more special. Wear your sweaters today in his honor. Best prizes for those who share their sweater photos. 12:00 p.m., Grotto | Huggy Pillows Thursday, February 28 10:00 a.m., Grotto | Huggy Pillows 12:00 p.m., Room 255 | Join SAFAC Wednesday, February 13 11:00 a.m., Grotto | From the Heart: Make Your Own Valentines Day Cards and Crafts Thursday, February 14 11:00 a.m., Grotto | From the Heart: Make Your Own Valentines Day Cards and Crafts 6:30 p.m., Auditorium | Cinema Club Monday, February 18 10:00 a.m., Grotto | Pancake Bar 5:00 p.m., Sports Plex Bedford | Join Ultimate Frisbee! Tuesday, February 19 12:00 p.m., Grotto | Pancake Bar

All events funded by your Student Activity Fee and are subject to change.

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Teacher Education Fieldwork at Family Literacy Program


Written by Joseph Guerra, Education Graduate Assistant Teacher Education students Katherine Dunn and Alycia Scally taught at the Family Literacy Program, part of Child Health Services of Manchester, for experience towards their English as a Second Language (ESL) graduate coursework. The program helps English Students of Other Languages (ESOL) learn English, develop conversational skills, and participate in their local communities. Most students are part of the low-income, immigrant, and refugee populations from countries including Sudan, Turkey, Haiti, Somalia, and Syria. Christina Evans, the programs coordinator, gave Katherine and Alycia full leeway to develop lessons for students. Class sizes grew from about three to over 15 students because of the positive energy and familiar faces of Katherine and Alycia. They developed lessons to teach about community resources like the library, police station, banks, and grocery stores. Alycia explains that students were engaged and wanted to learn English and how to function in the United States because its their new home. They dont want to feel like outsiders. According to Christina, Katherine and Alycia showed incredible dedication to their service and gave 150% to their students. Christina adds that they demonstrated their skills as highly qualified teachers and I expect nothing but amazing things from them as they go forward with their teaching careers. The students in the program were most grateful for Katherines and Alycias commitment. Katherines and Alycias work is just one example of the great fieldwork of Teacher Education students at UNH Manchester.
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Graduate School News

Software Systems Engineering Certificate Program in Manchester


Did you know that the US Bureau of Labor is anticipating a 30% increase in job opportunities for software technical leaders and developers by 2020? Wondering how you can prepare yourself to get beyond that entry-level position? Considering a computing technology advanced degree, but not quite ready to commit to a full graduate program? Then the Software Systems Engineering Certificate might be the program for you! The Software Systems Engineering Certificate Program was designed to incorporate the latest innovations in software systems. The program prepares students to meet the demanding situations they are facing on the job every day such as making key systems decisions that will make or break a project. Courses are taught by industry leaders with extensive experience in both the business sector and in the classroom. In addition to access to experienced faculty, students will also have the opportunity to network with other working professionals to tackle some of the leading discussion topics of the day, including architecture, performance, security, availability, and safety. The program was designed with the working professional in mind and can be completed in two years, taking one class at a time, one evening per week. Upon certificate completion, students could apply courses towards the following masters programs: MS in Computer Science (offered on the Durham Campus), MS in Information Technology (offered on the Manchester Campus). For more information in the Software Systems Engineering Certificate or the Master of Science in Information Technology graduate programs, stop by our Technology Information Night on Thursday, February 7 at 5:30 p.m. in the Pandora Mill Building. RSVP by calling 641-4313.

Communication Arts Program Expands Video Lab


The Communication Arts (CA) video lab installation on the first floor is now equipped with the latest in digital video and image production capability.

Professor Skip Tenczar is very excited about the recent upgrades and expanded technology for CA students. We have four powerful MacPro computers, each equipped with one of the fastest graphics cards available, and dual 22-inch displays, said Tenczar. We have also installed two of the latest 27-inch iMacs with the advanced graphics processors. All production computers have Adobe Production Premium CS6 which is a powerful integratedprofessional collection of Adobes video, graphic, animation, photo, and sound editing software. We also have Apple Final Cut Pro and other Apple multimedia software available in the lab. The new CA video lab is alsoa flexible production space with green screen curtain and black velour cyclorama which can be used for student productions and in class lighting demonstrations. Stop by the first floor, room 112 to check out the new lab.

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Faculty & Staff News


Library News

Library Art Exhibit


The UNH Manchester Librarys spring 2013 exhibit will feature works by photographer Becky Field. Field is a resident of Concord and is studying for a twoyear certificate in photography at the New Hampshire Institute of Art in Manchester. For the last year, she has been using her camera to document the lives of immigrants and refugees in New Hampshire. From February 6 through May 19, a selection of her photos will be on display in the library. The exhibit will include 35 photographs of people who have settled in New Hampshire from 19 different countries. An opening artists reception will be held on Wednesday, February 6 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at the library. Light refreshments will be provided by Aissa Sweets of Dover. The reception and exhibit are free and open to all. For information on the exhibit or the reception, please contact the UNH Manchester Library at 641-4173.
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Marisa Forti, academic counselor, presented a workshop about personality styles at the AmeriCorps Training Day and State Service Plan Rollout in December. She also presented about personality styles at the Manchester Young Professionals Network (MYPN) January 2013 Power Lunch.

Patricia Halpin, lecturer of biology, spoke at the Take off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) meeting in September which focused on adding activity and making healthy eating choices throughout life. She also presented at Sunapee Central Elementary School during PhUn (Physiology Understanding) Week in November. The event was to help students explore physiology, the study of how living things work. Students learned about the cardiovascular and respiratory systems by monitoring their own heart rate, blood pressure, and breathing rate as they exercised. The students designed an experiment and tested their hypothesis that exercise increases heart rate, blood pressure, and breathing rate. After completing the experiment and analyzing their data they wrote their first lab report.

Michael Jonas, assistant professor of the computing technology program and engineering technology program, wrote a paper titled Teaching introductory programming using multiplayer board game strategies in Greenfoot which was accepted into the 18th Annual Conference of the Northeast region of the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges. The conference is held in cooperation with the ACM SIGCSE and Upsilon Pi Epsilon Honors Society and is hosted by Siena College in Loudonville, NY. Professor Jonas will also be presenting two workshops with associate professor Mihaela Sabin at the New Hampshire Technical Institute in March. Their workshops are focused on game programming with Greenfoot and mobile app development with AppInventor with the goal of getting girls interested in computing. Shannon OHara joined the facilities team as a Group Leader Building Services Worker in January 2013. Ellen Ruggles, senior administrative assistant, contributed an essay titled The Great Gulf to the book Peak Experiences: Danger, Death, and Daring in the Mountains of the Northeast. Mihaela Sabin, associate professor and coordinator of the computing technology program, had a paper entitled Scaling a Framework for Client-Driven Open Source Software Projects: A Report from Three Schools accepted into the 18th Annual Conference of the Northeast region of the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges. The conference is held in cooperation with the ACM SIGCSE and Upsilon Pi Epsilon Honors Society and is hosted by Siena College in Loudonville, NY. Professor Sabin will also be presenting two workshops with assistant professor Michael Jonas at the New Hampshire Technical Institute in March 14. Their workshops are focused on game programming with Greenfoot and mobile app development with AppInventor with the goal of getting girls interested in computing. Bill Troy, lecturer of business, was interviewed for an article titled New Hampshire youth employed more often than in most other states featured in the Nashua Telegraph in December. Troy spoke about the Business Senior Seminar and the professional skills and resources students gain from the seminar course.
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Textbooks on Reserve
In a continuing effort to meet the needs of our students, the UNH Manchester Library will run a pilot Textbooks on Reserve program for the spring 2013 semester. The program is designed to help offset the financial burden imposed on students by making available required textbooks for selected introductory courses. These textbooks will be housed behind the librarys service desk and can be checked out for use in the library. To find out more about the program, including whether any of your courses are involved in the pilot, please contact the library at 641-4173.

Jeremiah Johnson, lecturer of mathematics, had an article titled The Number of Group Homomorphisms from D_m into D_n accepted for publication in the May 2013 issue of the College Mathematics Journal. In this article, formulae are derived for counting the number of structurepreserving maps between algebraic structures known as dihedral groups. These algebraic structures are used to describe the symmetries of regular geometric figures such as polygons or octagons.

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PUBLIC EVENTS

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The events listed are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Please contact Kim Wall for more information, kim.wall@unh.edu. Visit our website for more information about these or future events.

Saturday, February 2 9:00 a.m., Auditorium | C2: College 2 Career Participate in this free workshop and learn how your personal interests and talents can lead you to a rewarding career. Hear from industry leaders about how an internship can build your career portfolio, and see why NHs largest city provides endless internship opportunities. 1:00 p.m., Auditorium | Benefit Art Auction Silent and Live Auction Fundraiser to benefit DreamCatchers New Hampshire. Artwork to be auctioned will include works created by the members of DreamCatchers New Hampshire. Monday, February 4 6:30 p.m., Johnson Theatre UNH, Durham Campus | Chinese New Year Gala There is free bus transportation to and from Durham for the Gala. More information is on the online calendar, manchester.unh.edu/events. Tuesday, February 5 6:00 p.m., Auditorium | Poetry Slam Wednesday, February 6 4:00 p.m., Library | Artist Reception, Becky Field Photographer Becky Field illustrates diversity, as well as commonalities, of daily life among families of foreign-born residents in Manchester, NH. This 35 image exhibit shows a diversity of faces; the children; workplaces; traditional celebrations; faith traditions; having fun; being at home; and learning new skills. Thursday, February 7 12:00 p.m., Auditorium | Medusa and her Bad Hair Day in the History of Art Medusa was once very lovely, the hope of many suitors and of all her beauties, her hair was most so. But one day she allowed herself to be seduced by Neptune in Minervas temple.

5:30 p.m., Pandora Room P128 | Graduate School General Info Session & Technology Info Session Considering a career in one of the fastest growing fields in the job market today? Looking to update your technical skills or develop your portfolio? Take the next step towards building your IT career by visiting us at our Technology Information Night. 6:00 p.m., Jillians Manchester | Social Networking Night Start a Conversation with University of New Hampshire young alumni and current students, in a casual, low pressure environment to build your network. Often its who you know, not what you know that moves you forward. Tuesday, February 19 3:00 p.m., Pandora Admissions Office | Info Session for First-Time College Students The best way to learn about UNH Manchester is to attend an information session and tour our campus. You will learn about degree programs, financial aid, campus life, internships, career services and the admissions process. Thursday, February 21 6:00 p.m., Auditorium | Creating Change in a Changing World: Civil Society, Democracy and U.S. Foreign Policy Two years after the Arab Spring forced rulers out of power across the Middle East, Tomicah Tillemann, Senior Advisor to Hillary Clinton will examine what lies ahead for emerging democracies and how the U.S. State Department is keeping pace with a changing world. 6:30 p.m., Library | Books in the Mill: The Remains of the Day Written by Kazuo Ishiguro, this novel is a tragic, spiritual portrait of a perfect English butler and his reaction to his fading insular world in post-war England. Join book group members to discuss this international Man-Booker award winning novel. Wednesday, February 27 1:00 p.m., Auditorium | Queering Aging A film viewing and discussion of Gen Silent (2010), which considers the lives of six LGBT seniors and how their gender and/or sexuality impact their survival in the long term care system.

View events on campus by visiting the Universitys online calendar.


Is there an event you would like to add to the Universitys online calendar of events? Visit manchester.unh.edu/campuslife/events and submit your event.

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