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Best-Selling Novelist David Baldacci to Deliver Spring Commencement Address
International best-selling novelist David Baldacci will deliver the commencement address to the class of 2011 and receive an honorary doctorate during the University's Spring Commencement on Sunday, May 15, at 10 a.m. Read more about Baldacci.

Upcoming Events

March 13-April 4: Get Ready to Bid, Make a Donation to the Scholarship Ball Online Auction
Mark your calendar for Sunday, March 13, the opening day of the Alumni Scholarship Ball's online auction. Get ready to bid on a spa package, travel gift card, restaurant certificates, sports memorabilia, Starbucks gift card and more. Help us build our auction site. Whether you have one item or 100 to contribute, your participation is an invaluable part of our fundraising efforts. By donating an item or service directly online, you'll be helping to raise money for scholarships at UNH. Make a donation and check out the items ready for bidding.
April 16: The 28th Annual Alumni Scholarship Ball
The 28th Annual Alumni Scholarship Ball will honor three distinguished alumni -- Dolores Ennico, '82 M.B.A., Shelly Stewart Jr., '80 E.M.B.A. and Howard Wurzak, '76 B.S. -- in addition to featuring a 20th anniversary celebration of the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science. The event will be held on Saturday, April 16, on the University's Main Campus. Read more about the this year's gala, how to receive an invitation, become a sponsor or make a donation to the auction.
April 27-May 3: Theater Program Presents "Rent"
More than 60 UNH student actors, musicians and technicians will present the Theatre Program's spring production, "Rent," the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical. Read more on the production and how to purchase tickets.

Past Events

Fairfield County Cocktails and Networking Event
On February 17, more than 50 alumni, friends and staff gathered at the Angus Steakhouse in Fairfield, Conn., to spend an evening with UNH Head Baseball Coach Raphael Cerrato and former Coach Frank "Porky" Vieira. Check out the photos.

Southeastern Campus News

March 11: Meyers-Briggs Seminar
"What's Your Meyers-Briggs Personality Type?" Find out on Friday, March 11, at a breakfast seminar being held at the Radisson Inn in New London, Conn., from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Marilyn Kendrix, Industrial and Organizational Psychology instructor, will moderate the event. Read more and register today.
New Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management
The University's Southeastern Campus will offer a graduate certificate in emergency management as a hybrid program for graduate students beginning in April 2011. Read more about this program.

College of Arts & Sciences News

Novelist Adriana Trigiani Appointed Writer-in-Residence
UNH has appointed international best-selling novelist, film producer, television writer and film director Adriana Trigiani as distinguished writer-in-residence in the Department of English. Read more about Trigiani's appointment.

College of Business News

Have Lunch at Jeffery's Fusion Restaurant
When visiting campus on any Wednesday during the academic year, plan to have lunch at Jeffery's Fusion Restaurant. Open to both the campus community and the public from noon to 2 p.m., Jeffery's has become the hot spot on campus for gourmet meals. The four-course lunch regularly features a lobster entree, which is donated by Jeffery Hazell, '84 B.S., president of Bar Harbor Lobster Co., Inc. and Boston Lobster Feast Restaurants. Reservations are required, and can be made by calling 203-479-4998.

Tagliatela College of Engineering News

Biology-Driven Technologies to Assess Cancer Lecture
The Tagliatela College of Engineering will host a free public lecture, "Systems Biology-Driven Technologies to Assess Cancer Heterogeneity," on Wednesday, March 9, by Rong Fan, professor of chemistry at the University of California at Berkeley. Read more about Fan's lecture.

Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences News

http://www.newhaven.edu/5819/Ronnell Higgins, '06 B.S., Appointed Yale's Chief of Police
Ronnell Higgins, '06 B.S., was sworn in as Yale University's Chief of Police on February 4. Higgins joined the Yale police department in 1997 as an officer how he has ascended to the department's highest position. Check out the Yale Daily News article about Chief Higgins and his first day on the job.


March 25: Six to be Inducted into Athletics Hall of Fame
The Department of Athletics will induct six new members into its Hall of Fame on Friday, March 25 at its annual Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Race Brook Country Club in Woodbridge, Conn. Check out the Class of 2011 and purchase your tickets today.

Did You Know?

Alumni Online Community Can Connect You to Classmates
"Discover the Connection" with the University's Alumni Online Community. Membership is exclusive and free only to UNH alumni. As a registered member, the directory is a great resource for personal and professional networking and an easy way to keep in touch with classmates. Become a member today.

Alumni Spotlight

Malena Georgieva, '96 M.S.
Designer's Apartment Featured in New York Times
Malena Georgieva, '96 M.S., was recently profiled in the New York Times for the creative and innovative decor of her small Upper West Side apartment. Read about this UNH alumna, former portfolio manager in the financial industry who is now pursuing her dream of becoming an artist and designer. (Photo by Trevor Tondro, New York Times).

Let us know what you’ve been up to. Whether you’ve changed jobs, received a promotion, gotten married or have had children, we want to know about it! Submit your news today.

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Enter to win a zippered tote bag and 16 ounce thermal cup for hot and cold beverages. The winner will be selected on Friday, March 25. It's our way of saying thank you for reading the e-newsletter. Congratulations to Ivy Marroquin, ’10 B.S., of Silver Spring, Md., winner of the latest e-newsletter drawing who won a UNH sweatshirt.


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Calendar of Events

March 5, 2011
UNH Concert Featuring Pianist José García-León and Mezzo-Soprano Maya Hoover
7 p.m.
Dodds Hall Theater

March 9, 2011
Biology-Driven Technologies to Assess Cancer Lecture
12:15-1:30 p.m.
Schumann Auditorium

March 11, 2011
Meyers-Briggs Seminar
7:30-9 a.m.
Radisson Inn
New London, Conn.

March 13-April 4, 2011
Scholarship Ball Online Auction

March 23, 2011
Friends of the Library presents:
"Give Chance a Chance: Can Allocation by Sortition Resolve the Connecticut Education-Finance Impasse?"
By: A.E. Rodriguez, Associate Professor, Economics and Finance
2 p.m.
Marvin K. Peterson Library

March 25, 2011

UNH Department of Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
6:30 p.m.
Race Brook Country Club
Woodbridge, Conn.

April 16, 2011
28th Annual Alumni Scholarship Ball
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