UNH has created a new webpage, which can be viewed here, that will be updated with resources and news related to free speech, truth and civility. This change was announced on UNH Today by the UNH Dean of Liberal Arts, who stated "Amid a year of contentiously polarized political and social turmoil in America, I am pleased to note that UNH is hosting a new webpage as part of our commitment to free speech, truth and civility. We held a university-wide convocation on this topic at the... Read more about UNH creates a new webpage on free speech, truth and civility
The UNH Faculty Senate and President James W. Dean Jr. co-hosted this year’s Academic Convocation, featuring three faculty speakers: John Greabe, professor at the Franklin Pierce School of Law, on “Free Speech at Public Universities;” Jan Golinski, professor of history, College of Liberal Arts, on “Post-Truth and Anti-Science;” and Renee Heath, principal lecturer of communications, College of Liberal Arts, on“Higher Education in a Democracy and the Praxis of Civil Discourse.”
The Civil Discourse Lab is proud to have been the recipient of a Platinum UNH Sustainability Award for being a champion in diversity, equity, and dignity for all in troubled political times with tools for productive civil engagement, giving students and community members the tools to conduct constructive conversations around important social issues. This award is particularly meaningful because UNH is a leader in sustainability, one of only seven higher education institutions in the nation to achieve STARS Platinum.