Sacred Concert

The Choirs and Symphony Orchestra present the annual Sacred Concert. Open to all, no admission.

Service Day

On Service Day in April, classes are canceled and all NMH students and faculty join in an array of service activities:

  • Making ceramic bowls for the Empty Bowls Hunger Project, to be sold during Family Days
  • Yardwork and spring cleanup on campus and at the homes of retired NMH faculty
  • Collecting trash along the banks of the Connecticut River
  • Visiting residents of local nursing homes
  • Preparing food to be served at Community Meals sites

Biologist E.O. Wilson

This Earth Day, April 22, eminent biologist Edward O. Wilson will visit NMH to give an address to students and faculty at an all-school meeting and a special lunch. He will deliver a presentation called "The Creation: an Appeal to Save Life on Earth." Wilson brings elements from each of his books into his talks; think of his body of work as a continuous investigation into the wondrous nature of science, humanity, and our planet.

National Geographic photographer Alison Wright

“I’m always striving to find compassion in the face of chaos."

Award-winning National Geographic photographer Alison Wright will visit NMH on April 15 at 7 pm in Heffernon Hall as part of the Wantman Family State of the World Speaker Series. The 2013 National Geographic Traveler of the Year will be giving a presentation called "Face to Face: Portraits of the Human Spirit" and discussing her career spanning nine books and nearly 150 countries. Her presentation is open to the public.

Franklin County Outreach Concert

The NMH Orchestra, Concert Band, and Jazz Ensemble will all be featured in the Franklin County Outreach Concert on Sunday, Feb. 15 at 3 pm in the Rhodes Arts Center. The concert honors Franklin County senior citizens and raises money for Meals on Wheels. The NMH Music Department in November 2014 was awarded the Franklin County Home Care Corporation's 2014 Community Partner Award for outstanding support for the Meals on Wheels program.

Alumni Dance Weekend Jan. 9-11


Alumni Dance Weekend 2015 - Registration now OPEN


Friday, January 9 – Sunday, January 11

Vespers in Boston Dec. 18

Those unable to attend on-campus Vespers will have an opportunity to be part of the service in Boston’s beautiful Back Bay. A reception in the church will follow the service, and the NMH Alumni Council will host a post-event gathering at nearby Tico Boston starting at 9 pm.

7 pm, Services at Emmanuel Church | 15 Newbury Street, Boston, MA

9 pm, Post-event gathering at Tico Boston, 222 Berkeley Street

2014 Vespers - Watch Live!

Join NMH for this beloved tradition celebrating the holiday season and featuring student musicians and vocalists. Dinner will be served in Alumni Hall between the two services.

2:00 pm Welcome Reception in Bolger House

3:30 and 7 pm Services in Memorial Chapel, followed by dinner in Alumni Hall (Watch both performances live here at 3:30 and 7 pm!)

State of the World: Anna Stevens '09

Informed by her own three-month journey following the Mekong River through China, Laos, and Cambodia, Anna Stevens (NMH Class of 2009) will speak about the geography, history, and current environmental issues of the Mekong River Basin at a Wantman Family State of the World Speaker Series event on December 9.

Aided by anecdotal stories from her experience, she'll share what life is like along the Mekong and how local communities and families are affected in their everyday lives by the powerful political and environmental forces that shape the river.