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Eleanor Abrams Named Executive Director for Engagement and Faculty Development

05.10.13

Eleanor Abrams has been appointed the executive director for Engagement and Faculty Development. She assumes the position June 1. 

Ph.D. Candidate Participates in White House Panel on Climate Change

05.08.13

Martha Carlson, coordinator of UNH Forest Watch and a Ph.D. candidate in the natural resources and earth systems science program, was one of six private citizens invited to participate in a White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) panel titled “"Climate Change: Discussion with Small Business Leaders" held last Thursday, April 30 in Washington, D.C.  

The Obama administration held the panel discussion “to receive ideas and recommendations about how to better combat climate change, with a special focus on working through the business community.”  

UNH Researcher: The Horseshoe Crabs Are Coming!

05.08.13

Graduate student Helen Cheng

Helen Cheng, graduate student at the University of New Hampshire, shows off a Great Bay horseshoe crab.

Credit: Julian Russell for UNH Photographic Services

UNH Prepares for Bike/Walk to Work Week Next Week

05.08.13

UNH employees are pumping up their tires and lacing up their sneakers in preparation for the 11th annual Seacoast Bike/Walk to Work Week next week (May 13 – 17). As in years past, the weeklong celebration of alternative transportation culminates in a free commuter breakfast on the steps of New Hampshire Hall, hosted by the department of kinesiology from 7 – 10am.

Employee Clinic's First Year of Service Celebrated

04.30.13

The Employee Clinic celebrated its first year of service with chair massages, blood pressure checks and glucose testing during a ribbon cutting ceremony held April 24. Opened in February 2012, the Employee Clinic serves all UNH employees and their dependents aged 18 and over. 

Relay for Life Marks 10 Years at UNH

04.30.13

relay for life team

Senior Sarah Maskwa (4th from the left) and her teammates raised $2,457 for Relay for Life. Courtesy photo.

Sarah Maskwa has the same bad reason to participate in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life as many people do: someone she loved very much died of cancer.

Professor to Direct NSF’s National Ecological Observatory Network

04.25.13

Professor Scott Ollinger of the UNH’s Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS) and the department of Natural Resources and the Environment will serve as the first director of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON).  

4th Annual Peeps Contest Winners

04.24.13

The creative Peep-ole have done it again.

Using marshmallow Peeps, those candy treats that bloom around Easter, they’ve come up with really clever ways to show what being healthy means to them by creating dioramas for Health Services’ 4th Annual Peeps Contest.

The 11 entries garnered more than 300 votes.

This year’s winners in the individual category are:

1st Place: Kristin Onos, graduate student -- “Peeps on Mendums Pond”

2nd place: Kristin Blackwell, staff, chemistry department --, “Little Blue Peep’s Sustainable Farm”

Rivers Act as “Horizontal Cooling Towers,” Study Finds

04.24.13

Running two computer models in tandem, UNH scientists have detailed for the first time how thermoelectric power plants interact with climate, hydrology, and aquatic ecosystems throughout the northeastern U.S. and show how rivers serve as “horizontal cooling towers” that provide an important ecosystem service to the regional electricity sector — but at a cost to the environment. 

4th Annual Peeps Contest Winners

04.18.13

 

 

The creative Peep-ole have done it again.

Using marshmallow Peeps, those candy treats that bloom around Easter, they’ve come up with really clever ways to show what being healthy means to them by creating dioramas for Health Services’ 4th Annual Peeps Contest.

The 11 entries garnered more than 300 votes.

This year’s winners in the individual category are:

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