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UNH Reports: NH Getting Warmer, Wetter as Climate Changes

04.03.14

As heat-trapping gases from the burning of fossil fuels and other human activities continue to accumulate in the atmosphere, average annual temperatures in New Hampshire will likely rise by 3 to 5 degrees Fahrenheit and extreme precipitation events will likely double by mid-century, according to two UNH reports released recently. 

It Pays to Get Healthy With Healthy Returns

04.02.14

Everyone knows the biggest benefit to being healthy is, well, being healthy. But USNH’s Healthy Returns program provides a little bonus: it offers employees rewards for taking the time to learn their numbers.

Rewards come in the form of a $10, $25 or $50 Visa gift cards. Attend a Healthy Returns event and set health goals and you’ll be eligible to receive a $25 card. Measure your progress at the next consecutive session and you’re eligible for a $10, $25 or $50 gift card, depending on the goals you reach.

John Pike to Retire From UNH Cooperative Extension

04.01.14

John Pike will retire as dean and director of UNH Cooperative Extension after nearly 40 years with the organization that has served the people, businesses, and communities of the Granite State for a century. His retirement is effective June 30, 2014. 

15th Annual URC April 11-26, 2014

03.31.14

The 15th annual Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) at the University of New Hampshire featuring more than 1,300 hundred UNH students from all academic disciplines takes place April 11-26, 2014.
All events are free and open to the public.

The two-week symposium is a celebration of the university's academic excellence and showcases students scholarly, engaged, and creative research in more than 20 professional and artistic venues at both the Durham and Manchester campus, making UNH's research conference one of the largest of its kind in the country.

John Christie ’70 is 2014 Donald M. Murray Visiting Journalist

03.25.14
John Christie

Investigative journalist John Christie ’70 has been named the 2014 Donald M. Murray Visiting Journalist at the University of New Hampshire. He will discuss “Leaving journalism’s false god behind” Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at 5 p.m. in MUB Theater I. The talk is free and open to the public.

2014 Carsey Summer Scholars Named

03.24.14

The inaugural recipients of the summer scholars program at the proposed Carsey School of Public Policy have been announced. Each awardee will receive $10,000 to use toward producing both a peer-reviewed and an applied research publication.

The recipients are:

Reagan Baughman, associate professor, economics, “The Impact of Economic Conditions on Utilization of Long-term Care” 

Cliff Brown, associate professor, sociology, “Mobilization in Defense of Local Water Resources”

UNH Law Moves Up 26 Positions in Rankings

03.12.14

In the law school rankings released recently by U.S. News & World Report in the 2015 edition of America's Best Graduate Schools, UNH Law rose to #93, 26 spots higher than last year. During the past two years, UNH Law has moved up a combined 49 spots, a rise unmatched by any other law school. This places UNH Law among the top 100 law schools in the nation for the first time ever.

Professor Recognized for Support of Student in Military

03.11.14
UNH mechanical engineering professor Martin Wosnik

Mechanical engineering professor Martin Wosnik (right) was honored with a Patriotic Employer Award from the New Hampshire Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (NHESGR) Committee for his support of Matthew Rowell ’13G (left), who

UNH Greenhouse Open House This Weekend

03.26.14
The annual open house at the University of New Hampshire’s Macfarlane greenhousesThe annual open house at the Macfarlane greenhouses, a popular rite of spring, is March 28 - 29.

Usher in spring with a visit to the UNH Macfarlane Greenhouses during the annual open house Friday and Saturday, March 28 and 29, 2014

English Professor to Deliver Lindberg Lecture April 17

03.03.14

Rochelle Lieber

Rochelle Leiber

Rochelle Lieber, professor of English and linguistics and recipient of the 2013 Lindberg Award, will deliver the Lindberg Lecture Thursday, April 17, 2014. The highest award of the College of Liberal Arts, the Lindberg Award is given annually to an outstanding teacher and scholar in the college.

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