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Join the Quitters: Great American Smokeout at UNH Nov. 14 & 15


“Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the US, yet about 43.8 million Americans still smoke cigarettes — nearly 1 in every 5 adults.” American Cancer Society  


My smoking story:

Institute for Museum and Library Services Grant Will Help Build PLACE


The UNH Library and its partner, the Earth Systems Research Center of the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space, have been awarded a grant in the amount of $474,156 from the Institute for Museum and Library Services, National Leadership Grants for Libraries Program (grant award number: LG-05-13-0350-13) to build PLACE, the position-based location archive coordinate explorer.  PLACE will be a geospatial search interface, available to the general public through the UNH library website, that will use embedded geospatial coordinates to enable easier discovery of information t

The Great (Yellow and White) Pumpkin


Yellow pumpkinsThere’s a new pumpkin in the patch and consumers have Brent Loy to thank.

Early Mammals Shrank Twice in Paleogene Era

Horse image

An artist’s rendering of Hyracotherium (right) and its modern ancestor, the horse. Researchers found that Hyracotherium body size decreased 19 percent during a global warming event approximately 50 million years ago.

Credit: Danielle Byerly, University of Florida

Army ROTC Cadets Train on Campus


Army ROTC cadets spent Oct. 25 and 26 conducting field training exercises on campus due to budget constraints that kept them from traveling to Fort Devens where the maneuvers traditionally take place.  

Some 85 UNH student cadets dressed in uniform spent Friday afternoon and Saturday in College Woods, participating in day and night missions, practicing land navigation, and working their way through an obstacle course. 


Information on UNH’s Army ROTC can be read here.

Come Roar in the Twenties at UNH Gourmet Dinner Nov. 15 and 16

Hospitality studnetsThe advanced food and beverage class in the department of hospitality management will host “Taste of the Twent

Research Confirms Bottom-Feeding Behavior of Humpback Whales

humpback whale

Humpback whale with a scrape on its jaw. Scientists say injuries such as this one are sometimes a result from bottom-feeding.

Credit: NOAA/Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

2014 Benefits Open Enrollment Available Online Through Nov. 1


Online 2014 Benefits Open Enrollment Available Through Nov. 1

From now through Nov. 1 employees can go online and make changes to their medical and dental plans, opting to switch health care plans, open or add funds to a flexible spending account (FSA) or change the particulars of life insurance benefits.

Doing nothing means your existing core benefits will remain the same in 2014. Changes take effect Jan. 1, 2014.

Researchers Receive Grant to Study Declining N.H. Moose Population

checking moose for ticks

At a check station in Berlin several years ago, students Stacy Eastman ’10 and Wes Smith ’10, ‘13G counted winter ticks on moose brought in by hunters.

UNH Economists Submit Sales Tax Brief to U.S. Supreme Court


Two economists at UNH have submitted an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of an effort by and to halt a New York state Internet sales tax effort. 

 Neil Niman

Neil Niman

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