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IOD’s Ann Dillon Named to N.H. Commission on Disability

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05.01.13

Ann Dillon, Institute on Disability staff member and coordinator of the New Hampshire Leadership Series, has been named to Gov. Maggie Hassan’s Commission on Disability. A registered and licensed occupational therapist, Dillon brings her expertise to the commission as a parent of a daughter who had disabilities and chronic health conditions and experienced many of the state’s educational and care systems.

David Richman awarded Class of 1938 Professorship

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04.18.13

David Richman, professor of theatre and dance, has been selected by the provost to receive the Class of 1938 Professorship Award, which recognizes a UNH faculty member for excellence in teaching and provides a discretionary allowance for professional expenses for a three-year term.

Cooperative Extension Field Specialist Selected for Inaugural Network Class

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02.20.13

Brendan Prusik, a UNH Cooperative Extension natural resources field specialist in Coos County, is one of the participants in the inaugural class of the Community Practitioners Network (CPN).

The network is funded by the Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. CPN is a two-year leadership program offered at no charge to participants designed to build and strengthen leadership skills among community and economic development professionals from Coos County and surrounding communities in the United States and Canada.

Two Books Release by History Professor

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12.12.12

David Bachrach, associate professor of history, recently had two books published: “Warfare in Tenth-Century Germany” (Boydell & Brewer, 2012), and Warfare and Politics in Medieval Germany, ca. 1000 On the Variety of Our Times” by Alpert of Metz, which he translated.

Howey Pens Book on Earthen Structures

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10.31.12

Meghan C. L. Howey, assistant professor of anthropology/archaeology recently published “Mound Builders and Monument Makers of the Northern Great Lakes, 1200–1600” (University of Oklahoma Press, 2012).

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Coastal Response Research Center Program Coordinator to Receive Spirit of NH Award

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10.03.12

Kathy Mandsager, program coordinator for the Coastal Response Research Center, will receive a Volunteer Service Award from Volunteer NH on Thursday, Oct. 18, during the annual Spirit of New Hampshire Awards celebration.

Mandsager is being recognized for her work as a volunteer puppy raiser with Canine Companions for Independence, a non-profit organization that trains and provides assistance dogs. Spirit of New Hampshire awards honor outstanding contributions to volunteerism throughout the state.

John Aber to Receive Yale’s Highest Graduate Alumni Honor

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09.26.12

John Aber, University Professor and Provost, will receive the Wilbur Lucius Cross Medal from Yale University Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012. The Wilbur Lucius Cross Medal is Yale’s highest graduate alumni honor.

Harris Article Named Best in History of Psychology Journal

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09.19.12

Professor Ben Harris's article on Arnold Gesell, published in the refereed journal, History of Psychology, has been selected "Best Article" in the 2011 volume by the journal's publisher, The Society for the History of Psychology, a division of the American Psychological Association.

Erik Swartz Named To Medical And Science Advisory Board

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09.19.12

Erik Swartz, associate professor of athletic training in the kinesiology department, has been named to the medical and science advisory board of the Korey Stringer Institute. The KSI, housed at the University of Connecticut's Neag School of Education, provides first-rate information, resources, assistance and advocacy for the prevention of sudden death in sport. 

On the Bookshelf: “Transatlantic Women: Nineteenth Century American Women Writers & Great Britain”

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09.12.12

Brigitte Bailey, associate professor of English, has co-edited “Transatlantic Women: Nineteenth Century American Women Writers & Great Britain,” published by the University Press of New England.

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