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Learn to Manage Conflict in a Family Business at UNH Event March 5


An expert from the UNH Center for Family Business will discuss how to understand conflict styles at a Wednesday, March 5, 2014, event at Granite State College.

“Managing Conflict in Family Businesses” begins at 8:30 a.m. at Granite State College, 25 Hall St., Concord. Registration and coffee start at 8 a.m. Lunch and networking will follow at noon.

Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes Summary Jan. 27, 2014


Meeting called to order at 3:11 on January 27, 2014                        

I.  Roll – The following senators were absent:  Ballestero, Fagerberg, Morgan, Shore, Tenczar, and Ware.  Bastera and Wible were excused.  Lisa MacFarlane was a guest.

Profile in Sustainability: Mary Malone

Mary Malone

Profile in Sustainability: Mary Malone, associate professor in political science, talks about the sustainability.

Tell us about you scholarship in Latin America. How does it connect to sustainability?

Climate Fellows Program, Campus Carbon Calculator Come Home to UNH


UNH is the new home of the Clean Air-Cool Planet Climate Fellows Program and the Campus Carbon Calculator. Clean Air-Cool Planet will be dissolving in 2014, but two of its signature programs will live on at the Sustainability Institute at UNH

Professor and Graduate Students Conduct Assistive Technology Workshops in India


For two weeks in December, the UNH Institute on Disability's Therese Willkomm, along with occupational therapy graduate students Emily Hames and Vanessa Tocco, traveled to India to promote the continued development and use of low-budget assistive technology for people with disabilities. Faculty members at the Padmasri Dr. B. V. Raju Institute of Technology (BVRIT) in Narsapur invited Willkomm to visit with the hopes of providing students with a hands-on approach to assistive technology.

Cooperative Extension, Department of Resources and Economic Development Recommit to


A 90-year-old relationship protecting and nurturing privately owned New Hampshire forests was celebrated and extended recently in a renewal of a commitment between UNH Cooperative Extension and the New Hampshire Department of Resources and Economic Developments’ Division of Forests & Lands. 

Personality Psychologist Unveils New Theory of Personal Intelligence

John Mayer

John Mayer, the renowned UNH professor and psychologist who co-developed the groundbreaking theory of emotional intelligence, now reviews decades of research to introduce another paradigm-shifting idea: that in order to become our best selves, we use an even broader intelligence—personal intelligence—to understand our own personality and the personalities of th

Married Moms In U.S. Buck Trend Toward Shorter-Term Work


Have American jobs become less stable? Do workers change employers more frequently than in the past? 

Many Americans would probably say the answer to these questions is an obvious yes. Yet for the past few decades, researchers looking at the data haven’t been so sure: average job tenure (the number of years working for the same employer) has been surprisingly stable over time. 

Faculty Excellence: James Tucker


James Tucker, associate professor of sociology, received a 2013 Faculty Excellence Award for excellence in teaching.

Take a Hike: Scientific Research and Environmental Advocacy Merged on a Week’s Trek Along the Portland-Montreal Pipeline

Brett Chamberlin and Kaity Thomson

Brett Chamberlin and Kaity Thomson ’14  took a seven-day trip along the Portland-Montreal oil pipeline.

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