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Carsey Public Policy Summer Scholars Program Application Deadline Feb. 10


A primary purpose of the proposed Carsey School of Public Policy is to support faculty scholarship that informs public policy or contributes to its design, implementation, and evaluation. To that end, the Carsey Institute, continuing its role as the primary locus of research within the new school, announces the first round of competition for the Summer Scholars Program.

Electronic W-2 Available through WISE


An electronic W-2 is available to employees through WISE.


  1. Log in


  1. Access the employee tab

    1. Select “Tax Forms"

    2. Select “Electronic W-2 Consent”

  2. Review and then check the box for “Consent to receive W-2 Electronically”

Profile in Sustainability: Ryley Paquette '14

Ryley Paquette

What are you doing as an intern at the Sustainability Institute at UNH?

UNH: LESI Increases Despite Flat Future Outlook


The UNH Lodging Executives Sentiment Index (LESI) for the current period ending November 2013 moved up slightly to 80.0 from 75.0 in October 2013. Overall lodging executives sentiment for present business conditions was up during this current period while future business conditions remained flat.

“There appears to be continued concern among executives surrounding future business conditions, in particular, within transient and corporate business,” said Nelson Barber, associate professor of hospitality management, who manages the index. 

Spend the Balance in Your HRA by Dec. 31 or Forfeit


Employees who still have more than $25 in their Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) need to spend the money before Dec. 31, 2013 or forfeit the remainder. 

The funds can be used only for eligible medical, dental and/or vision care expenses, including co-pays, prescription drugs and eligible over-the-counter healthcare related items such as bandages, contact lens cleaning solutions, and thermometers. 

Carsey Institute: Students with a Disability More Likely to be Restrained, Secluded in School


Instances of restraint and seclusion per 100 students. Source: Carsey Institute.

Faculty Excellence: Kenneth M. Johnson


Kenneth M. Johnson, professor of sociology and senior demographer, Carsey Institute, College of Liberal Arts, received a 2013 Faculty Excellence Award.

The View from the Coast: A Scientist Conducts Environmental Research That Measures Beliefs Not Bacteria


"There isn't an environmental issue that isn't a people issue," contends sociologist Tom Safford.

That's a critical point for this associate professor whose research focuses on the social aspects of environmental issues, particularly in coastal areas. While other scientists are measuring algal blooms, fecal coliform, or water runoff, Safford is measuring people's perceptions.

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