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Faculty Excellence: Melinda Negron-Gonzales


 Melinda Negron-Gonzalez is an assistant professor of politics and society at UNH Manchester. She won an Excellence in Teaching Award in 2013.

UNH Alums Inducted into the ROTC Hall of Fame


Three UNH alums were inducted into the ROTC Hall of Fame during Veteran's Day services held on campus Friday, Nov. 14.

Veterans, along with their family and friends, gathered in the Granite State Room for the ceremony where inductions for those receiving a spot in the ROTC Hall of Fame were given by Brig. Gen. John Dailey.

Inductees included:

Depression, Substance Abuse Problems in N.H. Rural Young Adults Above National Average


Coös County young adults report more problems with depression and substance abuse than rural young adults nationwide, potentially as a result of the stress of the ongoing economic uncertainty in region, according to new research from the Carsey Institute at UNH. 

3,500 New Hampshire Students to Attend UNH Anti-Bullying Event Nov. 15


Gov. Maggie Hassan and state Sen. Martha Fuller Clark will join 3,500 middle and high school students and teachers from across New Hampshire to take a stand against all forms of bullying at the STAND UP New Hampshire event Friday, Nov. 15 at the Whittemore Center.

Hassan has proclaimed the week of Nov. 18 Anti-Bullying Week.

Popular Poinsettia Open House Is Dec. 5 - 7, 2013


poinsettaThe Macfarlane Greenhouses, the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station, and the Thompson School horticultural facility at UNH host the popular Poinsettia Trials Open House Thursday, Dec. 5 through Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. Visitors to the free event, now in its eighth year, will enjoy more than 100 poinsettia varieties and assist in ongoing research.

Faculty and Staff Who Contribute to the Internationalization of UNH Recognized


UNH is proud to recognize the achievements of Jack Resch, Marisa Forti, Paul Tsang, and Beth Rascoe Kılinç. These talented faculty and staff members are a few of the many who have contributed to the internationalization of UNH.

John Resch

John Resch

UNH, UC Davis Launch Network to Study Environmental Microbes

A marine nematode.

A marine nematode. Credit: James Baldwin and Manuel Mundo, UCR

A grant to UNH and the University of California, Davis, will help biologists identify an abundant yet largely unknown category of organisms, leading to better understanding of the vital environmental functions they play.

Faculty Excellence: Dennis Britton


Dennis Britton is an assistant professor of English in the College of Liberal Arts.He won an Excellence in Teaching Award in 2013.


Federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Use Increases Slightly in 2012


In 2012, nearly 14 percent of all American households relied on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) -- the program formerly known as food stamps, according to new research from the Carsey Institute at UNH. The new research is presented in the Carsey Institute brief “SNAP Use Increased Slightly In 2012.” 

The key findings are as follows: 

Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes Summary Oct.21, 2013


I.  Roll – The following senators were absent: Denis, Freedman, Gingras, Guo, Harkless, Kaen, Kalinowski, Mebert, Minocha, Morgan, Scherr, and Shore. Woodward, Greenberg, and Chaston served as proxies for Caron, Seitz, and Weintraub, respectively.  Mark Rubinstein was a guest. 

II. Remarks by and questions to the provost – Provost Lisa MacFarlane was out of town, so the chair dispensed with this portion of the meeting. 

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