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Handler's Lasting Legacy: First Scholarship Awarded

10.22.13

Erica BourqueWhen senior Erica Bourque was studying in Budapest last year, her most profound experience was visiting Auschwitz and Birkenau. She had classroom knowledge of the atrocities that had occurred in the camps, but to stand in the places where the events happened was powerful. "To think that so many innocent people were treated in such a way is horrifying," says Bourque. "It was life-changing."

Profile in Sustainability: Tegan O'Neill '14

10.22.13

Tegan O'Neill, a political science major, is an intern at the Sustainability Institute.

Tegan O'NeillWhat will you be doing as an intern at the Sustainability Institute at UNH (UNHSI)?

Author and Social Entrepreneur Sam Daley-Harris on Campus Oct. 28

10.17.13

Author and social entrepreneur Sam Daley-Harris will visit UNH Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, to discuss how citizens can make a difference in their communities and the nation.

Research Poster Tutorial Available for Download

10.15.13

The Office for Research Partnerships and Commercialization has announced the research poster tutorial, Creating a Large Format Poster to Present Your Research, is available for download and use on Blackboard. 

UNH Receives $4.3M Federal Grant to Improve National Disability Data

10.15.13

The Institute on Disability (IOD) at UNH has been awarded a five-year, $4.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Institute for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR). The grant, called the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics (StatsRRTC), works towards improving knowledge about and access to existing disability data and generating the knowledge needed to improve future disability data collection and dissemination. 

Museum of Art Exhibitions Focus on Cultural Impact of Social Issues

10.11.13

Two exhibitions focusing on the cultural impact of social, economic, and historic events are on view at the Museum of Art. “Honoré Daumier: Images of Protest, Voice of Dissent” and Wake Up Call: Recent Work by Raul Gonzalez III and Elaine Bay” runs through through Dec. 8. The Museum of Art is open to the public free of charge.

New OSHA Hazard Communication Standard Requires Training by Dec. 1

10.11.13

On March 20, 2012, the Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA) revised the Hazard Communication Standard to align the regulation with the provisions of the globally harmonized system of classification and labeling of chemicals (GHS).

These changes will impact all users of hazardous chemicals at UNH. GHS is an international, standardized approach to hazard communication. The introduction of this new system ensures that chemical users worldwide will understand the labeling and hazard identification associated with chemicals. 

October is Cyber Security Month

10.09.13

Last week at the beginning of Cyber Security Month, hackers attacked Adobe’s computer system. This week, they targeted well-known antivirus companies. Proving yet again that breaches can happen to anyone, and threats need to be taken seriously.

UNH’s IT Security attempts to keep safe computing in the forefront of employees’ minds, periodically reminding people not to give personal information online and to be cautious about opening emails when you don’t know the sender.

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