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Professor’s New Book Details Worldwide Financial Panic of 1837


Jessica LeplerThe credit market had ground to a halt. Banks suspended their operations. Economic giants around the world teetered on the edge of financial collapse. Global banks appealed to governments for support.

Though it sounds eerily familiar, this is a description of the Panic of 1837, which led to a global depression that ushered in nearly a decade of poverty, dispossession, and exploitation.

Fabulous New Faculty


From College Letter:

Nine new assistant professors as well as a number of new teaching lecturers have joined the College of Liberal Arts' ranks this year.

“The Graduate” at the Johnson Theatre Nov. 5


Art for The GraduateThe UNH Celebrity Series will present “LATW: The Graduate” Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. in the Paul Creative Arts Center’s Johnson Theatre. 

UNH: Lodging Index Falls Due to Uncertainty in Nation’s Capital


The UNH Lodging Executives Sentiment Index for September 2013 dropped to 76.8 compared with 78.1 in August 2013. Overall the lodging executives’ sentiment for present and future business conditions have weakened slightly compared to last month’s robust reporting.

“What lodging executives are saying is the current deadlock in Washington has impacted demand as occupancy has flattened,” said Nelson Barber, associate professor of hospitality management, who manages the index. 

Curtailed Operations Policy


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Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes Summary Oct. 7, 2013


Meeting called to order at 3:10 p.m.  October 7, 2013                       

Handler's Lasting Legacy: First Scholarship Awarded


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


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


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.

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