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Renaissance Woman: EOS Researcher Goes From Reading T.S. Eliot At Harvard To Running Earth System Mathematical Models


When Katharine Duderstadt arrived at the Earth Systems Research Center just over a year ago as the newest member of the Sun-to-Ice project, she was given the task of running the Whole Atmosphere Climate Community Model (WACCM for short and pronounced "whack'em") developed by the National Center for Atmospheric Research

The Case for Liberal Arts: The Civic Mind


“There would be no America if Thomas Jefferson cared more about beans and viticulture than the truth that all men are created equal...”

UNH Manchester Names Campus Compact for New Hampshire Award Winners


Each year, UNH Manchester recognizes students, staff, faculty, and community partners through the Campus Compact for New Hampshire (CCNH) President’s Awards. This year’s award recipients are Stephanie Parent, junior in the politics and society program; Regina McCarthy, assistant dean of Academic Student Services; and Manchester Water Works.

Stephanie Parent, a junior in the politics and society program, received the President’s Leadership Award and the 2014 Newman Civic Fellowship.

UNHInnovation Head Named to National Board of Directors

Mark Sedam

Marc Sedam, executive director of UNHInnovation at UNH, has been elected to the board of directors of the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) as its vice president for professional development.

Poet to Deliver UNH Heilbronner Lecture April 23

Alicia Ostriker

Alicia Ostriker, poet, critic and activist, will deliver the Hans Heilbronner Lecture Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at 7 p.m. in Richards Auditorium, Murkland Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Cooperative Extension’s Andrew Fast Wins Mollie Beattie Young Forester Award


Andrew Fast and Jim Harding

New England Society of American Foresters Executive Committee Chair Jim Harding (right), presented the Mollie Beattie Young Forester Leadership Award to UNH Cooperative Extension forester Andrew Fast at NESAF's annual meeting in Nashua on March 26.

Paul College Hospitality Management Unveils New Specialized Curriculum


The Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics has unveiled a new curriculum that lets undergraduates specialize in three areas: event management, lodging and resort management, and food and beverage management.

The new specializations will be offered starting in fall 2014. Each specialization has a dedicated faculty member with both industry and academic experience suited to mentor and guide students through their educational career.

Grant to UNH Will Enhance Workforce Development for NH Child Welfare Services


A new grant to UNH’s social work program will enhance child welfare workforce development in New Hampshire, providing professional development, education, and UNH interns to the state’s Division for Children, Youth and Families. The National Child Welfare Workforce Institute University Partnership grant, for more than $700,000 over five years, is one of just 11 awarded to universities nationwide. 

UNH Hosts Sustainable Seafood Dinner April 16

fisherman cleaning fish

Wednesday, April 16, 2014, UNH will host its first sustainable seafood dinner at Holloway Commons from 4:30 to 9:00 p.m. The dinner will highlight locally caught seafood and New England’s fishing community. Credit: Courtesy of NH Sea Grant.

Farmers’ Almanac Publisher Speaks at UNH April 17


Gene Geiger, owner and CEO of The Geiger Group, which publishes the Farmers’ Almanac, will speak at a joint meeting of the UNH CEO Forum and Center for Family Business Thursday, April 17, 2014. The program begins at 8 a.m. at Huddleston Hall with a full buffet breakfast, followed by lunch and networking.

Geiger will discuss “The Good, the Bad, and the Sometimes Ugly of a 5 Generation Family Business.” The Geiger Group is a five-generation family business, the country’s largest family-owned distributor of promotional products and publisher of the 196 year old Farmers’ Almanac.

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