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Policy In Progress Aims to Protect Children Attending UNH Programs


A draft of a policy that addresses kids participating in UNH programs was presented to the PAT Council last week and will be discussed at the monthly meeting of the OS Council today. It will also be shared with other UNH governance groups and councils during the next few months. 

The draft, titled “UNH Policy for the Protection of Minors” aims to provide a secure environment for children attending university programs. 

Class Has Students Crafting for Babies, and for Credit

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In the Thompson School of Applied Science Human Relations 201 class, Mary DeTurk teaches students to knit baby caps. The students have partnered with the New Hampshire Children’s Trust to raise awareness of shaken baby syndrome.

New Lecture Series Launches with Discussion on Deepwater Horizon Spill

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Larry Hamilton, professor of sociology and senior fellow at the Carsey Institute

Issues and Ice Cream Series Resumes Sept. 19 with Child Obesity Prevention Discussion


The Issues and Ice Cream discussion series returns Sept. 19 with a conversation about youth and child obesity prevention at 12:30 in MUB rooms 338-340.

Issues and Ice Cream is a monthly discussion series where UNH and Cooperative Extension faculty, specialists, students and special guests come together to discuss pertinent topics and opportunities for collaboration.

At the Sept. 19 event, panelists will discuss what has become a critical societal issue, childhood obesity, and what university and statewide partners are doing to help prevent it.

Interstellar Winds Buffeting Our Solar System Have Shifted Direction

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Governor, Executive Council Receive Thanks, Recognize Excellence During Meeting at UNH


Gov. Maggie Hassan and the Executive Council held their regularly monthly meeting on the UNH campus today and university officials took the opportunity to offer thanks for their work to restore state funding for higher education. The restoration made it possible for UNH to freeze in-state tuition for two years, a move students celebrated at the meeting with a reverse commendation.

Led by student body president Bryan Merrill, the students shared the commendation for the governor’s work, noting that it was the first time in 25 years there was a tuition freeze.

Smuttynose Brewing Co. Founder Speaks at UNH CEO Forum Sept. 19


Peter Egelston, founder and president of Smuttynose Brewing Co. and the Portsmouth Brewery, will speak at the next meeting of the UNH CEO Forum Thursday, Sept. 19, at 9 a.m. The program begins at 8 a.m. in Huddleston Hall with coffee and networking, with a full breakfast at 8:30 a.m. 

Documentary on UNH Historian’s Book About JFK Screening Today


Ellen Fitzpatrick, professor of history A special screening of a documentary film based on the book “Letters to Jackie: Condolences From a Grieving Nation” by Ellen Fitzpatrick, professor of history, will take place on campus Wednesday, S

Profile in Sustainability: Sheila McNamee


Sheila McNameeSheila McNamee, communication professor, and UNHSI culture and sustainability faculty fellow, talks about the sustainability. 

Moving Right Along

sustainable horticulture Becky Sideman Becky Sideman, a vegetable and berry specialist with UNH Cooperative Extension, will use cutting edge technology to assist with crop research and classroom teaching.

During those endless sultry days last June, Rolling Thunder appeared on the crest of the Woodman Ho

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