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Students Turn Trash to Treasure at Massive Yard Sale Aug. 23 – 25, 2013

08.15.13
students with yardsael items

Since its founding three years ago, UNH’s Trash 2 Treasure has diverted 100 tons of waste from UNH’s waste stream. Credit: Daniel Mannarino.

10th Annual Cycling Challenge Raises Money for Northeast Passage

08.15.13

cyclist riding in the White MountainsBicycling 100 miles through the White Mountains is an impressive feat for any cyclist. Doing so without the use of your legs approaches insanity.

PAT Council Reviews Conflict Of Interest and Commitment Policy

08.10.13

At its August meeting, the PAT Council reviewed a draft of a conflict of interest and commitment policy. Feedback still being gathered and will be forwarded to Jan Nisbet, senior vice provost for research.

The unedited draft appears below.

UNH policy on Conflict of Interest and Commitment[1]

Employee Outings A Big Hit

08.11.13
employees enjoying the moonlight cruise
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  • Drysdale New Associate Dean of COLA

    08.13.13

    Alasdair Drysdale

    Alasdair Drysdale, professor of geography and Senior Faculty Fellow in the College of Liberal Arts, has been appointed associate dean, effective Aug. 26.  

    ‘Glass Ceiling’ and ‘Sticky Floor’ Barriers Tackled at Paul College Women’s Leadership Development Program

    08.13.13

    Women leaders dealing with “glass ceiling” and “sticky floor” barriers to the success will have the chance to learn about the latest strategies to address these issues as the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics kicks off its fall Women’s Leadership Development Program Sept. 16, 2013. The intensive, three-day program focuses on the critical capacities of women leaders, cultural and institutional challenges they may face, and strategies and techniques for driving career transitions. 

    New UNH Research: Online Predators Not Distinctively Dangerous Sex Offenders

    08.06.13

    A new UNH study challenges the view that online predators are a distinctly dangerous variety of sex offender, requiring special programs to protect youth.

    The study from the UNH Crimes against Children Research Center finds that sex offenders who target teens increasingly use Internet and cell phone communications to lure teens into sexual relationships. In crimes that involve such communications, offenders who meet and recruit youth online operate in much the same way as offenders who meet and know youth in ordinary offline environments.

    N.H. Entrepreneurs Invited to Compete in Statewide Social Business Innovation Challenge

    08.06.13

    Granite State social entrepreneurs now have the opportunity to participate in a statewide competition that also challenges New Hampshire college and university students to find innovative, market-based solutions to pressing social and environmental issues at the state, national or global level.

    Registration Open for Cooperative Extension Agriculture and Natural Resource Business Institute

    08.05.13

    Cooperative Extension is accepting registrations for its Agriculture and Natural Resource Business Institute (ANRBI). Those interested in starting or expanding an agricultural or natural resource business are encouraged to attend the 13-week course, which starts Sept. 11. 

    Informational Meeting for Marine Docent Volunteers

    08.05.13

    Learn about the marine environment and give back to your community by becoming a UNH Marine Docent. An informational meeting for those interested in becoming a docent will be held on Thursday, Aug. 22 at 10 a.m. at the N.H. Sea Grant office, 122 Mast Road in Lee. 

    The UNH Marine Docent program is a group of more than 170 volunteers who educate the community about coastal resources, teaching up-to-the-minute marine science in classrooms and at sea aboard the University’s research vessel. 

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