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Carsey Institute: Granite Staters Support Increased Use of Renewable Energy, Value Environment’s Impact on Quality of Life


By a two-to-one margin, New Hampshire residents believe there should be a higher priority put on increasing the use of renewable energy instead of increased drilling for oil. Large majorities also say an ecosystem that offers clean water, scenic values, and outdoor recreation is very important to their quality of life, according to new survey research from the Carsey Institute at UNH. 

UNH Police Chief Appointed to Chair IACLEA’s Domestic Preparedness Committee


Paul Dean, chief of police and executive director of public safety at UNH was appointed chair of the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators’ (IACLEA) Domestic Preparedness Committee (DPC) by IACLEA President Vickie L. Weaver.

Still Time to Enroll Kids in Summer Art Camp


There is still room in many of the classes offered this summer by the UNH Museum of Art. Youngsters through teens can take such things as drawing, painting, printmaking, woodworking, knitting and crocheting, advanced comic making and photography.

N.H. Sea Grant Offering 10 Educational Cruises


N.H. Sea Grant has released its 2013 Discovery Cruise schedule. Discovery Cruises give the public hands-on marine learning opportunities and an inside look at what UNH researchers are learning about marine and estuarine environments at two coastal locations—the Isle of Shoals and the Great Bay Estuary. Discovery Cruises will depart from New Castle, N.H. on July 11, 14, 19, 21, and 28 and Aug. 1, 3, 18, and 25.  

UNH Installs Fencing at Woodman and Kingman Farms to Thwart Deer Damage


Physical fences will soon replace electric fences at UNH’s Woodman and Kingman farms in an effort to protect the teaching and research facilities from deer. The woodland areas at both farms will remain outside the deer fences and the gates will be open to the public weekdays during farm staff work hours. 

International Delegations Learn About UNH’s Green Launching Pad


Two delegations of international visitorsdelegations of international visitors from Japan, and Israel and the Palestinian Territories recently visited UNH to learn about the Green Launching Pad and New Hampshire’s green innovation efforts.  

UNH Grad Certificate Course in Geospatial Science Offered July 15-26

: Michael Routhier, instructorRouthier (left) is the certificate program coordinator and instructor for the applied GIS for research class.

Marisa Forti Receives Staff Excellence Award, UNH Manchester


Marisa FortiMarisa Forti was presented with the UNH at Manchester’s Staff Excellence award in June. Forti joined the college in 2009 and serves as an academic counselor in the Academic Counseling Office and coordinator of both the College Transition Program and Study Away programs. The annual award is presented to a staff member of the UNH community who has demonstrated outstanding accomplishments and

USNH Board Names Todd Leach Chancellor


Too LeachThe University System of New Hampshire's board of trustees voted unanimously to name Todd Leach chancellor at its quarterly business meeting June 28, 2013. Leach has been serving as interim chancellor since March 2, when former Chancellor Ed MacKay retired.

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