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UNH Research: Lodging Executives More Optimistic About Current Business Conditions Than Future

06.26.13

U.S. lodging executives’ sentiment about general business conditions was up slightly in May compared to the prior month, according to the UNH Lodging Executives Sentiment Index (LESI) for the current month ending May 2013. The index moved from 69.3 in April 2013 to 71.2 in May 2013. 

Alumni Association Throws Support Behind Manchester STEM Efforts

06.24.13

The board of directors of the UNH Alumni Association recently voted to provide $25,000 toward the construction of the STEM Discovery Lab in UNH Manchester’s new space in the Pandora building. This contribution was made in recognition of the importance of the project in furthering a joint effort among the state's institutions of higher education to double the number of graduates in science, technology, engineering, and math disciplines by 2025.

UNH Scientists Help Explain Metamorphosis of Moon’s Water Ice

06.19.13
the moon

Panoramic lunar view taken by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera of the north rim of Cabeus crater. The distance from left to right is about 75 kilometers (46 miles). Image courtesy of NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University.

UNH Offers Online Learning Community for Qualtrics Survey Tool

06.18.13

UNH has licensed Qualtrics (qualtrics.unh.edu) online survey software for use by all faculty, staff, and students. Qualtrics is a robust tool with many powerful features.

An Increase in the Minimum Wage Won’t Benefit Everyone Equally, New Research

06.18.13

An increase in the federal minimum wage will disproportionately benefit hourly paid workers who are young, female, nonwhite, never married, and less educated, according to new research from the Carsey Institute at UNH.

The new research is presented in the Carsey Institute policy brief “Who Would Be Affected By a New Minimum Wage Policy?” The research was conducted by Jessica Carson, a vulnerable families research scientist at the Carsey Institute.

Discover the Moon at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

06.17.13

moon explosion

About four and a half billion years ago, a Mars-sized planetary body slammed into Earth. The resulting debris eventually evolved into the moon. Credit Lunar and Planetary Institute.

Attention, Capital-Hungry Entrepreneurs: New UNH Research Can Help ’Show You the Money’

06.12.13

To continue building their companies, growth entrepreneurs depend on short-term, liquid sources of debt financing such as bank loans, even though winning a thumbs-up from bankers is no cakewalk. Yet UNH researchers have shed new light on how entrepreneurs can influence their creditworthiness.

Rural Workers More Likely to Work at Middle-Skill Jobs

06.11.13

Rural workers are more likely to work at middle-skill jobs that do not require a four-year college degree compared with their urban counterparts, according to new research from the Carsey Institute at UNH. 

The new research is presented in the Carsey Institute policy brief “Middle-Skill Jobs Remain More Common Among Rural Workers.” The research was conducted by Justin Young, a doctoral student in sociology at UNH and a research assistant at the Carsey Institute. 

Paul College and Great Bay CC Sign Articulation Agreement

06.10.13

 Great Bay Community College President Wildolfo Arvelo and President Mark Huddleston, s

Great Bay Community College President Wildolfo Arvelo and President Mark Huddleston shake hands over an articulation agreement signed Wednesday, June 5.  Mike Ross/UNH Photographic Services.

Employee Clinic Summer Hours

06.04.13

The Employee Clinic, located at UNH's Health Services, is open during the summer Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for clinical visits.

Services are available to all employees and their dependents (defined as spouses or domestic partners and children, aged 18 years or older, who are living in the same household and/or are dependents on the employee's insurance plan.)

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