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Grad Receives Huntington Public Service Award

05.12.13

Alex FreidRecent graduate Alex Freid ’13 has received the 2013 Samuel Huntington Public Service Award. The award, granted by National Grid, provides a $10,000 stipend for a graduating college senior to pursue one year of public service.  

Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes Summary April 29, 2013

05.12.13

I.  Roll – The following senators were absent:  Connelly, Guo, Harrist, Hartter, Johnson, Kaen, Minocha, Scherr, Shore, and Simos.  A guest was John Aber.

Federal Subsidies Critical to Low-Income Families Facing Rising Child Care Costs

05.12.13

Low-income families have been hit hard by the rising cost of child care in America, and federal child care subsidies are one of the most important ways to mitigate rising child care costs that, for some households, now represent more than a third of their annual income, according to new research from the Carsey Institute at UNH. 

Professor Publishes Book on Pioneering Work of Donald Graves

05.20.13

Don Graves

Don Graves, author of “Writing: Teachers & Children at Work.”

Community Tree Farm Field Day Set for June 1 in Durham

05.17.13

Cooperative Extension and the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture invites the public to a Community Tree Farm Field Day on June 1 from 9 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. in the UNH woodlands. The field day will feature long and short tours, demonstrations, lectures, and lunch.  

“It’s a great opportunity to experience these working forests,” says forester Steve Eisenhaure, land use coordinator in the Office of Woodlands and Natural Areas.  

Professor Discusses Environmental Security at Wilson Center Event in D.C.

05.16.13

Stacy VanDeveer, associate professor of political science, participated in the event "Backdraft: The Conflict Potential of Climate Mitigation and Adaptation" at the Wilson Center  in Washington, D.C. Thursday, May 16, 2013.  

UNH Lodging Executive Sentiment Index Flat in April

05.16.13

U.S. lodging executives’ sentiment about general business conditions was flat in April compared to the prior month, according to the UNH Lodging Executives Sentiment Index (LESI) for the month ending April 2013. The index showed little growth to 69.3 from 68.8 in March 2013.  

UNH Professor Receives $750,000 in Prestigious Dept. of Energy Award

05.15.13

Xiaowei Teng, assistant professor of chemical engineeringXiaowei Teng, assistant professor of chemical engineering, has received an Early Career Research Award from the U.S. Department of Energy to pursue research that will improve the ability to store energy in supercapacitors.

UNH Report: Recession Did Not Lead to More Violence Against Children

05.10.13

A new study from the UNH Crimes against Children Research Center shows that there has not been a recession-related increase in violence exposure among children and youth. The research tracking more than 50 forms of violence, crime, bullying, and child maltreatment from 2008 to 2011 found levels for most forms of violence either declining or near the same levels. 

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