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Healthy UNH Offers Tips for May Employee Health and Fitness Month


UNH is committed to improving the health of its faculty, staff, and student population through the work of Healthy UNH, and to making UNH the healthiest campus community in the country by 2020.  

In honor Employee Health and Fitness Month, Healthy UNH offers the following tip:  

Staff Recognition Honors 3,605 Years of Service


The annual staff recognition luncheon was held May 1 honoring 199 employees who together have 3,605 years of service.  

Included were staff members who have worked at UNH 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 years.  

During the celebration, President Mark Huddleston presented the 2013 Presidential Award of Excellence to this year's five award recipients.   

Teaching Tomorrow’s Scientists is Focus of Issues and Ice Cream Event May 22


UNH Cooperative Extension continues its “Issues and Ice Cream” series May 22 at the Chase Ocean Engineering building.

 Faculty, staff and students are invited to learn more about “UNH and the STEM Workforce: What is Our Role?”

The presentation and discussion, from 12:30 to 2 p.m., will focus on efforts at UNH and throughout New Hampshire to address science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) literacy and how to build a STEM-literate workforce.  

Farm Day in Concord June 2 Benefits NH Farm to School


Spend an afternoon at Concord’s Dimond Hill Farm Sunday, June 2, 2013, at a farm day event to benefit NH Farm to School, a project of UNH's Sustainability Institute that connects New Hampshire farms with local schools. The free event, from noon – 4 p.m., will feature music, food, and educational opportunities. 

“What better way to celebrate spring and connect with local food and farmers than by spending a day on a working farm,” says Stacey Purslow, NH Farm to School coordinator. 

Elisabeth Farrell, Profile in Sustainability



 Elisabeth Farrell

What do you do at the Sustainability Institute at UNH (UNHSI)?

CSDC Kindergartens Present CHHS Dean with Gift


CHHS dean Michael Ferrara






Kindergarteners from UNH’s Child Study and Development Center visited Hewitt Hall last week to welcome new CHHS dean Michael Ferrara to UNH.  

The young students presented Ferrara, who joined UNH from the University of Georgia this spring, with a collage they made.

Goedecke Flooring and Design Center Named 2013 UNH Family Business of the Year


Goedecke Flooring and Design Center of Bedford has been named the 2013 Family Business of the Year by the UNH Center for Family Business. 

Goedecke Flooring and Design Center will be recognized at the 3nd Annual Family Business Recognition Dinner Wednesday, May, 22, 2013, at the Wentworth by the Sea, New Castle. The reception begins at 6 p.m., with dinner at 7 p.m. Tom Varley, senior vice president of Ocean Properties, is the keynote speaker and will discuss “Saving the Historic Wentworth.”  

Professor Resch Admitted to Fulbright Specialist Roster


Professor Jack ReschProfessor Jack Resch, professor of history at UNH Manchester, was admitted to the Fulbright Specialist Roster in April.

The Fulbright Specialist Roster, which was developed by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), a non-governmental organization, was designed as a tool for the Fulbright Specialist Program.

IOD Professor Attends Briefings in Washington for National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week


Mental health professionals in Washington DC

JoAnne Malloy (far right), clinical assistant professor at the Institute on Disability, joined Congresswoman Grace Napolitano (D-CA) and other mental health professionals


Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes Summary April 15, 2013


I.  Roll – The following senators were absent:  Baldwin, Connelly, Guo, Harrist, Jonas, Kaen, Kazura, LaRoche, Mebert, Minocha, Safford, Shannon and Simos.  Guests were John Aber and Christina Bellinger.

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