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UNH Cooperative Extension Centennial Exhibit at State Library


UNH Cooperative Extension has unveiled an exhibit commemorating its 100th year of work in New Hampshire at the N.H. State Library in Concord. The exhibit, “Bringing the University to You: A Century of Service to the Granite State,” will be on display through June 30.

The exhibit will take visitors on a pictorial journey through Extension’s work from its inception in 1914 to today, including photographs of M. Gale Eastman, the first Extension agriculture agent, and astronaut and former 4-H member Alan Shepard.

UNH Manchester Celebrates 361 Graduates at 2014 Commencement


The University of New Hampshire at Manchester will celebrate the achievements of 361 graduates at the college's 29th annual commencement proceedings Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 6 p.m. in the historic mill yard. The ceremony recognizes 242 undergraduate and 120 graduate students who have earned an associate, baccalaureate, or master’s degree, or an advanced graduate certificate at UNH’s Manchester campus.

UNH Center for Venture Research: U.S. Angel Investor Market Recovery Continues on an Upward Trend in 2013


The angel investor market in 2013 continued its upward trend started in 2010 in investment dollars and in the number of investments, according to the 2013 Angel Market Analysis released by the Center for Venture Research at UNH.

Angels increased their investments in the seed and start-up stage, with 45 percent of 2013 angel investments in the seed and start-up stage, up from 35 percent in 2012.  Angels also exhibited an increased interest in early stage investing with 41 percent of investments in the early stage, up from 33 percent in 2012.

Passings: Bonnie Hodgdon


Bonnie Hodgdon, academic/student services assistant for the communication department, died recently. More information will follow as it is received. Read a brief statement from the department here.

Warning on Use of Internet Explorer


A serious vulnerability in Internet Explorer (IE) versions 6 through 11 allowing an attacker to gain control of a computer and can lead to data and password theft was recently reported. At this writing, Microsoft has not issued a patch for the problem.

UNH users should quickly take the following actions to reduce their risk until such time as a patch becomes available. Based on university user feedback and IT assessments, the recommended actions to reduce risk are:

UNH Athletics Announces Plans for Student-Athlete Center for Excellence


UNH will build a $1.9 million Student-Athlete Center for Excellence at the Field House for its Division I and Northeast Passage student athletes. Funded entirely on private donations, the center will support individual and team-based programs for personal growth, life skills, academic support, career planning, networking, and community service. Construction will begin in early summer 2014 with a targeted opening of late fall.

UNH Space Scientist Honored by European Geosciences Union

Noé Lugaz

Noé Lugaz, a research assistant professor in Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space, has been awarded the 2014 Arne Richter Award for Outstanding Young Scientists by the European Geosciences Union.

Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes Summary March 31, 2014


Meeting called to order at 3:11 on March 31, 2014             

I.  Roll – The following senators were absent:  Harkless, Kazura, Morgan, Mulligan, Shannon, and Tenczar. Afolayan served as proxy for Mellyn. Connell and Kinghorn were excused.  Lisa MacFarlane and Ed Mueller were guests. 

UNH Rolls Out Mobile Safety App to Improve Campus Safety


The UNH Police Department is taking a proactive step to help increase campus safety and communication with the launch of a new free mobile app this spring for UNH students, parents, faculty and staff. This partnership with LiveSafe, Inc., a leader in mobile safety technology, is part of a comprehensive plan to ensure a safe and supportive learning environment.  

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