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Paul College: Lodging Executives Less Optimistic About Business Conditions in March


U.S. lodging executives were less optimistic about general business conditions in March than the prior month, according to the UNH Lodging Executives Sentiment Index (LESI) for the current month ending March 2013. The index decreased from 72.6 in February 2013 to 68.8 in March 2013.  

UNH Manchester Announces 2013 Granite State Award Recipient and Commencement Speakers


For significant contributions to the state and its people, the Frederick Smyth Institute of Music will receive the 2013 Granite State Award from the University of New Hampshire Manchester. The award will be presented during commencement on Thursday, May 16, 2013. 

The Frederick Smyth Trust has supported music and the arts in New Hampshire since 1949. Marion C. Smyth founded the Smyth Trust in 1949 in memory of her husband Frederick Smyth, former New Hampshire governor (1865 to 1867) and four-term mayor of the City of Manchester (1852 to 1854 and 1863 to 1864). 

UNH Center for Venture Research: Moderate Recovery Continues in 2012 for U.S. Angel Investor Market


Jeff SohlThe angel investor market in 2012 continued the upward trend started in 2010 in investment dollars and in the number of investments, albeit at a moderate pace, according to the 2012 Angel Market Analysis released by the Center for Venture Research at UNH.

Open Forums for Provost Candidates May 2-3 & 6-7


The Provost Search Committee has announced three candidates for the position of provost as well as open forums for each in both Durham and Manchester. Curricula vitae for the candidates can be found on the search website. The forums on the Durham campus will be videotaped and posted to the provost search website as soon as possible. In addition, a form to provide feedback on the candidates will be available at each forum as well as on the provost search website.

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UNH Students Shine in Goldwater Competition

Goldwater award winners

UNH Professor Dedicates Original Composition to Families of Newtown, Conn.


When professor David Ripley’s son was 3, the child fell asleep upon the couch in a timber-frame house his father was building for the family. As Ripley looked down upon his son that day curled up, he said to himself, "My God, if I could put that into a song." Later that day, the lyric came to him. 

College Letter: Independence Day


Dozens of students have taken over the Hennessy Theatre. Faculty are not allowed. Only a few days remain before opening night of a major department of theatre and dance production. No matter what happens, they and only they are responsible. For the first time in nearly two decades, students are producing the Undergraduate Prize Plays (UPPs), a department program in which students write, direct, perform, and design their own plays without faculty supervision.

N.H. Ranks High in Civic Health, UNH Carsey Institute Finds


The state of New Hampshire is in good civic health, ranking higher than the national average on several key indicators such as voter turnout, engaging in political discussions, contacting public officials, volunteering, and charitable giving, according to new research from the Carsey Institute at UNH.

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