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New Course Provides Greens to UNH Diners; Their Waste Becomes Compost

03.20.13

Two new high tunnels growing greens for the UNH Dairy Bar are classrooms for the Food Production Field Experience class.

U.S. Lodging Executives More Optimistic About Future, UNH Lodging Index Shows

03.20.13

U.S. lodging executives reported strong optimism about general business conditions in February, an improvement in their outlook compared with the prior month, according to the UNH Lodging Executives Sentiment Index (LESI) for the current month ending February 2013. The index increased from 61.7 in January 2013 to 72.6 in February 2013.  

N.H. Farm to School Receives Funding for State Gleaning Work

03.06.13

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N.H. Farm to School, housed at the Sustainability Institute at UNH, received New Hampshire Charitable Foundation funding to bring farms and volunteers together to glean unused produce from local farms to donate to state food banks, public schools and others in need.

UNH ADVANCE Awards Leadership, Collaboration Grants to Faculty

03.06.13

The UNH ADVANCE program, funded by the National Science Foundation to increase the representation and advancement of women in academic science and engineering careers, has awarded its Collaborative Scholarship Advancement Awards and the 2013 Karen Von Damm Leadership Development grant. UNH’s Leitzel Center for Mathematics, Science, and Engineering Education at UNH administers the grants. 

Planning an Exit Strategy Topic of CEO Forum March 21

03.06.13

Why founders and CEOs should plan an exit strategy will be discussed at the next meeting of the UNH CEO Forum. 

The event will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday, March 21, 2013. The program begins at 8 a.m. in Huddleston Hall with coffee and networking, with a full breakfast at 8:30 a.m. 

Brad Sterl Jr., founder and CEO of Ever Better Eating, Inc., will discuss how every founder and CEO must plan an exit strategy as part of an overall effective business strategy. 

Second-Generation Balkan War Victims Struggle with Violence, Substance Abuse

03.06.13

UNH researcher Laurence French gives a talk on “PTSD in the Balkans” at the University of Tusla in Bosnia. French was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, from 2009 to 2010.

Research Profile: Julia Rodriguez: Studying Science through the Lens of History

03.06.13

Professor Julia Rodriguez doesn’t come up with scientific theories or observe cells through a microscope.  She has, however, spent her life studying science. A contradiction in terms? Not at all.  

Rodriguez is less interested in the validity of scientific claims themselves than in the question of how scientific ideas about race and gender intersect in society, specifically in Latin America.  

Karen Bennett Named a Fellow with the Society of American Foresters

03.06.13

Karen Bennett, Cooperative Extension professor and forest resources specialist, is one of the newest Fellows with the Society of American Foresters (SAF). 

Women’s Studies Launches ‘Who Needs Feminism’ Campaign

03.06.13

The Department of Women’s Studies has launched the ‘Who Needs Feminism’ campaign. We asked Molly Branch, project coordinator of the Who Needs Feminism campaign and a senior English teaching and women’s studies major, to tell us a little about it.

UNH Hosts N.H. Women in Politics Event March 6

02.27.13

The state of New Hampshire made history last fall when it became the first state with an all-female Congressional delegation. This March, UNH will celebrate this milestone as part of Women’s History Month.

“New Hampshire Women in Politics: First in the Nation,” will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Huddleston Hall. The event is hosted by the College of Liberal Arts and the Women’s Studies Program. It is free and open to the public.

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