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Provost Candidate Open Forums Slated for Durham and Manchester Campuses

04.16.13

Open forums will take place for provost candidates on the following dates at the following times and locations. 

UNH Durham:

Thursday, April 25          12:40-2 p.m.               Huddleston Hall

Building Shelter From the Storm

04.24.13

Paul Kirshen. Photo by Kristi Donahue, UNH-EOS.

Among other things blown away by Hurricane Sandy in October 2012 was the notion that climate change was a thing of the future and that humanity had plenty of breathing room before having to gear up against its onslaught.

Associate Professor Barbara Jago Receives UNH Kidder Award

04.16.13

Barbara Jago, associate professor of communication arts at UNH Manchester, has been named the 2013 UNH Kidder Award faculty recipient. 

The university’s Kidder Award is presented annually to the faculty, staff members, and students whose outstanding efforts foster a greater understanding of sexual orientation. 

Carsey Institute: Age and Lifecycle Patterns Are Driving U.S. Migration Shifts

04.17.13

Migration to and from different parts of the United States has become adriving force underlying population redistribution in the United States. New research from the Carsey Institute at UNH on age-related migration patterns provides a fuller understanding of the complex patterns of demographic change in the United States.

UNH Manchester Professor Receives Distinguished Professor Award

04.17.13

Jack Resch, professor of history and coordinator the humanities program at UNH Manchester, has been named the recipient of the University’s Distinguished Professor Award.

Faculty Senate Minutes Summary March 18, 2013

04.16.13

I.  Roll – The following senators were absent:  Baldwin, Connelly, Harrist, Kaen, Kazura, Minocha, Shannon, Shetty and Simos.  Guests were Ed Mueller and Sonic Woytonik.

II.  Remarks by and questions to the chair – The senate chair said that the senate meetings in April and May will be held in room A218 of the Paul Creative Arts Center. 

Sustainability Institute Expands Sustainability Curricula To Even More Classrooms With Support from Verizon Foundation

04.17.13

The Sustainability Institute at UNH can now work with high school teachers and community college faculty in the state and region to design sustainability curricula for their classrooms with a $50,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation. Participating schools include Farmington, Salem, and Goffstown high schools; Manchester, Nashua, and Great Bay community colleges; and New Hampshire Technical Institute. 

Peace Corps Announces Coverdell Fellows Partnership with University of New Hampshire

04.17.13

The Peace Corps and UNH have teamed up to launch a Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program partnership, an initiative that provides graduate school scholarships to returned Peace Corps volunteers who wish to pursue a Master of Arts in development policy and practice.

UNH Lowers Its Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 26 Percent

04.10.13

The University of New Hampshire lowered its greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 26 percent compared to a 2001 baseline, it reported in its latest greenhouse gas emissions inventory, released today. Based on current emissions reduction goals set forth in UNH’s Climate Action Plan, called “WildCAP”, the university is well on the way to achieving its goal of reducing emissions 50 percent by 2020.

University Will Investigate Hot Water Pipe Break That Injured Three Students

04.10.13

In the wake of a hot water pipe break Saturday, April 6, 2013, that left three female students with serious burns to their feet, University of New Hampshire President Mark Huddleston has called for an inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

“I was devastated to learn three of our students suffered serious burns when this pipe failed,” said Huddleston. “The safety of the campus community is our top priority and we need to do everything we can to prevent similar tragedies from occurring in the future.”

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