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CSDC Receives Re-Accreditation

02.27.13

UNH’s Child Study and Development Center has received re-accreditation through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the world’s largest professional organization focused on early childhood education. The accreditation, which the CSDC has held since 1999, places the UNH laboratory school in select company: Just 5 percent of early childhood programs in New Hampshire and 8 percent nationally carry this accreditation. 

UNH Hosts Campus Conversation on Sustainable Investing March 4

02.27.13

Sustainable investing at UNH will be the focus of a campus conversation Monday, March 4, 2013, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Huddleston Ballroom. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the event is free and open to the public.

Coordinated by UNH’s Discovery Program and NH Listens, the conversation on investment and divestment is designed to give the university community an opportunity to become informed and explore issues related to the sustainable investment of the UNH endowment portfolio.

Fiona Wilson, Profile in Sustainability

02.27.13

Fiona Wilson is an assistant professor of strategy, social entrepreneurship, and sustainability at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics.

Research Profile: Serita Frey: In the Environment, Little Things Count

02.27.13

Scoop up a handful of dirt from your garden or backyard.  It may look like nothing’s there.  In fact, you’re holding some 200 billion organisms, including tens of thousands of different species.  And most of them are in the midst of a vital job: recycling dead plant and animal debris. 

Hospitality Management Students Spice Up the Conversation with ‘Dash’ Gourmet Dinner March 22 and 23

02.27.13

The Department of Hospitality Management will host the “Dash” Gourmet Dinner Friday, March 22, and Saturday, March 23, which will feature an evening of fine cuisine showcasing culinary seasonings inspired by a diverse array of aromatic herbs and spices.  

Hosted by Advanced Food and Beverage class students at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics, the Dash will be held at the Stillings Dining Hall, 20 Ballard Drive. The evening begins at 5 p.m. with a cocktail hour, followed by dinner at 6 p.m. 

UNH Forest Watch: Record White Pine Needle Loss in 2010

02.27.13

From left to right, Forest Watch director Barry Rock, 2013 Lauten Award recipient Wesley Blauss, former program coordinator Mike Gagnon, and current Forest Watch program coordinator Martha Carlson. Photo by Kristi Donahue, UNH-EOS.

New Rochester/Route 125 Bus Service Arrives at UNH

02.20.13

On Monday, Feb. 18, weekday bus service between Rochester and UNH began with the Wildcat Transit’s new Route 125/Rochester Express. Seven runs will be offered daily, Monday through Friday.  The ride between Rochester and UNH takes about 35 minutes. The one-way fare is $1.50; passengers with valid UNH student or employee IDs ride free.  

Prevention Innovations

02.20.13

A research center dedicated to ending violence against women is building on its successes.

Research Profile: Erin Bell, Bridge Doctor

02.20.13

In her office in Kingsbury Hall, Erin Bell is explaining her research. “When you go to a doctor, they don’t just look at you. They do blood work; they run tests. Bridge instrumentation and testing is almost like an EKG of a bridge. You gather data, and looking at that data you can tell if something needs to be done prior to a collapse.” 

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