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UNH Updates Coastal Flood Hazard Maps for NH Communities

04.22.14
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Based on work conducted by UNH, coastal New Hampshire communities in Strafford and Rockingham counties have received updated preliminary flood hazard maps as part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) nationwide program to update coastal flood hazard maps. 

Carsey Institute: The Increasing Diversity of America’s Youth

04.20.14

Diversity is increasing among America’s youth because of unprecedented population increases of minority children, particularly Hispanic, as well as a significant decline in the number of non-Hispanic white children, according to research from the Carsey Institute at UNH. America’s rapidly changing racial and ethnic composition was seen in increased child diversity between 2007 and 2012 despite the negative effect of the Great Recession, which reduced births among women in their 20s by nearly 15 percent.

CREAM Students Host Open House at Fairchild Dairy Center May 3

04.10.14
students with cows

Students enrolled in the Cooperative Real Education in Agricultural Management (CREAM) course will host an open house at the UNH Thomas P. Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014.  

Researchers Discuss Climate Change, Microbes, and Great Bay Oysters at UNH April 29

04.18.14

Oyster farming is growing in New Hampshire’s Great Bay, but so is a disease that threatens our enjoyment of the tasty shellfish. Four UNH faculty share their collaborative research on the rising incidence of the pathogen Vibrio, which contaminates oyster beds and can cause foodborne illness, and the role climate change plays in its increase.

22nd Annual LGBTQ+ and Ally Community Pancake Recap

04.16.14
attendees at the pancake breakfast

I believe that telling our stories, first to ourselves and then to one another and the world, is a revolutionary act. It is an act that can be met with hostility, exclusion, and violence.

Res Life Leads Students to Create Their Own Stories

04.16.14

Faina Bukher, Annie Crossman, Randy Schroeder

Faina Bukher (l) and Randy Schroeder (r) present Annie Crossman with her “Create Your Own Story” award at the annual luncheon.

Renaissance Woman: EOS Researcher Goes From Reading T.S. Eliot At Harvard To Running Earth System Mathematical Models

04.16.14
KATHARINE DUDERSTADT

When Katharine Duderstadt arrived at the Earth Systems Research Center just over a year ago as the newest member of the Sun-to-Ice project, she was given the task of running the Whole Atmosphere Climate Community Model (WACCM for short and pronounced "whack'em") developed by the National Center for Atmospheric Research

The Case for Liberal Arts: The Civic Mind

04.15.14

“There would be no America if Thomas Jefferson cared more about beans and viticulture than the truth that all men are created equal...”

UNH Manchester Names Campus Compact for New Hampshire Award Winners

04.14.14

Each year, UNH Manchester recognizes students, staff, faculty, and community partners through the Campus Compact for New Hampshire (CCNH) President’s Awards. This year’s award recipients are Stephanie Parent, junior in the politics and society program; Regina McCarthy, assistant dean of Academic Student Services; and Manchester Water Works.

Stephanie Parent, a junior in the politics and society program, received the President’s Leadership Award and the 2014 Newman Civic Fellowship.

UNHInnovation Head Named to National Board of Directors

04.09.14
Mark Sedam

Marc Sedam, executive director of UNHInnovation at UNH, has been elected to the board of directors of the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) as its vice president for professional development.

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