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Annual Peep Contest Deadline April 10

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Entries are now being accepted for the 5th Annual Peep Contest, sponsored by Health Services to promote wellness at UNH. This year's theme is “How do you stay healthy at UNH?”  

FIRST Follow-Up: Nicole MacMillan is Volunteer of the Year


Nicole MacMillan

Nicole MacMillan 

While a team from South Portland took home the winner’s trophy from the FIRST Robotics District Competition, held at UNH March 6 – 7, UNH’s Nicole MacMillan has something for the trophy case in CEPS. 

Annual Tri-Council Retreat Takes Up Bullying


OS, PAT and Extension Educator representatives heard an overview of a bullying survey conducted on campus last fall during the annual tri-council retreat, held March 11, 2014.

Malcolm Smith, co-chair of the bullying task force, presented the results of a December survey that aimed to assess bullying at UNH. A synopsis of the outcome appeared in the Dec. 18 Campus Journal. He also outlined task force recommendations including:

Natural Gas Safety


Whether you are at home, at work, in a public place, or on the UNH campus, it’s likely you are often in areas served by natural gas pipelines. Across the U.S., more than 2.2 million miles of pipelines and mains deliver natural gas for use by residential, commercial and industrial customers. 

Like all forms of energy, natural gas must be handled properly. Despite an excellent safety record, a gas leak caused by damage to a pipeline may pose a hazard and has the potential to ignite.

UNH Research: Positive Memories of Exercise Spur Future Workouts


Getting motivated to exercise can be a challenge, but new research from UNH shows that simply remembering a positive memory about exercise may be just what it takes to get on the treadmill. This is the first study to explore how positive memories can influence future workouts.  

2014 Social Justice Awards Recipients

Social justice award recipients

The 2014 Social Justice Awards recipients were named last month during a luncheon hosted by the UNH diversity team. The following individuals were recognized for their outstanding leadership, courage, and role modeling in promoting social justice issues at UNH and beyond.

Dining Services Makes the Grade Again


Dining Services can add another notch in its accolades belt after receiving an A rating from Niche, an online reviewer of colleges and K-12 schools in the United States. It ranks all-things school related, including but not limited to academics, athletics, dining, housing, facilities, safety, and diversity. Students and parents can offer input.  

Here’s what was written recently about UNH Dining:

UNH Retains Former NH Attorney General to Investigate Response to Misconduct in Athletics


The University of New Hampshire has retained the McLane Law Firm to conduct an independent investigation related to the university’s response to alleged incidents of misconduct by an employee in the university’s athletics department. Michael Delaney, former New Hampshire Attorney General, will lead the investigation. 

Paul College Offers Leadership Program for Women at Pivotal Career Stages


The UNH Executive Development Program will host its second Women's Leadership Development Program at the Peter T. Paul College of Business of Economics April 16-18, 2014.

The three-day executive program focuses on the critical capacities of women leaders at pivotal stages in their careers. It is designed for women with significant professional experience who are looking to advance or transform their role within senior circles. The program helps women to achieve the following learning objectives:

Carsey Institute: Granite Staters in More ‘Walkable’ Neighborhoods Have Higher Levels of Trust, Community Involvement


New Hampshire residents who live in more “walkable” neighborhoods – safe and well-lit communities that allow residents to walk to shops, parks, schools, and restaurants – are more trusting of neighbors, involved in their communities more, and generally are more happy than those in less walkable areas, according to new research from th

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