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Poet to Deliver UNH Heilbronner Lecture April 23

Alicia Ostriker

Alicia Ostriker, poet, critic and activist, will deliver the Hans Heilbronner Lecture Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at 7 p.m. in Richards Auditorium, Murkland Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Cooperative Extension’s Andrew Fast Wins Mollie Beattie Young Forester Award


Andrew Fast and Jim Harding

New England Society of American Foresters Executive Committee Chair Jim Harding (right), presented the Mollie Beattie Young Forester Leadership Award to UNH Cooperative Extension forester Andrew Fast at NESAF's annual meeting in Nashua on March 26.

Paul College Hospitality Management Unveils New Specialized Curriculum


The Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics has unveiled a new curriculum that lets undergraduates specialize in three areas: event management, lodging and resort management, and food and beverage management.

The new specializations will be offered starting in fall 2014. Each specialization has a dedicated faculty member with both industry and academic experience suited to mentor and guide students through their educational career.

Grant to UNH Will Enhance Workforce Development for NH Child Welfare Services


A new grant to UNH’s social work program will enhance child welfare workforce development in New Hampshire, providing professional development, education, and UNH interns to the state’s Division for Children, Youth and Families. The National Child Welfare Workforce Institute University Partnership grant, for more than $700,000 over five years, is one of just 11 awarded to universities nationwide. 

UNH Hosts Sustainable Seafood Dinner April 16

fisherman cleaning fish

Wednesday, April 16, 2014, UNH will host its first sustainable seafood dinner at Holloway Commons from 4:30 to 9:00 p.m. The dinner will highlight locally caught seafood and New England’s fishing community. Credit: Courtesy of NH Sea Grant.

Farmers’ Almanac Publisher Speaks at UNH April 17


Gene Geiger, owner and CEO of The Geiger Group, which publishes the Farmers’ Almanac, will speak at a joint meeting of the UNH CEO Forum and Center for Family Business Thursday, April 17, 2014. The program begins at 8 a.m. at Huddleston Hall with a full buffet breakfast, followed by lunch and networking.

Geiger will discuss “The Good, the Bad, and the Sometimes Ugly of a 5 Generation Family Business.” The Geiger Group is a five-generation family business, the country’s largest family-owned distributor of promotional products and publisher of the 196 year old Farmers’ Almanac.

Faculty Senate Meeting Summary Minutes March 17, 2014


Meeting called to order at 3:10 on March 17, 2014                       

I.  Roll – The following senators were absent: Gingras, Harkless, Kidwell, Minocha, Shore, Tenczar, Wu.  Afolayan served as proxy for Mellyn. Denis was excused.  Lisa MacFarlane, Judy Robb, and Ed Mueller were guests.

Women’s Commission 2014 Award Recipients

Women's Commission awardees

On March 27, the Women’s Commission celebrated 42 years of advocacy for policy change and programming that invites the full participation of women in education and employment at UNH.

UNH Paul College Launches New Manager Development Program


The Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics has launched a new two-day manager development program designed to assist new and seasoned managers maximize team performance. 

UNH Manchester Assistant Dean Recognized for her Commitment to Student Learning


Regina McCarthy, assistant dean of academic student services at UNH Manchester, was recognized by the Northeast chapter conference of the College Reading & Learning Association at their spring conference in March.

McCarthy was presented with an award for outstanding contribution to the field of college reading and learning. In presenting the award, CRLA Northeast chapter President Judi Salsburg Taylor highlighted McCarthy’s commitment to student development and learning.

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