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Lecturers Vote to Unionize


On Feb. 20, lecturers at UNH’s Durham and Manchester campuses voted to unionize. The UNH Lecturers United - AAUP will serve as the exclusive representative for all Durham and Manchester lecturers for the purposes of determining wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Research: Biomedical Bleeding Affects Horseshoe Crab Behavior

Students bleeding horseshoe crabs

Students bleed a horseshoe crab to replicate the biomedical process used to procure Limulus amebocyte lysate (LAL), a product used to ensure vaccines are free of bacterial contamination.

UNH, State Data Show Healthier White Pines From Improved Air Quality


More than 20 years of data from UNH’s K-12 inquiry-based Forest Watch research program show the state’s population of white pine trees have regained health in step with lower smog levels attained through tougher federal and state air quality standards.

Facilities Rolls Out New Campus Construction Map March 18


Facilities invites campus customers to attend an information session on their new integrated facilities project management tracking and reporting process and communication tool Tuesday, March 18, from 12:40 – 2 p.m. in the Paul College, room 185.  

They also will share their process for assigning new projects via their control center (FCC), robust asset management information system FAMIS and the new project portal.  

UNH: LESI Slides on Less Than Positive Present Outlook


The UNH Lodging Executives Sentiment Index (LESI) for the current period ending January 2014 dropped to 76.9 from 80.8 in December 2013. Overall the lodging executives’ sentiment for present business conditions was down during this current period while future business conditions increased.

“There appears to be concern surrounding corporate travel business, with questions on the Asian business climate,” said Nelson Barber, associate professor of hospitality management, who manages the index.

Research Profile: Colin Ware: Visualizing Patterns in the Data


Colin WareWhat do ocean currents, sea lions, and Twitter data have in common?

Sidore Lecture on Vaccinations Rescheduled for March 27


UNH 2013-2014 Saul O Sidore Memorial Lecture “The Crime of Refusing Vaccination: Balancing Police Power and Personal Liberty During the Last Great American Smallpox Epidemic” has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 27. The original lecture scheduled on Feb. 13 was canceled due to curtailed operations. The lecture is part of the series Health and Freedom in the Balance:  Exploring the Tensions among Public Health, Individual Liberty, and Governmental Authority.” 

Spring Science Cafes Explore Tides, Rain, Changing Families in Portsmouth


This spring, the changing nature of tides, families, and stormwater management will spark lively discussions at the Portsmouth Science Café. Hosted by UNH faculty member Cameron Wake at the Portsmouth Brewery's Jimmy LaPanza Lounge, the Portsmouth Science Café provides a unique opportunity for Seacoast residents to feed their minds with contemporary science in the relaxed atmosphere of a pub. The discussions, which are free and open to all, run from 6-8 p.m.; doors open at 5 p.m. for food and drinks.

March 5, 2014: The Tides They Are A-Changin'

Research Profile: David Kaye

David kaye

Moving Theater in New Directions: Theater for the 21st Century

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