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UNH: LESI Slides on Less Than Positive Present Outlook

02.21.14

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

02.20.14

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

Sidore Lecture on Vaccinations Rescheduled for March 27

02.20.14

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

02.19.14

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

02.13.14
David kaye

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

UNH Hosts Two Lectures on Vietnam War

02.18.14

UNH will host two lectures this spring about the Vietnam War. The lectures are sponsored by the department of history and the Center for the Humanities, and made possible with support from the Dunfey Endowment at UNH. Both lectures are free and open to the public. 

This year is the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution and the 60th anniversary of the Geneva Accords, which divided Vietnam. 

UNH Research: Most of Us Have Made Best Memories by Age 25

02.18.14

By the time most people are 25, they have made the most important memories of their lives, according to new research from UNH.

Researchers at UNH have found that when older adults were asked to tell their life stories, they overwhelmingly highlighted the central influence of life transitions in their memories. Many of these transitions, such as marriage and having children, occurred early in life.

2014 Faculty Writing Academy Applications Being Accepted

02.19.14

The Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Engagement and Academic Outreach and the Office of Research Development & Communications will host the second UNH Writing Academy for tenure-track, Extension and research faculty interested in advancing their scholarly careers.  

Research Profile: Kevin Gardner

02.10.14

Kevin GardnerCreating Knowledge that Leads to Action for Sustainability

“It’s not just about creating knowledge; it’s about creating knowledge that actually leads to action, not a report on a shelf.”

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