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UNH is "Schooling the Rest" in Social Media

08.15.13
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Director of Printing and Mail Services Helps Get Kids in the Game

08.14.13

It’s hard to write a story about baseball and avoid the clichés; American’s favorite pastime was practically invented for them. 

But words like perseverance, determination and will are anything but trite when it comes to describing the team that Paul Roberts coaches. Some of his players round the bases using wheelchairs. Some use walkers. And some run, flat out, like the wind, the disabilities they live with not as visible as their teammates’. 

What unites them isn’t a cliché either, although it might sound like one: heart, these kids have it in spades. 

The Science of Art: Turning Used Metal into Sculptures

07.31.13

Here’s proof that the career path we plan on is often not where life takes us.

Committee Chaired by UNH Prof Releases Final Gulf of Mexico Restoration Report

07.11.13
Professor Larry Mayer

Professor Larry Mayer chaired the National Research Council committee that just released a report on restoration of damage done to the Gulf of Mexico by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Credit: Lisa Nugent, UNH Photographic Services.

Dining Services Wins a Silver Medal in Annual Chef Competition

07.03.13
Asian braised pork

An Asian braised pork shoulder with a pear and red pepper slaw served in a bibb lettuce cup accompanied with soba noodles dressed with a garlic chili and fermented black bean dressing prepared by executive chef Christopher Kaschak.

2013 Communications Summit Set For July 9

06.12.13

Do you want to learn how to get your department’s stories told? Do you know how many choices there are for making that happen, and which options best suit your needs? Want help making your designs pop or maximizing the use of social media?  

Provost John Aber Returning to Faculty; Reception June 11

06.04.13

A special reception celebrating University Professor John Aber’s tenure as provost and his return to the faculty in the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture will be held Tuesday, June 11, from 4 to 6 p.m., in Huddleston Hall. Light refreshments will be served.  

Aber will return to the faculty June 30, 2013, after four years in the position. 

Lisa MacFarlane Named Next Provost

05.22.13

President Mark W. Huddleston has named Lisa MacFarlane as UNH’s next provost and vice president for academic affairs. Her appointment, pending approval by the Executive Committee of the USNH board of trustees, is expected to begin July 1, 2013.

MacFarlane, an accomplished scholar and leader, was one of three finalists for the position. She currently serves as senior vice provost for academic affairs. A professor of English at UNH since1987, she has also served as director of the University Honors Program and of the American Studies program.

President Considering Provost Search Committee Recommendation

05.15.13

On behalf of the provost search committee, we are writing to update the community on the status of the search for UNH’s next provost. First, we would like to thank so many members of the faculty, staff, student body, and community who took the time to participate in this process. We were impressed by the attendance at the forums and the thoughtfulness of the feedback submitted to us.

UNH Welcomes Nobel Laureate, Microfinance, and Social Business Pioneer Muhammad Yunus

05.08.13

UNH will welcome Muhammad YunusMuhammad Yunus, Nobel Laureate and pioneer of the microfinance industry, to campus this fall as the keynote speaker for the statewide New Hampshire Social Business and Microfinance Forum and the Social Business Innovation Challenge for New Hampshire college students.

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