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USNH Board of Trustees Approves Complete Renovation of Hamilton Smith, Other Campus Facilities
Citing a strong commitment to addressing long deferred maintenance on academic buildings, and the desire to help its campuses tackle priority projects, the University System of New Hampshire board of trustees voted Friday, April 18, 2014, to approve renovations to Hamilton Smith Hall, one of the university’s most iconic buildings. (04-18-14) Read >>>

UNH Student Project Diverts Nitrogen-Rich Urine From Great Bay to Farm Fields

Every day, the wastewater treatment plant in Durham treats 10,000 gallons of urine, filtering out nitrogen that could harm the Great Bay Estuary into which the wastewater flows. And every year, farmers spend tens of thousands of dollars on nitrogen-laden fertilizer to boost the growing power of their crops.

(04-10-14) Read >>>

UNHInnovation Head Named to National Board of Directors

Marc Sedam, executive director of UNHInnovation at the University of New Hampshire, has been elected to the board of directors of the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) as its vice president for professional development. In this position, Sedam is responsible for identifying and clarifying professional development needs and goals of the membership, and developing and implementing programs to meet those needs and goals in coordination with the board.

(04-09-14) Read >>>

Poet to Deliver UNH Heilbronner Lecture April 23

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.

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UNH Professor Tapped to Investigate Washington State Landslide
A University of New Hampshire civil engineering professor is part of a team that will collect information and document the effects of the March 22, 2014, Oso landslide in Snohomish County, Washington. Jean Benoît, professor of civil engineering at UNH, and colleagues on the Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance (GEER) Association, supported by the National Science Foundation, will document the effects of the landslide on the built and natural environments. (04-09-14) Read >>>

UNH Hosts Sales Case Competition for Students in New England to Make Their Pitch
Students from around New England will make their pitch to prominent business leaders in a sales case competition Saturday, April 12, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. co-hosted by the Sales Center of Excellence at the University of New Hampshire and the student-run UNH Sales Club. (04-08-14) Read >>>

UNH Paul College Hospitality Management Unveils New Specialized Curriculum
The University of New Hampshire 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. (04-07-14) Read >>>

UNH’s 15th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference April 11-26, 2014
The 15th annual Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) at the University of New Hampshire, featuring more than 1,300UNH students from all academic disciplines, takes place April 11-26, 2014. (04-03-14) Read >>>

UNH Reports: New Hampshire Getting Warmer, Wetter as Climate Changes
As heat-trapping gases from the burning of fossil fuels and other human activities continue to accumulate in the atmosphere, average annual temperatures in New Hampshire will likely rise by 3 to 5 degrees Fahrenheit and extreme precipitation events will likely double by mid-century, according to two University of New Hampshire reports released today. (04-03-14) Read >>>

John Pike to Retire From UNH Cooperative Extension
John Pike will retire as dean and director of University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension after nearly 40 years with the organization that has served the people, businesses, and communities of the Granite State for a century. His retirement is effective June 30, 2014. (04-02-14) Read >>>

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