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The New Hampshire Innovation Research Center is now accepting letters of intent from New Hampshire companies that wish to conduct research with New Hampshire-based colleges and universities including the University of New Hampshire and Dartmouth University. A nonbinding letter of intent on company letterhead is due Oct. 1, 2014.
University of New Hampshire scientists on a seafloor mapping mission have discovered a new seamount near the Johnson Atoll in the Pacific Ocean. The summit of the seamount rises 1,100 meters from the 5,100-meter-deep ocean floor.
Carl Dietrich, co-founder, CEO and CTO of Terrafugia, Inc., will speak at the next meeting of the University of New Hampshire CEO Forum Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, at 9 a.m. The program begins at 8 a.m. in Huddleston Hall with coffee and networking, with a full breakfast at 8:30 a.m.
The University of New Hampshire’s Thompson School of Applied Science (TSAS) and Center on Aging and Community Living (CACL) have launched a new certificate program in community care coordination. The flexible 19-credit program is currently enrolling traditional and non-traditional students to begin this fall.
The University of New Hampshire Rosenberg Franchise 50 Index, which tracks publicly traded companies in the United States engaged in business format franchising, rose 5.3 percent in the second quarter of 2014, boosted by strong performance from Ruby Tuesday and many other franchise companies.
The moon appears to be a tranquil place, but modeling done by University of New Hampshire and NASA scientists suggests that, over the eons, periodic storms of solar energetic particles may have significantly altered the properties of the soil in the moon’s coldest craters through the process of sparking—a finding that could change our understanding of the evolution of planetary surfaces in the solar system.
Bridgewater State University and Carleton College have joined the more than 20 colleges and universities around the country using UNHCEMS®, a web-deployed chemical inventory management system developed at the University of New Hampshire.
The New Hampshire Small Business Development Center (NH SBDC), an outreach program of the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire, has launched three new, free online mini-courses “Pinterest for Business”, “Mobile Marketing” and “Instagram for Business.” The mini-courses last up to 15 minutes each and help entrepreneurs learn about social media options for their businesses.
The University of New Hampshire and Great Bay Community College have announced a new dual admission program that will allow students to seamlessly transfer into UNH to complete a bachelor’s degree after completing their associate degree at Great Bay. Qualified students can earn credits that apply to both their associate degree and bachelor’s degree while at GBCC. Upon completion of an associate degree and a cumulative 2.5 grade point average or higher, program participants are guaranteed seamless entry into UNH’s College of Liberal Arts.
The Lodging Executives Sentiment Index for the current period ending June 2014 increased to 79.5 from May’s 76.8 reading. Overall the lodging executives’ sentiment for Present Business Conditions and Business Conditions 12 months in the future improved during this current period.
Today is Tuesday, September 2, 2014.
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