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UNH Instruments to Lift Off on NASA Four-Satellite Mission March 12

On March 12, 2015 at 10:44 p.m. EDT, scientists, engineers, and students from the University of New Hampshire’s Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS) and department of physics will watch anxiously as ten years of exacting scientific effort is blasted into outer space by a 191-foot Atlas V rocket launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

(03-05-15) Read >>>

Spring Arrives at the UNH Macfarlane Research Greenhouses March 27-28, 2015

Had enough of the snow? Get ready to welcome spring with a visit to the University of New Hampshire Macfarlane Research Greenhouses during the annual spring open house Friday and Saturday, March 27 and 28, 2015. This year’s event will provide displays and plenty of information to help chase away winter blues and welcome spring. The greenhouses will be open from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. both days.

(03-05-15) Read >>>

UNH Announces New Land-Grant University Online Resource
The University of New Hampshire announces the official launch of and its participation in the National Land-Grant Impacts website, a centralized online resource that highlights the teaching, agricultural experiment station research, and cooperative extension efforts by land-grant universities. (03-04-15) Read >>>

Registration for UNH Summer 2015 Camps Is Open

From acting to programming, writing to technology, the University of New Hampshire offers more than 40 summer camps and programs to entertain and educate K-12 youth. Registration for many of the 2015 offerings is now open. Programs range from traditional summer day camps to specialty athletics camps to arts camps, STEM programs, and a variety of other academic subjects. Day and overnight programs are available. For a full list of camps, as well as dates, ages and registration information, go to

(03-02-15) Read >>>

Award-Winning Poet Jean Valentine to Read at UNH March 5, 2015
Acclaimed poet Jean Valentine will read from her work and hold a Q&A session Thursday, March 5, 2015, at 5 p.m. in the Memorial Union Building, Theatre I, as part of the University of New Hampshire Writers Series. The event is free and open to the public. (02-27-15) Read >>>

UNH Center for Family Business Focuses on Non-Family Employees March 4
The University of New Hampshire Center for Family Business will present “The Issues, Care and Management of Non-Family Employees - Before, During and After a Family Business Succession” at The Centennial Inn in Concord Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Registration and coffee start at 8 a.m. Lunch and networking will follow at noon. (02-24-15) Read >>>

Tickets Available for Spring 2015 Gourmet Dinner at UNH

The University of New Hampshire will host the “New Orleans: Unmasked” gourmet dinners Friday, March 27, and Saturday, March 28, with a brunch served Sunday, March 29, at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics, 10 Garrison Avenue. Tickets are $50 per person for dinner ($40 for students) and $40 per person for brunch ($30 for students) and may be purchased online at

(02-24-15) Read >>>

Vice President Joe Biden to Visit UNH Feb. 25, 2015

Vice President Joe Biden will receive the second Warren B. Rudman Award for Distinguished Public Service on February 25, 2015, when he visits the University of New Hampshire.

(02-23-15) Read >>>

Unique Internship Brings UNH Occupational Therapy Students to Disabled Skiers

DURHAM, N.H. – Five University of New Hampshire occupational therapy students are honing their craft with a unique 12-week internship teaching people with disabilities to ski and snowboard in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. It’s the first fieldwork placement of its type for occupational therapy (OT) students anywhere, organizers say.

(02-20-15) Read >>>

UNH Structural Engineering Professor Available to Comment on Roof Collapses

A structural engineering professor at the University of New Hampshire is available to discuss the dangers this season’s record snowfalls on roofs. Ray Cook, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, can discuss the science behind this winter’s many roof collapses and give advice for preventing them.

(02-19-15) Read >>>

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