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Parking Office to perform software upgrade Friday
The Parking Office will be performing a software upgrade Friday, Feb. 6, temporarily limiting the scope of services available. The customer service counter and phone number will be available for information, visitor and temporary permits, acceptance of appeals, and other services not requiring the computer. However, access to accounts and certain transactions will be off line while the upgrade is installed. Full service should be restored by Monday, Feb. 9.

Faculty: Are your students interested in URC?
The Undergraduate Research Conference 2004 (aka URC 04) will be a weeklong, campuswide celebration of the research, creativity, and scholarly work of UNH undergraduates. The conference will take place from April 26 through May 1. Students from Durham and Manchester who have completed or are engaged in a research, creative, service learning, or capstone project are encouraged to present. Organizers hope that UNH faculty and staff will urge eligible undergraduates to participate in the conference, and encourage all students to attend URC activities. To present at URC 04, students or their faculty advisers must register by March 12: www.unh.edu/urc. Visit the URC Web site for a complete list of conference events. To schedule an event, contact Eleanor Abrams in the Office of the Vice President for Research and Public Service: eleanor.abrams@unh.edu,
2-4507.

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Feb. 6, 2004, Edition
 
Scientist contributes to student explaining prehistoric ice sheet
A UNH researcher has helped devise an explanation for a scientific mystery that, if confirmed, will aid efforts to understand the forces at work in the Earth’s climate system.

The researchers believe that huge lakes – together more than twice as large as the Caspian Sea – enhanced the formation of a giant ice sheet that covered the Russian Arctic 90,000 years ago.

Martin Jakobsson, a research scientist with the UNH Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping, co-authored a paper detailing the findings in the Jan. 29 issue of the journal Nature.
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How does climate change affect regional air quality?
A team of scientists from UNH’s Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS) has been awarded a three-year, $750,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to study how regional climate change would influence air quality in the Northeast.
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Scenes from UNH's MLK celebration

UNH celebrated the life of Martin Luther King Jr. last week with two days of activities. Mark Rubinstein (above), vice president for student and academic services, visits the Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity table at the Community Services for Change event. Elaine Jones, president and defense counsel for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Legal Defense and Education Fund, gives the keynote address during an evening of celebration and music. The Social Justice Award is presented to Justus Ogembo (left), assistant professor of education and anthropology; Elle Petcavage, senior majoring in psychology and English teaching; and Larry Brickner-Wood, chaplain of Waysmeet, the United Campus Ministry. (Katelyn Dolan/Media Relations)
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