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Are you interested in the V.P. Discretionary Grant Fund?
The Academic Strategic Plan has been approved, and one of the five strategic themes is “engagement and outreach.” To reflect this theme the VPR&PS Discretionary Fund will focus on “outreach scholarship.”Outreach Scholarship projects represent research efforts in which there is a mutually beneficial collaboration between UNH and external partners to generate and apply relevant knowledge to directly benefit the public. Applications are being accepted for FY04 discretionary grants. Application guidelines are available in the VPR&PS office and will be sent out to all faculty (tenure-track, research, extension, clinical) in late February. For additional information contact Kathy Mandsager, at 2-1997. or via e-mail. The deadline for receipt of proposals is April 15.

Professional Advising Award nominations are due March 3
Each year, the university recognizes one of its professional advisors for excellence in advising. Former recipients include Carol French (CEPS), Suzanne Booska (COLSA), Carole Pierce (SHHS), Janet Tucker (formerly DCE), Carol Sanborn (formerly UAC), Regina McCarthy (UNHM), Janice Chadwick (Psychology), Joanne Maldari (Athletics), Chris Sohl (Honors), and Carol Tonge Mack (formerly, UACC). This year, nominations are due in the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs’ office by noon March 3. Nominees should have at least three letters of support, including two from students, that address, among other attributes, the advisor’s knowledge and competence in their advising and commitment to assisting students. The award will be presented at the annual award luncheon March 23.

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Feb. 27, 2004, Edition
 
Graduate psychology program is one of four recognized by APA
The American Psychological Association (APA) recently recognized UNH’s Department of Psychology Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) Initiative as one of four graduate psychology programs that offer creative and forward-looking approaches to graduate education.
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Literacy at the Child Study and Development Center
New England children’s author Roberta Baker reads her book, No Ordinary Olive, to children at the Child Study and Development Center on Author’s Day last week, part of the center’s literacy week activities. Families joined in the interactive literacy activities throughout the afternoon. At CSDC literacy is viewed as a key tool in young children’s desire to investigate and make sense of the world around them. (Courtesy photo.)
 
Frankfurter wins annual Lindberg Award
David Frankfurter, professor of history and religious studies at UNH for almost 10 years, has been awarded the annual Lindberg Award for his achievements as both an outstanding scholar and teacher in the College of Liberal Arts. (02-27-04) More >>>
 
Graduate students to teach in schools with $1.9 million NSF grant
Thanks to a $1.9 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), a UNH graduate student is coming to a high school near you to help teach mathematics and science, and maybe even interest students in a career. (02-27-04) More >>>
 

Presidential Trade Rhetoric
Delia Conti, associate professor of communication arts and sciences at Penn State, discusses “Presidential Trade Rhetoric: The Pursuit of Free Trade.” Her lecture was part of the New Hampshire International Seminar Series “International Dimensions of the American Presidency.” (Katelyn Dolan/Media Relations)

 
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