Benefits Fair is Nov. 1
The 2005 UNH HR Benefits/Services Fair is Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Granite State Room, MUB. The USNH Benefits office will be sending out Open Enrollment packets in late October that will contain information on the 2006 changes and updates in core benefits for all faculty and staff.
Flu Clinic set for Nov. 9
Health Services will hold a flu clinic open to the UNH communit
Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Granite State Room,
MUB. The vaccine for faculty/staff is $22, and $14 for students.
Cash, checks, Mastercard, Visa and Cats Cache accepted. The Centers
for Disease Control recommends that individuals with chronic illnesses
or conditions obtain the vaccine prior to Oct. 25. If this applies
to you or someone you know, the vaccine may be obtained in advance
by calling Health Services at 2-2856.
Publication Date: Wednesday, Oct. 26 More
Do You Want To Celebrate At Your University Holiday Party?
The University Holiday Party is just seven weeks away and this year,
faculty and staff are being asked to provide their thoughts and suggestions
about how they would like to celebrate at the event by completing
an online survey. More
UNH Study Helps New Englanders Weather The Storm
Research from the University of New Hampshire Stormwater
Center is poised to help communities throughout the Northeast improve
water quality and reduce runoff through better stormwater management.
The center is the only one of its kind in the country.
Dates New Fossils of Ancient Human Ancestors When
paleontologists discovered the fossilized remains of two previously
unknown species of primate in Egypt, they turned to a UNH geologist
to help date their find. Associate Professor Will Clyde put the age
of the fossils at around 37 million years, making them some of the
oldest human ancestors ever found. More
Engineer Helping NASA Control Powerful Telescope A UNH mechanical engineering professor is helping
NASA control what is designed to be the most powerful X-ray telescope
ever built. More
UNH Sawmill Prepares To Meet 21st Century Challenges Of State’s
no heat or running water and access only by dirt road, UNH’s
Thompson School Sawmill is one of the university’s more
distinctive laboratories. Yet since 1968, the barn-like structure
has helped supply New Hampshire’s forest-products industry
(the state’s third-largest industry) with qualified graduates
of forestry programs. Now, after nearly four decades of admirable
but increasingly obsolete service, the sawmill will get a much-needed