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Special Rec Pass Available to Faculty and Staff Only
The UNH Campus Recreation Department is offering all benefits eligible faculty/staff (with a valid UNH ID) the opportunity to fit in some healthy fun and fitness over the holidays by coming to the Hamel Recreation Center for only $5 a week.† All guests and/or other family members (18 or over) can join for $5 a day. The deal runs Dec. 19, 2005 to Jan. 13, 2006. Facility hours are Dec. 19-23, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Dec. 24-Jan. 1, center closed for the holidays; Jan. 2-6 and 9-13 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Jan. 7-8 and 14-15, noon to 5 p.m. Fill out paperwork at the front desk of the Recreation Center and donít miss this opportunity to check out the facility and programs while the students are home for the holidays. Walk on the indoor track, take an aerobics class, try some yoga, play some basketball with your co-workers, or simply test out the equipment in the fitness center.

NEC Announces Winter Holiday Schedule
New England Center Hotel will close Wednesday Dec. 21, at 1:30 p.m., and reopen Thursday, Dec. 29, at noon. The restaurant closes Wednesday Dec. 21, at 1:30 p.m. and reopens for Sunday brunch Jan. 1, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The restaurant reopens Monday Jan. 2, at 7 a.m.

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Dec. 14, 2005
Next Publication Date: Wednesday, January 11 More >>>
UNH Crosses $1 Billion Mark In Research Funding
The University of New Hampshire crossed the $1 billion threshold in research funding in 2005, a milestone in the making since 1978. UNH achieved the $1 billion mark in the same year it broke another funding record -- 2005 was the first year the university received more than $100 million in external research funding. The one-year record marks a 15.2 percent increase from 2004, when the university attracted $94 million. More >>> (12-14-05)
Oldest Preserved Maya Mural Reveals Mythology Of Kings And Highly Developed Hieroglyphs
Archaeologists at an ancient Maya ceremonial site in Guatemala led by a UNH professor have uncovered the final wall of a large Maya mural dating from 100 B.C. that shows the mythology surrounding the origin of kings and a highly developed hieroglyphic script. More >>> (12-14-05)
UNH Scientists Present Findings From Huge Summer 2004 Air Quality Study  
UNH scientists and students affiliated with the joint UNH-NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) AIRMAP project contributed some 40 oral and posters presentations at last weeks' annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) in San Francisco.
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Poinsettias Are More Than A Pretty Plant
For visitors to the Whittemore Center, the tree of poinsettias brings holiday cheer. To the students that grew them, those Kris Krinkle, Cortez Burgundy and Monet Twilight poinsettias are a sort of living final exam. And for associate professor of plant biology Paul Fisher, they represent an opportunity to bring his teaching and research to the industry of growing the most popular potted flowering plant in the nation. More >>> (12-14-05)

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Cookie Break at the Dimond Library (12-14-05)
Feeling Overwhelmed Planning Holiday Parties? UNH Hospitality Management Professor Says Using Operations Management Will Simplify Efforts (12-14-05)
Celebrate the holidays at the University Holiday Party Dec. 14 (12-09-05)
Faculty Senate Minutes: Nov. 28, 2005 (12-14-05)

Great Bay Coast Watch Honors Local Volunteers (12-14-05)
UNH Welcomes All to Alumni Family Hockey Day Saturday, Jan. 7 (12-14-05)
CIS Signals: Vantagepoint - Inside CIS with CIO Tom Franke (12-14-05)
UNH In The News: Washington Post: Preserved Mural Unearthed in Guatemala (12-14-05) (Registration Required)

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