UACC Hosts Events for Psychology, CEPS, COLSA, and HHS Students

Faculty and staff are asked to remind psychology students that a career event on internships and career plans will be held Wednesday, March 29, at 6:30 p.m. in the MUB, Room 321. The Psychology Club and the UACC are hosting the event, and UNH psychology alumni will attend to share their experiences. Students will learn how a degree in psychology can prepare them for a variety of careers. The UACC also will host its final Resume Review Day, Thursday, March 30, noon to 4 p.m., Hood House. The event is geared to CEPS, COLSA and HHS students. Employers from those industries will be on hand to critique resumes.

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Actor Mike O’Malley is Keynote Speaker at UNH Commencement May 20

Mike O’Malley, star of the CBS comedy Yes, Dear and a 1988 graduate of the University of New Hampshire, will give the keynote address at his alma mater’s 136th Commencement ceremony Saturday, May 20, 2006, beginning at 10 a.m. in Cowell Stadium. More >>> (03-29-06)

J. Gregg Sanborn Wins 2006 Eleanor Collier Award

J. Gregg Sanborn, executive director of the University of New Hampshire Alumni Association, has won the 2006 Eleanor Collier Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), District I. He was selected for contributions that reflect honor on CASE, higher education and the field of academic administration. More >>> (03-29-06)

UNH Hosts Corporate Responsibility Initiative’s Kick-Off Event With CNN’s Myron Kandel

Three prominent national figures from government, finance and the law will inaugurate New Hampshire’s new Initiative For Corporate Responsibility and Investor Protection. The event, the first in a series of high-level forums, will be held in conjunction with the Whittemore School of Business and Economics Tuesday, April 4. More >>> (03-29-06)

Trip Report: P.T. Vasudevan Travels to Portugal for Bioenergy Conference

P.T. Vasudevan, professor of chemical engineering, received one of the 2005-06 CIE Faculty International Travel grants funded by the VPAA. In March 2006, he traveled to Portugal to participate in a conference, Bioenergy: From Concept to Commercial Processes, organized by the Engineering Conferences International. More >>> (03-29-06)

Annual UNH Greenhouse Open House Is March 31 And April 1

Never mind the fickle New England weather: Spring will arrive in Durham March 31 and April 1, when the University of New Hampshire Greenhouse hosts its annual Open House (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.). The free open house promises to chase away the winter blues with creative displays and educational lectures for home gardeners and landscapers. More >>> (03-29-06)

Lisa C. Miller, Excellence in Teaching
Lisa C. Miller

Campus Journal is pleased to feature UNH's 2005 Faculty Excellence winner profiles this spring. This week’s profile is Lisa C. Miller, associate professor of English. At the beginning of her classes, Lisa Miller asks students to tell her something about themselves. To give back, she shares something personal about herself--often mentioning her study of tai chi, a form of Chinese martial arts. More >>> (03-29-06)

Seagrass Is In Decline Worldwide, Says UNH Researcher

Around the world, seagrass beds – shallow-water ecosystems that are important habitats, food sources, and sediment stabilizers – are in decline, says Frederick Short, research professor of natural resources and marine science at the University of New Hampshire. And as these underwater meadows disappear, so do commercially valuable shellfish and fish, waterfowl and other wildlife, water quality, and erosion prevention. More >>> (03-29-06)

NHPTV Presents David Fanning, Executive Producer of PBS Frontline Program

David Fanning, executive producer of the award-winning PBS public affairs documentary series Frontline, will speak to New Hampshire journalism and media high school and college students and faculty members Wednesday, April 5 from 2-4 p.m. at the UNH Manchester campus auditorium about the future of investigative television journalism. More >>> (03-29-06)