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The Farmers Market is Opening

The Durham Farmers Market is open now through October. The market is in the Pettee Brook Parking Lot every Monday from 2:30 to 5:30 PM. There are several farmers selling vegetables and fruit, and residents will also find cut flowers, plants, bread and pastries from Currents Bakery, and more. Buying from local Farmers Markets encourages local food production, keeps land open and in farming, provides fresh, healthy food for residents, is a way of teaching our children where food comes from, and is an opportunity to meet the farmer who grew the food.

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June 7, 2006
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J. Bonnie Newman Named Interim President

J. Bonnie Newman will return to UNH on June 30, 2006 as interim president. The Executive Committee of the USNH Board of Trustees unanimously endorsed the recommendation from Chancellor Stephen J. Reno to appoint Ms. Newman as interim president. More >>> (06-07-06)

Committee Named for Presidential Search

USNH Board of Trustees Chairman Andy Lietz announced the members of the search committee that will be working over the next several months to help select the successor to University of New Hampshire President Ann Weaver Hart. More >>> (06-07-06)

A note from Chancellor Reno to UNH Community Members:

On behalf of the USNH Board Chair and the Search Committee Chair, I want to express our appreciation for your participation in the recent listening sessions held as part of the first phase of the search process for the next president of UNH. More >>> (06-07-06)

UNH Holds Landmark Conference on Black New England

Americans and New Englanders may be surprised to learn that New Hampshire was a major slave smuggling center during the colonial era. Although the issues of race and slavery normally are not associated with Northern New England, the region that includes New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont has a history of black culture that dates back hundreds of years. More >>> (06-07-06)

UNH, Granite State College Partner To Offer Nursing Degrees Via Distance Learning

In an ongoing effort to address the statewide and national shortage of nurses, the University of New Hampshire and Granite State College have joined forces to introduce distance learning into RN baccalaureate and master’s degree programs for nurses. More >>> (06-07-06)

New England Center Not Needed for Student Housing; Will Continue as Hotel

UNH will not need to use the New England Center hotel towers for student housing this fall. It will continue to operate as a hotel and conference center. More >>> (06-07-06)

UNH leads Asian officials on tour of local water facilities

Environmental officials from Cambodia and Vietnam toured New Hampshire water facilities recently-seeing the impacts of flooding first hand-as part of a University of New Hampshire-led effort to help cities in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) clean up their water. More >>> (06-07-06)

Guidelines for the Purchase and Disposal of Personal Computers

With the ever-increasing rate of advancement in technology, personal computers are being replaced on a regular basis. As a result, discarded computers are one of the fastest growing waste streams: UNH disposed of over 50,000 pounds of waste electronics, mostly personal computers, in 2004 alone. More >>> (06-07-06)