UNH Selects New Provider of Outsourced Custodial Service

UNICCO Service Company, of Newton, Mass., has assumed responsibility for housekeeping services from GCA July 1, 2006. Each building representative has worked with us to prepare detailed service requirements that have been incorporated into our contract with UNICCO. UNICCO will assume responsibility for the same set of buildings that have been serviced by GCA; no buildings are being added to the outsourced group as part of this transition. UNICCO has been providing superior service at Keene State College for many years. It will be introducing their green cleaning program, using environmentally friendly products and cleaning methods. Work orders and calls for service will remain the same through the Facilities Call Center at 2-1437.

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July 5, 2006
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UNH Declares Excessive Heat Alert for Outdoor Activity

The UNH Department of Environmental Health and Safety has determined that the temperature has exceeded the permissible levels for outdoor activity and therefore the Excessive Heat Guidelines below are in effect Monday, July 17, 2006. More >>> (07-17-06)

It’s Only a Drill!

The New Hampshire National Guard's 12th Civil Support Team (CST) will be on campus next week, July 11-13, to conduct emergency response exercises in two UNH buildings. More >>> (07-05-06)

Professor Develops New Way To Understand Personality And Answer The Age-Old Question, 'Who Am I?'

In a far-reaching advance in the field of personality psychology, a UNH professor has developed a new way of understanding personality and addressing the age-old question, “Who Am I?” It provides the first integrated picture of personality that combines the lasting insights of the theories of noted 20th century psychologists such as Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, Carl Rogers, and their peers, with the ideas of contemporary personality. More >>> (07-05-06)

Experimental Fish Cage Makes a Splash

Researchers from the University of New Hampshire’s Open Ocean Aquaculture Project (OOA) launched the prototype for a new offshore, submerged fish cage in Portsmouth Harbor last week. More >>> (07-05-06)

UNH Librarian Appointed President Of Elite Library Consortium

Claudia Morner, dean of the University Library at UNH, was recently appointed president of the Boston Library Consortium, just four years after the university was admitted into the prestigious consortium. Founded in 1970, the Boston Library Consortium is a cooperative association of 19 academic and research libraries that share resources so the collective strengths of the group advance the research and learning of the members' constituents. More >>> (07-05-06)

CIE travel report: Sean Moore

Sean Moore, assistant professor of English, was one of two faculty members the Center for International Engagement named as a recipient of a $2,000 Faculty International Engagement Award funded by the VPAA for 2005-06. Moore just returned from his travels to Germany and Ireland where he attended a series of meetings and continued his research on literature of the 18th century as it relates to the culture and political economy of that time. More >>> (07-05-06)

UNH WildCAP Initiative Helps Campus Community Save Energy And Money

UNH’s Office of Sustainability launches the second year of WildCAP, a climate action program that makes it easier for students and their parents, faculty, staff, and Durham area residents and landlords to reduce their energy use and greenhouse gas emissions while saving money - one light bulb or compact fridge at a time. More >>> (07-05-06)