Stories in Topic: In the Community

  • Lewis Feldstein and Marcy Carsey
    09.25.14 - It's an Honor: 2014 Hubbard and Pettee Awards Bestowed
    An Emmy-winning television producer and a former New Hampshire Charitable Foundation president who speaks nationally on social capital received the University of New Hampshire’s two highest honors during a celebration with alumni and friends held Sept. 19.   Marcy Carsey ’66 ‘88H, producer of such hits as “The Cosby Show,” “Mork and Mindy,” and “Rosanne,” was honored with the UNH Foundation’s Hubbard Family Award for her exceptional philanthropy.  
  • 09.19.14 - Water Conservation Efforts Needed
  • UNH Alumnus and Brewer
    09.18.14 - What’s Brewing? A Look at UNH Alumni in the Beer Business
  • 09.11.14 - UNH’s Manchester Campus Will Move to Pandora Building; Expansion Will Spur Economic Growth
  • 08.28.14 - UNH Launches New Community Care Coordination Program
  • 08.28.14 - New School
  • 08.19.14 - Outdoor Pool Update
    The University recently received a geotechnical report on the soil conditions in the area of the future outdoor pool that found a large portion of the site has very poor soil for construction. As a result of the findings, additional work to the site must occur before construction can begin. This will add an additional two to three months to the construction timeline. As a result of this extra work the new outdoor pool will not be operational until the 2016 season.
  • UNH alumnus Erik Wochholz at Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, NH
    08.06.14 - Growing History
  • 07.09.14 - Extension Enlists Allies to Battle Ash Tree Pest
    Invasive insect threatens to spread across NH
    Emerald ash borer larvae eat away new wood that supports tree growth. The shiny green, half-inch-long bugs on display one recent evening at Canterbury Shaker Village don’t sting or bite or carry a nasty disease, but their mere presence in some stately old ash trees near the village is raising the alarm for landowners, loggers and firewood dealers across the state.
  • 07.01.14 - Spring/Summer 2014 Book Reviews
    Books by UNH alumni and faculty members
    If Only You People Could Follow DirectionsHer brother's keeperAt a grandfather's funeral, Jessica Hendry Nelson '06 finds her brother dressed in a yellow jumpsuit and handcuffs. After the service, other mourners go to the cemetery. Eric, serving time for theft, heads back to jail in a police van.
  • 06.24.14 - Get Puzzled!
    Spring/Summer 2014 crossword puzzle
     
  • 06.23.14 - In Memoriam—Cora Alison Porteous Dolan '83
    She lost her eyesight, but saw possibilities everywhere
    At age three, Cora Alison Dolan—always known as Alison—put on a brown dress and set off alone on a one-mile walk to the local school. Found by her frantic mother a few hundred yards from her destination, Dolan announced that she just wanted to be a Brownie like her older sister.
  • 06.23.14 - In Memoriam—Donald Bouchard '63
    A modern Renaissance man, he loved literature and philosophy, fly-fishing and family
     
  • 06.23.14 - In Memoriam—Judith Gove Browning '60
    A competitive athlete, she taught and traveled the world
    Peace Corps volunteer. Teacher. Sports enthusiast, musician, and woodworker. Judith Gove Browning wore many different hats throughout the course of her full and busy life.
  • 06.23.14 - In Memoriam—Gordon "Swifty" Swift '45
    He was a farmer turned master boat builder
    At the Thompson School of Applied Science, Gordon "Swifty" Swift milked the campus cows and herded sheep down Main Street with Rex, a border collie. After graduation, he lived above the stallion barn with his wife, Doris Pierce Swift '47. "It was very noisy," recalls Doris. "The horses were always kicking, and when they broke loose Gordon would have to round them up."
  • 06.23.14 - In Memoriam—David Richard Crockett '42
    He was a compassionate soldier and talented actor
    On October 2, 1942, Lt. David Crockett was en route to Great Britain aboard the converted ocean liner HMS Queen Mary. Life with his new bride, Dorothy Jasper Crockett '42, would be postponed until the end of World War II.
  • 06.19.14 - Growing History
    Erik Wochholz '01, '07 cultivates the past as Strawbery Banke’s historical horticulturist
  • 06.17.14 - New School
    Joan Stolar Smith '73 saw students struggling—and did something about it
  • 06.17.14 - The Write Stuff
    The past is personal for writer Dan Ford '54
  • 06.17.14 - Working on the Right Thing
    Awards pile up for Honeywell CEO David Cote '76
    Since becoming CEO of Honeywell in 2002, David Cote '76 has amassed a list of honors nearly as long as his company's list of products (everything from thermostats to turbochargers).