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4th Annual Peeps Contest Winners

04.24.13

The creative Peep-ole have done it again.

Using marshmallow Peeps, those candy treats that bloom around Easter, they’ve come up with really clever ways to show what being healthy means to them by creating dioramas for Health Services’ 4th Annual Peeps Contest.

The 11 entries garnered more than 300 votes.

This year’s winners in the individual category are:

1st Place: Kristin Onos, graduate student -- “Peeps on Mendums Pond”

2nd place: Kristin Blackwell, staff, chemistry department --, “Little Blue Peep’s Sustainable Farm”

Rivers Act as “Horizontal Cooling Towers,” Study Finds

04.24.13

Running two computer models in tandem, UNH scientists have detailed for the first time how thermoelectric power plants interact with climate, hydrology, and aquatic ecosystems throughout the northeastern U.S. and show how rivers serve as “horizontal cooling towers” that provide an important ecosystem service to the regional electricity sector — but at a cost to the environment. 

4th Annual Peeps Contest Winners

04.18.13

 

 

The creative Peep-ole have done it again.

Using marshmallow Peeps, those candy treats that bloom around Easter, they’ve come up with really clever ways to show what being healthy means to them by creating dioramas for Health Services’ 4th Annual Peeps Contest.

The 11 entries garnered more than 300 votes.

This year’s winners in the individual category are:

Promising Student Entrepreneurs Present Business Ideas April 26

04.18.13

Promising entrepreneurs hoping to win this year’s record $25,000 Holloway Prize – the oldest business plan competition in the state and one of the first in the nation – will vie in the first stage of the competition this April, having only 10 minutes to make their best first impression. 

Promising Student Entrepreneurs Present Business Ideas at UNH April 26

04.18.13

Promising entrepreneurs hoping to win this year’s record $25,000 Holloway Prize – the oldest business plan competition in the state and one of the first in the nation – will vie in the first stage of the competition this April, having only 10 minutes to make their best first impression. 

PT Now Eligible for Tandem Rewards

04.15.13

By now you’ve heard of Tandem Health Advantage, the personal health care shopping service that compares medical fees and offers cash rewards to eligible UNH employees who opt to use a lower cost provider for qualifying tests or procedures.

Now, physical therapy (PT) has been added to the list; employees who call Tandem to find a lower cost provider before having treatment will receive $100. The incentive is for the entire course of therapy, not per visit. Meaning you get $100 whether you go four times or 10. 

Opening of Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics Celebrated

04.17.13

On April 12, UNH celebrated the opening of the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics and the generosity of philanthropist and alumnus Peter T. Paul, whose record-setting $25 million gift made the new college possible. The new building transforms the university’s graduate and undergraduate business education and reinforces its long, proud history of offering a first-rate business education.

14th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference Runs Through April 27

04.11.13

UNH’s 14th annual Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) takes place in Durham and Manchester  through April 27, 2013, featuring hundreds of UNH students from all academic disciplines presenting the results of their research, scholarship, engagement, and creative works.  

Students work with faculty mentors to conduct scholarly inquiry into topics that intrigue them, engaging in a process that teaches creative thinking and problem solving within their chosen disciplines.

EPA Honors UNH for Reducing Food Waste

04.09.13

The Environmental Protection Agency honored UNH with its Food Recovery Challenge Achievement Award last week, recognizing the university for cutting food waste significantly below the previous years’ levels. UNH was among seven New England colleges and universities to receive the award

Police Department Receives Reaccreditation Recommendation

04.09.13

UNH Police After an exhaustive four-day review by two members of the national Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) the UNH Police Department learned late last week that it continues to meet professional law enforcement standards and assessors will recommend the agency be awarded reaccreditation.

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