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UNH Offers MOOC on the Presidential Primary


Every four years presidential candidates and the national media descend on the Granite State in advance of its first-in-the-nation presidential primary. Students at UNH have a front row seat to the phenomenon and now people around the world can too as the university prepares to launch a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in the fall of 2015, leading up to the primaries in early 2016.

UNH Project SMART Offers New Scholarships to NH HS Students


Up to 25 promising high school students from New Hampshire will share $50,000 in scholarships to attend Project SMART, UNH’s residential summer institute focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). 

The scholarships, which range from $1,000 to $3,700 for the four-week institute, will go to high-achieving students entering 10th and 11th grade. Amounts awarded will be based on merit and demonstrated financial need. 

JFK: A Community Remembers


Fifty years ago this month, President John F. Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. While the media is exhaustively revisiting the events of that fateful day, members of the university community are replaying memories that seem quite fresh, despite the intervening years.

For traditional-age students at UNH, the anniversary may hold little resonance.

UNH Greenhouses Get Top Grade for Sustainability

representative of the Dutch company Milieu Project Sierteelt (MPS) Group, tours the UNH Macfarlane Greenhouses with greenhouse manager David Goudreault

Arthij van der Veer (left), auditor of the Dutch company Milieu Project Sierteelt (MPS) Group, tours the UNH Macfarlane Greenhouses with greenhouse manager David Goudreault.

Paul College Launches Innovation Lab for Rapid Prototyping of New Products

Paul College students observe a 3D printer

Kevin Klosek-Stevens, left, and Spencer Roux observe a 3D printer in the new Innovation Lab at the Paul College. Mike Ross/UNH Photographic Services.

Young Appointed Associate Vice President for Finance


Joanna Young has been appointed associate vice president for finance at the university in addition to her role as chief information officer. She has been serving in the financial position on an interim basis for the past two years.

“During the interim period I asked Joanna to bring her skills to bear in strengthening the financial organization,” said Dick Cannon, vice president for finance and administration. “She has demonstrated very strong leadership skills and management abilities, and I am confident she will continue to do so in this important role.”

Government Shutdown Impact on UNH


Due to a lapse in appropriated funding and the government’s failure to put a continuing resolution into place for fiscal year 2014, the federal government began a partial shutdown, at 12 a.m.

Professional Development and Training Reps Meet with North African Educators


Linda Conti

Linda Conti, marketing director for UNH’s Professional Development and Training, and an interpreter, at a meeting with North African educators.

UNH Manchester Receives $750,000 from NSF for Computing Education for High School Students


To be competitive in the 21st century workplace, high school students today need to acquire strong computational skills and be able to connect and apply academic content to real-world challenges.

UNH Welcomes Pulitzer Prize Winner and LBJ Biographer Robert Caro Sept. 27


Pulitzer Prize winner and author Robert Caro, who has written extensively on the life and presidency of President Lyndon B. Johnson, will give the inaugural Rutman Distinguished Lecture on the American Presidency at UNH Friday, Sept. 27. 

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