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Research Poster Tutorial Available for Download

10.15.13

The Office for Research Partnerships and Commercialization has announced the research poster tutorial, Creating a Large Format Poster to Present Your Research, is available for download and use on Blackboard. 

UNH Receives $4.3M Federal Grant to Improve National Disability Data

10.15.13

The Institute on Disability (IOD) at UNH has been awarded a five-year, $4.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Institute for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR). The grant, called the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics (StatsRRTC), works towards improving knowledge about and access to existing disability data and generating the knowledge needed to improve future disability data collection and dissemination. 

Museum of Art Exhibitions Focus on Cultural Impact of Social Issues

10.11.13

Two exhibitions focusing on the cultural impact of social, economic, and historic events are on view at the Museum of Art. “Honoré Daumier: Images of Protest, Voice of Dissent” and Wake Up Call: Recent Work by Raul Gonzalez III and Elaine Bay” runs through through Dec. 8. The Museum of Art is open to the public free of charge.

New OSHA Hazard Communication Standard Requires Training by Dec. 1

10.11.13

On March 20, 2012, the Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA) revised the Hazard Communication Standard to align the regulation with the provisions of the globally harmonized system of classification and labeling of chemicals (GHS).

These changes will impact all users of hazardous chemicals at UNH. GHS is an international, standardized approach to hazard communication. The introduction of this new system ensures that chemical users worldwide will understand the labeling and hazard identification associated with chemicals. 

October is Cyber Security Month

10.09.13

Last week at the beginning of Cyber Security Month, hackers attacked Adobe’s computer system. This week, they targeted well-known antivirus companies. Proving yet again that breaches can happen to anyone, and threats need to be taken seriously.

UNH’s IT Security attempts to keep safe computing in the forefront of employees’ minds, periodically reminding people not to give personal information online and to be cautious about opening emails when you don’t know the sender.

Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes Summary Sept. 23, 2013

10.04.13

Meeting called to order at 3:11 p.m.  September 23, 2013                        

I.  Roll – The following senators were absent: Caron, Denis, Guo, Harkless, Kalinowski, Minocha, Morgan, Pohl, Shore, Tenczar.  Guests were Monica Chiu, Karen Graham, President Huddleston, Lisa MacFarlane and May-Win Thein. 

Farmers Market Survey Reveals High Customer Satisfaction

10.08.13

Customers of farmers markets in Rockingham and Strafford Counties are highly satisfied with the quality of the products sold at their local markets, and the number of vendors participating in the markets has grown since 2005. Those are some of the findings of two recent studies of farmers markets conducted by the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture and UNH Cooperative Extension.

Pulitzer Prize Winner Hedrick Smith Discusses “Who Stole the American Dream” Oct. 23

10.07.13

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and Emmy Award winning producer Hedrick Smith will speak at UNH Oct. 23 at 4 p.m. in MUB Theatre II. The event is free. 

Smith will discuss his latest book, “Who Stole the American Dream?” in which he describes an America that has moved from an era of middle class prosperity and power, effective bipartisanship and grass roots activism to polarized gridlock, unequal democracy and an unequal economy that has unraveled the American Dream for millions of middle class families. 

Classics Program Celebrates the Culture and History of Greece Oct. 23-25

10.07.13

UNH will celebrate the culture and history of Greece during three days of events, including the 2013 Rouman Lecture, Wednesday, Oct. 23 to Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. All events are free and open to the public.

"The classics program at UNH is proud to present valuable and enriching lectures and other events, both to the university community as well as the wider public, and sees this as an important part of the university's commitment to outreach," said Robert Scott Smith, associate professor of classics.

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