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Drysdale New Associate Dean of COLA


Alasdair Drysdale

Alasdair Drysdale, professor of geography and Senior Faculty Fellow in the College of Liberal Arts, has been appointed associate dean, effective Aug. 26.  

‘Glass Ceiling’ and ‘Sticky Floor’ Barriers Tackled at Paul College Women’s Leadership Development Program


Women leaders dealing with “glass ceiling” and “sticky floor” barriers to the success will have the chance to learn about the latest strategies to address these issues as the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics kicks off its fall Women’s Leadership Development Program Sept. 16, 2013. The intensive, three-day program focuses on the critical capacities of women leaders, cultural and institutional challenges they may face, and strategies and techniques for driving career transitions. 

New UNH Research: Online Predators Not Distinctively Dangerous Sex Offenders


A new UNH study challenges the view that online predators are a distinctly dangerous variety of sex offender, requiring special programs to protect youth.

The study from the UNH Crimes against Children Research Center finds that sex offenders who target teens increasingly use Internet and cell phone communications to lure teens into sexual relationships. In crimes that involve such communications, offenders who meet and recruit youth online operate in much the same way as offenders who meet and know youth in ordinary offline environments.

N.H. Entrepreneurs Invited to Compete in Statewide Social Business Innovation Challenge


Granite State social entrepreneurs now have the opportunity to participate in a statewide competition that also challenges New Hampshire college and university students to find innovative, market-based solutions to pressing social and environmental issues at the state, national or global level.

Registration Open for Cooperative Extension Agriculture and Natural Resource Business Institute


Cooperative Extension is accepting registrations for its Agriculture and Natural Resource Business Institute (ANRBI). Those interested in starting or expanding an agricultural or natural resource business are encouraged to attend the 13-week course, which starts Sept. 11. 

Informational Meeting for Marine Docent Volunteers


Learn about the marine environment and give back to your community by becoming a UNH Marine Docent. An informational meeting for those interested in becoming a docent will be held on Thursday, Aug. 22 at 10 a.m. at the N.H. Sea Grant office, 122 Mast Road in Lee. 

The UNH Marine Docent program is a group of more than 170 volunteers who educate the community about coastal resources, teaching up-to-the-minute marine science in classrooms and at sea aboard the University’s research vessel. 

Arctic Warming and Your Weather: Public Sees a Connection


New research from UNH finds that most people think future Arctic warming will affect the weather where they live. 

The research was conducted by Lawrence Hamilton, professor of sociology and senior fellow at the Carsey Institute, and Mary Stampone, assistant professor of geography and the New Hampshire state climatologist. Their study, combining surveys with weather data, is presented in the article “Arctic Warming and Your Weather: Public Belief in the Connection” in the International Journal of Climatology.  

Grant to UNH Institute Will Evaluate Public Health Funding in N.H.


The New Hampshire Institute for Health Policy and Practice (NHIHPP), a research institute at UNH, has received a $150,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to identify New Hampshire’s myriad sources of public health funding with an eye toward improving the funding and delivery of public health services in the state. 

Peter Erickson Honored for Dairy Science Teaching


Professor Pete EricksonPete Erickson, professor of dairy cattle management, has received Land O’Lakes/Purina Teaching Award in Dairy Production, the nation’s highest award for dairy science teaching.

New Youth Ticket Pricing at UNH Theatre & Dance



The Department of Theatre and Dance has added a universal ticket price of $8 for all shows for youth, 17 and under.  

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