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Emeritus Status Approved


Emeritus status has been approved for the following faculty members: 

Elizabeth Dolan, associate professor of family studies

Ihab Farag, professor of chemical engineering

Curtis V. Givan, professor of biological sciences

David Hebert, professor of education

Robin Lent, lecturer of English

Fred Metting, professor of English, Manchester

William Scott, professor, Thompson School of Applied Sciences

Sally Ward, professor of sociology

UNH Professor: Growing Demand for ‘Green’ Technologies Threatens Environmental, Humanitarian Nightmare


As global consumers demand more “green” technologies and advanced products, people living in areas where extraction of substances used to manufacture such products face increasing environmental and humanitarian devastation, according to a new analysis by Stacy VanDeveer, associate professor of political science. 

Learn to Cook (Better) This Summer at UNH’s Thompson School


Learning – and great eating – doesn’t need to stop this summer, when a new series of cooking classes at the Thompson School of Applied Science introduces adult learners to a wide range of cuisines and culinary techniques. From “Mindful Cuisines” to bakery classics, gluten-free to grilling, the classes tap the Thompson School’s professional facilities and culinary arts faculty. 

Classes start on June 5 and run through July 19, 2013, from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays; the fee is $65 per class.  

UNH Center for Family Business Announces Leadership Development Graduates



UNH Center for Family Business 2013 Leadership Development graduates.

Front row: Peter Goedecke, Goedecke Flooring & Design, Bedford; Kristin Makris, Makris Lobster & Steak House, Concord; Brandi Coulter, Skillings and Sons, Amherst; Grant Kelly, New Hampshire Distributors, Concord.

Graduate Student Receives Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship


UNH doctoral candidate Sylvia Rodriguez-Abudo has been selected as an awardee in the Ford Foundation Fellowship 2013 dissertation competition. The fellowship provides a one-year stipend of $21,000 and pays Rodriguez-Abudo’s expenses to attend the annual Conference of Ford Fellows.  

Grad Receives Huntington Public Service Award


Alex FreidRecent graduate Alex Freid ’13 has received the 2013 Samuel Huntington Public Service Award. The award, granted by National Grid, provides a $10,000 stipend for a graduating college senior to pursue one year of public service.  

Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes Summary April 29, 2013


I.  Roll – The following senators were absent:  Connelly, Guo, Harrist, Hartter, Johnson, Kaen, Minocha, Scherr, Shore, and Simos.  A guest was John Aber.

Federal Subsidies Critical to Low-Income Families Facing Rising Child Care Costs


Low-income families have been hit hard by the rising cost of child care in America, and federal child care subsidies are one of the most important ways to mitigate rising child care costs that, for some households, now represent more than a third of their annual income, according to new research from the Carsey Institute at UNH. 

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