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Professor Publishes Book on Pioneering Work of Donald Graves

05.20.13

Don Graves

Don Graves, author of “Writing: Teachers & Children at Work.”

Community Tree Farm Field Day Set for June 1 in Durham

05.17.13

Cooperative Extension and the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture invites the public to a Community Tree Farm Field Day on June 1 from 9 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. in the UNH woodlands. The field day will feature long and short tours, demonstrations, lectures, and lunch.  

“It’s a great opportunity to experience these working forests,” says forester Steve Eisenhaure, land use coordinator in the Office of Woodlands and Natural Areas.  

Professor Discusses Environmental Security at Wilson Center Event in D.C.

05.16.13

Stacy VanDeveer, associate professor of political science, participated in the event "Backdraft: The Conflict Potential of Climate Mitigation and Adaptation" at the Wilson Center  in Washington, D.C. Thursday, May 16, 2013.  

UNH Lodging Executive Sentiment Index Flat in April

05.16.13

U.S. lodging executives’ sentiment about general business conditions was flat in April compared to the prior month, according to the UNH Lodging Executives Sentiment Index (LESI) for the month ending April 2013. The index showed little growth to 69.3 from 68.8 in March 2013.  

UNH Professor Receives $750,000 in Prestigious Dept. of Energy Award

05.15.13

Xiaowei Teng, assistant professor of chemical engineeringXiaowei Teng, assistant professor of chemical engineering, has received an Early Career Research Award from the U.S. Department of Energy to pursue research that will improve the ability to store energy in supercapacitors.

UNH Report: Recession Did Not Lead to More Violence Against Children

05.10.13

A new study from the UNH Crimes against Children Research Center shows that there has not been a recession-related increase in violence exposure among children and youth. The research tracking more than 50 forms of violence, crime, bullying, and child maltreatment from 2008 to 2011 found levels for most forms of violence either declining or near the same levels. 

Healthy UNH Offers Tips for May Employee Health and Fitness Month

05.14.13

UNH is committed to improving the health of its faculty, staff, and student population through the work of Healthy UNH, and to making UNH the healthiest campus community in the country by 2020.  

In honor Employee Health and Fitness Month, Healthy UNH offers the following tip:  

Staff Recognition Honors 3,605 Years of Service

05.13.13

The annual staff recognition luncheon was held May 1 honoring 199 employees who together have 3,605 years of service.  

Included were staff members who have worked at UNH 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 years.  

During the celebration, President Mark Huddleston presented the 2013 Presidential Award of Excellence to this year's five award recipients.   

Teaching Tomorrow’s Scientists is Focus of Issues and Ice Cream Event May 22

05.13.13

UNH Cooperative Extension continues its “Issues and Ice Cream” series May 22 at the Chase Ocean Engineering building.

 Faculty, staff and students are invited to learn more about “UNH and the STEM Workforce: What is Our Role?”

The presentation and discussion, from 12:30 to 2 p.m., will focus on efforts at UNH and throughout New Hampshire to address science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) literacy and how to build a STEM-literate workforce.  

Farm Day in Concord June 2 Benefits NH Farm to School

05.13.13

Spend an afternoon at Concord’s Dimond Hill Farm Sunday, June 2, 2013, at a farm day event to benefit NH Farm to School, a project of UNH's Sustainability Institute that connects New Hampshire farms with local schools. The free event, from noon – 4 p.m., will feature music, food, and educational opportunities. 

“What better way to celebrate spring and connect with local food and farmers than by spending a day on a working farm,” says Stacey Purslow, NH Farm to School coordinator. 

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