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Planning an Exit Strategy Topic of CEO Forum March 21

03.06.13

Why founders and CEOs should plan an exit strategy will be discussed at the next meeting of the UNH CEO Forum. 

The event will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday, March 21, 2013. The program begins at 8 a.m. in Huddleston Hall with coffee and networking, with a full breakfast at 8:30 a.m. 

Brad Sterl Jr., founder and CEO of Ever Better Eating, Inc., will discuss how every founder and CEO must plan an exit strategy as part of an overall effective business strategy. 

Second-Generation Balkan War Victims Struggle with Violence, Substance Abuse

03.06.13

UNH researcher Laurence French gives a talk on “PTSD in the Balkans” at the University of Tusla in Bosnia. French was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, from 2009 to 2010.

Research Profile: Julia Rodriguez: Studying Science through the Lens of History

03.06.13

Professor Julia Rodriguez doesn’t come up with scientific theories or observe cells through a microscope.  She has, however, spent her life studying science. A contradiction in terms? Not at all.  

Rodriguez is less interested in the validity of scientific claims themselves than in the question of how scientific ideas about race and gender intersect in society, specifically in Latin America.  

Karen Bennett Named a Fellow with the Society of American Foresters

03.06.13

Karen Bennett, Cooperative Extension professor and forest resources specialist, is one of the newest Fellows with the Society of American Foresters (SAF). 

Women’s Studies Launches ‘Who Needs Feminism’ Campaign

03.06.13

The Department of Women’s Studies has launched the ‘Who Needs Feminism’ campaign. We asked Molly Branch, project coordinator of the Who Needs Feminism campaign and a senior English teaching and women’s studies major, to tell us a little about it.

UNH Hosts N.H. Women in Politics Event March 6

02.27.13

The state of New Hampshire made history last fall when it became the first state with an all-female Congressional delegation. This March, UNH will celebrate this milestone as part of Women’s History Month.

“New Hampshire Women in Politics: First in the Nation,” will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Huddleston Hall. The event is hosted by the College of Liberal Arts and the Women’s Studies Program. It is free and open to the public.

CSDC Receives Re-Accreditation

02.27.13

UNH’s Child Study and Development Center has received re-accreditation through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the world’s largest professional organization focused on early childhood education. The accreditation, which the CSDC has held since 1999, places the UNH laboratory school in select company: Just 5 percent of early childhood programs in New Hampshire and 8 percent nationally carry this accreditation. 

UNH Hosts Campus Conversation on Sustainable Investing March 4

02.27.13

Sustainable investing at UNH will be the focus of a campus conversation Monday, March 4, 2013, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Huddleston Ballroom. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the event is free and open to the public.

Coordinated by UNH’s Discovery Program and NH Listens, the conversation on investment and divestment is designed to give the university community an opportunity to become informed and explore issues related to the sustainable investment of the UNH endowment portfolio.

Fiona Wilson, Profile in Sustainability

02.27.13

Fiona Wilson is an assistant professor of strategy, social entrepreneurship, and sustainability at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics.

Research Profile: Serita Frey: In the Environment, Little Things Count

02.27.13

Scoop up a handful of dirt from your garden or backyard.  It may look like nothing’s there.  In fact, you’re holding some 200 billion organisms, including tens of thousands of different species.  And most of them are in the midst of a vital job: recycling dead plant and animal debris. 

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