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Hospitality Management Students Spice Up the Conversation with ‘Dash’ Gourmet Dinner March 22 and 23

02.27.13

The Department of Hospitality Management will host the “Dash” Gourmet Dinner Friday, March 22, and Saturday, March 23, which will feature an evening of fine cuisine showcasing culinary seasonings inspired by a diverse array of aromatic herbs and spices.  

Hosted by Advanced Food and Beverage class students at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics, the Dash will be held at the Stillings Dining Hall, 20 Ballard Drive. The evening begins at 5 p.m. with a cocktail hour, followed by dinner at 6 p.m. 

UNH Forest Watch: Record White Pine Needle Loss in 2010

02.27.13

From left to right, Forest Watch director Barry Rock, 2013 Lauten Award recipient Wesley Blauss, former program coordinator Mike Gagnon, and current Forest Watch program coordinator Martha Carlson. Photo by Kristi Donahue, UNH-EOS.

New Rochester/Route 125 Bus Service Arrives at UNH

02.20.13

On Monday, Feb. 18, weekday bus service between Rochester and UNH began with the Wildcat Transit’s new Route 125/Rochester Express. Seven runs will be offered daily, Monday through Friday.  The ride between Rochester and UNH takes about 35 minutes. The one-way fare is $1.50; passengers with valid UNH student or employee IDs ride free.  

Prevention Innovations

02.20.13

A research center dedicated to ending violence against women is building on its successes.

Research Profile: Erin Bell, Bridge Doctor

02.20.13

In her office in Kingsbury Hall, Erin Bell is explaining her research. “When you go to a doctor, they don’t just look at you. They do blood work; they run tests. Bridge instrumentation and testing is almost like an EKG of a bridge. You gather data, and looking at that data you can tell if something needs to be done prior to a collapse.” 

At English Professor's Core is Research and Love of Learning

02.20.13

Gail Fensom works in a laboratory. But, instead of pouring over beakers of bubbling concoctions, her experiments are human.

"I would consider myself a teacher-researcher," says Fensom, assistant professor of English and director of the first-year writing program at UNH Manchester. "So my research basically is my students. My classrooms are my research labs and my students are my subjects."

UNH Lodging Index Continues to Climb

02.20.13

U.S. lodging executives were more optimistic about general business conditions in January than the prior month, according to the UNH Lodging Executives Sentiment Index (LESI) for the current month ending January 2013. The index increased from 53.8 in December 2012 to 61.7 in January 2013.  

USNH Presidents, Chancellor Thank Governor for Budget Support

02.20.13

The presidents and chancellor of New Hampshire’s public four-year colleges and universities have thanked Gov. Maggie Hassan for her biennial budget proposal, in which she recommends increasing funding on behalf of in-state students to $75 million in FY14 and $90 million in FY15. 

UNH-Based PREP Nets Donation for Water Monitoring

02.13.13

Piscataqua Region Estuaries Partnership (PREP), a University of New Hampshire-based organization, has received a donation of $10,000 from NextEra Energy Seabrook Station for water monitoring and research efforts. This donation comes on the heels of PREP’s 2013 State of Our Estuaries Report, which called for increased investment in the data collection (monitoring) and research being conducted in the Great Bay and Hampton Seabrook estuaries.  

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