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Issues and Ice Cream Series Opens Nov. 6 with Focus on Bullying and Civility


Faculty, staff, and students are invited to “Issues and Ice Cream,” the first in a series of discussions sponsored by Cooperative Extension to build collaborations for research and activities vital to the state of New Hampshire and beyond. 

The first topic, set for Nov. 6 from 12:30-2:30 p.m. in the Alumni Room at New Hampshire Hall, will focus on understanding bullying and bystanding; promoting empathy and civility while highlighting research and programming from across campus. 

Lamprey Fellowship in Climate And Sustainability Announced


The UNH Foundation has announced the establishment of The Josephine A. Lamprey Fellowship in Climate and Sustainability, a gift that supports a five-year fellowship designed to promote more focus on the climate and energy issues that interconnect with biodiversity and ecosystems, food systems and culture under sustainability.

The gift was made to the university’s Sustainability Institute by Jo Lamprey, retired president of Lamprey Brothers, a local company providing heating and cooling solutions since the late 1800s.

Family Business Owners Invited to Participate UNH Leadership Program Oct. 30


The Center for Family Business at UNH will launch its next leadership development program Tuesday, Oct. 30. The leadership development program assists the next generation to assume greater leadership roles in their family businesses. Attendees develop confidence, plan for the future, learn to apply new management skills to company projects and build a peer network of support. The program is taught by faculty of the Whittemore School of Business and Economics.

 The program includes sessions on:

 Understanding effective leadership.

Excess Nutrients Collapsing East Coast Salt Marshes, Scientists Show


In a paper published in the journal Nature, scientists explain why salt marshes have been disintegrating during the past two decades along the U.S. Eastern seaboard and other highly developed coastlines. Unexpectedly, they discovered that nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus from septic and sewer systems and lawn fertilizers can cause salt marsh loss.  

Research Profile: Brad Kinsey, Testing the Mettle of Metals


By Sonia Scherr

Brad KinseyDo you drive a car? Drink out of soda cans? Use a washing machine? Travel by plane?

2012-13 Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes Summary Sept. 24, 2012


I.  Roll – The following senators were absent:  Scherr and Simos.  Guests were John Aber, Lisa MacFarlane and Sonic Woytonik.

Patrons Have It Their Way In UNH Dining Halls


You know how there are some restaurants that have a note on their menus letting patrons know they can meet special dietary needs? UNH’s dining halls can do that. No—not just can, do. On a daily basis. For more than six years now, UNH Dining—which serves more than 100,000 meals a week-- has been providing gluten-free food in all three of the dining halls. Each has separate refrigerator areas for gluten-free items as well as separate gluten-free cooking stations, cutting boards, and utensils.

Stonyfield’s CE-Yo Will Share Insight with Emerging Leaders in Corporate Social Responsibility


New Hampshire business professionals with an interest in corporate social responsibility and sustainability are in for a treat: Walt Freese, Stonyfield’s president and chief executive officer (CE-Yo), will be an instructor in the certificate in corporate sustainability program at UNH in November.

The program will be held Nov. 7-9, 2012. The certificate in corporate sustainability is a collaboration of the Whittemore School of Business and Economics, New Hampshire Businesses for Social Responsibility (NHBSR), and UNH’s Sustainability Institute.

Geographer Jeffrey Alford Presents UNH Holden Lecture Oct. 25


Jeffrey AlfordUNH welcomes Jeffrey Alford, author of several books about geography and food, who will present the annual Holden Lecture Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. The Holden Lecture “Eating Leaves: Seeing the World through Food on the Thai-Cambodian Border” takes place at 7 p.m. in Richards Auditorium in Murkland Hall. The lecture is sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts and Department of Geography, and is free and open to the public.

Italian-American Cuisine on Menu for UNH Gourmet Dinner Nov. 30 and Dec. 1


Authentic Italian-American cuisine is on the menu for the next gourmet dinner hosted by the Department of Hospitality Management, and for the first time, the dinner will feature the pop-up restaurant concept.

A new trend in the hospitality industry, pop-up restaurants appear in surprise locations and offer guests access to delicious new foods and restaurant experiences.

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