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Reaping What They Sowed at the CSDC

09.26.12

Giant pumpkinAt the 15th annual harvest festival at the Child Study and Development Center (CSDC) last Thursday (Sept. 20), UNH’s youngest students of agriculture celebrated fall with parents, teachers, and friends.

UNH Receives $1.2M for Science Afterschool Program in Rural Areas

09.26.12

The UNH Department of Education has received a $1.2 million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to implement a science-based afterschool program and to research whether the program improves science achievement in traditionally underachieving groups.

 The project will engage over 2000 rural and indigenous youth in afterschool programs across New England in which they will map sustainable practices (MSP) within their communities. The goal is to strengthen the connection for youth between science and their home and community lives.

Campus Mail Delivery Goes to Three Days a Week Oct. 15

09.26.12

Through a series of facilitated meetings, the mail services team created proposals to develop efficiencies and cost savings strategies that reflect the general trends in the mailing industry. The volume of paper mail has steadily and significantly decreased in the electronic age.   

The proposal to discontinue delivery service to outlying entities has been implemented (with the buy-in of the customer) and is projected to save $8,000 this year. Other staffing and process related strategies have also been implemented. 

Get to Know the Coast at UNH Marine Program Labs Oct. 20

09.26.12

UNH graduate student Jason Goldstein gives a diving demonstrationGraduate student Jason Goldstein gives a diving demonstration at the Judd Gregg Marine Research Facility at last year’s Know the Coast event. Credit: Dennis Chasteen.

UNH Researcher: The More We Know About Celebrities, the Less We Like Them

09.26.12

Bruce Pfeiffer, assistant professor of marketing.

Bruce Pfeiffer, assistant professor of marketing at the Whittemore School of Business and Economics.  

Overview of Family Business Solutions Featured at UNH Event Oct. 3

09.26.12

The UNH Center for Family Business kicks off the new year of business programming with the panel discussion “A Taste of Family Business Solutions” Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012.   

The program begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Derryfield Country Club in Manchester. Breakfast and registration begins at 8 a.m., followed by lunch and networking at noon. The panel topics and participants are as follows:

Celebrate the Life of David Lane Sept. 30

09.26.12

David LaneCelebrate the life of David M. Lane, Sunday, Sept.30, at the Biological Sciences Library in Kendall Hall (behind Nesmith Hall) and the Macfarlane Research Greenhouses, noon to 3 p.m.  

Lane worked at the Biological Sciences Library for 27 years as biological sciences librarian and associate professor.  

eUNH Open Forum Oct. 19

09.26.12

The second open forum on eUNH will take place Friday, Oct. 19 from noon to 4 p.m. in the Squamscott Room in Holloway Commons. Sponsored by the Provost's Office and the Faculty Senate. Lunch will be provided and served starting at noon.

Traditional Chinese Moon Festival Celebration at UNH Manchester Sept. 27

09.26.12

UNH Manchester will host a traditional Chinese Moon Festival on Thursday, Sept. 27 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the college’s third floor auditorium. The event will include an ensemble of traditional Chinese celebration, including making Chinese lanterns and lantern riddles, a gourd pipe show, a chorus of Chinese love songs, a sample of Beijing Opera and some traditional games.

Research Profile: Karen Conway: Using Economics to Study Real Life Issues

09.26.12

By Sonia Scherr and Lynnette Hentges 

Imagine that certain individuals could receive big tax breaks based solely on a characteristic that has nothing to do with their earnings or expenses. What’s more, individuals with this characteristic would, overall, have a lower cost of living than the general population. And the number of people with this characteristic would be growing quickly, so their preferential treatment at tax time would lead to billions in lost revenue nationwide.  

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