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Carsey Institute: More Than 16 Million Children in Poverty in 2011


Between 2010 and 2011, the child poverty rate rose modestly across the nation to 22.5 percent. Today 16.4 million children live in poverty; 6.1 million of them are under age six, according to researchers from the Carsey Institute at UNH.

In addition, 45 percent -- 32.7 million of America’s children -- live in families with incomes below 200 percent of the federal poverty line.

World Premieres, Shakespeare and Two Musicals this Season at UNH


From the Scottish Highlands to streets of New York City, the Department of Theatre & Dance plans an ambitious and memorable 2012-2013 season. 

Education in the Cloud: A Free Lecture at UNH Manchester


Tablets, mobile devices and cloud-based services are tools spreading through schools, businesses and communities. UNH Manchester will host a free discussion exploring the two current major technology topics in k-12 schools and universities.

Whittemore School Announces Two New Executive Development Programs


The Whittemore School of Business and Economics announces two new open-enrollment executive development programs for women and managers on the executive track. 

The UNH Women’s Leadership Development Program and the Next Level Executive Development Program are the newest additions to a broad range of executive development programs offered by the Whittemore School of Business and Economics that provide intensive study for business leaders who want to strengthen their management skills and leadership capabilities.

Journalist Kate Bolick Visits UNH Oct. 1


Kate BolickWhen Kate Bolick wrote in The Atlantic about why women are choosing to delay marriage, she didn’t know that her cover story “All The Single Ladies” -- a blend of personal

reflection and reporting – would provoke so much discussion on national news talk shows, lead to a book contract, and develop into a CBS sitcom.

CDC Grant to Support Health through NH-Based Programs


A new project from the UNH Institute on Disability (IOD) will address health disparities for individuals with disabilities in New Hampshire. The project, entitled “New Hampshire Disability and Public Health,” is funded by a three-year, $900,000 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

Faculty Senate Minutes Summary, Aug. 27, 2012


I.  Roll – The following senators were absent:  Baldwin, Shore, Simos and Veal.  Guests were John Aber and Joe Gilbert.

Professor Discusses Future of Teacher Education at Kimball Lecture Sept. 28


Tom Schram, associate professor of education.Tom Schram, associate professor of education, will deliver the distinguished Kimball Lecture Friday, Sept. 28, 2012. The title of his lecture is ""Redefining the End of Teacher Education."

Presented by the UNH Department of Education, the Kimball Lecture will take place at 4 p.m. in the MUB Theatre II. A reception will follow. It is free and open to the public.

WSBE Dean Names Two New Associate Deans


A.R. “Venky” Venkatachalam has been named associate dean for academic programs, and Peter Lane has been named associate dean for faculty and administration at the Whittemore School of Business and Economics, effective Aug. 1, 2012.

A.R. “Venky” Venkatachalam

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