Customers of farmers markets in Rockingham and Strafford Counties are highly satisfied with the quality of the products sold at their local markets, and the number of vendors participating in the markets has grown since 2005. Those are some of the findings of two recent studies of farmers markets conducted by the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture and UNH Cooperative Extension.
Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and Emmy Award winning producer Hedrick Smith will speak at UNH Oct. 23 at 4 p.m. in MUB Theatre II. The event is free.
Smith will discuss his latest book, “Who Stole the American Dream?” in which he describes an America that has moved from an era of middle class prosperity and power, effective bipartisanship and grass roots activism to polarized gridlock, unequal democracy and an unequal economy that has unraveled the American Dream for millions of middle class families.
UNH will celebrate the culture and history of Greece during three days of events, including the 2013 Rouman Lecture, Wednesday, Oct. 23 to Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. All events are free and open to the public.
"The classics program at UNH is proud to present valuable and enriching lectures and other events, both to the university community as well as the wider public, and sees this as an important part of the university's commitment to outreach," said Robert Scott Smith, associate professor of classics.
Nearly 1 in 10 people 21 years of age or younger reported perpetrating some type of coercive or forced sexual violence during their lifetime, and perpetrators reported more exposure to violent X-rated material, according to a new UNH study published by JAMA Pediatrics, a JAMA Network publication.
Despite an improving economy, many individuals and families in New Hampshire face complicated financial decisions, high debt, low savings, and uncertainty. What is the role of financial education and community collaborations in strengthening financial stability?
The Issues & Ice Cream discussion series sponsored by Cooperative Extension returns Oct. 9 at 12:30 p.m. in MUB rooms 338-340. Panelists will discuss the need for better financial education and potential community partnerships.
New England’s food vision is the subject of the next Science Café in Portsmouth, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at the Portsmouth Brewery. UNH chief sustainability officer Tom Kelly and nutrition professor Joanne Burke, both involved in creating a sustainable food system for the region, are the speakers.
Story contributed by Carmen Garcia de la Rasilla, associate professor of Spanish
Who said that imaginary places exist only on the pages of books? Don Quixote demonstrates that on any road one may find giants disguised as windmills, fantastic medieval castles or strange caves where our past, although buried, is still alive. Travel and imagination, if they're different things, are the two key ingredients to live out the fantastic and the wonderful and even the impossible.
Maybe you want to quit smoking, or would like a little help figuring out how to best manage your money. Or, maybe you’re looking to have some fun. You can find information on all three and more with the online Wellness Resource Guide, sponsored by Healthy UNH.