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UNH Hosts Cyber Defense Competition March 14 – 16


Next week, some of the region’s brightest up-and-comers in the hot field of cyber security will gather at UNH for the Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, hosted by UNH’s computer science department March 14 – 16, 2014. 

UNH Corporate Sustainability Leadership Program Kicks Off Next Session April 2-4


The UNH Corporate Sustainability Leadership Program, which focuses on the tools, techniques and solutions for implementing environmentally and socially responsible business practices, will hold its next session April 2-4, 2014.

Profile in Sustainability: Faina Bukher

Faina Bukher

Faina Bukher is the assistant to the Women's Studies Program coordinator

How does the Women's Studies Program connect to sustainability?

UNH Forest Watch Honors Two Teachers With Annual Award


Forest Watch, UNH’s pioneering K-12 inquiry-based research program, recently recognized two teachers for 17 years of service to the program and their students at a ceremony held on the Durham campus.

High school teacher Frank Schmidt of Hebron, Conn. and 6th grade science teacher Otto Wurzburg of St. Johnsbury, Vt. each received the 2014 Gary N. Lauten Award for outstanding service and commitment. The event was held as part of the Forest Watch annual teacher workshop.

Tuscan Kitchen Founder, UNH Alum Speaks at UNH CEO Forum March 13


Joe Faro ’91, owner of Tuscan Kitchen and Tuscan Market in Salem, will speak at the next meeting of the UNH CEO Forum Thursday, March 13, 2014, at 9 a.m. The program begins at 8 a.m. at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics with coffee and networking, with a full breakfast at 8:30 a.m.

Faro will talk about his passion for Italian food, his time at UNH, developing Joseph’s Pasta into a $60 million business, and launching Tuscan Brands and Tuscan Market in Salem. Attendees also will have the opportunity to tour Paul College. 

Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes Summary Feb. 10, 2014


Meeting called to order at 3:10 on Feb.10, 2014                         

I.  Roll – The following senators were absent: Morgan, Shannon, and White. Raina Ames was proxy for Kinghorn.  Kazura was excused.  Lisa MacFarlane was a guest.

Lecturers Vote to Unionize


On Feb. 20, lecturers at UNH’s Durham and Manchester campuses voted to unionize. The UNH Lecturers United - AAUP will serve as the exclusive representative for all Durham and Manchester lecturers for the purposes of determining wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Research: Biomedical Bleeding Affects Horseshoe Crab Behavior

Students bleeding horseshoe crabs

Students bleed a horseshoe crab to replicate the biomedical process used to procure Limulus amebocyte lysate (LAL), a product used to ensure vaccines are free of bacterial contamination.

UNH, State Data Show Healthier White Pines From Improved Air Quality


More than 20 years of data from UNH’s K-12 inquiry-based Forest Watch research program show the state’s population of white pine trees have regained health in step with lower smog levels attained through tougher federal and state air quality standards.

Facilities Rolls Out New Campus Construction Map March 18


Facilities invites campus customers to attend an information session on their new integrated facilities project management tracking and reporting process and communication tool Tuesday, March 18, from 12:40 – 2 p.m. in the Paul College, room 185.  

They also will share their process for assigning new projects via their control center (FCC), robust asset management information system FAMIS and the new project portal.  

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