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Personality Psychologist Unveils New Theory of Personal Intelligence

John Mayer

John Mayer, the renowned UNH professor and psychologist who co-developed the groundbreaking theory of emotional intelligence, now reviews decades of research to introduce another paradigm-shifting idea: that in order to become our best selves, we use an even broader intelligence—personal intelligence—to understand our own personality and the personalities of th

Married Moms In U.S. Buck Trend Toward Shorter-Term Work


Have American jobs become less stable? Do workers change employers more frequently than in the past? 

Many Americans would probably say the answer to these questions is an obvious yes. Yet for the past few decades, researchers looking at the data haven’t been so sure: average job tenure (the number of years working for the same employer) has been surprisingly stable over time. 

Faculty Excellence: James Tucker


James Tucker, associate professor of sociology, received a 2013 Faculty Excellence Award for excellence in teaching.

Take a Hike: Scientific Research and Environmental Advocacy Merged on a Week’s Trek Along the Portland-Montreal Pipeline

Brett Chamberlin and Kaity Thomson

Brett Chamberlin and Kaity Thomson ’14  took a seven-day trip along the Portland-Montreal oil pipeline.

UNH Law Named 8th Best School in U.S. for Clinics


The UNH School of Law is No. 8 in the country for clinical opportunities for its students, according to a national legal magazine. 

The National Jurist issued its findings in the January issue of its sister publication, prelaw Magazine. Rankings were compiled by dividing the number of full-time clinical course positions filled by the number of full-time students. 

Paul College Launches Innovation Executive Development Program


The Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics will offer a new two-day executive development program, Be a Catalyst for Innovation, Tuesday, March 25 and Wednesday, March 26, 2014. 

UNH Broadband Center of Excellence Completes Trial of White Space Technology


UNH’s newly created Broadband Center of Excellence (BCoE) has completed its trial of wireless broadband technology known as TV White Space (TVWS). The trial demonstrated the ability to convey Internet data at downstream rates exceeding 1 megabit per second by making use of unlicensed frequencies in spectrum bands allocated to over-the-air television signals. 

Minutes Summary Faculty Senate Nov.18, 2013


Meeting called to order at 3:10 on November 18, 2013                        

I.  Roll – The following senators were absent: Fagerberg, Kaen, Mellyn, Morgan, Shannon, and Tenczar.  Woodward served as proxy for Caron.  Kidwell was excused.  Bruce Mallory was a guest. 

II. Remarks by and questions to the provost – The provost was traveling, and unable to attend.  The chair dispensed with this portion of the meeting. 

NH Small Business Development Center at UNH Launches Exporting e-Course

NH SBDC advisory board

NH SBDC launches its exporting e-course with representatives from its advisory board, partners UNH Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics, the N.H.

2014 Spring Sidore Series Explores Public Health Consequences of Refusing Vaccinations and Immunizations


The 2013-2014 Saul O Sidore Memorial Lecture SeriesHealth and Freedom in the Balance:  Exploring the Tensions among Public Health, Individual Liberty, and Governmental Authority” continues this spring with lectures about the public implications of vaccinations, immunizations, medical ethics, and refugee health.

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