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Heart Health: Automated External Defibrillators on Campus

02.13.13

 February is American Heart Month, making this an apt time to remind people about automated external defibrillators (AEDs), how to use them, and where they are located on campus. During a recent incident at the Hamel Rec Center, staff members used an AED and CPR to revive a student who collapsed while running on the treadmill.

PrintSmart Project Saved $475,000 in 2012

02.06.13

Great ideas are worth waiting for. In 2011, it took a few months to assess UNH’s printing and copying habits before a new cost-saving program was implemented. Now, the numbers are in for the first full year of using PrintSmart and they’re huge; more than $475,000 in savings-huge. 

PrintSmart was developed as an effort to consolidate all copy, scan and fax needs into one multi-functional device (MFD) managed by one company. Conway Office Products was the partner UNH chose, and they proposed Xerox devices as the MFD.   

UNH Represented in Portsmouth Orchestra's Upcoming Performance at Carnegie Hall

11.07.12

Janet Polasky has been in orchestras since high school. She played in college, at Carlton College, at Stanford, and during graduate school in Brussels. Now, as a member of the Portsmouth Orchestra, she’s getting ready to play Carnegie Hall.

A professor of history and women’s studies, Polasky, who plays the bassoon, is one of a handful of UNH employees who will take the hallowed stage on Nov. 29 for a one-night performance of “The Christmas Rose” featuring actress Jane Seymour, composer Tim Janis '91, and a cast of 400 performers in an evening of music, dance, and drama.

Keeping Drivers' Eyes On The Road

10.31.12

To illustrate the central principle of automotive user interfaces, his area of research, Andrew Kun reaches into his pocket.

“This,” says the UNH professor, tapping his iPhone. “It’s great, and we’ve all gotten used to carrying our whole office with us. But we shouldn’t be using them when we’re driving.”

Q&A with Kathleen Neils, New Chief Human Resources Officer

10.24.12

What made you want to get into the HR field

I had graduated with an accounting degree and had an opportunity to work within the corporate benefits delivery business for General Electric Company. I learned a great deal and really enjoyed the work.  The corporate benefits delivery organization supported all active and inactive employees for the General Electric company. 

President Mark Huddleston Delivers 2012 State of the University Address

10.19.12

Four enduring campaigns will guide UNH into the future, President Mark W. Huddleston said during his State of the University address delivered Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012.

Huddleston outlined the four campaigns during his talk: UNH 2020, the long-range strategic plan; a comprehensive fundraising campaign; UNH Works for New Hampshire, a bid to have state funding restored; and a campaign to restructure governance within the university system.

Get Details of Campus Master Plan Oct. 18

10.10.12

UNH Campus Master Plan

The final update of the Campus Master Plan will be presented Thursday, Oct. 18, from 12:30-2 p.m. in the Huddleston Hall Ballroom.

50 Years of Campus Journal

09.26.12

On Sept. 13, 1962, the very first edition of Campus Journal was published. It was written on a typewriter, not that many years after the first electrics came into use at UNH.

“This is the first issue of a weekly newsletter which will be distributed to the whole university family,” the introduction read, concluding that it was an attempt to provide better communication. In the 50 years since, that goal has remained constant.

UNH Dining Makes “52 Best Colleges for Food in America” List

09.19.12

UNH Dining has been ranked among the best school dining programs in the country by The Daily Meal, an online foodie publication that reports the latest culinary news and trends around the world.

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