UNH Crimes Against Children Research Center Awarded $400K to Investigate Experiences of Child Crime Victims (CCRC)
The Crimes against Children Research Center of the University of New Hampshire has been awarded $400,572 from the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) to research the experiences of children and caregivers who have been exposed to family violence in interacting with the social services staff and law enforcement.
University of New Hampshire folklore professor Burt Feintuch was drawn to Canada’s Cape Breton Island by the remarkably vibrant local traditional music culture. In 15 years of fieldwork, he came to understand the complexity of a place both achingly beautiful and deeply challenged by economics. With traditional mining, farming, and fishing industries depressed, tourism, though significant, is a less-than-adequate replacement as economic engine, and the island has faced an ongoing decline in population.
Marla Brettschneider, professor of political science & and women’s studies traveled to Israel this summer to conduct research on Golda Meir’s political life. Her report follows. In accordance with the new UNH strategic plan, my project for this summer trip to Israel and Palestine was interdisciplinary. The project involved original research on Golda Meir’s political life.
A granite sculpture by UNH alum Gary Haven Smith (’73) has been installed outside the entrance to Paul Creative Arts Center on Academic Way.