UNH students will have the opportunity to learn more about the Middle East with the addition of a new program that teaches them about the languages, history, politics, geography, and anthropology of this dynamic region.
Most parents of teenagers can attest that their children can focus on activities that they like to do, such as video games, but not focus well in other situations, such as when completing homework. A new research project at UNH will look more closely at why this occurs and how drugs used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affect normal adolescent brains.
In response to intense student interest, the University of New Hampshire will offer a new bachelor’s degree in neuroscience and behavior beginning in the fall. UNH is one of the first public universities in New England to offer such a degree.
In 2008, the United States allocated $3.5 billion for border patrol and $1 billion for the construction of a 700-mile fence between the United States and Mexico. The fence is unfinished, and the border remains a locus of anxiety—and often deadly struggle—as the drug war rages and jobs in both nations continue to disappear.