For most Americans, the Revolution's main achievement is summed up by the phrase "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness." But according to Eliga Gould, a history professor at the University of New Hampshire, the American founding was also a bid for inclusion in the community of nations as it existed in 1776—America aspired to diplomatic recognition under international law and the authority to become a colonizing power itself.
Three students in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of New Hampshire have been named the 2012 B. Thomas Trout Scholarship recipients. The students will receive scholarships to be used toward their study abroad program expenses in the 2012-13 academic year.
A new book by a University of New Hampshire researcher and Vietnam-era disabled veteran sheds new light on the long-term psychological trauma experienced by the coalition force in recent wars in the Gulf and Balkans that, when left untreated, can have deadly consequences.
One of the first things that strikes you about Mike Middleton isn't how much he knows—but how much he asks. That's especially so when you consider his credentials: middle school, high school, and alternative school teacher; nationally-recognized education researcher and author; and academic positions at major universities.