The UNH Upward Bound Program Announces Sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for Children

Ninety-one high-school students from the Seacoast, Manchester, and North Conway areas of New Hampshire have already been selected to participate in UNH's Upward Bound summer program funded by the U.S. Department of Education. UNH Upward Bound announces the sponsoring of the USDA Summer Food Service Program for children administered by the NH Department of Education. Meals will be provided to participants regardless of color, race, sex, age, national origin, or disability. The Summer Food Service Program will significantly supplement the cost of meals for all Upward Bound students since at least two-thirds of Upward Bound participants' families meet federal income-eligibility criteria.

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July 19, 2006
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Update on the UNH Presidential Search

On behalf of the UNH Presidential Search Committee, I wanted to provide you with an update on the search process to date. It is my intention to provide you with regular updates throughout the process and to have them published in the Campus Journal. More >>> (07-19-06)

UNH And Dartmouth Awarded Grant To Share Environmental Health And Safety Resources

Thanks to a grant from the Davis Educational Foundation, UNH and Dartmouth College have received funding to support a joint venture that provides environmental, health and safety technical assistance to 16 colleges and universities in New Hampshire. More >>> (07-19-06)

UNH Receives Go-Ahead From NOAA For Pier Project

UNH will proceed with the construction of a new pier and pier support facility at New Castle, based on approval of a comprehensive Environmental Assessment (EA) required by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). More >>> (07-19-06)

Centuries of Land-use Practices Profoundly Impact Earth System, UNH Scientists Report

In a paper published in the July 2006 issue of Global Change Biology, UNH scientists George Hurtt, Steve Frolking, and coauthors show that land-use activities over the last 300 years have substantially altered the land surface in ways that are likely to have had profound effects on the Earth system. More >>> (07-19-06)

Professor: Harry Potter Will Not Die

Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry may have prepared Harry Potter to duke it out with Lord Voldemort, but the real test of his survival will be the battle over who actually “owns” Harry – author J.K. Rowling or her fans. More >>> (07-19-06)

Carsey Report: Child Care Trends Of Rural Families

Rural preschoolers of employed mothers are more likely than their urban peers to be cared for by informal non-related providers like in-home babysitters, neighbors, or friends, a new policy brief from the Carsey Institute at UNH finds. More >>> (07-19-06)

$1.4 Million Grant Helps Professor See The Light

UNH professor Rick Cote has received $1.4 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue research into the central enzyme that controls initial steps of vision. More >>> (07-19-06)

Murray Straus celebrates 80 years

Murray Straus, founder and co-director of UNH’s Family Research Lab, and his wife Dorothy listen while he is roasted and toasted at a celebration of his 80th birthday earlier this month during the laboratory’s annual international conference on family violence research. More >>> (07-19-06)

CIE Travel Report: Barbara White

Professor White is studying the potential effects of stress on child development. In June, she traveled to London, England, to meet with Dr. Vivette Glover, a professor at Imperial College and a researcher at the Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology.. More >>> (07-19-06)