MEDIA ADVISORY: UNH Hosts USNH Entrepreneurial Competition Nov. 30
Contact:  Lori Wright
603-862-0574
UNH Media Relations
November 27, 2006


WHAT: University System of New Hampshire Entrepreneurial Competition, hosted by students from the Whittemore School of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire.

WHEN: 1 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 30, 2006.

WHERE: Huddleston Hall, Main Street, Durham Campus.

BACKGROUND: Twenty-five teams of students from UNH and Plymouth State will compete in the first USNH Entrepreneurial Competition. Projects include a redesigned beach chair, an innovative race car, an adventure tourism proposal, skydiving software, an environmental ethics concept, a plan to cure the nation's dependence on oil, and a product made to meet the needs of New England surfers. The competition is part of the national Entrepreneurship Week USA (http://www.entrepreneurshipweekusa.com/home-flash.asp) sponsored by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Inc. and the New York Times.

RSVP: Reporters planning to cover the competition are asked to RSVP to Lori Wright at lori.wright@unh.edu or 603-862-0574.