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UNH to Break Ground on New Facility for NH Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

After 44 years at its current location at the University of New Hampshire, the New Hampshire Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (NHVDL) soon will have a new-and-improved home on campus. Construction is set to begin soon on a modern facility that will better enable the NHVDL to provide essential diagnostic services to the state’s agricultural, veterinary, wildlife, and public health communities and enrich their contributions to the academic opportunities for students in the university’s biomedical sciences and pre-veterinary medicine programs.

(01-21-15) Read >>>

Two NH Businesses Awarded Grants for Research and Product Development
Lamprey Networks, Inc. (LNI) and Nanocomp Technologies, Inc. have received Granite State Technology Innovation Grants in the latest round of funding from the New Hampshire Innovation Research Center (NHIRC) at the University of New Hampshire. The funding enables the companies to collaborate with New Hampshire-based colleges and universities to help turn their research, conceptualization, and product development into economic assets. (01-16-15) Read >>>

Small Business Development Center Offers Workshops on How to Start a Business
The New Hampshire Small Business Development Center (NH SBDC), an outreach program of the University of New Hampshire, has partnered with Manchester Community College (MCC) to offer a four-part workshop series focusing on topics that a prospective business owner should know when starting a business in the state from the legal aspects of starting a business and insurance options to business loans and record keeping and how to make sense of financial statements (01-13-15) Read >>>

UNH Program Hosts Portsmouth Science Cafés on Sea Level Rise, Economy, Innovation
Rising tides and flooding, the government’s role in building the economy, and the commercialization of university research are on tap this spring at the Portsmouth Science Café. Hosted by the University of New Hampshire and NH EPSCoR to improve communication between scientists and the public, the cafes provide a unique opportunity for Seacoast residents to feed their minds with contemporary science in the relaxed atmosphere of a pub. The discussions, which are free and open to all, run from 6-8 p.m.; doors open at 5 p.m. for food and drinks. UNH research associate professor Cameron Wake is the moderator. (01-12-15) Read >>>

UNH Launches Health Law and Policy Program

The University of New Hampshire is launching a new health law and policy program along with the appointment of Lucy Hodder, legal counsel to the governor and accomplished attorney in the field of health law. Hodder will join UNH next month as professor of law and director of health law and policy programs. The new program is a collaboration between the School of Law and the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS).

(01-09-15) Read >>>

UNH Center for Family Business Focuses on How to Brand a Family Business
Ever wonder why some brands are more successful than others? Experts from the University of New Hampshire Center for Family Business will discuss how to brand your family business Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at The Derryfield, 625 Mammoth Road, Manchester. Registration and coffee start at 8 a.m.; lunch and networking at noon. (01-09-15) Read >>>

Owner of Novel Iron Works to Speak at UNH CEO Forum
Hollie Noveletsky, CEO of Novel Iron Works in Greenland, will speak at the University of New Hampshire CEO Forum Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. The program begins at 8 a.m. in Huddleston Hall with coffee and networking followed by a full buffet breakfast. Registration is required by Jan. 14, 2015; contact Barbara Draper at (603) 862-1107, or (01-08-15) Read >>>

UNH Law’s Rudman Center Announces Appointment of Leadership Fellows
Two distinguished professionals with a commitment to the public good have been selected to serve as the first leadership fellows in the Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice, Leadership and Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire School of Law. (12-22-14) Read >>>

UNH Announces New Business College Dean

Deborah Merrill-Sands will take over leadership of the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire. Provost Lisa MacFarlane announced that Merrill-Sands, a leading authority on women’s leadership and women’s workforce issues, has been appointed dean of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accredited college. She is currently dean of the Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business at Mills College.

(12-18-14) Read >>>

UNH Announces Winners of Statewide Social Venture Innovation Challenge

A team of University of New Hampshire students who proposed to start a mobile grocery store to help address the issue of “food deserts” and a Portsmouth resident who wants to increase road safety and decrease pollution of the state’s waterways won the second annual New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge at the University of New Hampshire earlier this week.

(12-18-14) Read >>>

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