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Five Years After Deepwater Horizon, UNH Oil Spill Expert to Brief Senate April 21

University of New Hampshire professor Nancy Kinner, sought after for her expertise in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, will speak about advances in oil spill response at a U.S. Senate forum Tuesday, April 21, 2015. The session is hosted by the UNH Center for Spills in the Environment and will include experts from the U.S. Coast Guard and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), two key government agencies working on oil spill response.

(04-14-15) Read >>>

UNH Announces 2015 Granite State Award and Honorary Degree Recipients
The owner of a four-generation family resort on Lake Winnipesaukee and a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva will receive 2015 Granite State Awards from the University of New Hampshire. The awards will be presented during UNH commencement Saturday, May 16, 2015. Also being recognized are Richard Whitney ‘68, and commencement speaker former U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts ‘13, both of whom will receive honorary degrees. (04-13-15) Read >>>

Middle and High School Students Invited to UNH Equine Education Day April 17
High school and middle school students are invited to learn more about the equine industry at the University of New Hampshire Equine Senior Capstone Experience annual Equine Education Day Friday, April 17, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (04-13-15) Read >>>

MEDIA ADVISORY: UNH Celebrates Grand Opening of New Manchester Campus
The University of New Hampshire will celebrate the opening of its new campus in the historic Pandora building as well as its 30th anniversary. Tours will be available. (04-09-15) Read >>>

UNH Launches STEM Teachers Collaborative, Joins National Effort to Prepare 100,000 Excellent STEM Teachers by 2021
The University of New Hampshire has been selected as a national partner in the 100Kin10 Network, an initiative to train and retain 100,000 excellent science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teachers by the year 2021. (04-09-15) Read >>>

UNH Hosts Creative Works Symposium April 29
The University of New Hampshire will host a creative works -- works that include copyrights, trademarks or both -- symposium on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, to educate faculty, staff, and students, as well as interested members of the local community. The symposium will explore the definition of creative works as well as mechanisms to protect and commercialize them. The symposium will be held at the UNH Memorial Union Building (MUB) from 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. The event, which includes parking and lunch, is free for UNH employees and students and $25 for public admission. (04-09-15) Read >>>

MEDIA ADVISORY: Robert Reich Discusses Labor Policy at UNH April 8, 2015
Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor and one of the world’s leading thinkers about work and the economy, will deliver the inaugural John A. Hogan Distinguished Lecture. The ticketed event is open only to faculty, staff and students at the University of New Hampshire. (04-06-15) Read >>>

UNH and Alpha Loft Host Roundtable on Leveraging Universities for Economic Development
The University of New Hampshire and Alpha Loft will co-host a breakfast roundtable on “Universities as Economic Change Agents” Friday, April 17, 2015, at the UNH Manchester campus, Pandora Building, room P201, from 7:30-9:30 a.m. (04-02-15) Read >>>

Mashable Editor Talks Journalism in the Digital Age April 7, 2015 at UNH

Mashable real time editor Megan Specia ‘09 has been named the 2015 Donald M. Murray Visiting Journalist at the University of New Hampshire. She will discuss “Redefining Real Time Journalism in the Digital Age” Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at 5 p.m. in MUB Theater I. The talk is free and open to the public.

(04-01-15) Read >>>

UNH Geologist Identifies New Source of Methane for Gas Hydrates in Arctic

Research led by a University of New Hampshire professor has identified a new source of methane for gas hydrates — ice-like substances found in sediment that trap methane within the crystal structure of frozen water — in the Arctic Ocean. The findings, published online now in the May 2015 journal Geology, point to a previously undiscovered, stable reservoir for abiotic methane – methane not generated by decomposing carbon – that is “locked” away from the atmosphere, where it could impact global climate change.

(03-30-15) Read >>>

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