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The University of New Hampshire announces the official launch of and its participation in the National Land-Grant Impacts website, a centralized online resource that highlights the teaching, agricultural experiment station research, and cooperative extension efforts by land-grant universities.
From acting to programming, writing to technology, the University of New Hampshire offers more than 40 summer camps and programs to entertain and educate K-12 youth. Registration for many of the 2015 offerings is now open. Programs range from traditional summer day camps to specialty athletics camps to arts camps, STEM programs, and a variety of other academic subjects. Day and overnight programs are available. For a full list of camps, as well as dates, ages and registration information, go to www.unh.edu/youth-programs.
Acclaimed poet Jean Valentine will read from her work and hold a Q&A session Thursday, March 5, 2015, at 5 p.m. in the Memorial Union Building, Theatre I, as part of the University of New Hampshire Writers Series. The event is free and open to the public.
The University of New Hampshire Center for Family Business will present “The Issues, Care and Management of Non-Family Employees - Before, During and After a Family Business Succession” at The Centennial Inn in Concord Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Registration and coffee start at 8 a.m. Lunch and networking will follow at noon.
The University of New Hampshire will host the “New Orleans: Unmasked” gourmet dinners Friday, March 27, and Saturday, March 28, with a brunch served Sunday, March 29, at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics, 10 Garrison Avenue. Tickets are $50 per person for dinner ($40 for students) and $40 per person for brunch ($30 for students) and may be purchased online at http://paulcollege.unh.edu/gourmetdinner.
Vice President Joe Biden will receive the second Warren B. Rudman Award for Distinguished Public Service on February 25, 2015, when he visits the University of New Hampshire.
DURHAM, N.H. – Five University of New Hampshire occupational therapy students are honing their craft with a unique 12-week internship teaching people with disabilities to ski and snowboard in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. It’s the first fieldwork placement of its type for occupational therapy (OT) students anywhere, organizers say.
A structural engineering professor at the University of New Hampshire is available to discuss the dangers this season’s record snowfalls on roofs. Ray Cook, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, can discuss the science behind this winter’s many roof collapses and give advice for preventing them.
The New Hampshire Innovation Research Center (NHIRC) is now accepting letters of intent from New Hampshire companies that wish to conduct research with New Hampshire-based colleges and universities, including the University of New Hampshire and Dartmouth College. A signed, nonbinding letter of intent (LOI) on company letterhead is due by March 9, 2015.
Chemicals used as synthetic flame retardants that are found in common household items such as couches, carpet padding, and electronics have been found to cause metabolic and liver problems that can lead to insulin resistance, which is a major cause of obesity, according to new research from the University of New Hampshire.
Today is Wednesday, March 4, 2015.
To browse news releases from last month and earlier, visit the UNH News Archive