A team from Dartmouth College's Office of Environmental Health and Safety visited campus on April 04, 2014 to learn about the university’s Chemical Environmental Management System (CEMS), reports Brad Manning, Director of Environmental Health and Safety.
The final discussion for the spring semester in UNH Cooperative Extension's Issues & Ice Cream series will be held on April 9, 2014, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m., in MUB Rooms 338-340. The topic: Agriculture & Natural Resources Business Development.
Faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome to join UNH Cooperative Extension faculty and specialists and their University partners to discuss current research-outreach partnerships and success stories while enjoying ice cream from the UNH Dairy Bar.
Associate professor of English and Native American literature scholar Siobhan Senier has been awarded a $39,655 grant by the Humanities Collections and Reference Resources program of the National Endowment for the Humanities to do collaborative planning for creating on-line access to regional Native American writings held by small tribal archives across New England.
Stuart Grandy, soil biogeochemist and assistant professor of natural resources and the environment, and his colleagues have found some unique properties of the clay minerals in the soil that may underlie agricultural problems in Uganda.
“I’m hoping to continue exploring the soil fertility issues that are limiting agricultural sustainability in Uganda. I want to more deeply understand the unique soil processes there, which are key to sustaining agricultural productivity and improving people’s livelihoods,” explained Grandy.
New research from psychologists at UNH shows that simply remembering a positive memory about exercise may be enough to motivate individuals to engage in regular exercise. “From a public health perspective, identifying factors that can motivate individuals to engage in regular exercise is vital,” according to co-investigators Mathew Biondolillo, a doctoral student in psychology, and David Pillemer, Dr. Samuel E. Paul Professor of Developmental Psychology.
Two reports produced by Climate Solutions New England, an initiative of the Sustainability Institute at UNH, predict that average annual temperatures in New Hampshire will likely rise by 3 to 5 degrees Fahrenheit and extreme precipitation events will likely double by mid-century.