PaulFIRE

The First-year Innovation and Research Experience, widely known as FIRE, is a new program being introduced at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics during the 2015-2016 academic year. The idea was first conceived as an extension of our Peer Advising program, and has been designed to expand upon the principles and mission of that program.

FIRE is an integrated, team-based, and game-like experience, guided by alumni and peer mentors, for first-year students to engage in developing habits and strategies for success. Right now the world is facing problems that are complex, dynamic, and nonlinear–and active problem solvers are in high demand. FIRE charges first-year students to hit the ground running by assisting them in developing multidisciplinary solutions to real-world problems by employing emerging technologies. Through a series of challenges, guiding them from idea to execution, students will be develop business plans to be presented at a year end finale.

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Say Yes

Starting my freshman year at UNH last August, I had two goals in mind: getting involved and meeting new people.  I quickly realized how easy it is to ...

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FIREworks!

Throughout freshman year, Paul College stresses the importance of real world experience. While internships can perhaps provide the best insight to wor...

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I Am…

I am a mentor, advisor, educator and administrator.  I am a proud liberal arts graduate.  I was not a business major.  Though not a business major or ...

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The Catalyst

Throughout high school, getting involved was easy. Participating in clubs and competing for leadership roles was not intimidating. Playing in and atte...