Stories in Topic: In the Community

  • 07.09.14 - Extension Enlists Allies to Battle Ash Tree Pest
    Invasive insect threatens to spread across NH
    Emerald ash borer larvae eat away new wood that supports tree growth. The shiny green, half-inch-long bugs on display one recent evening at Canterbury Shaker Village don’t sting or bite or carry a nasty disease, but their mere presence in some stately old ash trees near the village is raising the alarm for landowners, loggers and firewood dealers across the state.
  • 07.01.14 - Spring/Summer 2014 Book Reviews
    Books by UNH alumni and faculty members
    If Only You People Could Follow DirectionsHer brother's keeperAt a grandfather's funeral, Jessica Hendry Nelson '06 finds her brother dressed in a yellow jumpsuit and handcuffs. After the service, other mourners go to the cemetery. Eric, serving time for theft, heads back to jail in a police van.
  • 06.24.14 - Get Puzzled!
    Spring/Summer 2014 crossword puzzle
  • 06.23.14 - In Memoriam—Cora Alison Porteous Dolan '83
    She lost her eyesight, but saw possibilities everywhere
    At age three, Cora Alison Dolan—always known as Alison—put on a brown dress and set off alone on a one-mile walk to the local school. Found by her frantic mother a few hundred yards from her destination, Dolan announced that she just wanted to be a Brownie like her older sister.
  • 06.23.14 - In Memoriam—Donald Bouchard '63
    A modern Renaissance man, he loved literature and philosophy, fly-fishing and family
  • 06.23.14 - In Memoriam—Judith Gove Browning '60
    A competitive athlete, she taught and traveled the world
    Peace Corps volunteer. Teacher. Sports enthusiast, musician, and woodworker. Judith Gove Browning wore many different hats throughout the course of her full and busy life.
  • 06.23.14 - In Memoriam—Gordon "Swifty" Swift '45
    He was a farmer turned master boat builder
    At the Thompson School of Applied Science, Gordon "Swifty" Swift milked the campus cows and herded sheep down Main Street with Rex, a border collie. After graduation, he lived above the stallion barn with his wife, Doris Pierce Swift '47. "It was very noisy," recalls Doris. "The horses were always kicking, and when they broke loose Gordon would have to round them up."
  • 06.23.14 - In Memoriam—David Richard Crockett '42
    He was a compassionate soldier and talented actor
    On October 2, 1942, Lt. David Crockett was en route to Great Britain aboard the converted ocean liner HMS Queen Mary. Life with his new bride, Dorothy Jasper Crockett '42, would be postponed until the end of World War II.
  • 06.19.14 - Growing History
    Erik Wochholz '01, '07 cultivates the past as Strawbery Banke’s historical horticulturist
  • 06.17.14 - New School
    Joan Stolar Smith '73 saw students struggling—and did something about it
  • 06.17.14 - The Write Stuff
    The past is personal for writer Dan Ford '54
  • 06.17.14 - Working on the Right Thing
    Awards pile up for Honeywell CEO David Cote '76
    Since becoming CEO of Honeywell in 2002, David Cote '76 has amassed a list of honors nearly as long as his company's list of products (everything from thermostats to turbochargers).
  • 06.12.14 - The Student Perspective
    President Mark Huddleston discusses higher education with New Hampshire high school students
    When I began visiting high schools across New Hampshire this spring to talk with students about the importance of higher education, one of my first stops was Manchester West, in a school district where many families struggle financially.
  • Brittany Kokoszka at the CREAM Open House
    05.08.14 - For Cows and CREAM: Never a Day Off
    Open House Draws 150 to Fairchild Dairy Center
    Brittany Kokoszka, a sophomore from Franklin, MA, meets a red-and-white milk cow in the herd at Saturday's open house for CREAM, a class of 25 UNH students who spend an academic year managing the 25-head dairy herd.
  • Alumni gather in DC for a reunion
    04.17.14 - Cherry Blossoms and Wildcats!
    Our Washington, D.C., Chapter Spring Cocktail Reception was a tremendous success. Wildcats from the past conversed with current students as well as with Wildcats of the future. The University Club provided an elegant backdrop for this popular annual event. Be sure not to miss it next year.
  • Alpha Phi Omega members as Pease Greeters
    04.10.14 - Dedicated to Service and Leadership
    Members of Alpha Phi Omega’s Theta Zeta Chapter at UNH Greet Fellow APO Brother, U.S. Army Capt. Steve Ostrander
  • Elizabeth Adeeko biomedical science major
    04.04.14 - Biomedical Student Finds Success by Choosing Two Campuses
  • Student stem lab night in Manchester
    04.03.14 - An Evening of Celebration at the STEM Discovery Lab
  • Flowers from the UNH Macfarlane greenhouse
    03.20.14 - Spring Arrives at the UNH Greenhouse
    Open House March 28-29, 2014
    The annual open house at the University of New Hampshire’s Macfarlane greenhouses, a popular rite of spring, is March 28-29, 2014
  • 03.20.14 - Patriot Act
    Professor Recognized for Support of Student in Military