Stories in Topic: In the Community

  • 12.16.14 - Code Comfort
    Computer science department brings programming literacy to local kids
    Do you want to build a snowflake? If so, you’ll have to learn some code – but as nearly 40 elementary school children learned Friday afternoon (Dec. 12) at UNH, that’s not so hard.
  • Crime writer Lara Bricker '98
    12.11.14 - The Ball-Bricker Hour: Two Alumni Crime Writers Talk Murder, Lies and Deadly Intentions
  • UNH Poinsettia Open House Dec. 4-6, 2014
    12.04.14 - Put Some Red, White and Pink in Your Life at Poinsettia Event
  • 11.20.14 - A New Leader at UNH Extension
    Ken La Valley garnered awards for his innovative fisheries work
     Kenneth La Valley has been selected to be the next dean and director of the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension effective Dec. 1, after a national search. "We are excited by the prospect of Ken's leadership as we move into the second century of Cooperative Extension," said Provost Lisa MacFarlane. "Ken brings to this role noteworthy leadership experience in both the private and public sectors, and he will continue to build on Cooperative Extension's strong tradition of university outreach education."
  • 11.19.14 - Team Spirit
    Hailed as a leader in the military and at UNH, Medal of Honor recipient Ryan Pitts ’13 insists he is just part of the team.
    As he strode toward the White House stage on a late July afternoon, Army Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts ’13 looked every inch the soldier: eyes front, shoulders back, dress uniform decked with ribbons, knife-crease trousers tucked into polished boots.
  • 11.18.14 - What Teaching Teaches
    In Boston and Istanbul, two UNH-educated professors find each school year a fresh chance to learn something new
    The Perennial Chance to Get It RightBy Phyllis Wentworth '02G
  • 11.18.14 - Bringing the U. to You
    UNH Cooperative Extension celebrates a century of service to the Granite State
     
  • 11.13.14 - Around the World and Back Again: One Veteran's Story
  • Retreat Ceremony on Thompson Hall at UNH
    11.13.14 - Honoring Those Who Serve: UNH Marks Veterans Day
  • close-up photo of multi-colored poinsettias
    11.07.14 - Holiday Decor, Crafts on Campus
    Popular Poinsettia Trials Open House and Evergreen Fair will help ring in the season Dec. 4-6
    UNH's Memorial Union Building and The Macfarlane Greenhouses will come alive with holiday cheer, decor and gift ideas during the first weekend of December, thanks to two popular annual events. 
  • 11.05.14 - Tough Love
    As coach and mentor, Whoop Snively inspired his players to play well and live well.
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  • 10.30.14 - Fairchild Dairy Celebrates 25 Years
    The Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center, a facility of the N.H. Agricultural Experiment Station (NHAES) at the University of New Hampshire College of Life Sciences and Agriculture (COLSA), celebrated its 25th anniversary on Wednesday, Oct. 29. 
  • 10.30.14 - Crystal Clear Volunteers
    Citizen scientists put NH lakes monitoring program in national spotlight
    Paul Richardson of Alton says volunteering with UNH's Lakes Lay Monitoring Program is a great way to help protect the state's valuable freshwater lakes — and to give back to UNH.  
  • Jon Plodzik (fourth from left), Director of UNH Dining Services
    10.23.14 - UNH Dining Services Receives N.H. Employment Leadership Award
    Jon Plodzik (fourth from left), director of UNH Dining Services, accepted the 2014 NH Employment Leadership Award last week at a ceremony in Manchester. (Courtesy photo)
  • U.S. Senate candidate Scott Brown and U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)
    10.22.14 - Race to Represent N.H.
  • 10.22.14 - Green and White: DEEP Author Merges Climate Science with Skiing
  • 10.22.14 - Green and White
    DEEP author merges climate science with skiing
    The rate of winter warming has tripled in the U.S. since 1970. The northern hemisphere has lost one million square miles of spring snowpack in the last 50 years. As many as half the ski resorts in the Northeast may be forced to shut down within the next 30 years.
  • 10.17.14 - Have An Idea That Could Change the World? Check Out UNH's Social Innovation Challenge
    Have an idea about how to address one of society’s most pressing social or environmental challenges? Sign up now to share a sustainable, business-oriented solution in the Social Venture Innovation Challenge at the University of New Hampshire. There are two tracks — one for community members (any New Hampshire resident) and another for students in any college or university in the state. The deadline to file an intent to compete is Thursday, Oct. 30.
  • 10.16.14 - Franklin’s Golden Moment: A City Partners with UNH Extension for Guidance on Growth
  • 10.08.14 - The Sawyers of Langdon: Family Spirit Keeps Woodell and Daughters Sawmill in Motion