Bridget Finnegan

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  • Professor riding a bike dressed for graduation, pulling Gnarlz in a trailer

    Celebrating Cycling

    This month, UNH will join communities and workplaces across the nation in a celebration of car-free commuting with Bike to Work Week (May 16 – 20) and Bike/Walk to Work Day (May 20). UNH is among...
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    By the Numbers

    From New Hampshire to the nation's capital to the West Coast, there are hundreds of UNH alums with political careers. Some of them knew they wanted to pursue a life of public service before they went...
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    Out of Africa

    When the UNH Alumni Association asked me earlier this year to host an 11-day safari to northern Tanzania, I jumped at the opportunity. Over the past 15 years, I have spent some 12 months in Tanzania...
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    UNH Fundraising Tops $49 Million

    The University of New Hampshire closed its FY14 fundraising year ending on June 30, raising an all-time record of $49.2 million in private support. Nearly 20,000 donors made gifts to UNH. This year’s...
  • Are Toxins Escaping our Lakes?

    Are Toxins Escaping our Lakes?

    Lake closures in the hot summer months are often caused by cyanobacteria blooms, also know as harmful algae blooms, which release toxins that may be linked to such diseases as ALS and Alzheimer’s.
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    Operatunity Awaits

    It’s “tech week” in the Hennessy Theatre for the music majors and local singers participating in the UNH Youth Opera Pilot Program at the University of New Hampshire
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    UNH Scientist’s Image Appearing in New Godzilla Movie

    An image of the Mariana Trench has been licensed by Warner Bros. and is being used within a quick-cut-montage sequence in the new Godzilla movie. It was mapped and developed by University of New...
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    Dick Cannon to Retire

    Dick Cannon has spent his last winter as the mythical man behind the snow day. After nearly nine years as vice president of finance and administration, Cannon will step down around the Thanksgiving...
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    The Ick of the Tick

    New Hampshire’s long, snowy winter was great for black-legged ticks, which transmit Lyme disease. Cooperative Extension entomologist Alan Eaton gives tips on staying safe. Alan Eaton has one word of...
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    Graduating Daniel Webster Scholars Bypass Traditional Exam, Sworn In to NH Bar

    Daniel Webster Scholars were sworn in as part of the UNH Law Commencement festivities. See more photos.
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    Commencement at UNH Manchester

    The University of New Hampshire at Manchester celebrated the achievements of 361 graduates at the college's 29th annual commencement proceedings on Thursday, May 15 in the historic mill yard. The...
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    Commencement Social Media

    A teaser on Facebook and Twitter resulted in 1867+ views of the UNH Frozen animation. 7600+ have watched Jennifer Lee's speech. 1,055 total mentions of #UNH14 on social media with heaviest use on...
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    ‘Frozen’ Science

    This spring, three senior engineering majors took a unique perspective on “Frozen,” pitting magic against reality for their final Snow Hydrology course paper. The students – Abby Davis ’14, Jessica...
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    Jolly Good Fellows

      National Science Foundation winner Dan Savage. See more winners. For the second year in a row, four UNH students have been awarded highly competitive National Science Foundation Graduate Research...
  • jason kelly doing yoga and meditation

    Making It Through: Just Breathe

    Jason Kelly ’14 used to be afraid of homework. An assignment that another student could bang out in 20 minutes would take Kelly a couple of hours, not because he struggled with the work but because...
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    Governor, UNH President Commemorate 100 years of UNH Cooperative Extension

    Photo (l to r): State Rep. Robert Haefner, Celina Walker, UNH President Mark Huddleston, Governor Maggie Hassan, UNH Cooperative Extension Dean and Director John Pike, and State Rep. Robert Theberge.
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    Arts Round Up

    Student Recital #17 Thursday, May 1, 2014, 1 p.m. Bratton Recital Hall, Paul Creative Arts Center Department of music. More  
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    May Arts Round Up

    May 1 Aerial Dance Student Showcase 7 p.m., Newman Dance Studio, NH Hall. Tickets are $3.50
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    Commencement By the Numbers

    First UNH Durham Commencement: 1892 (It took place in a barn as none of the UNH Durham buildings were completed) Undergraduates degrees being awarded: 2,568 (approx.)
  • student in multicultural attire at commencement

    The Colors of Commencement

    Current-day academic gowns are based on the clothing of medieval monks, and each gown helps reveal the wearer's education and ranking.
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    April Arts Round Up

    April may bring showers, but it also brings a wealth of arts events to UNH.
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    Move In By The Numbers

    Number of residence halls at UNH. 29 (including Woodside and The Gables) Date first students arrive on campus. 8/2 (football team) Number of students moving in for first-year Move In.
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    UNH Announces New Vice President For Advancement

    Deborah Dutton will become vice president for advancement at the University of New Hampshire and president of the UNH Foundation, effective Sept. 1, 2012.
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    UNH Steps It Up for Soles4Souls

    When a child in earthquake-ravaged Haiti pulls on her first pair of shoes this year, it will mean that someone at UNH stepped up. When a family in the American Midwest who lost everything in a...
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