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UNH Selects Christopher Clement to Lead Finance and Administration

Christopher Clement has been confirmed by the University System of New Hampshire board of trustees as the University of New Hampshire’s next vice president for finance and administration. Clement brings nearly two decades of experience in the private sector as well as six years of service to the state of New Hampshire, most recently as commissioner of the Department of Transportation. Dick Cannon, the university’s current vice president for finance and administration, announced his retirement earlier this year.

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UNH Seeks Interested Businesses to Partner with Students
The Information Systems Program at the University of New Hampshire Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics is seeking businesses and industry organizations to work with students on projects during the spring semester 2015. (10-30-14) Read >>>

UNH: LESI Remains Flat as Lodging Executives Sentiment Continues to Slip
The Lodging Executives Sentiment Index (LESI) for the current period ending August 2014 remained flat at 72.9 from July’s 72.9 reading. Overall the lodging executives’ sentiment for Present Business Conditions fell significantly during this current period. LESI is managed by the University of New Hampshire. (10-29-14) Read >>>

UNH Hosts Crane & Co. Chair and CEO Nov. 6
Charles Kittredge, chairman of the board and former CEO of Crane & Co., a seventh generation family-owned business, will speak at a joint meeting of the University of New Hampshire CEO Forum and the Center for Family Business Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, starting at 8 a.m. in Huddleston Hall. Kittredge is a sixth generation descendent of Zenas Crane who founded the company in 1801. (10-29-14) Read >>>

UNH Greenhouses Earn Top Sustainability Credential from International Group
For the second year, the Macfarlane Research Greenhouses at the University of New Hampshire have received the top grade for sustainability by an independent international sustainability certification group. The facility, which is part of the NH Agricultural Experiment Station, is the only research greenhouse operation in the world with this sustainability certification. (10-29-14) Read >>>

UNH Research Finds Many School Districts Continue to Restrain and Seclude Students with a Disability at an Alarming Rate, Despite Policy Changes
Despite numerous states making policy revisions in recent years, students with disabilities in some school districts are restrained and secluded at an alarming rates, according to new research at the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. (10-28-14) Read >>>

Tickets Remain for UNH Gourmet Brunch Nov. 16, 2014

The University of New Hampshire will host “Queen of the Ocean, Heart of the Sea – The Titanic Remembered” gourmet dinners Friday, Nov. 14, and Saturday, Nov. 15, and a Sunday brunch Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics, 10 Garrison Avenue. Both dinners are sold out but tickets are still available for the brunch. The brunch begins at 11 a.m. with a quiche hour and brunch will be served at noon. Tickets are $40 per person and may be purchased online at http://paulcollege.unh.edu/gourmetdinner.

(10-22-14) Read >>>

UNH Scientist: Cosmic Rays Threaten Future Deep-Space Astronaut Missions

Crewed missions to Mars remain an essential goal for NASA, but scientists are only now beginning to understand and characterize the radiation hazards that could make such ventures risky, concludes a new paper by University of New Hampshire scientists.

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New UNH Research Finds Health Insurance Coverage among Young Adults Rebounded Post Recession Due to Affordable Care Act
More young adults were covered by health insurance in 2012, substantially due to a provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) which extends coverage to adult children, according to new research from the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. The new research was conducted by Michael Staley, a research assistant at the Carsey School and a doctoral candidate in sociology at UNH, and Jessica Carson, a vulnerable families research scientist in the Carsey School. (10-21-14) Read >>>

UNH Announces New Initiatives to Increase Its Commercialization Success
UNHInnovation at the University of New Hampshire recently announced the establishment of a new center as well as a mentoring network and a seed fund to expand entrepreneurship throughout the university and the state using the research output of faculty, staff and students to drive economic development in the state. (10-20-14) Read >>>

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