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Terrafugia Founder Speaks at UNH CEO Forum Sept. 11
Carl Dietrich, co-founder, CEO and CTO of Terrafugia, Inc., will speak at the next meeting of the University of New Hampshire CEO Forum Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, at 9 a.m. The program begins at 8 a.m. in Huddleston Hall with coffee and networking, with a full breakfast at 8:30 a.m. (08-29-14) Read >>>

UNH Launches New Community Care Coordination Program
The University of New Hampshire’s Thompson School of Applied Science (TSAS) and Center on Aging and Community Living (CACL) have launched a new certificate program in community care coordination. The flexible 19-credit program is currently enrolling traditional and non-traditional students to begin this fall. (08-27-14) Read >>>

UNH Franchising Index Returns Best Performance in More Than a Year

The University of New Hampshire Rosenberg Franchise 50 Index, which tracks publicly traded companies in the United States engaged in business format franchising, rose 5.3 percent in the second quarter of 2014, boosted by strong performance from Ruby Tuesday and many other franchise companies.

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Electric Sparks May Alter Evolution of Lunar Soil
The moon appears to be a tranquil place, but modeling done by University of New Hampshire and NASA scientists suggests that, over the eons, periodic storms of solar energetic particles may have significantly altered the properties of the soil in the moon’s coldest craters through the process of sparking—a finding that could change our understanding of the evolution of planetary surfaces in the solar system. (08-21-14) Read >>>

New Institutions Implement UNH’s Chemical Management System
Bridgewater State University and Carleton College have joined the more than 20 colleges and universities around the country using UNHCEMS®, a web-deployed chemical inventory management system developed at the University of New Hampshire. (08-12-14) Read >>>

UNH Launches Online Mini-Courses on Social Media Topics for Small Business
The New Hampshire Small Business Development Center (NH SBDC), an outreach program of the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire, has launched three new, free online mini-courses “Pinterest for Business”, “Mobile Marketing” and “Instagram for Business.” The mini-courses last up to 15 minutes each and help entrepreneurs learn about social media options for their businesses. (08-11-14) Read >>>

New Dual Admission Program between UNH and GBCC Increases Access

The University of New Hampshire and Great Bay Community College have announced a new dual admission program that will allow students to seamlessly transfer into UNH to complete a bachelor’s degree after completing their associate degree at Great Bay. Qualified students can earn credits that apply to both their associate degree and bachelor’s degree while at GBCC. Upon completion of an associate degree and a cumulative 2.5 grade point average or higher, program participants are guaranteed seamless entry into UNH’s College of Liberal Arts.

(08-05-14) Read >>>

UNH: LESI Continues an Upward Move on Robust Present and Future Business Expectations
The Lodging Executives Sentiment Index for the current period ending June 2014 increased to 79.5 from May’s 76.8 reading. Overall the lodging executives’ sentiment for Present Business Conditions and Business Conditions 12 months in the future improved during this current period. (08-04-14) Read >>>

Antarctic Ice Sheet Is Result of CO2 Decrease, Not Continental Breakup
Climate modelers from the University of New Hampshire have shown that the most likely explanation for the initiation of Antarctic glaciation during a major climate shift 34 million years ago was decreased carbon dioxide (CO2) levels. The finding counters a 40-year-old theory suggesting massive rearrangements of Earth’s continents caused global cooling and the abrupt formation of the Antarctic ice sheet. It will provide scientists insight into the climate change implications of current rising global CO2 levels. (07-30-14) Read >>>

Families Retain Reliance on Wives’ Earnings in the Aftermath of the Great Recession
Despite the end of the Great Recession, American families continue to rely on the income of wives at record levels, with employed wives’ contribution to family earnings holding steady at 47 percent, according to new research from the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. (07-29-14) Read >>>

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