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UNH Center for Family Business Focuses on Non-Family Employees March 4
The University of New Hampshire Center for Family Business will present “The Issues, Care and Management of Non-Family Employees - Before, During and After a Family Business Succession” at The Centennial Inn in Concord Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Registration and coffee start at 8 a.m. Lunch and networking will follow at noon. (02-24-15) Read >>>

Tickets Available for Spring 2015 Gourmet Dinner at UNH

The University of New Hampshire will host the “New Orleans: Unmasked” gourmet dinners Friday, March 27, and Saturday, March 28, with a brunch served Sunday, March 29, at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics, 10 Garrison Avenue. Tickets are $50 per person for dinner ($40 for students) and $40 per person for brunch ($30 for students) and may be purchased online at

(02-24-15) Read >>>

Vice President Joe Biden to Visit UNH Feb. 25, 2015

Vice President Joe Biden will receive the second Warren B. Rudman Award for Distinguished Public Service on February 25, 2015, when he visits the University of New Hampshire.

(02-23-15) Read >>>

Unique Internship Brings UNH Occupational Therapy Students to Disabled Skiers

DURHAM, N.H. – Five University of New Hampshire occupational therapy students are honing their craft with a unique 12-week internship teaching people with disabilities to ski and snowboard in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. It’s the first fieldwork placement of its type for occupational therapy (OT) students anywhere, organizers say.

(02-20-15) Read >>>

UNH Structural Engineering Professor Available to Comment on Roof Collapses

A structural engineering professor at the University of New Hampshire is available to discuss the dangers this season’s record snowfalls on roofs. Ray Cook, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, can discuss the science behind this winter’s many roof collapses and give advice for preventing them.

(02-19-15) Read >>>

Innovation Research Center Seeks Grant Applications from N.H. Businesses
The New Hampshire Innovation Research Center (NHIRC) is now accepting letters of intent from New Hampshire companies that wish to conduct research with New Hampshire-based colleges and universities, including the University of New Hampshire and Dartmouth College. A signed, nonbinding letter of intent (LOI) on company letterhead is due by March 9, 2015. (02-17-15) Read >>>

UNH Research: Flame Retardants Found to Cause Metabolic, Liver Problems

Chemicals used as synthetic flame retardants that are found in common household items such as couches, carpet padding, and electronics have been found to cause metabolic and liver problems that can lead to insulin resistance, which is a major cause of obesity, according to new research from the University of New Hampshire.

(02-16-15) Read >>>

Celebrate President’s Day with UNH’s Free Online Class on the
– Reserve a front row seat to the phenomenon that is New Hampshire’s presidential primary in the University of New Hampshire’s first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) this fall. The six-week course, FIRST! Understanding New Hampshire’s Presidential Primary, is free and open to anyone, anywhere. leading up to the primaries in early 2016. (02-16-15) Read >>>

USNH Trustees: Historic In-State Tuition Freeze Unlikely
University System officials expressed appreciation for Governor Hassan’s support of public higher education and thanked her for her continued advocacy on the importance and value of the work being done within the University System. System officials will use every dollar, over FY15 funding, to hold down the price of higher education even though the proposed budget is insufficient to continue the tuition freeze for in-state students for another two years. State funding is the biggest factor in determining in-state tuition levels. (02-12-15) Read >>>

UNH Research Finds Rural Students Have Less Access to Advanced Placement Courses
Nearly one half of rural school districts have no secondary students enrolled in advanced placement (AP) courses, compared to only 20 percent of town, 5 percent of suburban and less than 3 percent of urban districts, according to new research at the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. (02-11-15) Read >>>

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