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Beyond the Books and into the Field for Summer Animal Tracking

Posted in: Campus News on Thursday, August 21, 2014

Each day, Joshua Linnane walks a portion of an 800-acre plot of undeveloped land on the outskirts of Manchester. The senior biology major at the University of New Hampshire at Manchester eyes the ground and trees for hair, scat and rub marks on trees. He’s looking for signs of wild mammals in this urban forest, all part of his undergraduate research experience.

Central High School Receives $1,500 for Science Department from UNH Manchester Frisbee Tournament

Posted in: Campus News on Wednesday, August 20, 2014

UNH Manchester Ultimate Frisbee tournament provides Manchester Central High School with a $1,500 donation for the school science department.

Students Find Common Ground, Language Through STEM

Posted in: Campus News on Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Samora speaks French and Creole. Marleny speaks Spanish. Khoi Vu, Vietnamese. But this summer, these very different young people from very different parts of the world were all able to communicate through the common languages of English and Science at the summer EXCELL program.

A Second Language Gives some a Second Chance

Posted in: Campus News on Wednesday, August 13, 2014

The intensive summer ESOL course helps students who are speakers of other languages improve their academic English skills and introduces them to US college culture. The class is available to high school students age 16 and older, recent high school graduates, students who have passed the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET), transfer students, returning adult students, and others living in and around the Manchester area. These students dedicate four hours per day, four days per week for five weeks in the summer to finishing the program.

College Singing Group is more than just "Milling Around"

Posted in: Campus News on Wednesday, August 13, 2014

UNH Manchester's a cappella group may make singing look like fun and games, but with the release of their second CD, they prove they are doing more than just "Milling Around."

Teens Investigate New Ways to use Smartphones at Camp

Posted in: Campus News on Monday, August 11, 2014

Seeing a group of teenagers hunched over smartphones is nothing out of the ordinary. This summer, in the college's STEM Discovery Lab, 14 New Hampshire high school students, whose eyes were fixated to their screens, were doing something extraordinary - using computer science to build their own mobile applications.

Sean Tavares Joins Engineering Technology Program

Posted in: Campus News on Friday, August 8, 2014

Sean Tavares will join the University of New Hampshire at Manchester this fall as an Assistant Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Technology program. Tavares brings more than 20 years of industry experience working in the areas of fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, aerospace, propulsion, and energy applications.

New this Fall, Mathematics Inspired by Nature

Posted in: Campus News on Thursday, August 7, 2014

How does a sunflower grow its seeds in beautiful, spiral patterns? Like all things in nature, the sunflower grows according to the Golden Ratio, 1.618, and Fibonacci Numbers. These mathematical calculations can be used to understand patterns found in nature, such as seed heads, pine cones, leaves, fruits and vegetables. Learn more in Excursions in Quantitative Reasoning (Math 444) taught by Professor Donald Plante.

UNH Expansion in Manchester Paves the Way for Job Growth

Posted in: Campus News on Wednesday, August 6, 2014

The University of New Hampshire’s Manchester campus will have a new home next March as the result of its partnership with DEKA on a building trade that will allow UNH to expand and respond to business needs. The move is part of the forward-looking transformation UNH is undertaking for students interested in experiential learning through internships, research and community engagement

5 Things College Grads Think Freshmen Should Know

Posted in: Campus News on Friday, August 1, 2014

With college classes beginning in less than five days, we decided to ask University of New Hampshire at Manchester alumni what advice they wish they had received when they started their college career.

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