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Future Tech Women, Changing the Ratio

Posted in: Campus News on Wednesday, April 16, 2014

After landing a job at Dyn, alumnae Bethany Ross says she met with a female CIS student, who shared stories of similar struggles as an undergraduate. The two began an informal mentoring relationship, which Ross said was incredibly rewarding. The experience prompted her to contact Mihaela Sabin, Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Computing Technology Program, for a way to contact other women CIS majors and ask if they’d like to participate in a larger mentoring program.

Mathematics Inspired by Nature

Posted in: Campus News on Monday, April 14, 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.

Recognizing Student Leaders at UNH Manchester

Posted in: Campus News on Thursday, April 10, 2014

Student leaders make a difference on the campus of UNH Manchester, and so we pause to say thank you and acknowledge their hard work and commitment to the community. The college held its second annual Student Leadership Awards Ceremony on April 10, 2014. The ceremony recognized students who promote a positive environment through their leadership roles at the college. In total, 33 student leaders were nominated for their hard work, dedication, and contributions.

Yale Political Scientist to Present ‘Understanding Muslim Societies’

Posted in: Campus News on Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Political Scientist Ellen Lust will be presenting “Understanding Muslim Societies” at UNH Manchester on Thursday, April 24 at 6PM. Lust’s presentation comes as the third installment of a series funded and coordinated by the World Affairs Council of NH titled, “Power Shift: Disruption and Transition Reshaping the World.”

UNH Manchester Names Campus Compact for New Hampshire Award Winners

Posted in: Campus News on Wednesday, April 9, 2014

UNH Manchester recognizes students, staff, faculty, and community partners each year through the Campus Compact for New Hampshire (CCNH) President’s Awards. This year’s award recipients are Stephanie Parent, junior in the Politics & Society program; Regina McCarthy, Assistant Dean of Academic Student Services; and Manchester Water Works.

Professors and Internships help Alumna find her Passion

Posted in: Campus News on Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Bethany Apt, a 2013 graduate of UNH Manchester's business program, currently works as a recruiter for The Alexander Technology Group in Bedford, NH. Her previous job was as a Technical Recruiter specializing in IT and engineering staffing with Black Diamond Networks in Andover, MA.

Students Develop Engineering and Communication Skills at Velcro

Posted in: Campus News on Monday, April 7, 2014

Jeffrey Deming and Alex Roy are two Mechanical Engineering Technology majors set to graduate in May who have been embedded in a Manchester-area company for their internship. The two are working on a project at Velcro, overseen by mentor Sam Kirshman, a tooling engineer with about 40 years of engineering experience.

Enactus wins big Helping Refugees Stitch Together their Future

Posted in: Campus News on Monday, April 7, 2014

The college's Enactus team competed in the national Enactus USA competition, placing an impressive 62 out of 224 in the quarter finals.

Announcing the 2014 ASL Idol Competition

Posted in: Campus News on Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Join us Friday, April 11 for the ASL Idol, a talent competition performed in American Sign Language. Contestants will compete in areas of ASL poetry, stand-up comedy, song, and solo or small group skits.

Students and Alumnus Engineer a Device to Measure Snow Loads on Roofs

Posted in: Campus News on Monday, March 31, 2014

Here in New Hampshire and in other snow-bound states, scientists will head into the field in late winter to determine how much water is within the winter’s snow pack. Using equipment to measure the weight of the pack, their calculations can predict what the melting snow means for the communities throughout the watershed.

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