The UNH Undergraduate Research Conference and Graduate Research Conference are finally here!
All this week, come to campus to learn about student research on everything from sustainability in higher education to urban farming, solar power in NH to sustainable development in Costa Rica, water pumping windmills to photograph of the disadvantaged in our state, and much more!
Undergraduate Research Conference 2011
Graduate Research Conference 2011
See you there!
Check it out! Stories on a rolling regional food summit held by Food Solutions New England and their new documentary "Voices From the Field: Perspectives on Food System Access," news for UNH students on move-out recycling and a new health and wellness survey (and prizes!), and our latest "Profile in Sustainability" on Corey Johnson '11.
Read and enjoy!
I think you all have noticed the air outside is getting warmer and the sun is shining brighter! Spring is in the air and it couldn't come soon enough! Following suit with all this great weather there are some great activities going around campus I'd love to talk about.
Taking place tomorrow at 3:15 in G46 James Hall the Sustainable Agriculture and Food System Seminar series continues. This week Adam Davis will be presenting on "Systems Research in Sustainable Agriculture: Search for New...Read More
Dr. Cameron Wake of UNH and Carbon Solutions New England (and on the Summit Steering Committee of the 2011 New
England Food Summit) asks Michael Dimock, President of Roots of Change in CA, about how to foster collaboration instead of competition.
Michael Hamm, CS Mott Professor of Sustainable Agriculture at Michigan State University, discusses why he spoke at the 2011 New
England Food Summit about his work helping to develop a food system charter in Michigan.
"Voices From the Field: Perspectives on Food System Access" explores food insecurity through those directly experiencing it in New Hampshire.
This documentary film captures the hardship and resilience of those who have been unable to consistently access fair, affordable and nutritious food. A project of Food Solutions New England and the University of New Hampshire (UNH Sustainability Academy and UNH Video Services). Research conducted by Dr. Joanne Burke, UNH Sustainability Academy Food...Read More
In my CIE 796/896.03: Green Building Design course we are currently performing energy audits on our homes. By looking at our electric, water, oil, natural gas bills, etc., from the past few years we were able to put together background data. From what we compiled in these previous bills we will implement our own green measure and monitor the reduction in our energy bills, all while making our house a greener place to live.
If you are interested in determining exactly what uses the most energy...Read More
We have three intriguing discussions all coming to UNH next week that I would love to point out to everyone.
Next Wednesday (February 23) from 12-1, in the MUB room 330/332, the Carsey Institute Spring 2011 Brown Bag Lunch Seminars will discuss Do You Believe the Climate is Changing? Partisanship, Understanding, and Public Opinion. Bring your lunch and join in for some interesting talk. The presentation will go over "key findings, especially on the complex interrelationships among climate-...Read More