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Nov 18 2013 - 11:49am
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Denise Burchsted may be new on campus, but she’s already got her students involved in a research project that will provide important information to the City of Keene.
Nov 12 2013 - 10:35am
There’s a new supercomputer in town and it’s making leading-edge research in multiple facets of modern physics possible at the University of New Hampshire’s Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space. The Cray supercomputer, the only one in New Hampshire, was made possible by a $534,977 Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) award from the National Science Foundation, including $196,995 from NSF’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, or EPSCoR.
Oct 16 2013 (All day)
Plymouth’s first Science Café was held on October 15 at Biederman’s Deli and Pub. Even though the Red Sox were playing an important post-season game, over fifty people, including community members and PSU students, came to learn about science in an informal setting.
Oct 3 2013 - 8:45am
Twenty years ago, the NH Pollution Prevention Program and the University of New Hampshire partnered to create an internship program to offer companies and organizations the opportunity to work with trained interns on pollution prevention projects.
Oct 1 2013 - 1:55pm
Using data from the National Center for Education Statistics, Bankrate said it ranked more than 900 public two-year institutions to determine the best and brightest schools. WMCC was the only community college in the Northeast to make the list.
Sep 25 2013 - 11:00am
The causes and effects of climate change were the topic of the day when experts in a variety of disciplines gathered at City Hall in Nashua on Monday morning. But the discussion wasn’t a debate on whether climate change was real; it focused on what communities should do to prepare for and prevent the very real consequences.
Sep 19 2013 - 1:12pm
To be competitive in the 21st century workplace, high school students today need to acquire strong computational skills and be able to connect and apply academic content to real-world challenges. The University of New Hampshire has been awarded a $750,000 five-year grant from the National Science Foundation EPSCoR program to develop a pilot project for students in the state’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) centers.
Sep 19 2013 - 1:09pm
NH Community Colleges Reaching Out to High Schools
The leaders of the Community College System of New Hampshire say they need to reach out more to high schools about what it's going to take to prepare young people for a work force that demands a strong base in math and science.
Sep 12 2013 (All day)
KSC Receives Grant for Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer
Thanks to a $263,700 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation program, Keene State chemistry students and researchers will soon have much richer and effective opportunities for molecular analysis. The grant will allow the College to buy a Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectrometer.
Aug 28 2013 (All day)
New Hampshire likes to brag how its economy successfully shifted from logging, paper making and textiles to high-tech industries, and a new National Science Foundation seems to bear that out: The state is among the top 10 for percentage of jobs in science and engineering fields, a list dominated by much larger states.