Spring Arrives at the UNH Greenhouse Open House March 27-28, 2015
Had enough of the snow? Get ready to welcome spring with a visit to the University of New Hampshire Macfarlane Research Greenhouses during the annual spring open house Friday and Saturday, March 27 and 28, 2015. This year's event will provide displays and plenty of information to help chase away winter blues and welcome spring. The greenhouses will be open from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. both days.
UNH Recognized for University Research Farms in National Ranking
The University of New Hampshire has been ranked as hosting one of the top 20 sets of university farms in America. UNH has four horticulture, agronomy, and dairy farms, as well as greenhouses, which are centered on teaching, research and outreach. All are facilities of the NH Agricultural Experiment Station in the UNH College of Life Sciences and Agriculture.
It’s a great time to be young and working toward a career in the green
industry. Well, it’s a great thing to be young regardless – considering
my age anyway. But for students seeking a rewarding career that provides
valuable environmental services in the great outdoors, the landscape
trade offers incredible opportunities. In my opinion, this is probably
more so now than anytime in the past generation. (More on that in a
Thompson School is listed as one of the top 10 culinary arts schools in the Northeast
From your executive chef to prep workers, choosing the right personnel for a well-rounded kitchen staff is one of the most important decisions a restaurant owner will make. It’s not a requisite exclusive to the fine dining world, either—even large chain restaurants rely on a skilled executive culinary team to come up with fresh innovative ideas and make menu updates season after season. So how can you know that your hiring choice has the right training and experience for the job at hand? One way is by taking a look at their education.
Just three years after Jon Roy ’95 graduated from the University of New Hampshire’s (UNH) Forest Technology program at the Thompson School of Applied Science, he started his own business. Now a thriving company, Orion Tree Service provides the communities of Barrington, Durham, Lee, Madbury, Newmarket, Stratham, and surrounding areas with highly skilled tree removal, tree pruning, stump grinding, and storm damage emergency services. Story >>>
UNH offering program in community care coordination
The University of New Hampshire’s Thompson School of Applied Science and
Center on Aging and Community Living have launched a new certificate
program in community care coordination. The flexible 19-credit program
is currently enrolling traditional and non-traditional students to begin