Little Royal, Big Dreams

With electric clippers in hand, Ashley Woods ’16 buzzes the winter coat from Tacoma—the eight-month old Holstein calf she’s been caring for at the Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center. An Animal Science major in the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture at the University of New Hampshire, Woods is preparing Tacoma for the Little Royal Livestock Show this weekend.

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Going Whole Hog

The carcass of half a hog takes up nearly all of the available counter space in the Black Trumpet Bistro’s intimate kitchen. Only three people at a time – the chef, sous chef, and garde manger – can comfortably create the culinary magic that’s garnered top accolades for this restaurant nestled in Portsmouth’s historic seaport. Each evening, renowned chef Evan Mallett and his team choreograph an expeditious dance between the counter, the refrigeration unit, and the stove where flames lick the edges of pots and pans to help usher forth such pleasures as a seafood paella replete with house-made chistrorra, scallops, mussels, whelks, octopus, and local fish simmered in saffron rice or house-smoked pork belly with chowdered potatoes.

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Cole's columns available in book form

Stacey Cole has been writing a weekly nature column for the New Hampshire Union Leader for more than 50 years.

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'Tis the Season

Future Chefs and Diet Technicians Learn to Finesse Holiday Basics at the Thompson Schoo/
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Student cooperative operates university dairy herd

It’s 4:15 in the morning. The sun is sleeping along with the rest of the University of New Hampshire campus. But if you drive down Mast Road, the cows are already awake.

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For Student Veterans, Nov. 11 is Not Just Another Day

"…a day to be dedicated to the cause of world peace…"

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Students learn local leadership with a purpose

As part of their study of community leadership, UNH students are organizing a multifaceted response to the needs for warm clothing and food in our community. Their Warmth from the Millyard Coalition (WFMYC), as the project is named, brings together community partners from within UNH and local communities to gather warm clothing and food for donation to numerous organizations with the Seacoast.

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Class Has Students Crafting for Babies, and for Credit

Students in a general social science course at the University of New Hampshire’s Thompson School of Applied Science have aligned with the New Hampshire Children’s Trust to help prevent shaken-baby syndrome – and they’ve taken up hooks and needles to do so. Participating in the Trust’s CLICK for Babies campaign to educate new parents about normal infant crying, 27 first-year students in Human Relations 201 are learning to knit and crochet baby caps. Story >>>

Fun with Food

During the past eight summers, the instructional kitchen at the Thompson School of Applied Science has been overtaken by a roving band of middle school kids. They peel potatoes and carrots; measure out sugar, flour, and oil; crack eggs and grill chicken; stir in spices; and eat their meals together. They even clean up their stations when they’re done.

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The Right Touch

Thompson School's New Vet Tech Program Offers Hands-on Experience.

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