“Among the Powers of the Earth: The American Revolution and the Making of a New World Empire” (Harvard University Press, 2012) by Eliga Gould, professor of history at the University of New Hampshire, has been named a finalist for the 2013 George Washington Book Prize, a $50,000 award that recognizes the best recent book on the nation’s founding era.
Tom Haines had first written about Beatrice Munyenyezi's case in a cover story for the Boston Globe in August. A new piece, for TheAtlantic.com, looks at the story a second jury heard during the retrial.
As an instructor of such undergraduate standards as “The Rise of the Novel” and “British Literature, 1800-Present,” you might expect I’d take a traditional route when offering up a list of good Valentine’s Day reads.
Nine faculty and staff members are gathered around a conference table in Huddleston Hall. Each has carved out a space amidst the papers, bagels, laptops, bananas, and coffee for a four-hour retreat. Today’s goal?
There is a murder in the classroom. Not a real one: no perpetrator, no victim. Just a trail of planted evidence that needs to be collected and analyzed: glass, hair, blood, fingerprints, a bullet. Students must make sure their forensic methods are sound. Someday, another life may depend on it.
Abused children who are removed from their homes are likely to be placed voluntarily in the homes of other family members instead of other placement arrangements, according to new research from the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire.
A record number of U.S. children were covered by health insurance in 2011, mostly due to substantial increases in the enrollment rates of public insurance, according to new research from the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire.
While many UNH students were enjoying a break from studies recently during winter school break, one graduating senior spent part of his break restoring a Southern California national forest hard hit by natural disasters.