OPEN HOUSE EVENTS
2014 from 1pm-5pm
ever wanted to see what’s happening today at UNH in the labs and classrooms,
this is your chance! From Fairchild Dairy to the new Paul College, tour
facilities and visit with faculty members. Each college is opening their
doors as part of UNH Reunion Weekend and all alumni, friends, and community members are welcome!
Shuttle service provided to all open house locations. Pick up at EAC. You will
also be able to pick up the shuttle from open house events to get to other
1 - 2:30pm Tours of the InterOperability
Lab – InterOperability Lab, 121 Technology Drive, Suite 2 Durham,
The UNH-IOL is
the only full-scale, non-profit test lab in the world that balances industry
expertise with the real-world training of future engineers. More than 100
graduate and undergraduate student employees work with full-time UNH-IOL staff,
gaining hands-on experience with developing technologies and products.
1:30 - 3:30pm School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering –
Jere A. Chase Ocean Engineering Building.
The Jere A. Chase Ocean Engineering building has unique facilities, such as the
20-foot deep engineering tank and 120-foot long wave tank. Cutting-edge
research installations include a telepresence console that connects researchers
with scientists at sea and the Visualization Lab's panoramic display. Most
importantly, CCOM/JHC staff are recognized as leaders in their fields and are
happy to talk about their research, which spans such topics as the behavior of
whales underwater, 3D visualization, ship tracking, and mapping the ocean
2 - 3pm College of Liberal Arts Event: Faculty Lecture with Jack Mayer – MUB Theater 1.
Psychology professor Jack Mayer is
an innovator in intelligence research. In Mayer’s new book, Personal
Intelligence: The Power of Personality and How It Shapes Our Lives, the reader
begins a journey with Mayer to uncover the history of personality research and
proceeds to the shaping of a framework for a new theory of learning—personal
2 - 4pm College of Life Sciences and Agriculture: Tours of Fairchild Dairy and High Tunnel –
Join us for a tour of the College’s new high tunnel greenhouses, constructed
on the land adjacent to the Fairchild Dairy, and designed to extend the growing
season. Learn about how students are using the high tunnels for experiential
learning, the collaboration with UNH Dining, and the broader plans for a
multi-trophic research and teaching farm.
2 - 4pm College of Life Sciences and Agriculture: Tours of the Hubbard Center for Genome Studies – Gregg
The Hubbard Center for Genome Studies was established in June 2001 to lead
the development of genomics research at UNH. The Center has established itself
as a leader in comparative and environmental genomics, with a special emphasis
on novel model species. Join us for a tour of the lab, meet with researchers,
and learn how genome studies is helping to answer questions about emerging
diseases, consequences of environmental change, conservation of threatened
species, cleanup of oil spills, and agricultural practices.
2:30 - 4:30pm College of Health and Human Services Open House –
Hewitt Hall & NH Hall.
Tour our newly upgraded and innovative lab facilities to include: nursing simulation, Kertzer
Exercise Science, Biomechanics, and Northeast Passage, a nationally recognized
leader in the provision of innovative therapeutic recreation services.
Information sessions and Q & A will be conducted by our faculty, staff and
2:30 - 4:30pm College of Engineering and Physical Sciences Open
House – Kingsbury Hall.
With the recent renovation in Kingsbury, much has changed since you were a
student. Tour the building including the labs and hear from students about
their research projects. Learn about the new plans for the renovation of
College of Business and Economics Open House – Paul College.
5 - 7pm Open House Reception – Paul College.
Paul College will showcase how its new state-of-the-art building helps to make learning hands on and real world. There will be presentations in three unique classrooms: the video enabled teaching kitchen, a problem-based learning classroom, and our executive education suite.