Educational

The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will host activities and presentations from the University of New Hampshire at Manchester’s NoMADS project in a monthly series running through June 2022. Team Cooke’s Novel Methods of Antibiotic Discovery in Space (NoMADS) is sending an experiment to the International Space Station through NASA STEM on Station’s Student Payload Opportunity with Citizen Science (SPOCS). Members of the team will run family activities and formal presentations connected with their research and project development for visitors to the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center, including a look at bacteria in petri dishes and hands-on engineering challenges. Read more →


Today, State Senator Tom Sherman (D-Rye) and advocates joined Protect Our Care NH for a virtual press event to highlight the health and economic provisions in the Build Back Better reconciliation legislation, currently before Congress, that will benefit and improve the lives of Granite Staters.  The bill will further extend the Child Tax Credit and lower costs and expand access to quality, affordable health care in New Hampshire, among other child care and home care provisions included in President Biden’s Build Back Better proposal.  Read more →


One year into the launch of online classes, the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications announces a spring session of topics requested by students, and each is being offered for the first time. Eight free, online classes are offered in a single session each, running from April 6 to May 4, 2021. Read more →


SCULPTORS INVITED TO SUBMIT ENTRIES FOR ART ON MAIN, CONCORD'S ANNUAL OUTDOOR EXHIBITION

The City of Concord, NH and the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce invite professional sculptors to submit entries for a year-round, outdoor, public art exhibit in the city’s historic downtown. Selected artists will receive a $500 stipend. Read more →


“We are kicking off 2021 with seven new, free, online classes to get the New Year started right,” explained Laura Simoes, executive director of the School. “Our four-week long classes are focused on fighting misinformation, writing brief biographies, and the First Amendment related topics of defamation, privacy rights and the Right to Know law. Our one-session classes range from sports journalism for parents and coaches, to digital marketing topics, such as search engine optimization.” Read more →


Trump’s Failed Coronavirus Response and Ongoing War on Health Care Is Especially Dangerous for People with Disabilities Read more →


Rural Americans are especially vulnerable to the coronavirus pandemic due to higher prevalence of pre-existing conditions, lower coverage rates, and other barriers to accessing health care. As the virus has spread, rural communities are now facing severe outbreaks, overwhelming hospitals that were already vulnerable before the pandemic. Through his failed coronavirus response and attacks on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicaid, President Trump is only fueling this crisis in rural America.  Read more →