Educational

Nackey Scripps Loeb School of Communications announces the launch of a new Pro Series—affordable online trainings designed to elevate communication skills, featuring expert instructors and accessible content. Read more →


Saturday, November 18, 2023 marks 100 years since the birth of pilot, astronaut, and New Hampshire-native Adm. Alan B. Shepard, Jr. The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will be commemorating the occasion with a birthday celebration. Visit the Discovery Center Read more →


The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center looks forward to hosting Mirka Zapletal as the speaker of our July 2023 Super Stellar Friday. Previously the Director of Education at the Discovery Center, Mirka now holds the position of Education and Outreach Manager at the Newfound Lake Region Association (NLRA). Read more →


The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will host Kid Conservationist for our May 2023 Super Stellar Friday. Jack Dalton is a student dedicated to saving and protecting critically endangered orangutans. Read more →


HISTORY MADE: President Biden Signs Inflation Reduction Act Into Law, Delivering Lower Health Care Costs to the American People

Today, President Biden signed The Inflation Reduction Act into law, which will lower costs and improve health care for millions of Americans. Along with combating inflation and making key investments in climate and energy, this historic legislation will drive down health care premiums for 13 million Americans and lower the cost of prescription drugs. Read more →


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 →