Brewing has become a major source of revenue for the New Hampshire economy, however some at the 2018 New Hampshire Craft Brew Conference fear over-saturation of the market could put some local breweries out of business. "Be something unique, be a place that people want to go," said keynote speaker Peter Bouckaert.
Rain poured all morning on Friday, Nov. 2 as attendees arrived at the Executive Court Banquet Facility in Manchester for the second annual Craft Brew Conference. The rain did not... Read More
Bitcoin is the currency of the future. Thousands of businesses worldwide including Microsoft and Virgin trust cryptocurrency payments, making it the leading form of innovative transactions.
UNH Professional Development and Training is now offering Bitcoin and Blockchain workshops to help professionals develop the skills they need to be on the cutting edge of technology. Those who are proficient with this new technology will be sought after in the job market of today and tomorrow.
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A wedding is one of the most important days in a person’s life. Being a part of the experience as a wedding planner is a rewarding way to build a successful business and career.
The business of wedding planning has grown exponentially in the last 10 years, and hiring a planner has become more accessible and popular. University of New Hampshire Professional Development and Training is launching a new Professional Wedding Planning Certificate to help aspiring wedding consultants learn key skills... Read More
Careers in nonprofit management offer more than just a paycheck - working for a cause has been shown to improve overall happiness and career satisfaction . Countless skills from the private sector can be honed and used for a greater purpose with a mission-driven career.
University of New Hampshire Professional Development and Training has launched a Nonprofit Management Certificate program for those who are already employed in the nonprofit world, and for those who hope to break into the field... Read More
Entering the field of dentistry assisting presents a variety of opportunities for growth and success in the workplace. Dental assistants are guaranteed a position because the demand is rapidly growing alongside the ever-increasing population. The role is essential to any dentistry practice and assistants are highly valued. Our Dental Assistant program provides an approachable way to get into the industry, where you can receive workforce-ready training within six short weeks.
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After hurricanes destroyed large swaths of Florida, the Caribbean Islands and Houston, first responders in these areas relied on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to survey inaccessible areas and support rescue efforts. In a post-disaster area, aerial imagery captured by drones helps aid workers evaluate a situation before they get their boots on the ground (virgin.com). By some figures, remote video captured by a drone is almost 400 times more cost effective than similar video captured by a... Read More
The last time local breweries were as popular as they are now was in 1850 when consumers had no choice but to purchase craft brews from their local brew master. In 1980, there were only 50 registered breweries nationwide, but recently there has been a major trend in interest for local breweries. Today, the brewing industry is a major part of life in New Hampshire which includes a dozen breweries in the seacoast region alone. Organizations like the Granite State Brewing Association and Brew... Read More
Climate change is one of the biggest threats towards society today and learning how to live with the ever-changing earth will be one of the biggest challenges of future generations. Permaculture is a social and agricultural design principle that follows patterns observed in natural ecosystems and a way of living sustainably with minimal impact on the earth. These principles are included in ecological design, ecological engineering, sustainable agriculture, and other fields where working with... Read More
Professional brewers and hobbyists gathered in Holloway Commons at the University of New Hampshire on Friday, Nov. 10 for the inaugural New Hampshire Craft Brew Conference, hosted by UNH Professional Development & Training in partnership with the NH Brewers Association.
The turnout for the event beat expectations and allowed people from different areas of expertise to learn alongside professionals during breakout sessions and sampling hours. The morning kicked off with coffee,... Read More
Every summer hobbyists and professionals from around the world gather at the University of New Hampshire for their shared passion for music and stringed instruments. The UNH Violin Craftsmanship Institute is one of the oldest stringed instrument repair workshops in the country founded by Karl Roy in 1974. The institute is held June 18 through July 20 and is sure to be informative for anyone at any level of experience. This program is one of the oldest luthier workshops in the United States and... Read More