“You can’t rely on the organization to help women advance,” says instructor Vaughan Limbrick, who will be leading the UNH Professional Development & Training seminar titled “Lead Like a Woman: Intentional Career Planning for Quality of Life” this fall. “Women need skills to advance on their own.”
Limbrick has seen gender discrimination first-hand while coaching women in STEM fields on career advancement. She recounted a story when a female scientist was denied a spot on a team working for a... Read More
Individuals from around the world converged on the University of New Hampshire in June to take part in the UNH Violin Craftsmanship Institute. This proved to be an exciting year for the institute with the addition of two new instructors and two new workshops including cello set-up and tonal adjustments and bass set-up.
Photo : Bass set up class instructed by Jay Vanderkopple and assisted by Keiran O’Hara. New course for 2018. Photo/Lynn Hannings
Participants were thrilled with what they were... Read More
Storm drains are part of every community. However, few are aware of the impact that polluted stormwater has on our environment. Stormwater is quickly becoming one of the fastest growing forms of pollution in our waters. The UNH Professional Development and Training, in partnership with the UNH Stormwater Center, is offering a Stormwater Management certificate to help deal with the effects this ever-growing problem.
“Managing stormwater is one of the fastest growing fields and requires up to... Read More
The second annual New Hampshire Craft Brew Conference will be held Friday, November 2 at the Backyard Brewery & Kitchen and Executive Court Banquet Facility in Manchester. This year’s event will be hosted by the New Hampshire Brewers Association in partnership with UNH Professional Development and Training.
“People get to see the full range of the industry,” said CJ White, executive director of the NH Brewers Association. “This conference is for anyone who works in the brewing... Read More
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.
Bitcoin is an... Read More
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
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