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Plymouth State Mourns Loss of Dr. Norton Bagley, Longtime Educator Authored History of Institution

February 27th, 2014 by blyndes

  Plymouth, N.H. – Longtime Plymouth State educator Dr. Norton R. Bagley passed away February 23 at the age of 94.  At Plymouth he had served over decades as professor, director of public relations, dean of students, dean of instruction, director of admissions, director of placement and as chair of the Education Department. Known as [...]

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PSU, UNH Research Shows Biomedical Bleeding Affects Horseshoe Crab Behavior

February 26th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. –New research from Plymouth State University and the University of New Hampshire indicates that collecting and bleeding horseshoe crabs for biomedical purposes causes short-term changes in their behavior and physiology that could exacerbate the crabs’ population decline in parts of the east coast. Each year, the U.S. biomedical industry harvests the blue blood [...]

The 2014 New Hampshire Water and Watershed Conference (NHWWC) will be held on Friday, March 21, at Plymouth State University. This year, the theme is Sustainability of New Hampshire’s Water Resources.

PSU Hosts 2014 New Hampshire Water and Watershed Conference March 21

February 24th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H.–The 2014 New Hampshire Water and Watershed Conference (NHWWC) will be held on Friday, March 21, at Plymouth State University. This year, the theme is Sustainability of New Hampshire’s Water Resources. Each year, the NHWWC provides current information about New Hampshire’s water resources and related topics. Approximately 200 people are attending the event to [...]

Peter Doucette climbs Way in the Wilderness on the cliffs above the Kancamagus Highway. Image courtesy Anne Skidmore.

The Museum of the White Mountains Presents Beyond Granite: The Geology of Adventure March 25, 2014 – March 8, 2015

February 19th, 2014 by blyndes

Plymouth, N.H. – New Hampshire’s White Mountains are home to some of the world’s best outdoor recreational opportunities; skiing, hiking and rock climbing draw hundreds of thousands of visitors every year to the region’s glistening ski slopes, rock-strewn summits and green river valleys formed by Mother Nature in a fascinating series of geologic events starting [...]

Catie Dwinal, '10, has been recognized with a national award for using technology in music education. Dwinal teaches elementary general music and chorus at Elm Street and Pleasant Street schools in Laconia, NH.

Plymouth State University Alumna Catherine Dwinal Named 2014 Teacher of the Year by Technology Institute for Music Educators

February 13th, 2014 by blyndes

    PLYMOUTH, N.H.–Laconia music teacher Catherine Dwinal,’10, has been recognized by her peers as the nation’s top music teacher. The prestigious Mike Kovins Technology Institute for Music Educators (TI:ME) Teacher of the Year Award recognizes outstanding dedication and enthusiasm in music educators who have introduced technology into their music classrooms. It is named in [...]

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Plymouth State University’s Hanaway Rink Hosts Curling Events Beginning in March

February 12th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– This month, the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi and Plymouth State University have a common thread; the sport of curling. Due to a rise in its popularity since becoming a medal sport in the 1998 Winter Olympics, curling has captured the interest of many Americans who want to find out more about [...]

Left to right, Christine Sherratt of Atmospheric Science Librarians International presents ASLI Choice Award  to Plymouth State University Professor Lourdes Avilés for her book, Taken by StoLrm, 1938: A Social and Meteorological History of the Great New England Hurricane. The award was presented February 5 at the American Meteorological Society meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.Photo courtesy ASLI.

Plymouth State University Professor Lourdes Avilés Receives International Award for Taken by Storm 1938

February 6th, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.– An international atmospheric research group has recognized Plymouth State University Meteorology Professor Lourdes Avilés with their 2013 Choice History Award for her book about the Great Hurricane of 1938, Taken by Storm, 1938: A Social and Meteorological History of the Great New England Hurricane. The Atmospheric Science Librarians International (ASLI) presented their [...]

Doppler On Wheels collecting severe weather data during a tornado. Courtesy National Science Foundation.

Plymouth State University Hosts Doppler Radar Mobile Unit; Sophisticated Weather Equipment Open to Public Visits

February 4th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.–Meteorology students at Plymouth State University and local public schools will get a first-hand look at one of the world’s most sophisticated pieces of weather research technology, as the Doppler-on-Wheels (DOW) mobile radar system spends the next three weeks in the Plymouth area. In addition to PSU students and faculty using the DOW to [...]

Left to right, PSU Vice Provost for Research and Engagement, Thad Guldbrandsen, and Jessica Dutille, Academic Service Learning Coordinator. In Dutille’s new role, she will advance PSU’s goals for service learning and civic engagement; support service learning efforts among faculty, staff, and students at PSU; strengthen connections with off-campus partners; and help collect, assess, and report data on service learning and civic engagement at PSU.

Plymouth State University Forms Community Partnership to Promote Service Learning Opportunities

January 29th, 2014 by blyndes

PLYMOUTH, N.H.– Plymouth State University is pleased to announce a newly formed partnership with Granite United Way (GUW) and the Pemi Youth Center (PYC).  The priorities of this partnership are to develop more opportunities for PSU students to become involved in comprehensive service learning experiences; provide the non-profit community with support when working with and [...]

Linda Levy, left, accepts the 2014 Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association Cramer Award from Michael Goldenberg, the 2013 recipient. Levy was recognized for her longtime leadership and expertise in advancing the athletic training profession. Goldenberg is a 1984 Plymouth State graduate who received the University’s 2013 PSU Ut Prosim Award.

Plymouth State University’s Linda Levy Honored by Eastern Athletic Trainers Association

January 16th, 2014 by blyndes

  PLYMOUTH, N.H.– Plymouth State University Health and Human Performance Professor Linda Levy has been honored by the Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association for her longtime leadership and expertise in advancing the athletic training profession. Dr. Levy is the Undergraduate Athletic Training Program Director and teaches Athletic Training courses in both the undergraduate and graduate programs.  [...]

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PSU Earth Day a hit with students, residents

By BOB MARTIN PLYMOUTH — Whether it was the Environmental Fair in front of the Hartman Union Building or just down the road at the its EcoHouse, Plymouth State University was a hot spot for Earth Day activities. Earth Day, celebrated Tuesday, has become an annual event to have a number of off-campus and on-campus environmental [...]

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PSU honors 51 Phi Kappa Phi inductees

PLYMOUTH — At an April 13 ceremony honoring the “best of the best,” Plymouth State University inducted 51 students into Phi Kappa Phi (PKP), the nation’s oldest, largest, and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. The students are all at the top of their respective majors in grade average, according to PKP advisor [...]

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Scholars from Across U.S. Gather at Plymouth State University’s 35th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum April 25 and 26

PLYMOUTH, N.H.— More than 100 scholars will present their latest research on many aspects of medieval and Renaissance culture at the 35th annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum, April 25 and 26 at Plymouth State University. Plymouth State’s forum is the oldest conference of its type in New England. The theme of this year’s event is [...]