Leadership at the Edge
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 -- 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Dennis N.T. Perkins and Jillian Murphy
Dr. Dennis Perkins is Chief Executive Officer of The Syncretics Group, and author of Leading at The Edge: Leadership Lessons from the Extraordinary Saga of Shackleton’s Antarctic Expedition. Dr. Perkins has worked as an advisor to senior leaders in organizations ranging from Fortune 100 corporations to nonprofit associations for over twenty-five years. A graduate of the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, he served as a Marine infantry officer in Vietnam. He subsequently received his MBA from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. in psychology at The University of Michigan.
Jillian B. Murphy is Director of Client Services at The Syncretics Group. She has worked with senior executives in a broad range of organizations, in the areas of team development and leadership coaching. Jillian graduated magna cum laude from the University of Connecticut and received her M.A. in Industrial / Organizational Psychology from the University of New Haven.
Please join us for this riveting presentation. You will have the opportunity to learn about leadership with an exciting adventure story as told by two world-class leaders.
Silver Nano-particle Structures - Property Relations for Environmental Health and Safety Studies
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 -- 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Dr. Rob MacCuspie - National Institute of Standards and Technology
Open Communications and Continuous Learning in the Workplace: Creative Positive Employer/Employee Relationships
Thursday, April 12, 2012 -- 9:45 a.m.
Alumni Lounge, Bartels Hall
David Bushy - Cape Air President
Current Issues Discussion - Genocide: What is Your Responsibility as a Global Citizen
Thursday, April 12, 2012 -- 4:30 p.m.
Glass Enclosed Dining Room, Bartels Hall
Professors Lauren Kempton, Mario Gaboury, David Schroeder & Marty O'Connor
College of Business - Common Read
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 -- 12:30 p.m.
Nepal-USA Relations and Business Opportunities
Monday, April 9, 2012 -- 11:00 a.m.
Bergami Finance Center, Maxcy Hall
Nepalese Ambassador to the United States Dr. Shankar Sharma
“Ten Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Graduated”
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 -- 4:30 p.m.
Bartels Alumni Lounge
W. Michael Forte, Senior Vice President of Wealth Management - The Forte-Mason-D’Amico Group at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney*
Mike Forte, an expert in the field of wealth management, will discuss his road to success - beginning with how he got to UNH in the first place and what life experiences shaped his triumphs in managing a growing half billion dollar (assets under management) in financial services. Mike will also provide valuable information to help with life and financial well-being to current UNH students.
*The Forte-Mason-D’Amico Group focuses on managing qualified retirement plans (401(k)s, 403(b)s, Profit Sharing, Defined Benefit Plans, etc.). They have over 50 years of combined investment management experience and advise over two hundred retirement plans in New England. The group currently manages over 450 Million dollars in assets.
RFID, A Technology That is Rapidly Moving Into Your Life
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 -- 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Andy Grace, Director RFID Business Unit - George Schmitt & Co
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 -- 12:15 p.m.
Buckman B331 - Dr. Khadija Al Arkoubi’s Management class
Leon Anziano - former President and Chief Operating Officer, Arch Chemicals, Inc.
A Smarter Planet - The Role of Stem Disciplines in Creating a Sustainable Future
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 -- 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Dr. Sharon Nunes, Vice President - Smarter Cities Strategy & Solutions, IBM
Applying Engineering by Directing a Global Manufacturing Company - Entrepreneurship
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 -- 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Leighton Lee, CEO - The Lee Company
Sports Management Speaker
Monday, February 27, 2012 -- 6:30 p.m.
Dr. Gil Fried’s SM 316 class meeting in Kaplan Hall, Rm 108
Joe Linta, NFL agent who advises college players trying to get into the NFL
The Smart Grid: Power for the 21st Century
Friday, February 24, 2012 -- 1:00 p.m.
Dr. George W. Arnold, Eng. Sc.D
National Coordinator for Smart Grid Interoperability
National Institute of Standards and Technology
U.S. Department of Commerce
Cyber Security: How much of what you do is really private?
Thursday, February 23, 2012 -- 4:30 p.m.
Glass enclosed dining room in Bartels Hall
Professors Bill Tafoya and Daniel Mabrey
The "Business" of Engineering
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 -- 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Tom Giordano, Ex-Vice President - Phillips Medical Systems
Challenges Facing Our Healthcare System - Entrepreneurship
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 -- 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Dr. Richard Deslauriers, CEO - Doctors Research Group, Inc
Alternative Energy Technology
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 -- 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Pinakin Patel, Dir. Spec. Sys. Res - Fuel Cell, Inc
Friday, February 3, 2012 -- 8:00 p.m.
Dr. Farrah Gray
Your DNA: Sense or Nonsense?
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 -- 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Dr. Joan Steitz, Molecular Biologist - Yale University