HOOKSETT — In a move that’s sure to turn heads in the world of higher education, Southern New Hampshire University has announced that it hired longtime MIT vice president Kirk Kolenbrander to be the executive vice president for the College of Engineering, Technology, and Aeronautics (CETA).

HANOVER — Dartmouth College security is looking into a series of racist emails reportedly sent to several students and at least one teacher, the second such email incident in recent months.

CONCORD — School nurses do a lot more than dispense medication and take temperatures these days, which is why the state Legislature four years ago passed a bill raising their education requirement from a two-year to a four-year degree.

More than 200 students from grades 7 through 12 from schools across the state were awarded Gold Keys at a ceremony Sunday for their original artwork, enabling them to compete in a national competition in New York.