Resources for Holloway Prize Student Competitors
- Parker Media Lab, located in room 237 of the Dimond Library, is offering technical help with videos as well as cameral loans. Contact the Lab at 862.1747 or drop in during office hours.
- Lab Hours: Sunday-Thursday 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Equipment available http://parkerlab.unh.edu/equipment.html
- Hours for the circulation desk in the library that checks out equipment. (Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-11 a.m. , Saturday and Sunday 10-11 a.m.)
- Survival guides to doing a rich media project http://parkerlab.unh.edu/survival_guide.html
- Story Board templates http://parkerlab.unh.edu/storyboard.html
- Free resources for media content http://parkerlab.unh.edu/free_resources.html
- And much, much more like copyright info, policies, etc..
- Social or Environmental Impact Advice: Professor Michael Swack (firstname.lastname@example.org) of the Carsey Institute are offering free consultation to teams to help them refine their positioning as social or environmental impact projects. Contact them by email to make an appointment.
- Building a Poster Using PowerPoint: A Guide to Using PowerPoint to Present Your Research as a Large-format Poster. This detailed, multi-page guide will steer you through creating a poster, regardless of whether or not you use PowerPoint.
- The Connors Writing Center provides free one-on-one presentation assistance to students.
- The Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) website provides tips for conducting oral presentations and creating posters. Note that requirements listed on the URC website may be different from those for the Nelson, Albin and Holloway competitions.
- View the UNH Printing Services' Poster Printing Guide. Additional UNH Printing tips for creating a poster Part 1 and Part 2
- Posters can be printed on campus at UNH Printing Services, the EOS GIS Laboratory, and UNH Photo Services. In addition, the URC maintains a list of off-campus printers.
- Download the UNH logo and usage guidelines.
- The NH SBDC provides confidential, long-term management consulting and educational programs and offers a variety of e-tools including e-Learning for Entrepreneurs - OnLine AnyTime at no cost, as well as access to information and referral. The NH SBDC is an outreach program of the UNH Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics, and a cooperative venture of the U.S. Small Business Administration, the State of New Hampshire (DRED), the University System of New Hampshire, and the private sector.
- Small Business Administration supported, SCORE, is an organization of retired executives who provide free consultative business advice and know-how. For more information contact Richard H. Clough, SCORE counselor, at (603) 225-6885, or the SCORE office in Manchester at (603) 666-7561, or visit http://www.manchesterchamber.com/score.asp.
- The Alpha Loft, located at the UNH ECenter at Madbury Commons, provides workshops and expert one-on-one advice. Alpha Loft staff can help you refine your business model, solidify your plan, create a compelling story and fine-tune your pitch. In addition to workshops, Alpha Loft welcomes participants to schedule private consultations. To schedule time, please email Mark Kaplan email@example.com or Joshua Cyr firstname.lastname@example.org
Workshops and Consultations
Paul College in cooperation with Alpha Loft will offer workshops and seminars to help students advance through the competition.
- Garage Technology Ventures offers online advice on everything from getting started to getting to wow!
- Intellectual property protection, copyright, patent and trademark basics articles by Thomas G. Field, Jr., Professor of Law, UNH School of Law.
- Entrepreneur.com - Entrepreneur Magazine's guide to start-up basics includes how-to guides of all aspects of creating a new business.
- bplans.com - Indepth resources for starting a business, including sample business plans, interactive tools, calculators, templates and more.
- Early Stage Venture Financing for America's Technology Entrepreneurs