Sally Hirsh-Dickinson

Weekend Host

Sally moved to New Hampshire from Washington, D.C. in 1996 to pursue a Master’s degree at the University of New Hampshire. In 1999, she signed on as an intern for NHPR in order to broaden her professional horizons. She further expanded her skills as an on-air host and has covered a number of different shifts here at NHPR. She recently received her Ph.D. in English from UNH where she wrote her dissertation on Peyton Place. Sally currently teaches at Rivier College in Nashua.

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The Warner Fall Foliage Festival is turning 70 this year.

The event has become a Columbus Day weekend tradition, drawing people from across New England to the small town. It kicks off Friday night and runs through Sunday.

Ray Martin is director of the Warner fall foliage Festival . He joined NHPR’s All Things Considered.

A free smartphone app developed at the University of New Hampshire to help prevent sexual assault and provide assistance to victims is now available nationwide.

The app – uSafeUS – was unveiled at an event on the UNH campus in Durham last week. It’s a national version of an app that was made available to students on 21 college campuses across New Hampshire last fall.

Sharyn Potter is a professor of sociology and executive director of research at the Prevention Innovations Research Center at UNH, and helped develop the app. She joined NHPR’s All Things Considered.