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The 5 most common (in my experience) causes of poor student performance and how to avoid them
Paul Harvey, Associate professor of management at the University of New Hampshire
Researchers at the University of New Hampshire are turning to an unusual source —otoliths, the inner ear bones of fish — to identify the nursery grounds of winter flounder, the protected estuaries where the potato chip-sized juveniles grow to adolescence. The research, recently published in the journal Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, could aid the effort to restore plummeting winter flounder populations along the East Coast of the U.S.
The University of New Hampshire was awarded a grant to create a two-day orientation specifically for veterans and military service members entering the university this fall. The grant, awarded by the New Hampshire Commission on PTSD and TBI, was made possible through the support of Long Term Care Partners.
The University of New Hampshire's Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping (CCOM) has received a $6.2 million grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to continue the work of the Joint Hydrographic Center, a NOAA partnership and national ocean-mapping research center. A total award of $31 million over five years was granted, but subsequent years will depend on availability of funds.
Thanks to the renewal of a five-year grant of more than $1.5 million from the U.S. Department of Education, the University of New Hampshire will continue to provide academic support and scholarship assistance to low-income, first-generation college students and students with disabilities.
Hispanics accounted for the majority of U.S. population growth over the past decade -- driven not by immigration but by births -- and poverty risk for this growing number of infants is high, especially in rural areas and new destinations, according to new research from the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire.
-- When the sun hurls a billion tons of high-energy particles and magnetic fields into space at speeds of more than a million miles per hour and the “space weather” conditions are right, the resulting geomagnetic storm at Earth can wreak havoc on communication and navigation systems, electrical power grids, and pose radiation hazards to astronauts and airline passengers and crew.
A new $6 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s EPSCoR program will fund a four-year study examining the future of dams in New England. This project marks an expansion in partners and scope for the New England Sustainability Consortium (NEST), adding Rhode Island to the existing partnership between Maine and New Hampshire.
In several traditional political battleground states the political variation among rural areas can have a significant impact on tightly contested presidential elections, researchers in the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire found.
The University of New Hampshire School of Law’s Daniel Webster Scholar Honors Program is one of three recipients of this year’s E. Smyth Gambrell Professionalism Award from the American Bar Association.
Today is Friday, August 28, 2015.
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