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UNH Reports: Climate Change Bringing Higher Seas, Health Impacts to NH

Rising seas pose significant risks to New Hampshire coastal communities and ecosystems, cultural resources and the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, and climate change-driven health impacts threaten to affect Granite State and New England residents who are vulnerable to rising temperatures, more precipitation and severe weather events.

(05-04-15) Read >>>

UNH Students Vie for Business Competition Prize May 5, 2015
University of New Hampshire students will compete in the final round of the Paul J. Holloway Prize Innovation-to-Market competition – the oldest business plan competition in the state and one of the first in the nation – Tuesday, May 5, 2015, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. in the Paul College auditorium. A reception and awards ceremony will follow. The championship round is free and open to the public. (05-01-15) Read >>>

UNH’s NH Listens Hosts Conversations on Kids and the American Dream
New Hampshire Listens, part of the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire, will host 12 local conversations across the state about the increasing barriers New Hampshire’s children face in achieving their dreams. (04-28-15) Read >>>

UNH: LESI Strengthens on Present Business Expectations
The Lodging Executives Sentiment Index (LESI) for the current period ending March 2015 increased to 85.4 from 80.4 in December 2014. Overall the lodging executives’ sentiment for present business conditions strengthened considerably during this three-month period. (04-27-15) Read >>>

UNH Researchers Make Breakthrough in Detecting Most Common Bacteria Contaminating Oysters

In a major breakthrough in shellfish management and disease prevention, researchers at the University of New Hampshire have discovered a new method to detect a bacterium that has contaminated New England oyster beds and sickened consumers who ate the contaminated shellfish. The new patent-pending detection method – which is available for immediate use to identify contaminated shellfish – is a significant advance in efforts to identify shellfish harboring disease-carrying strains of Vibrio parahaemolyticus.

(04-22-15) Read >>>

CEO of Merchants Fleet Management to Speak at UNH May 7, 2015
Glen Villano, chief executive officer of Merchants Fleet Management, will speak at the University of New Hampshire CEO Forum Thursday, May 7, 2015. The program begins at 8 a.m. in Huddleston Hall with coffee and networking followed by a full buffet breakfast. Merchants Fleet Management is one of the top 10 fleet leasing companies in the U.S. and provides customers nationwide with a total fleet solution. (04-21-15) Read >>>

UNH Research Finds Attitudes Shifting about Environment in Northeast Oregon
In a recent University of New Hampshire survey of northeastern Oregon residents showed an increased interest in prioritizing renewable energy and supporting limiting development, compared to a similar 2011 survey. (04-21-15) Read >>>

Five Years After Deepwater Horizon, UNH Oil Spill Expert to Brief Senate April 21

University of New Hampshire professor Nancy Kinner, sought after for her expertise in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, will speak about advances in oil spill response at a U.S. Senate forum Tuesday, April 21, 2015. The session is hosted by the UNH Center for Spills in the Environment and will include experts from the U.S. Coast Guard and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), two key government agencies working on oil spill response.

(04-14-15) Read >>>

UNH Announces 2015 Granite State Award and Honorary Degree Recipients
The owner of a four-generation family resort on Lake Winnipesaukee and a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva will receive 2015 Granite State Awards from the University of New Hampshire. The awards will be presented during UNH commencement Saturday, May 16, 2015. Also being recognized are Richard Whitney ‘68, and commencement speaker former U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts ‘13, both of whom will receive honorary degrees. (04-13-15) Read >>>

Middle and High School Students Invited to UNH Equine Education Day April 17
High school and middle school students are invited to learn more about the equine industry at the University of New Hampshire Equine Senior Capstone Experience annual Equine Education Day Friday, April 17, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (04-13-15) Read >>>

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