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Mashable Editor Talks Journalism in the Digital Age April 7, 2015 at UNH

Mashable real time editor Megan Specia ‘09 has been named the 2015 Donald M. Murray Visiting Journalist at the University of New Hampshire. She will discuss “Redefining Real Time Journalism in the Digital Age” Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at 5 p.m. in MUB Theater I. The talk is free and open to the public.

(04-01-15) Read >>>

UNH Geologist Identifies New Source of Methane for Gas Hydrates in Arctic

Research led by a University of New Hampshire professor has identified a new source of methane for gas hydrates — ice-like substances found in sediment that trap methane within the crystal structure of frozen water — in the Arctic Ocean. The findings, published online now in the May 2015 journal Geology, point to a previously undiscovered, stable reservoir for abiotic methane – methane not generated by decomposing carbon – that is “locked” away from the atmosphere, where it could impact global climate change.

(03-30-15) Read >>>

Media Advisory: UNH Demographer Available to Discuss New U.S. Census Data
Kenneth Johnson, professor of sociology and senior demographer in the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire, is available to discuss U.S. Census Bureau data released today. (03-26-15) Read >>>

Medal of Honor Recipient and Alumnus Ryan Pitts is 2015 UNH Commencement Speaker

The ninth living recipient of the Medal of Honor for his combat actions in Afghanistan, former U.S. Army staff sergeant Ryan Pitts ‘13 will deliver the University of New Hampshire commencement address Saturday, May 16, 2015.

(03-26-15) Read >>>

UNH Scientist To Brief Congress March 24 on Space Weather Super Storms
University of New Hampshire astrophysicist Harlan E. Spence will be one of four panelists at a Capitol Hill briefing tomorrow (Tuesday, March 24, 2015) on “super storms” that can have profound effects on America's economy, public safety and well-being. (03-23-15) Read >>>

UNH Joins U.S. Engineering Schools in Transforming Engineering Education
The University of New Hampshire’s College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CEPS) is among more than 120 U.S. engineering schools leading a transformative movement in engineering education announced at the White House today. (03-23-15) Read >>>

UNH Receives Federal Grant to Support STEM Transfer Students
Two University of New Hampshire chemistry professors spearheaded an effort that will support 30 students over three years who transfer into the university’s College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CEPS) from community colleges. (03-19-15) Read >>>

President of Velcro Americas to Speak at UNH CEO Forum March 26
Scott Filion, president of Velcro Americas, will speak at the University of New Hampshire CEO Forum Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Huddleston Hall. The program begins at 8 a.m. with coffee and networking followed by a full buffet breakfast. (03-13-15) Read >>>

UNH Prof Recognized for Lifetime Citizen Science Work March 13

University of New Hampshire botanist Barrett Rock has been selected by the Youth Learning as Citizen Environmental Scientists (YLACES) grant-making organization as the first recipient of its Youth Environmental Science Medal in recognition of his formative work in the development and implementation of inquiry-based, experiential K-12 science education.

(03-12-15) Read >>>

UNH Franchising Index Ends 2014 with Strong Gains
The University of New Hampshire Rosenberg Franchise 50 Index, which tracks publicly traded companies in the United States engaged in business format franchising, closed the year on a strong note. After a 1 percent loss in the third quarter the index rose 4.7 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014. (03-11-15) Read >>>

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