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UNH Researchers Find ‘Sextortion’ Leaves Painful Aftermath and Limited Help Options
“Sextortion”, a form of blackmail often using sexual images to threaten victims into sexual favors, can spark life-altering crises in the lives of young people, according to new research by the University of New Hampshire. (06-23-16) Read >>>

UNH Bee BioBlitz Comes to Mount Monadnock Region July 8-11
New Hampshire bee enthusiasts will take to the Mount Monadnock region in mass for the 2016 New England Bee BioBlitz organized by the University of New Hampshire. The event takes place July 8-11, 2016, and is open to the public. (06-20-16) Read >>>

UNH Research Finds Child Kidnappings are Not Declining, But Fewer End in Murder
Over the past decade, the number of children kidnapped by strangers and acquaintances has remained comparatively the same, however there was a significant decline in children killed by their abductors, according to new research from the University of New Hampshire’s Crimes against Children Research Center. (06-16-16) Read >>>

UNH Research Finds Hispanic Children Least Likely to Have Health Insurance
Citizenship status is the main reason Hispanic children are less likely to have health insurance than black or white children, according to new research from the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. Noncitizen Hispanic children are nearly three times more likely to be uninsured than Hispanic children living with citizen parents. (06-15-16) Read >>>

UNH Research Finds Great Recession Changed U.S. Migration Patterns
The economic shocks of the housing market crisis and Great Recession were associated with striking changes in net migration patterns in both rural and urban America, with rural farming communities experiencing different migration trends than other rural areas, according to new research funded by the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire. (06-13-16) Read >>>

UNH Research Finds Winter Warmth Recollections Depend on Climate Beliefs
New Hampshire residents who do not believe that human activities are changing the climate, and also those who identify as political independents or Tea Party supporters, were less likely to recall that the record-breaking month of December 2015, or the winter of 2015-16, had been warmer than average, according to new survey research on environmental perceptions from the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. (06-09-16) Read >>>

Ellen Fitzpatrick: Expert Comment Available on Women’s Quest for American Presidency
– With Hillary Clinton clinching enough delegates for the Democratic presidential nomination, she has also secured a place in U.S. history. Ellen Fitzpatrick, author of "The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women’s Quest for the American Presidency", and professor of history at the University of New Hampshire, is available to comment on Clinton’s race and the journey of women for the American presidency. (06-09-16) Read >>>

UNH Demographer Finds New Birth Data Reflect Fewer Births in U.S. in the Post-Recession Era
Review of new birth data released late last week by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) finds no evidence of any increase in births or birth rates in the U.S. after the Great Recession. New research estimates there were 3.4 million fewer births between 2008 and 2015 than would have been expected, according to analysis from the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. (06-07-16) Read >>>

Meet Your Milk at UNH Open Barn June 18
The NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire and the Granite State Dairy Promotion invite the public to come “meet your milk” at the UNH Open Barn Saturday, June 18, 2016. The annual statewide event, which is free and open to the public, takes place at the UNH Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (06-06-16) Read >>>

UNH Receives $25,000 Grant to Develop App for College Sexual Assault Survivors
Thanks to funding from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation (NHCF), and several statewide partnerships, students, faculty and staff at 23 New Hampshire colleges and universities will have instant access to a free mobile phone app providing localized information that can help sexual assault survivors, as well as their friends and family. (06-02-16) Read >>>

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