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UNH Center for Family Business Focuses on Deterring and Detecting Fraud Dec. 2
No family business ever thinks its employees would steal from them but it happens every day. The UNH Center for Family Business will present “Deterring and Detecting Fraud: A Discussion of Financial and IT Controls” Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, at The Common Man in Concord. Registration and coffee start at 8 a.m. Lunch and networking follow at noon. (11-24-15) Read >>>

UNH Scientist Receives $2.47M to Study Ocean’s Smallest Creatures and Help Assess Damage Caused by Oil Spills
The world’s smallest creatures in the ocean serve a critical role as the base of the food chain and the metabolic engines of the ocean environment. However, scientists lack the ability to assess the effects of oil spills on these creatures because they know little about the diversity of these important microorganisms. A University of New Hampshire scientist has received a $2.47 million grant to study these ecosystems in the hopes of being able to make damage assessments and progress toward remediation following oil spills. (11-24-15) Read >>>

UNH Research Finds While Majority of High School Students Could Have Intervened in a Case of Dating or Sexual Aggression One-Third Did Nothing
More than 90 percent of high school students reported having the opportunity to intervene in situations of dating or sexual aggression but they did in less than two-thirds of the incidents, according to new research from the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. Research also found girls were more likely to intervene than boys as were youth with a history of dating and sexual aggression. (11-24-15) Read >>>

UNH Announces Winners of the 2015 N.H. Social Venture Innovation Challenge
A not-for-profit gathering place for young professionals and an analytics company with the goal of keeping insurance companies honest were the winning ideas in the 2015 New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge at the University of New Hampshire. The final round of 16 finalists was judged by a dozen leading social venture founders, leaders and investors from New Hampshire and beyond. (11-23-15) Read >>>

UNH Professor Awarded the Honor of 2015 AAAS Fellow

University of New Hampshire Earth system science professor Steve Frolking has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Frolking, a research professor of biogeochemistry in UNH’s Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans and Space (EOS) and department of Earth sciences, is being recognized for his contributions in understanding the Earth’s carbon cycle and its relationship to climate. Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.

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UNH Agricultural Research Boosts New England’s Thanksgiving Bounty

As New Englanders sit down to give thanks this week, their Thanksgiving table may be filled with an abundant supply of locally grown foods thanks, in part, to extensive agricultural research conducted by the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire.

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UNH Offers New $5 Million Scholarship Fund for Future Business Leaders
Top students entering the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire next fall will benefit from a new scholarship created by alumnus Peter Paul. The new scholarships are part of a larger effort to attract the best and brightest students to the college and is supported by a $5 million gift from Paul, who made the university’s largest gift to build Paul College. (11-18-15) Read >>>

N.H. Social Venture Innovation Challenge Finalists Compete for $25,000 Nov. 20
The 16 finalists – eight each in student and community tracks -- in the 2015 New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge were selected by a panel of 55 judges and will compete in the final round Friday, Nov. 20, beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the University of New Hampshire’s Holloway Commons. A keynote address by Stonyfield Farm Co-founder and Chairman Gary Hirshberg, one of the country’s most recognized social entrepreneurs, will begin at 11 a.m. followed by the conclusion of the challenge. More than $25,000 in cash prizes, plus valuable in-kind prizes, will be handed out to winners. (11-17-15) Read >>>

UNH Research Finds Earned Income Tax Credit is Helping Americans Avoid Poverty
Absent the federal Earned Income Tax credit (EITC) two percent more of the population would be poor, according to new research out of the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. (11-17-15) Read >>>

UNH Hosts Popular Poinsettia Open House Dec. 10-12, 2015
The Macfarlane Research Greenhouses, a facility of the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire, will host the popular Poinsettia Trials Open House Thursday, Dec. 10 to Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015. Visitors to the free event, now in its 10th year, will enjoy more than 100 poinsettia varieties and assist in ongoing research. (11-10-15) Read >>>

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