UNH Professor of Economics Karen Conway has been studying tax policy and its effects on relocation and employment of older citizens. Her research on tax breaks for the elderly is especially important at a time when many state legislatures are contending with severe budget shortfalls. Read what she's found out in this Research Profile: Karen Conway: Using Economics to Study Real Life Issues.
James Brent Loy, Professor of Plant Biology and Genetics at the University of New Hampshire, is known around the world for his work in plant breeding, agricultural plastics, and crop physiology. His innovative varieties of pumpkins, squashes, melons and gourds have helped local farmers and backyard garderners as well as farmers throughout the New England region and, in the case of his melons and pumpkins, around the world.