Little brown bat
January 9, 2017
DURHAM, N.H. – Some bat populations in North America appear to have developed resistance to the deadly fungal disease known as white-nose syndrome. Researchers from the University of New Hampshire analyzed infection data and population trends of the little brown bat in the eastern United States and found that persisting populations long exposed to the disease had much lower fungal infection levels at the end of winter than bat populations that were still declining and only recently exposed. The... Read Full Article

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School violence and safety issues experts are available to discuss security responses to school violence and what teachers, police, and parents can do to help prevent school violence.

Ellen Cohn
ELLEN COHN

Professor of Psychology and Coordinator of the UNH Justice Studies Program.

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Todd DeMitchell

Professor of Education and Justice Studies.

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01/06/17 - UNH Hosts Amadeus Hospitality CEO Jan. 19
DURHAM, N.H. – Lee Horgan, CEO of Amadeus Hospitality (formerly Newmarket International), will talk about his journey from intern to CEO at the University of New Hampshire CEO Forum Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. The program begins at 8 a.m. in Huddleston Hall and includes breakfast. Horgan joined...
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Harry Patten
01/04/17 - Alum Donates $50,000 to Expand Entrepreneurship at UNH
DURHAM, N.H. – Harry Patten ’58 donated $50,000 to the University of New Hampshire’s Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center (ECenter) to start two new programs that promote entrepreneurship: the Paid Student Internship at Start-ups and i2 Passport programs. “This gift funds an important expansion of...
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Soil warming experiments
01/03/17 - UNH Researcher Finds Limited Sign of Soil Adaptation to Climate Warming
DURHAM, N.H. — While scientists and policy experts debate the impacts of global warming, the Earth’s soil is releasing roughly nine times more carbon dioxide to the atmosphere than all human activities combined. This huge carbon flux from soil, which is due to the natural respiration of soil...
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Bobcat stretching
12/20/16 - UNH Researchers Assess Methods Measuring How Well Wildcats Are Moving Within State
DURHAM, N.H. – University of New Hampshire researchers recently compared two different methods to assess how well connected the landscape is for bobcats across the state. While one, resource selection, was better in most circumstances the second, expert opinion, provided valuable insights the other...
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12/14/16 - UNH Researchers Develop a New Safer and Reliable Battery Option
DURHAM, N.H. – Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have developed an alternative energy storage system that could lead to a less dangerous and more cost effective battery technology than some currently on the market. The more environmentally friendly device could offer a less harmful...
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12/12/16 - UNH Receives Federal Grant to Continue Violence Prevention Work
DURHAM, N.H. – Researchers at the University of New Hampshire received a four-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to continue their work helping schools and communities implement and evaluate programs to help reduce violence. This $1.8 million grant will focus on Rapid...
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Cynthia Kallenbach
12/05/16 - UNH Research Finds Microbial Traits, Not Plants, Determine Abundance of Soil Organic Matter
DURHAM, N.H. -- Healthy soil is rich in organic matter, but scientists have yet to fully understand exactly how that organic matter is formed. Now a team of University of New Hampshire scientists have uncovered evidence that microbial pathways – not plants – are the chief originator of the organic...
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SVIC 2016 Student Winner, Jit Banerjee
12/02/16 - UNH Announces Winners of Statewide Social Venture Innovation Challenge
DURHAM, N.H. – A student who proposed a project to improve conditions for shrimp farmers in Bangladesh won the student track of the fourth annual New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge at the University of New Hampshire. Designed to be an “innovation accelerator,” participants develop...
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11/29/16 - UNH Research Finds White Deaths Exceed Births in One-Third of U.S. States
DURHAM, N.H. – More whites died than were born in a record high 17 states in 2014 compared to just four in 2004, according to new research from the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. Some 121 million people representing 38 percent of the U.S. population reside in...
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11/28/16 - N.H. Social Venture Innovation Challenge Finalists Compete for $60,000+ in Prizes Dec. 1
DURHAM, N.H. – From a field of nearly 80 entries, 17 finalists – nine in the student track and eight in the community track - were selected to advance in the 2016 New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge. The finalists will compete in the live round Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, beginning at 8:...
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