April 27, 2017
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire anticipates opening its outdoor pool Thursday, May 10, 2017, more than a month earlier than previous years. “We’re thrilled to be able to extend the season,” said Stacey Hall, director of Campus Recreation at UNH. “We want as many members of our community to enjoy this great new facility, and now that we have an outdoor pool that is heated we can open in time to accommodate our current students as well as Special Olympics New Hampshire, who plan to... Read Full Article

First Woman to Lead Major U.S., Canada Military Commands Will Address 2017 UNH-Durham Graduates

 

Gen. Lori Robinson ‘81, the first woman to lead a major combatant command in the history of the U.S. Armed Forces, will deliver the University of New Hampshire commencement address Saturday, May 20, 2017.

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04/27/17 - MEDIA ADVISORY: Legislative Day Highlights UNH’s Contributions to the State
WHAT: The second annual University Day showcases the University of New Hampshire’s educational offerings and the many ways its research, programs and outreach drive New Hampshire’s economy and improve the quality of life. In addition, Governor Chris Sununu will recognize the university’s 150th...
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04/25/17 - UNH Hosts Vietnam Memorial Wall May 4-8, 2017
DURHAM, N.H. – The Moving Wall, a half-sized replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C., will be at the University of New Hampshire May 4-8, 2017, as part of the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the war. The moving wall will be set up on the Great Lawn in front of...
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04/25/17 - UNH Research Finds More Than 95 Percent of U.S. Children Have Health Insurance
DURHAM, N.H. – More than 95 percent of all U.S. children were covered by some form of health insurance in 2015, the most since data started being collected in 2008, according to new research out of the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. Rates of coverage increased...
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Doctoral student Ryan Stephens (front) and undergraduate student Tyler Remick dig for truffles in the Bartlett Experimental Forest.
04/24/17 - UNH Researchers Identify Five New Truffle Species
DURHAM, N.H. – University of New Hampshire researchers supported by the NH Agricultural Experiment Station have identified and described five new truffle species, including two that have been found only in New Hampshire. Although these “deer truffles” are not considered the prized gourmet edibles,...
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04/20/17 - UNH Hosts NASA Space Apps Challenge April 29-30
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL), an independent provider of broad-based testing and standards conformance services for the networking industry, and UNHInnovation (UNHI) will host the NASA Space Apps Challenge April 29-30, 2017, at 21 Madbury...
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04/19/17 - UNH Announces 2017 Granite State Award and Honorary Degree Recipients
DURHAM, N.H. – A U.S. Air Force general, a leader in workplace ethics and three Granite State icons will be recognized for their contributions at the University of New Hampshire's commencement ceremony Saturday, May 20, 2017. Maureen Beauregard ’87 will receive the Granite State Award for her work...
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04/18/17 - UNH Helps Lead the Way for Campuses to Measure Their Nitrogen Footprints
DURHAM, N.H. – Sustainability leadership efforts at the University of New Hampshire have contributed to a groundbreaking initiative to measure and reduce the nitrogen footprint left behind by campus activities like food waste and energy consumption. The new research is highlighted in the April 2017...
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04/18/17 - UNH Finds Child Poverty Continues to Decline but Racial-Ethnic Disparities Persist
DURHAM, N.H. – Between 2014 and 2015 child poverty fell for all race-ethnicities except Asians, but patterns in levels and characteristics of child poverty persist, according to researchers at the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. Black and Hispanic children...
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William McDowell, professor of natural resources and environment
04/17/17 - Every Day is Earth Day: UNH Scientists Make a Career of Caring for the Earth
DURHAM, N.H. – Earth Day may come just once a year, but for scientists with the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire, every day is Earth Day. Experiment station scientists work to care for the Earth’s resources, conducting leading ecological research in a diverse...
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Wayne Jones, Jr.
04/13/17 - UNH Announces New Leader for Engineering and Physical Sciences College
DURHAM, N.H. – Wayne Jones, Jr. will assume leadership of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of New Hampshire effective July 10, 2017. Jones is currently professor and chair in the Department of Chemistry at Binghamton University, State University of New York where...
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