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September 21, 2017
DURHAM, N.H. – Touch a horseshoe crab, map the ocean floor and drive a remotely operated vehicle at the University of New Hampshire’s Ocean Discovery Day on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. Ocean Discovery Day will provide visitors with an opportunity to explore the wonders of the sea through interactive exhibits and demonstrations at the newly renovated Chase Ocean Engineering Laboratory on the UNH campus in Durham. The event is free to the public and runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.


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kiwiberries
09/18/17 - UNH Hosts Kiwiberry Field Day Sept. 26
DURHAM, NH – Those interested in the commercial production of kiwiberries are invited to the third annual Kiwiberry Field Day Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, from 5 to 7 p.m. The event will be held at the University of New Hampshire's kiwiberry research vineyard at the Woodman Horticultural Research Farm...
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uSafeUS application
09/18/17 - UNH Launches uSafeUS App to Prevent Sexual Assault and Improve Response
DURHAM, N.H. — The Prevention Innovations Research Center at the University of New Hampshire has released a new nationwide version of its smartphone app for Apple® and Android® to help prevent sexual assault of college and university students as well as improve response to victims. Based on the...
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09/14/17 - UNH Finds Child Poverty Continues to Decline Nationwide
DURHAM, N.H. – National data released this morning show that child poverty rates declined across the United States, from 20.7 percent in 2015 to 19.5 percent in 2016, a number still 1.5 percentage points higher than before the Great Recession began in 2007. Researchers at the Carsey School of...
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Jacqueline Jones Royster
09/13/17 - UNH Hosts Lecture on Global Leadership Sept. 28
DURHAM, N.H. -- Jacqueline Jones Royster, dean of the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts at the Georgia Institute of Technology, will deliver the 2017 John T. Holden Lecture “An Ecosystem for 21st Century Global Leadership" on Sept 28, 2017, at 12:40 p.m. at the University of New Hampshire in...
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Tim Marquis
09/11/17 - UNH Student Discovers New Type of Pituitary Cell in Lamprey
DURHAM, N.H. – Tim Marquis, a 2015 graduate of the University of New Hampshire with a bachelor’s degree in biomedical science, has discovered a novel pituitary cell type in the lamprey. Now in his second year of medical school at the University of Connecticut, Marquis discovered the cell while...
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09/07/17 - UNH Research Finds Differences in Rural U.S. Fall Along Income Lines
DURHAM, N.H. – Nearly 75 percent of low-income rural counties are in the South while middle-income rural counties are clustered in the Midwest and high-income rural counties are clustered in the West, according to new research released by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New...
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09/06/17 - UNH Researchers Find Campus Sexual Violence Significantly Affects Academics
DURHAM, N.H. – Sexual assault on a college campus can cause a considerable number of physical and emotional issues for the victim. While much needed programs, and past studies, have predominately focused on the mental health effects of such violent acts on students, new research by the University...
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09/05/17 - UNH Scientists Explore Varieties of Seedless Table Grapes to Grow in N.H.
DURHAM, N.H. – University of New Hampshire researchers have found certain varieties of seedless table grapes grow better in New Hampshire’s colder climate than others. The research project, funded by the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station, aims to determine which varieties of seedless...
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RCF  50 Index (TM)
08/29/17 - UNH Franchising Index Surges; Weight Watchers Gains, Hertz Stalls
DURHAM, N.H. – Fueled by double-digit gains by 20 of its 50 component companies, the University of New Hampshire Rosenberg Franchise RCF50 Index™ surged 10.4% this quarter. The index has now outperformed the market benchmark over the last three quarters, a clear indication that the U.S. franchise...
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Brent Loy
08/28/17 - UNH Celebrates Contributions of Researcher Brent Loy Oct. 3
DURHAM, N.H. – J. Brent Loy, professor emeritus of plant biology and genetics at the University of New Hampshire, and a researcher with the NH Agricultural Experiment Station, will be honored at a twilight celebration Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, recognizing his 50 years of research and innovation. The...
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