February 16, 2017
DURHAM, N.H. – Almost three-quarters of Granite State residents surveyed think environmental protection rules should be left as they are or strengthened, according to new survey research reported by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. According to the most recent Granite State Poll, only 20 percent of those surveyed agree with President Trump’s call to abolish the Environmental Protection Agency and eliminate or reduce many of its current rules. Twenty-four... Read Full Article

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02/02/17 - UNH Research Finds Trump Voters Stand Apart on Renewable Energy and Climate
DURHAM, N.H. – Only 25 percent of those who say they voted for Donald Trump agree with the scientific consensus that human activities are changing Earth’s climate, according to new survey research reported by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. In contrast, large...
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02/02/17 - University of New Hampshire Dean's List
DURHAM, N.H. - The following students have been named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire for the fall 2016 semester. Students named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire are students who have earned recognition through their superior scholastic performance during...
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01/31/17 - UNH-Led Collaborative Identifies Need for System That Integrates Behavioral Health with Primary Care
DURHAM, N.H. – New Hampshire residents will benefit from a health care system that integrates behavioral health into primary care, according to a report released by the University of New Hampshire’s Institute for Health Policy and Practice (IHPP) and the New Hampshire Citizens Health Initiative (...
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01/31/17 - UNH Research Finds Deaths Involving Drugs, Alcohol and Suicide Are on the Rise
DURHAM, N.H. – Nationwide, the mortality rate from deaths caused by drugs, alcohol and suicide rose 52 percent from 2000 to 2014, according to new research from the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. Most of the increase was driven by a surge in prescription opioid...
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01/30/17 - UNH Research Finds White Mountain National Forest Home to Nearly 140 Species of Bees
DURHAM, N.H. – The White Mountain National Forest is home to nearly 140 species of native bees, including two species of native bumble bees that are in decline in the Northeast, according to researchers with the University of New Hampshire who recently completed the first assessment of the state’s...
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01/30/17 - Nonfiction Author and Essayist Jerald Walker to Read at UNH Feb. 2
DURHAM, N.H. -- Author and essayist Jerald Walker will read from his work and hold a Q&A session Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, at 5 p.m. at the University of New Hampshire in the Memorial Union Building, Theatre I, as part of the UNH Writers Series. The event is free and open to the public. Walker is...
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Jeff Hoffman
01/30/17 - Co-Founder of Priceline.com Kicks Off UNH Program to Promote Entrepreneurship
DURHAM, N.H. -- Jeff Hoffman, serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Priceline.com and Ubid.com, will be the keynote speaker at the University of New Hampshire Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center’s (ECenter) Idea and Innovation Passport (i2 Passport) kick-off event Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. The kick-...
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01/27/17 - UNH Alumna Pledges $8M to Expand Support for Students
DURHAM, N.H. – Judith “Jude” Blake ’77 has pledged $8 million of her estate to the University of New Hampshire to support students in the business college as well as to enable more students to participate in the university’s Northeast Passage program and the Shoals Marine Laboratory. Most of the...
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3D Printed Chiral Cellular Solids with Amplified Auxetic Effects Due to Elevated Internal Rotation
01/25/17 - UNH Researchers Discover Way to Create New Smart Material
DURHAM, N.H. – For the first time, researchers at the University of New Hampshire have shown that rotating cells in chiral cellular solids, a foam-like substance, could lead to the creation of a new smart material. Manipulating the solids by increasing the cell size could lead to safer and lighter...
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01/23/17 - UNH Research Finds Eastern White Pine Thrives When Glossy Buckthorn Removed
DURHAM, N.H. – Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found that the economically valuable eastern white pine thrives when the invasive glossy buckthorn shrub is actively managed in New Hampshire forests. “The forest products industry is important to New Hampshire’s economy and eastern...
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