May 23, 2017
DURHAM, N.H. – Maine has just 837 funded Early Head Start (EHS) slots but more than 8,000 poor children age 0-2 who would benefit from the early intervention, according to new research released by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. The research also found that nearly half (47.2 percent) of Maine’s EHS enrollees participate via home visitation compared with 37.3 percent nationwide.

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05/02/17 - UNH Research Finds Child Care Expenses Push Low-Income Families into Poverty
DURHAM, N.H. – One-third of poor families who pay for child care – 207,000 nationally -- are pushed into poverty as a result of their child care expenses, according to new research released by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. “Our findings suggest that lowering...
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04/27/17 - UNH Announces Earliest Outdoor Pool Opening
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...
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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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