August 23, 2017
More Than 400 Incoming N.H. Students Will Attend UNH Tuition-Free Thanks to Granite Guarantee DURHAM, N.H. – Response by this year’s incoming class to the Granite Guarantee, a new program that guarantees all full-time, first-year New Hampshire students receiving federal Pell grants will pay no tuition, exceeded initial expectations. More than 400 University of New Hampshire students, up significantly from early estimates of 285, will benefit from the program first announced just six months ago.


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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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Sustainability: The Journal of Record
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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04/11/17 - Researchers Find Mushrooms May Hold Clues to Effect of Carbon Dioxide on Lawns
DURHAM, N.H. – Since the Industrial Revolution, the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has rapidly increased. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire set out to determine how rising carbon dioxide concentrations and different climates may alter vegetation like forests, croplands, and...
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Former Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.)
04/06/17 - Former Sen. Kelly Ayotte to Deliver 2017 Commencement Address at UNH Manchester
MANCHESTER, N.H. — Former U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) will deliver the keynote address at the University of New Hampshire at Manchester’s commencement ceremony Thursday, May 18, 2017. Ayotte served as a senator from New Hampshire from 2011 to 2017, where her committee assignments included...
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04/05/17 - UNH Hosts Discussion on Trump Administration’s First 100 Days
DURHAM, N.H. – Tom Rath, founder and chairman of Rath, Young, and Pignatelli, will join Carsey School of Public Policy Director Michael Ettlinger to discuss the Trump administration’s first 100 days Wednesday, April 12, 2017, from 4-5 p.m. in the Memorial Union Building, Theater II, at the...
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04/04/17 - UNH Research Finds Migration Making Most American Counties More Diverse
DURHAM, N.H. – Migration increased the diversity of the population in two-thirds of U.S. counties between 2000 and 2010, according to new research released by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire, but the influence was far from uniform as it varied by race, age...
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04/03/17 - UNH Hosts District FIRST Robotics Championship April 6-8, 2017
DURHAM, N.H. – Sixty-four teams of students in grades 9-12 from around New England will participate in the FIRST Robotics Competition district championship April 6-8, 2017, in the Whittemore Center Arena at the University of New Hampshire. The event is free and open to the public. FRC combines the...
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