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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02/22/17 - UNH Announces Tuition-Free Plan for Hundreds of NH Students
DURHAM, N.H. – Thanks to the success of its ongoing fundraising efforts, the University of New Hampshire is launching a new program in the fall that guarantees all full-time, first-year New Hampshire students receiving federal Pell grants will pay no tuition to attend the university. Early...
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02/20/17 - UNH Research Finds Organic Pesticides Help Save Brussels Sprouts from Pests
DURHAM, N.H. – New research from the University of New Hampshire shows that organic pesticides can be effective in managing severe infestations of cabbage aphids, which can virtually destroy a crop of Brussels sprouts. “In recent years, we performed experiments comparing different varieties of...
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02/20/17 - UNH Receives Grant to Support N.H. Early Childhood STEM Teachers
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire was awarded a $200,000 grant from 100Kin10, the national network that aims to train and retain 100,000 excellent K-12 STEM teachers by 2021. The award will support an online professional development program for pre-K to third grade math teachers in...
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02/16/17 - UNH Survey Finds Widespread Support for Protecting the Environment
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...
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02/13/17 - UNH Research Finds Some Tree Species Fared Better Than Others in 2016 Drought
DURHAM, N.H. – Preliminary research results from the University of New Hampshire show that certain tree species in New Hampshire fared better than others at the height of the 2016 New England drought and were able to continue taking up water even when soils were very dry. “Climate change forecasts...
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02/13/17 - Four NH Businesses Awarded Grants for Research and Product Development
DURHAM, N.H. – CairnSurgical and RyTek Medical have received Granite State Technology Innovation Grants in the latest round of funding from the New Hampshire Innovation Research Center (NHIRC), a state program administered by the University of New Hampshire. Turbocam Energy Solutions and HALO...
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02/09/17 - UNH Expands Support for N.H. Veterans Thanks to Woodruff Foundation Grant
DURHAM, N.H. – A grant from the Bob Woodruff Foundation will allow Northeast Passage (NEP) at the University of New Hampshire to meet the needs of post 9/11 injured service members and veterans in the Granite State with the hiring of two additional therapists, including one who served four years in...
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02/09/17 - UNH Recognized for Having Some of Best College Farms in Nation
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire has been ranked No. 12 in a rating of the best college farms in the nation. The ranking by College Rank evaluated college farms on student integration with sustainability factors, community programming, and courses available at the university or...
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02/08/17 - ​New Scholarship Fund for UNH Grad Students Focused on Improving Health Care
DURHAM, N.H. – A $500,000 scholarship fund in recognition of the former president and CEO of Northeast Health Care Quality Foundation (NHCQF) will generate more than $20,000 a year to support graduate students at the University of New Hampshire pursuing health care careers. Robert Aurilio served as...
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02/07/17 - UNH and CCSNH Receive Mellon Foundation Grant to Support the Humanities
DURHAM, N.H. – Thanks to a $824,000 grant over three years from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the University of New Hampshire and the Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH) will establish the New Hampshire Humanities Collaborative to promote study of the humanities, support the...
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