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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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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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04/03/17 - UNH Hosts Hackathon With Industry Partners April 8, 2017
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL), an independent provider of broad-based testing and standards conformance solutions for the networking industry, and the UNH Connectivity Research Center (Connectivity), will host the Smart Gadget Competition ...
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03/30/17 - UNH Hosts Vietnam Memorial Wall May 4-8; Currently Seeking Volunteers
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. Volunteers are needed to help supervise the wall and guide...
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03/29/17 - UNH Hosts Poet and Short Story Writer April 6
DURHAM, N.H. – Poet Elizabeth Powell and short story writer Jensen Beach will read from their work and hold a Q & A session Thursday, April 6, 2017, at 5 p.m. at the University of New Hampshire’s Memorial Union Building, Theatre I, as part of the UNH Writers Series. The event is free and open...
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03/28/17 - UNH Partners with IBM Watson to Give Students Skill Needed in Workforce
DURHAM, N.H. – In a continuing effort to give students a competitive edge in the workforce, the University of New Hampshire has partnered with IBM Watson Analytics to give every student a subscription to Watson™ Analytics Student Edition at no cost. “UNH is proud to partner with IBM Watson...
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03/28/17 - UNH Research Finds Involuntary Part-Time Employment Remains High
DURHAM, N.H. – Although unemployment overall has returned to its pre-recession level, involuntary part-time employment is still above its pre-recession level, according to new research released by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. If the rate continues this pace...
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03/22/17 - First Woman to Lead Major U.S., Canada Military Commands Will Address 2017 UNH Graduates
DURHAM, NH – 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. In 2016 Robinson took over as commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command...
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03/21/17 - UNH Research Finds Eroding Trust in Scientists Could Hinder Efforts to Stop Zika
DURHAM, N.H. – Nearly half of New Hampshire residents surveyed believe scientists adjust their findings to get the answers they want, and these people are significantly less likely to trust the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as a source of information on the Zika virus, according to new research...
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03/20/17 - UNH Scientist Takes Aim at Invasive, Non-Native Plants Threatening NH’s Forests
DURHAM, N.H. – A new research project at the University of New Hampshire will assess the status and distribution of invasive plant species throughout New Hampshire that pose the greatest threat to the state’s forest systems, with the goal to help foresters and landowners minimize the risk of...
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03/15/17 - UNH Research Finds Pattern of Mammal Dwarfing During Global Warming
DURHAM, N.H. – More than 50 million years ago, when the Earth experienced a series of extreme global warming events, early mammals responded by shrinking in size. While this mammalian dwarfism has previously been linked to the largest of these events, research led by the University of New Hampshire...
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