UNH Awarded Federal Grant to Get STEM Teachers in Rural N.H. Schools
DURHAM, N.H. – Thanks to a five-year $4.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education, the University of New Hampshire will prepare and support 60 highly qualified elementary and secondary math and science teachers for rural, high-need New Hampshire schools beginning this summer.
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UNH Entrepreneurship Center Announces Faculty Fellows
DURHAM, N.H. – The Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center (ECenter) at the University of New Hampshire has announced its first ECenter faculty fellows. Because the ECenter is independent under UNHInnovation and not associated directly with any one college, the fellows program was created to engage...
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Fish and Plants, Working Together: UNH Launches Aquaculture Farming Project
DURHAM, N.H. – Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have launched an integrated aquaculture farming research project that aims to provide a model for integrating land-based aquaculture systems with hydroponic plant production systems that can be used locally to increase food production.
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UNH Receives Federal Grant to Study Impact of Forests on Climate
DURHAM, N.H. – University of New Hampshire scientists have received $1.25 million in funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to explore more closely the role that forests play in regulating the Earth’s climate.
Scott Ollinger from UNH’s Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space...
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UNH Celebrates Its 150th with Application Fee Waiver for All N.H. Residents
DURHAM, N.H. – Thousands of Granite State high school students will save $50 when they apply to the University of New Hampshire for fall 2017 in celebration of the flagship public research university’s 150th anniversary. All undergraduate and transfer applicants to Durham and Manchester by Nov. 18...
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UNH Research Finds Black Tarps Benefit Organic No-Till Vegetable Gardens
DURHAM, N.H. – University of New Hampshire researchers have found that black tarps and cover crops successfully suppressed weeds in an organic vegetable system, allowing scientists to forgo tilling, which can have deleterious effects on soil.
“Many people relish the bucolic image of a plowed field...
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UNH Statement on Decision to Fund Stadium Scoreboard
Robert Morin’s decision to leave his entire estate, $4 million, to the university was incredibly generous. Despite being asked many times over many years by his financial advisor it was Mr. Morin’s firm decision to designate only a small portion of his estate to the library and to leave the rest...
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UNH Finds Child Poverty Continues to Decline Nationwide
DURHAM, N.H. – National data released this morning show that child poverty rates declined across the United States, from 21.7 percent in 2014 to 20.7 percent in 2015, but still remain higher than at the end of the Great Recession in 2009. Researchers at the Carsey School of Public Policy at the...
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Social Venture Innovation Challenge at UNH Open to All N.H. Entrepreneurs
DURHAM, N.H. – Registration is now open for the 2016 New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge (SVIC). Launched in 2011, the event has now become a signature annual event of the University of New Hampshire. Each year the competition has showcased the idealism and ingenuity of students and...
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UNH Launches New Campus Sexual Assault Prevention App
DURHAM, N.H. -- Prevention Innovations Research Center (PIRC) at the University of New Hampshire recently launched a free smartphone app, uSafeNH, to help prevent sexual assault on Granite State college and university campuses and provide victims and their allies with access to immediate assistance...
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