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July 25, 2017
DURHAM, N.H. – New research from the University of New Hampshire has led to the development of a novel technique to determine the surface area and volume of small particles, the size of a grain of sand or smaller. Due to their tiny size, irregular shape and limited viewing angle, commonly used microscopic imaging techniques cannot always capture the whole object’s shape often leaving out valuable information that can be important in numerous areas of science, engineering and medicine. The study... Read Full Article

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03/09/17 - Is Spring Getting Longer? UNH Research Points to a Lengthening “Vernal Window”
DURHAM, N.H. – With the first day of spring around the corner, temperatures are beginning to rise, ice is melting, and the world around us is starting to blossom. Scientists sometimes refer to this transition from winter to the growing season as the “vernal window,” and a new study led by the...
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Megan Carpenter
03/08/17 - Nationally Known Intellectual Property Expert Named Dean of UNH Law
DURHAM, N.H. – Megan Carpenter, founder and co-director of the Center for Law and Intellectual Property at Texas A&M University School of Law, will take over leadership of the University of New Hampshire School of Law effective July 1, 2017. A nationally known expert in intellectual property...
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03/07/17 - UNH’s Prevention Innovations Research Center Recognizes Upper Valley Practitioner for Her Work in Ending Gender-Based Violence
DURHAM, N.H. – The Prevention Innovations Research Center (PIRC) at the University of New Hampshire recognized the work of Kate Rohdenburg, a program director with WISE, a community-based program in the Upper Valley that works to end gender-based violence, with its PIRC Practitioner Award.  “Kate...
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03/07/17 - UNH Research Finds Increased Energy Use Not Needed to Grow Economy
DURHAM, N.H. – New England does not need to increase energy use to continue to grow its economy, according to new research released by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire that looked at cost, reliability and risk associated with the region’s electricity future....
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UNH student employee Monica McEvoy uses the MALDI-TOF instrument
03/06/17 - New Instrument Allows N.H. Veterinary Diagnostic Lab to Identify Infections in Animals in Minutes
DURHAM, N.H. – Thanks to a new piece of equipment the N.H. Veterinary Diagnostic Lab at the University of New Hampshire can now identify an infectious disease in animals in minutes instead of days, which can have a significant impact on treatment and response time. The instrument produces a “...
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03/06/17 - Patagonia’s Worn Wear Tour Comes to UNH March 21
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire will host Patagonia’s spring 2017 “Worn Wear College Road Tour” Tuesday, March 21, 2017, as part of its ongoing efforts to get the community to rethink its relationship with material belongings and to consider what role the business community can play...
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Eleanor Harrison-Buck
03/02/17 - UNH Anthropologist Receives Fellowship to Establish Museum in Belize
DURHAM, N.H. – Eleanor Harrison-Buck, an associate professor of anthropology at the University of New Hampshire, has been awarded a $50,000 Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship to establish a public history museum in Belize that focuses on the Kriol (Creole) community. More than a third of the...
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03/01/17 - Smuttynose Releases New Beer to Celebrate UNH’s 150th
DURHAM, N.H. – Smuttynose Brewing Company and the University of New Hampshire have partnered to brew a session ale to celebrate UNH’s 150th anniversary. Called 1866 (the year UNH was founded), the session ale will be for sale and on tap at numerous locations throughout the Seacoast beginning March...
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02/28/17 - UNH Among Peace Corps’ 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities
DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire ranks No. 21 among medium-size schools on the Peace Corps list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities. UNH has ranked among the top medium-size schools every year for the past decade. There are 15 alumni currently volunteering worldwide...
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02/28/17 - UNH Research Finds State EITC Programs Provide Relief to Families in Need
DURHAM, N.H. – Individuals in states with state Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) programs receive, on average, a 17.6 percent match of their federal EITC benefits and that supplement pulls an estimated 0.3 percent of people out of poverty, according to new research reported by the Carsey School of...
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