Stacia Sower
August 21, 2017
DURHAM, N.H. -- Long-time New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station researcher Stacia Sower, professor emeritus of molecular and biochemical neuroendocrinology at the University of New Hampshire, recently gave the prestigious Bargmann-Scharrer Lecture at the quadrennial meeting of the International Congress of Comparative Endocrinology. Considered the pinnacle lecture of the discipline of comparative endocrinology, the Bargmann-Scharrer Lecture was created in honor of two pioneers in the... Read Full Article


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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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02/06/17 - UNH Researcher Discovers a Black Hole Feeding Frenzy that Breaks Records
DURHAM, N.H. – A giant black hole ripped apart a nearby star and then continued to feed off its remains for close to a decade, according to research led by the University of New Hampshire. This black hole meal is more than 10 times longer than any other previous episode of a star’s death. “We have...
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02/06/17 - UNH Receives $3M Gift to Expand Marine Research and Opportunities for Undergraduates
DURHAM, N.H. – Thanks to a $3 million gift from an anonymous alumnus, the University of New Hampshire will be able to expand its work in ocean exploration with the construction of a new wing at the Chase Engineering Laboratory to support a recently created bachelor’s degree in ocean engineering and...
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02/06/17 - UNH Scientists Present Research at 2017 NH Farm and Forest Expo
DURHAM, N.H. – How did the state’s trees fare during the 2016 New England drought? What can we learn from a wasp that hunts down an invasive pest decimating the state’s ash trees? What is the value of promoting locally grown foods at farmers’ markets? University of New Hampshire researchers will...
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02/02/17 - UNH Researchers ID New Bacterial Pathogen Contaminating Seafood
DURHAM, N.H. – University of New Hampshire scientists, in partnership with the FDA and public health and shellfish management agencies in five states, have identified a new strain of a bacterial pathogen that has contaminated seafood, sickening shellfish consumers along the Atlantic Coast of North...
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02/02/17 - UNH Research Finds Trump Voters Stand Apart on Renewable Energy and Climate
DURHAM, N.H. – Only 25 percent of those who say they voted for Donald Trump agree with the scientific consensus that human activities are changing Earth’s climate, according to new survey research reported by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. In contrast, large...
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02/02/17 - University of New Hampshire Dean's List
DURHAM, N.H. - The following students have been named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire for the fall 2016 semester. Students named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire are students who have earned recognition through their superior scholastic performance during...
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