May 23, 2017
DURHAM, N.H. – Maine has just 837 funded Early Head Start (EHS) slots but more than 8,000 poor children age 0-2 who would benefit from the early intervention, according to new research released by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. The research also found that nearly half (47.2 percent) of Maine’s EHS enrollees participate via home visitation compared with 37.3 percent nationwide.

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Soil warming experiments
01/03/17 - UNH Researcher Finds Limited Sign of Soil Adaptation to Climate Warming
DURHAM, N.H. — While scientists and policy experts debate the impacts of global warming, the Earth’s soil is releasing roughly nine times more carbon dioxide to the atmosphere than all human activities combined. This huge carbon flux from soil, which is due to the natural respiration of soil...
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Bobcat stretching
12/20/16 - UNH Researchers Assess Methods Measuring How Well Wildcats Are Moving Within State
DURHAM, N.H. – University of New Hampshire researchers recently compared two different methods to assess how well connected the landscape is for bobcats across the state. While one, resource selection, was better in most circumstances the second, expert opinion, provided valuable insights the other...
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12/14/16 - UNH Researchers Develop a New Safer and Reliable Battery Option
DURHAM, N.H. – Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have developed an alternative energy storage system that could lead to a less dangerous and more cost effective battery technology than some currently on the market. The more environmentally friendly device could offer a less harmful...
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12/12/16 - UNH Receives Federal Grant to Continue Violence Prevention Work
DURHAM, N.H. – Researchers at the University of New Hampshire received a four-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to continue their work helping schools and communities implement and evaluate programs to help reduce violence. This $1.8 million grant will focus on Rapid...
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Cynthia Kallenbach
12/05/16 - UNH Research Finds Microbial Traits, Not Plants, Determine Abundance of Soil Organic Matter
DURHAM, N.H. -- Healthy soil is rich in organic matter, but scientists have yet to fully understand exactly how that organic matter is formed. Now a team of University of New Hampshire scientists have uncovered evidence that microbial pathways – not plants – are the chief originator of the organic...
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SVIC 2016 Student Winner, Jit Banerjee
12/02/16 - UNH Announces Winners of Statewide Social Venture Innovation Challenge
DURHAM, N.H. – A student who proposed a project to improve conditions for shrimp farmers in Bangladesh won the student track of the fourth annual New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge at the University of New Hampshire. Designed to be an “innovation accelerator,” participants develop...
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11/29/16 - UNH Research Finds White Deaths Exceed Births in One-Third of U.S. States
DURHAM, N.H. – More whites died than were born in a record high 17 states in 2014 compared to just four in 2004, according to new research from the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. Some 121 million people representing 38 percent of the U.S. population reside in...
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11/28/16 - N.H. Social Venture Innovation Challenge Finalists Compete for $60,000+ in Prizes Dec. 1
DURHAM, N.H. – From a field of nearly 80 entries, 17 finalists – nine in the student track and eight in the community track - were selected to advance in the 2016 New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge. The finalists will compete in the live round Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, beginning at 8:...
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Energetic Heavy Ion Sensor (EHIS)
11/21/16 - UNH Researchers Provide Technology for Next-Generation Weather Satellites
DURHAM, N.H. – State-of-the-art space weather instrumentation developed by researchers at the University of New Hampshire Space Science Center was launched into space Nov. 19 at approximately 6:42 p.m. EST from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The technology is part of a suite of weather instruments...
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poinsettias
11/17/16 - UNH Hosts Poinsettia Open House Dec. 1-3
DURHAM, N.H. – The Thompson School of Applied Science will host its Poinsettia Open House Thursday, Dec. 1, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2-3, 2016, at the University of New Hampshire in the greenhouses at 13 Botanical Lane. Now in its 11th year, the event is free...
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