February 22, 2017
DURHAM, N.H. – Thanks to the success of its ongoing fundraising efforts, the University of New Hampshire is launching a new program in the fall that guarantees all full-time, first-year New Hampshire students receiving federal Pell grants will pay no tuition to attend the university. Early estimates show that UNH’s Granite Guarantee will help 285 first-year students studying on the Durham and Manchester campuses. First-year New Hampshire students who receive federal Pell grants in their UNH... Read Full Article

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08/22/16 - UNH Scientists Unravel Genetic Ancestry of Cultivated Strawberry
DURHAM, N.H. – Scientists from the University of New Hampshire have unlocked a major genetic mystery of one of the ancestors of cultivated strawberry. A genetic analysis conducted by New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station researchers, which took four years to complete, aims to improve modern...
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08/15/16 - UNH Receives Federal Grant to Support Middle and High School Students in Quest for College
DURHAM, N.H. – Thanks to the renewal of a five-year grant of more than $550,000 from the U.S. Department of Education, the University of New Hampshire will continue to provide support to more than 1,160 low-income and first generation students in Granite State middle and high schools. Educational...
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08/15/16 - Two UNH Farms Open for Annual Durham Farm Day Aug. 20
DURHAM, N.H. – The public is invited to tour two University of New Hampshire farms – the Woodman Horticultural Research Farm and the Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center – on the 4th annual Durham Farm Day Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. Tours are free. “The purpose of Durham Farm Day is to...
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08/08/16 - UNH Lodging Executives Index Slides on Poor Business Sentiment
DURHAM, N.H. - The Lodging Executives Sentiment Index (LESI) for the current period ending June 2016 decreased to 62.5 from 80.6 in June 2015. Overall, the lodging executives' sentiment for present and future business conditions weakened considerably during this year. The index is managed at...
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08/08/16 - UNH Research Finds Cold Weather Makes for Tastier Spinach
DURHAM, N.H. - Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found that spinach grown in high tunnels during the coldest months of winter has the highest sugar content. Becky Sideman, a researcher with the NH Agricultural Experiment Station and extension professor of sustainable...
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08/03/16 - UNH Researchers Uncover New insights on Great Lakes Monuments
DURHAM, N.H. - Merging an innovative modeling technique with old-fashioned sleuthing, researchers from the University of New Hampshire have shed new light on the mystery of pre-European archaeological monument sites in Michigan, even though 80 percent of the sites they're studying no longer...
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08/02/16 - New Boat Will Help Advance UNH Ocean Research
DURHAM, N.H. -- A new, state-of-the-art research vessel will help researchers at the University of New Hampshire map the coastal seafloor and better understand the ocean environment while providing training in the latest oceanographic practices. The R/V Gulf Surveyor, a 48-foot aluminum vessel...
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08/02/16 - Grant Expands Tomato Research at UNH
DURHAM, N.H. - University of New Hampshire researchers have received a three-year grant for nearly $250,000 that will substantially expand research to improve nutrient and pest management in high tunnel tomato production. High tunnels are inexpensive, greenhouse-like structures...
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07/27/16 - UNH Space Physicist Professor Honored as American Geophysical Union Fellow
DURHAM, N.H. - University of New Hampshire physics professor Lynn Kistler has been named a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), the largest single organization dedicated to the advancement of geophysics. Kistler is the director of the Space Science Center at UNH's Institute for the...
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07/25/16 - New UNH Research Explores New Practice That Brings Cows Into the Woods
DURHAM, N.H. - Seeing cows graze in a forest may be an uncommon site in New England but at the Organic Dairy Research Farm at the University of New Hampshire, heifers soon will be dining among the trees. Researchers with the NH Agricultural Experiment Station have launched a silvopasture...
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