Cynthia Kallenbach
December 5, 2016
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 matter found in stable soil carbon pools.  In the paper, UNH scientists suggest that soil organic matter accumulates from inputs of dead microbial cells and microbial byproducts formed when microbes... Read Full Article

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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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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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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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11/17/16 - UNH Seeks Businesses and Organizations to Partner with Students
DURHAM, N.H. -– The University of New Hampshire’s Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics invites local organizations to work with students in the information systems and business analytics program on team projects during the spring semester 2017. Businesses, not-for-profits, educational...
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11/14/16 - UNH Agricultural Research Boosts New England’s Thanksgiving Bounty
DURHAM, N.H. – As New Englanders prepare to sit down to give thanks, their Thanksgiving table may be filled with an abundant supply of delicious, locally and regionally grown foods due to extensive agricultural research conducted by the University of New Hampshire. No Thanksgiving would be complete...
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11/14/16 - UNH Hosts Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist Bob Woodward Dec. 6
DURHAM, N.H. – Bob Woodward, renowned investigative journalist and author, will speak as part of the Rutman Distinguished Lecture Series on the American Presidency at the University of New Hampshire Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, at 7 p.m. in the Granite State Room in the Memorial Union Building. His talk...
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11/14/16 - UNH Names Joe Keefe Its 2016 Social Innovator of the Year
DURHAM, N.H. -- Joe Keefe, president and chief executive officer of Pax World Funds, has been named the University of New Hampshire’s Center for Social Innovation and Enterprise 2016 Social Innovator of the Year. Keefe will be honored at the 4th Annual Social Venture Innovation Challenge Thursday,...
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11/10/16 - UNH Research Finds Child Care Costs ‘Burden’ More Than 25 Percent of Families
DURHAM, N.H. – One in four families with young children spend more than 10 percent of their family income on child care costs, according to new research from the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. The researchers found that the average share of income spent on child...
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