First faculty fellows in UNH’s Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center
September 29, 2016
DURHAM, N.H. – The Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center (ECenter) at the University of New Hampshire has announced its first ECenter faculty fellows. Because the ECenter is independent under UNHInnovation and not associated directly with any one college, the fellows program was created to engage faculty and students in all things idea, innovation, and entrepreneurship at UNH. Matt Davis, College of Engineering and Physical Sciences; Dev Dutta, Paul College of Business and Economics; Kiernan... Read Full Article

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09/26/16 - Fish and Plants, Working Together: UNH Launches Aquaculture Farming Project
DURHAM, N.H. – Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have launched an integrated aquaculture farming research project that aims to provide a model for integrating land-based aquaculture systems with hydroponic plant production systems that can be used locally to increase food production. “...
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09/23/16 - UNH Receives Federal Grant to Study Impact of Forests on Climate
DURHAM, N.H. – University of New Hampshire scientists have received $1.25 million in funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to explore more closely the role that forests play in regulating the Earth’s climate. Scott Ollinger from UNH’s Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space...
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09/21/16 - UNH Celebrates Its 150th with Application Fee Waiver for All N.H. Residents
DURHAM, N.H. – Thousands of Granite State high school students will save $50 when they apply to the University of New Hampshire for fall 2017 in celebration of the flagship public research university’s 150th anniversary. All undergraduate and transfer applicants to Durham and Manchester by Nov. 18...
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09/19/16 - UNH Research Finds Black Tarps Benefit Organic No-Till Vegetable Gardens
DURHAM, N.H. – University of New Hampshire researchers have found that black tarps and cover crops successfully suppressed weeds in an organic vegetable system, allowing scientists to forgo tilling, which can have deleterious effects on soil. “Many people relish the bucolic image of a plowed field...
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09/16/16 - UNH Statement on Decision to Fund Stadium Scoreboard
Robert Morin’s decision to leave his entire estate, $4 million, to the university was incredibly generous. Despite being asked many times over many years by his financial advisor it was Mr. Morin’s firm decision to designate only a small portion of his estate to the library and to leave the rest...
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09/15/16 - UNH Finds Child Poverty Continues to Decline Nationwide
DURHAM, N.H. – National data released this morning show that child poverty rates declined across the United States, from 21.7 percent in 2014 to 20.7 percent in 2015, but still remain higher than at the end of the Great Recession in 2009. Researchers at the Carsey School of Public Policy at the...
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09/14/16 - Social Venture Innovation Challenge at UNH Open to All N.H. Entrepreneurs
DURHAM, N.H. – Registration is now open for the 2016 New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge (SVIC). Launched in 2011, the event has now become a signature annual event of the University of New Hampshire. Each year the competition has showcased the idealism and ingenuity of students and...
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09/13/16 - UNH Launches New Campus Sexual Assault Prevention App
DURHAM, N.H. -- Prevention Innovations Research Center (PIRC) at the University of New Hampshire recently launched a free smartphone app, uSafeNH, to help prevent sexual assault on Granite State college and university campuses and provide victims and their allies with access to immediate assistance...
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09/13/16 - UNH and New Futures Develop Guide to Accessing Addiction and Mental Health Services
DURHAM, N.H. – Recognizing there is a growing need to educate consumers with health insurance coverage in New Hampshire about how to navigate addiction and mental health care services, the University of New Hampshire School of Law and UNH’s Institute for Health Policy and Practice, in collaboration...
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09/12/16 - Learn about UNH’s Agricultural Research at Kingman Farm Sept. 28
DURHAM, N.H. – University of New Hampshire scientists will discuss their innovative agricultural and forestry research at a twilight meeting/research field day Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, from 4-6 p.m. at Kingman Farm in Madbury. The event is free and open to the public; guests should expect to walk...
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09/07/16 - Dive into Marine Science at UNH’s Ocean Discovery Day on September 17
DURHAM, N.H. – Touch a horseshoe crab, map the ocean floor, and drive a remotely operated vehicle all at the University of New Hampshire’s Ocean Discovery Day Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. The day-long event will provide visitors with an opportunity to explore the wonders of the sea through interactive...
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09/07/16 - Sample Kiwiberries at Farmers Markets Across New Hampshire Sept. 15-28
DURHAM, N.H. – Have you ever tasted a kiwiberry? During September, the University of New Hampshire’s kiwiberry research team invites the public to sample kiwiberries at farmers markets across the state. Researchers will use the public feedback to hone breeding goals and assess consumer demand. In...
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09/06/16 - UNH Research Looks at Plastic Bags -- Ban, Tax or Recycle?
DURHAM, N.H. – New research conducted by the University of New Hampshire has found that while all polices aimed at reducing plastic bag waste had their pros and cons, reducing plastic bag usage was most successful when taxes on bags were high enough to trigger a behavior change. Each year,...
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08/31/16 - UNH Research Finds More Than 80 Percent of N.H. Residents Support Paid Family and Medical Leave
DURHAM, N.H. – Four of every five New Hampshire residents support a paid family and medical leave insurance law for workers who have to take time from work to care for a new child or tend to their own or a family member’s illness, according to new research from the Carsey School of Public Policy at...
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08/30/16 - Long-Time Librarian Surprises UNH with $4 Million Gift
DURHAM, N.H. – Robert Morin ’63 worked as a cataloguer in Dimond Library at the University of New Hampshire for nearly 50 years. Although known to live simply, few knew he had quietly amassed a $4 million estate and gifted it to his alma mater until he died a little over a year ago. “Bob’s...
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08/29/16 - UNH Hosts Harvest Day Sept. 24
DURHAM, N.H. – Community members are invited to learn about the University of New Hampshire’s sustainable agriculture educational programs and research at a Harvest Day Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. The event, which is part of the university’s sesquicentennial celebration, is free and open to the...
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08/27/16 - UNH Professor Offers Advice to Students on How to Avoid Poor Academic Performance
1. Lack of intrinsic interest in the subject matterBe honest: Are you truly interested in what you are studying? Some follow-up questions: Did you choose your major or did someone (e.g., your parents) "encourage" your decision? If someone asked you why you chose your major,...
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08/26/16 - UNH and Chez Boucher Cooking School Partner to Offer Adult Culinary Classes
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire Hospitality Management Program, in partnership with Chez Boucher Cooking School, will offer basic culinary classes for adult learners beginning Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. “Cooking, Food, and Wine Fundamentals” will cover the basic techniques and...
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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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