Doctoral student Ryan Stephens (front) and undergraduate student Tyler Remick dig for truffles in the Bartlett Experimental Forest.
April 24, 2017
DURHAM, N.H. – University of New Hampshire researchers supported by the NH Agricultural Experiment Station have identified and described five new truffle species, including two that have been found only in New Hampshire. Although these “deer truffles” are not considered the prized gourmet edibles, they are a key food source for animals and play an important role in forest health. Despite the importance of truffles, scientists lack basic information about them in New England, including what... Read Full Article

First Woman to Lead Major U.S., Canada Military Commands Will Address 2017 UNH-Durham Graduates

 

Gen. Lori Robinson ‘81, the first woman to lead a major combatant command in the history of the U.S. Armed Forces, will deliver the University of New Hampshire commencement address Saturday, May 20, 2017.

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04/20/17 - UNH Hosts NASA Space Apps Challenge April 29-30
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL), an independent provider of broad-based testing and standards conformance services for the networking industry, and UNHInnovation (UNHI) will host the NASA Space Apps Challenge April 29-30, 2017, at 21 Madbury...
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04/19/17 - UNH Announces 2017 Granite State Award and Honorary Degree Recipients
DURHAM, N.H. – A U.S. Air Force general, a leader in workplace ethics and three Granite State icons will be recognized for their contributions at the University of New Hampshire's commencement ceremony Saturday, May 20, 2017. Maureen Beauregard ’87 will receive the Granite State Award for her work...
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04/18/17 - UNH Helps Lead the Way for Campuses to Measure Their Nitrogen Footprints
DURHAM, N.H. – Sustainability leadership efforts at the University of New Hampshire have contributed to a groundbreaking initiative to measure and reduce the nitrogen footprint left behind by campus activities like food waste and energy consumption. The new research is highlighted in the April 2017...
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04/18/17 - UNH Finds Child Poverty Continues to Decline but Racial-Ethnic Disparities Persist
DURHAM, N.H. – Between 2014 and 2015 child poverty fell for all race-ethnicities except Asians, but patterns in levels and characteristics of child poverty persist, according to researchers at the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. Black and Hispanic children...
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William McDowell, professor of natural resources and environment
04/17/17 - Every Day is Earth Day: UNH Scientists Make a Career of Caring for the Earth
DURHAM, N.H. – Earth Day may come just once a year, but for scientists with the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire, every day is Earth Day. Experiment station scientists work to care for the Earth’s resources, conducting leading ecological research in a diverse...
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Wayne Jones, Jr.
04/13/17 - UNH Announces New Leader for Engineering and Physical Sciences College
DURHAM, N.H. – Wayne Jones, Jr. will assume leadership of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of New Hampshire effective July 10, 2017. Jones is currently professor and chair in the Department of Chemistry at Binghamton University, State University of New York where...
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04/11/17 - Researchers Find Mushrooms May Hold Clues to Effect of Carbon Dioxide on Lawns
DURHAM, N.H. – Since the Industrial Revolution, the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has rapidly increased. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire set out to determine how rising carbon dioxide concentrations and different climates may alter vegetation like forests, croplands, and...
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Former Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.)
04/06/17 - Former Sen. Kelly Ayotte to Deliver 2017 Commencement Address at UNH Manchester
MANCHESTER, N.H. — Former U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) will deliver the keynote address at the University of New Hampshire at Manchester’s commencement ceremony Thursday, May 18, 2017. Ayotte served as a senator from New Hampshire from 2011 to 2017, where her committee assignments included...
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04/05/17 - UNH Hosts Discussion on Trump Administration’s First 100 Days
DURHAM, N.H. – Tom Rath, founder and chairman of Rath, Young, and Pignatelli, will join Carsey School of Public Policy Director Michael Ettlinger to discuss the Trump administration’s first 100 days Wednesday, April 12, 2017, from 4-5 p.m. in the Memorial Union Building, Theater II, at the...
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04/04/17 - UNH Research Finds Migration Making Most American Counties More Diverse
DURHAM, N.H. – Migration increased the diversity of the population in two-thirds of U.S. counties between 2000 and 2010, according to new research released by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire, but the influence was far from uniform as it varied by race, age...
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