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We’re passionate about New Hampshire and we’re tackling its biggest challenges.

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Environment & Energy

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Healthcare

 

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Workforce Development

We’re dedicated to creating great opportunities across New Hampshire – and we’re incredibly proud of our partnerships with the state to overcome its biggest challenges, including COVID-19. Learn about our contributions to New Hampshire’s efforts and find helpful resources from UNH Extension for families, communities, businesses and educators.

Featured News & Stories

  • Hastings Tribute: New Hampshire's new voters critical for both parties
    Young girl voting in America According to a study by Ken Johnson, Dante Scala, and Andrew Smith, migrants into New Hampshire and those turning 18 in the past four years represent 230,000 potential new voters, or about 20% of those eligible to vote in 2020. Their research was recently cited in an article in the Hastings Tribune.
  • Hippo Press: Current Funding System is Not Working
    Students sat in a classroom raising their hands The New Hampshire Commission to Study School Funding – working with the Carsey School of Public Policy – recently released a report that shows that New Hampshire’s current system for funding schools “may not be working for large segments of students and taxpayers". The commission and members of the Carsey School  will examine the report as well as possibilities for more equitable school funding. The commission plans to release its final report later in the year.
  • UNH to Lead Biotechnology Workforce Development Initiative
    Two high school-age girls wearing safety goggles work together on engineering project UNH will engage middle and high school teachers and students in Manchester, Nashua, Portsmouth, Dover and Barrington as well as Lawrence, Mass., to develop a pipeline to support the state’s biotechnology workforce needs through NH CREATES.

State Impact Stories

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    Tilton, NH
    Tilton
    First Impressions

    UNH program assists residents, business owners and local officials understand and act on downtown Tilton's assets and opportunities for growth.

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  • A woman farmer is standing and smiling behind her display of sunflowers
    Lee, NH
    Lee
    Ahead of the Class

    Pinewoods Yankee Farm began with a UNH connection, and continues to thrive thanks to continuing education.

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  • People hiking along mountain ridge
    White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln, NH 03251
    White Mountain National Forest
    Seeing the Hikers for the Trees

    A UNH student studied how visitors use and enjoy the White Mountains, allowing park managers to better protect and improve the experience for all.

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  • Manchester Aerial
    88 Commercial St, Manchester, NH 03101
    Manchester
    Tissue, Organ Research Institute Coming to Manchester

    UNH is playing a leading role in a major national public-private institute that will create an industry to regenerate human tissue and organs.

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  • Pete Ferraro works alongside other volunteers tending to dunes in Hampton
    Hampton Beach, NH
    Hampton
    An Un-Common Garden

    The UNH Coastal Habitat Restoration Team works to restore the coast's sand dune ecosystem, creating an environmental and economic win.

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  • Portsmouth Living Bridge
    Portsmouth, NH
    Portsmouth
    Living Bridge Project

    Smart infrastructure upgrade monitors traffic, environment impact and more on Portsmouth's living bridge.

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  • Medium-distance photo of Branch Hill Farm in Milton. A red barn is located on the left; there is a field of grass in the foreground and trees in the background.
    Milton, NH
    Milton
    Heirloom New Hampshire

    Fifty year partnership creates "an oasis of forests, fields, wildlife, recreation and clean water and air."

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  • Woman holding handful of blueberries
    Hopkinton, NH
    Hopkinton
    For the love of berries

    Cooperative Extension assists new homeowners preserve and grow a decades old small business.

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  • UNH computer engineering students Ethan Wamsley and Justin Paquette provide a demonstration of vehicle-to-infrastructure connectivity tech
    Dover, NH
    Dover
    Red light, Green Light

    UNH students and the City of Dover are paving the way for safer autonomous vehicles.

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  • Student builds windmill for stemfest
    Peterborough, NH
    Peterborough
    Learning stems from doing

    Dozens of students head to the classroom on a Saturday for the region’s first ever STEMfest, a day of hands-on science education.

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