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

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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

  • Sentinel Source: How New Hampshire arrived at a child care crisis
    Mom watches her son play on the playground in New Hampshire Research by Jess Carson, research assistant professor at the Carsey School, and Marybeth Mattingly, policy fellow at the Carsey School, show that the pandemic has proven just how fragile the nation’s early childhood care system is. The central problems, according to Carson and Mattingly, are that child care providers don’t generate enough revenue to pay staff members well, making it difficult to find employees; simultaneously, care is too costly for many families to afford.
  • Increasing Access
    Aerial imge of University of New Hampshire campus in winter A new grant to the Institute on Disability aims to increase access to higher education for New Hampshire students with intellectual disabilities.
  • Cybersecure Manufacturing
    Overhead shot of manufacturing training center at UNH UNH is a member of the Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute, or CyManII, joining dozens of other leading research institutions in keeping manufacturing data secure.

State Impact Stories

  • tilton
    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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