In response to a growing demand from across New Hampshire, UNH has expanded its state-of-the-art COVID-19 testing lab services beyond its campuses. This fall, the lab was conducting tests for 45 long-term care facilities. The lab has also begun to handle tests for some K-12 schools, inlcuding Oyster River.
A UNH program that helps NH small businesses grow by accessing federal grant funding has notched its first major success. A Portsmouth-based company that uses drones to do aerial environmental surveys recently secured a $150,000 grant from NOAA through UNH's FOSTER program.
The state’s population grew a modest 4.6 percent during the past decade to 1,377,500 in April 2020. In contrast, the number of minority residents, defined as those who were other than non-Hispanic whites, increased by 74.4 percent, according to an analysis by UNH demographer Kenneth Johnon.
We’re working more closely than ever with New Hampshire’s K-12 schools to help them prepare students for college, successful careers and great futures in communities all across our state. See how UNH leaders, faculty, staff and students are working with K-12 schools to share resources, bring innovative research into the classroom and inspire the next generation of New Hampshire leaders.
Hands-on education, research and internships prepare UNH students for great jobs across New Hampshire in every industry. Better yet? By working one-on-one with more than 5,000 New Hampshire businesses each year, we’re helping to ensure that they can thrive, grow and create even more opportunities for our graduates.
UNH is bringing together a unique mix of faculty researchers, cutting-edge research facilities, public policy experts, public health officials, and frontline workers to create a more affordable, effective healthcare system that serves everyone in the Granite State. See how UNH is working to make New Hampshire one of the healthiest states in the nation.
Our research faculty and outreach partners are working hard to encourage the development of clean, efficient energy to power the economy and to protect the natural resources that define New Hampshire’s character and great quality of life. From innovative techniques that help farmers grow healthy food locally to harnessing energy from ocean waves and tidal currents, see how UNH is working for New Hampshire’s future.