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 contributionsto New Hampshire’s efforts and find helpful resources from UNH Extension for families, communities, businesses and educators.
Even as the country has rapidly become more diverse, New Hampshire is still considered one of the whitest states in the nation. According to research published by Carsey School Senior Demographer Kenneth Johnson, the number of people of color in New Hampshire roughly doubled between 2000 and 2018, growing from 61,600 residents to about 136,000.
In an interview with Everyday Health, best-selling author Ada Calhoun quoted research published by the Carsey School and authored by Rogelio Saenz and Corey Sparks. According to the report published by Saenz and Sparks in August 2020, women, especially women who do not identify as white, are being hit the hardest economically in terms of job loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Experiment station scientists Becky Sideman and Marta Lima will present their findings of which varieties of seedless table grapes grow well in New Hampshire, and the pros and cons of different growing systems at a virtual research field day from 6 to 7 p.m., Thursday, May 6, 2021.
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.
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