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UNH Research Reveals Water Temperature Influences Horseshoe Crab Spawning
New research from the University of New Hampshire finds that Atlantic horseshoe crabs in New Hampshire’s Great Bay Estuary time their annual spawning based on water temperature, not lunar cycle, as was more commonly believed. The study provides a first-of-its-kind look at the environmental factors that influence horseshoe crab spawning activity in the state and could pave the way for changes in how monitoring surveys are conducted on the East Coast. (05-03-16) Read >>>

New Cantaloupe, Pumpkin, and Acorn Squash Seeds Developed at UNH Now Available
Gardeners preparing to plant their fruits and vegetables will have a number of new cantaloupes, pumpkins, and acorn squash to choose from that were developed at the NH Agricultural Experiment Station (NHAES) at the University of New Hampshire by a researcher who represents the longest continuous squash and pumpkin breeding program in North America. (05-02-16) Read >>>

UNH Center for Family Business Tackles Leadership Challenges May 11
The UNH Center for Family Business will host a seminar exploring the biggest leadership challenges facing family owned businesses and how they can successfully confront them at The Derryfield Country Club Wednesday, May 11, 2016. Registration and coffee start at 8 a.m. and the program begins at 8:30 a.m. Lunch and networking follow at noon. (04-29-16) Read >>>

New UNH Documentary Tells the Story of Black History in New Hampshire
How does New Hampshire, a state with the motto “Live Free or Die,” confront and understand its participation in slavery, segregation, and the neglect of African-American history? What happens to our identity as residents of this state and as New Englanders when we begin to acknowledge all of our past? (04-29-16) Read >>>

UNH Researchers Find Reforestation May Play a Role in New England Climate
The winter months in New England this past year were considered mild, by meteorological standards. While some experts look to global warming for answers, researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found that, in the New England area, reforestation may also hold some clues to climate in wintertime. (04-27-16) Read >>>

UNH Research Finds Municipalities Working Together Makes Clean Water Cheaper
Communities addressing clean water regulatory requirements for the Great Bay Estuary would save over $100 million through greater collaboration and integrated planning, according to a study published by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. (04-26-16) Read >>>

UNH Receives $300,000 NSF Grant to Stimulate Entrepreneurship
The University of New Hampshire has received a three-year, $300,000 Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Site Grant from the National Science Foundation to foster entrepreneurship on campus and support the maturation of innovations developed at UNH from idea generation to commercialization. UNH joins just 45 other U.S. institutions to receive the designation as an I-Corps Site. (04-26-16) Read >>>

UNH Research Finds Growing Peppers in High Tunnels Could Be Profitable for NH Farmers

New Hampshire farmers looking to grow colored bell peppers in high tunnels will be pleased to learn that researchers from the University of New Hampshire found many varieties produced excellent, high-quality fruit in a research trial conducted at the NH Agricultural Experiment Station’s Woodman Horticultural Research Farm.

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UNH Announces 2016 Granite State Award and Honorary Degree Recipients
John Harrigan and Jameson French will receive the Granite State Award in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the state. Harrigan owned and published three weekly newspapers in northern New Hampshire and is known as the voice of the North Country. French is a longtime Portsmouth resident who has served as chair of many boards related to the forest industry. He also served on the NH Charitable Foundation board for 17 years and led the campaign to restore the North Church steeple in Market Square. (04-20-16) Read >>>

UNH’s Paul College one of top 100 best undergraduate business schools
Bloomberg Businessweek released its 2016 rankings of the best undergraduate business schools in the U.S. and the University of New Hampshire’s Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics has been named among the top 100. Overall, Paul College ranked 57 among business schools in student satisfaction. (04-19-16) Read >>>

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