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Researchers Discuss Climate Change, Microbes, and Great Bay Oysters at UNH April 29
Oyster farming is growing in New Hampshire’s Great Bay, but so is a disease that threatens our enjoyment of the tasty shellfish. Four University of New Hampshire faculty share their collaborative research on the rising incidence of the pathogen Vibrio, which contaminates oyster beds and can cause foodborne illness, and the role climate change plays in its increase. (04-23-14) Read >>>

UNH Updates Coastal Flood Hazard Maps for NH Communities

Based on work conducted by the University of New Hampshire, coastal New Hampshire communities in Strafford and Rockingham counties have received updated preliminary flood hazard maps as part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) nationwide program to update coastal flood hazard maps.

(04-22-14) Read >>>

UNH Rolls Out Mobile Safety App to Improve Campus Safety

The University of New Hampshire Police Department is taking a proactive step to help increase campus safety and communication with the launch of a new free mobile app this spring for UNH students, parents, faculty and staff. This partnership with LiveSafe, Inc., a leader in mobile safety technology, is part of a comprehensive plan to ensure a safe and supportive learning environment.

(04-22-14) Read >>>

UNH Carsey Institute: The Increasing Diversity of America’s Youth
Diversity is increasing among America’s youth because of unprecedented population increases of minority children, particularly Hispanic, as well as a significant decline in the number of non-Hispanic white children, according to research from the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire. America’s rapidly changing racial and ethnic composition was seen in increased child diversity between 2007 and 2012 despite the negative effect of the Great Recession, which reduced births among women in their 20s by nearly 15 percent. (04-22-14) Read >>>

UNH CREAM Students Host Open House at Fairchild Dairy Center May 3
University of New Hampshire students enrolled in the Cooperative Real Education in Agricultural Management (CREAM) course will host an open house at the UNH Thomas P. Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014. (04-21-14) Read >>>

USNH Board of Trustees Approves Complete Renovation of Hamilton Smith, Other Campus Facilities
Citing a strong commitment to addressing long deferred maintenance on academic buildings, and the desire to help its campuses tackle priority projects, the University System of New Hampshire board of trustees voted Friday, April 18, 2014, to approve renovations to Hamilton Smith Hall, one of the university’s most iconic buildings. (04-18-14) Read >>>

UNH Student Project Diverts Nitrogen-Rich Urine From Great Bay to Farm Fields

Every day, the wastewater treatment plant in Durham treats 10,000 gallons of urine, filtering out nitrogen that could harm the Great Bay Estuary into which the wastewater flows. And every year, farmers spend tens of thousands of dollars on nitrogen-laden fertilizer to boost the growing power of their crops.

(04-10-14) Read >>>

UNHInnovation Head Named to National Board of Directors

Marc Sedam, executive director of UNHInnovation at the University of New Hampshire, has been elected to the board of directors of the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) as its vice president for professional development. In this position, Sedam is responsible for identifying and clarifying professional development needs and goals of the membership, and developing and implementing programs to meet those needs and goals in coordination with the board.

(04-09-14) Read >>>

Poet to Deliver UNH Heilbronner Lecture April 23

Alicia Ostriker, poet, critic and activist, will deliver the Hans Heilbronner Lecture Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at 7 p.m. in Richards Auditorium, Murkland Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

(04-09-14) Read >>>

UNH Professor Tapped to Investigate Washington State Landslide
A University of New Hampshire civil engineering professor is part of a team that will collect information and document the effects of the March 22, 2014, Oso landslide in Snohomish County, Washington. Jean Benoît, professor of civil engineering at UNH, and colleagues on the Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance (GEER) Association, supported by the National Science Foundation, will document the effects of the landslide on the built and natural environments. (04-09-14) Read >>>

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