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December 3, 2018
DURHAM, N.H. – A pathologist with the New Hampshire Veterinary Diagnostic Lab at the University of New Hampshire has identified the first case of Skunk Adenovirus-1 in the United States. The rare respiratory disease was found in tissues of a hedgehog submitted for diagnosis and represent only the third confirmed detection of the virus in the world. “This virus has been identified only twice before,” said David Needle, senior veterinary pathologist and assistant clinical professor. “The first... Read Full Article

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James W. Dean Jr. Installed as 20th President of UNH

DURHAM, N.H.—Surrounded by family, friends, trustees, members of the university community and alumni on campus to celebrate homecoming, James W. (“Jim”) Dean Jr. was installed as the 20th president of the University of New Hampshire Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. 
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SVIC 2018 Student Winners
11/30/18 - UNH Announces Winners of Statewide Social Venture Innovation Challenge
DURHAM, N.H.—The winners of the University of New Hampshire’s sixth annual NH Social Venture Innovation Challenge were a team of four UNH engineering students who proposed an idea that integrates wearable technology and location tracking to mitigate dating sexual violence; and in the community...
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11/27/18 - UNH Professor Awarded the Honor of 2018 AAAS Fellow
DURHAM, N.H. — University of New Hampshire environmental science professor William McDowell has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). A biogeochemist, McDowell is being recognized for his contributions to the field of ecosystem ecology. Election as...
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11/27/18 - UNH Seeks Input on New Program to Build Intergenerational Networks
DURHAM, N.H.—Armed with a grant from the Corporation for National and Community service to develop a new AmeriCorps program in New Hampshire that will provide volunteer opportunities for high school graduates and assist older adults, the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New...
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11/27/18 - Dairy Farmers of America Recognizes UNH Research Farms with Top Award
DURHAM, N.H.—The Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center and the Organic Dairy Research Farm, both facilities of the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire, have been awarded 2018 Special Gold Certificate Awards by the Dairy Farmers of America. The award ensures...
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11/26/18 - Microsoft Patent Leader Joins UNH Law
CONCORD, N.H.—The Franklin Pierce Center at the University of New Hampshire School of Law has announced that Micky Minhas, vice president and chief patent counsel for Microsoft Incorporated, will join the faculty as the Franklin Pierce Distinguished Professor of Intellectual Property Practice. In...
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11/26/18 - UNH Researchers Discover New Materials to Generate Solar Fuel Production
DURHAM, N.H. – Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have identified new, readily available materials that convert sunlight and carbon dioxide (CO2) into building blocks for liquid fuels that could one day heat homes and power cars. “Currently we can convert sunlight into electricity using...
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11/26/18 - N.H. Social Venture Innovation Finalists Compete for $50,000 in Prizes Nov. 29
DURHAM, N.H.—From a field of 95 entries, 16 finalist teams—eight each in the student and community tracks—have been selected to advance to the final round of the New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge (SVIC) Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, at 8:30 a.m. in Holloway Commons at the University of...
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11/21/18 - More Than $300 Million Raised in Largest Campaign in UNH History
DURHAM, N.H.—The largest capital campaign in the history of the University of New Hampshire finished on time and more than $25 million ahead of the original goal to provide a total of $308 million in support for student scholarships and to advance teaching and research. “We are incredibly grateful...
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11/20/18 - UNH Researchers Create a More Effective Hydrogel For Healing Wounds
DURHAM, N.H. – Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have created an easy-to-make, low-cost injectable hydrogel that could help wounds heal faster, especially for patients with compromised health issues. Wound healing can be complex and challenging, especially when a patient has other...
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11/20/18 - UNH Hosts Sale of Poinsettias, Wreaths and Christmas Trees to Support Students
DURHAM, N.H. – The Thompson School of Applied Science at the University of New Hampshire will host its 13th annual poinsettia open house Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Friday, Nov. 30, and Saturday, Dec. 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the UNH greenhouses at 13 Botanical Lane. In...
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11/19/18 - UNH Agricultural Research Boosts New England’s Thanksgiving Bounty
DURHAM, N.H.—As New Englanders prepare to gather with family and friends for Thanksgiving their table may be filled with locally and regionally grown foods thanks to agricultural research conducted by the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire. No Thanksgiving would...
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11/15/18 - UNH Scientists Help Provide First-Ever Views of Elusive Energy Explosion
DURHAM, N.H. – Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have captured a difficult-to-view singular event involving “magnetic reconnection”—the process by which sparse particles and energy around Earth collide producing a quick but mighty explosion—in the Earth’s magnetotail, the magnetic...
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