October 17, 2017
DURHAM, N.H. – Oregon residents are concerned about the health of their forests and support active forest management and restoration to reduce the risk of wildfires, according to new research published by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. “Without active management to alleviate the growing risk of wildfires the social, economic and ecological costs will be severe,” said the researchers. “A majority of those surveyed support active forest management (forest... Read Full Article


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10/17/17 - Registration Open for UNH Social Venture Innovation Challenge
DURHAM, N.H. – Registration is now open for the 2017 New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge (SVIC) at the University of New Hampshire. The competition showcases the idealism and ingenuity of students and entrepreneurs across New Hampshire, with ideas spanning a wide range of issue areas...
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GMO Grim Reaper
10/16/17 - UNH Hosts Screening and Discussion of ‘Food Evolution’ Film Nov. 16
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire will host a screening of the film “Food Evolution,” which explores the debate surrounding plant breeding approaches, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at 6 p.m. in the Johnson Theatre of the Paul Creative Arts Center. A panel discussion moderated by Lorraine...
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Eric Foner
10/10/17 - UNH Hosts Pulitzer Prize-Winning Historian Oct. 23
DURHAM, N.H. – Historian Eric Foner will speak on Abraham Lincoln and slavery as part of the Rutman Distinguished Lecture Series on the American Presidency at the University of New Hampshire Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, at 7 p.m. in the Huddleston Hall Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public...
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invasives
10/09/17 - UNH Researchers Study Economics of Managing Invasive Plants in Private Forests
DURHAM, N.H. – Researchers with the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire received a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to investigate the economics of managing invasive plants in forests owned by private landowners.
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10/04/17 - UNH Tackles Public Health Issues for College Students: Sexual Assault and Problem Drinking
DURHAM, N.H. – Researchers at the University of New Hampshire’s Prevention Innovations Research Center received a three-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to evaluate an innovative strategy to keep on-campus incidents of intimate partner violence or sexual assault from leading to...
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10/03/17 - UNH Research Finds U.S. Children Growing Up in Smaller Families
DURHAM, N.H. – American children, especially African American children, are growing up in significantly smaller families than they were 50 years ago, according to new research published by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. The average African American child was...
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09/29/17 - UNH-Led Collaborative Finds Telehealth and Mobile Health Improve Access to Behavioral Health Care in NH
CONCORD, N.H. – Expanded use of telehealth and mobile health (MHealth) technologies to integrate behavioral and primary health care could benefit New Hampshire residents, according to a recently released report and accompanying webinar from the Institute for Health Policy and Practice at the...
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Peter Paul
09/28/17 - UNH Recognizes Alumni for Service and Philanthropy
DURHAM, N.H. – A philanthropic entrepreneur and the state’s longest-serving governor recently received the University of New Hampshire's most prestigious awards for their history of continued support and service to the university. Peter Paul ’67, an entrepreneur and philanthropist whose $25 million...
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09/27/17 - UNH Receives Grant to Increase Behavioral Health Workforce in New Hampshire
DURHAM, N.H. – Thanks to a four-year $1.9 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), 116 master’s level social work and occupational therapy students at the University of New Hampshire will receive $10,000 stipends for behavioral health care training that will get...
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Students on sustainable campus
09/27/17 - UNH Earns Highest National Rating for Sustainability
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire is one of only three higher education institutions in the world to have earned a STARS Platinum rating--the highest possible--in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher...
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