"Ghost moose" illustrates adult moose with typical hair loss associated with winter ticks.
October 17, 2018
DURHAM, N.H. – As winter in New England seems to get warmer, fall lingers longer and spring comes into bloom earlier, areas like northern New Hampshire and western Maine are seeing an unusual continued increase in winter ticks which are endangering the moose population. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found that the swell of infestations of this parasite, which attaches itself to moose during the fall and feeds throughout the winter, is the primary cause of an unprecedented... 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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10/16/18 - UNH Opens Aquaponic Greenhouse Facility to Support Local, Regional Food Production
  DURHAM, N.H. – In an effort to support sustainable agriculture, the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire has opened a new aquaponic greenhouse facility that aims to provide a model for integrating land-based aquaculture systems with hydroponic plant...
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James W. (“Jim”) Dean, Jr. installed as the 20th president of the University of New Hampshire Friday, Oct. 12, 2018.
10/12/18 - 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. With more than 30 years of experience in...
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10/11/18 - UNH Researchers Find Video Games Effective for Bystander Intervention in Sexual Assaults
DURHAM, N.H. – As recent news headlines have shown, bystanders can play a pivotal role when it comes to sexual assault and relationship violence. But experts will tell you that the most challenging part is spreading awareness about bystander intervention, especially among teens and college students...
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10/09/18 - Media Advisory: James W. Dean Jr. Installed as 20th UNH President
WHAT:  James W. Dean Jr. will be installed as the 20th president of the University of New Hampshire  WHEN: Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, 1-3 p.m.  WHERE: Memorial Union Building, Granite State Room James W. (“Jim”) Dean Jr. is the 20th president of UNH, elected unanimously by the University System of New...
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10/09/18 - Leave Your Field Boots at Home: Learn About UNH Research ‘As If You Were There’
DURHAM, N.H.—In partnership with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire, the USDA Northeast Climate Hub recently unveiled its virtual demonstration tour for UNH’s Woodman Horticultural Research Farm. This 11-video tour joins a growing library of other...
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10/03/18 - UNH Ranks Top International Expansion Markets for U.S. Franchises
DURHAM, N.H.—The 10 most attractive foreign expansion markets in 2018 for U.S.-based franchise firms with a balanced growth strategy are the United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, Australia, France, Poland, Ireland, Korea, Sweden, and Spain, according to a new ranking by the University of New Hampshire’s...
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Girl holds blue lobster at UNH Ocean Discovery Day.
09/19/18 - Dive into Marine Science at UNH’s Ocean Discovery Day on September 29
DURHAM, N.H. – Touch a horseshoe crab, map the ocean floor and drive a remotely operated vehicle at the University of New Hampshire’s Ocean Discovery Day on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. Ocean Discovery Day will provide visitors with an opportunity to explore the wonders of the sea through interactive...
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09/17/18 - UNH Scientist Optimistic for Favorable Fall Foliage Season
DURHAM, N.H.—If past banner leaf peeping seasons are an indication of future years’ color, this year could be a favorable year for New England’s fall foliage season, according to a scientist with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire.
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09/14/18 - Social Venture Innovation Challenge at UNH Open to All N.H. Entrepreneurs
DURHAM, N.H.—Registration is now open for the 2018 New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge (SVIC) at the University of New Hampshire. Launched in 2011, the competition showcases the idealism and ingenuity of students and community entrepreneurs across New Hampshire and has engaged more...
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09/13/18 - UNH Hosts Naturalization Ceremony in Celebration of Constitution Day
DURHAM, N.H.— The University of New Hampshire will host a naturalization ceremony Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, at 9:50 a.m. in the Granite State Room of the Memorial Union Building, recognizing Constitution Day (Sept. 17) and celebrating 70 new U.S. citizens. The special session of the U.S. District...
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09/13/18 - UNH to Study Impact of Intimate Partner Violence on Sexual Minority College Students
DURHAM, N.H.—Researchers at the University of New Hampshire will undertake the largest study ever conducted on intimate partner violence among lesbian, gay, bisexual and other sexual minority college students thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation. Fifteen colleges and universities...
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09/12/18 - Media Advisory: UNH Expert Available to Discuss New Child Poverty Data
DURHAM, N.H.—Sociologist Beth Mattingly, director of research on vulnerable families at the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire, is available to discuss the latest national data on child poverty that will be released the morning of Sept. 13, 2018, by the U.S. Census...
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