Larry Mayer, director of the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping at the University of New Hampshire
December 13, 2018
DURHAM, N.H.—The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has elected ocean mapping pioneer Larry Mayer, director of the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping at the University of New Hampshire, as a foreign member. Mayer is among 175 foreign members of the academy, best known for granting the Nobel Prize. Mayer’s career in ocean sciences and seafloor mapping has earned him numerous awards and honors over the years, and he says he is deeply honored to serve as a foreign member of the academy.  “Ocean... 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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12/13/18 - UNH Business School Receives Highest National Ranking Ever
DURHAM, N.H.—The University of New Hampshire Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics has been ranked as one of the nation’s best undergraduate business schools by Poets&Quants for Undergrads. Paul College placed 58th nationally in Poets&Quants 2018 Best Undergraduate Business...
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12/12/18 - UNH Professor Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow
DURHAM, N.H.—Wheeler Ruml, professor of computer science at the University of New Hampshire, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Ruml, whose research in artificial intelligence has led to 17 U.S. and 12 foreign patents, joins the NAI 2018 class of 148 fellows. “This...
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Chris Glynn, assistant professor of decision sciences at UNH's Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics
12/11/18 - UNH Partners with Zillow on Research That Finds Homelessness Rate Increases Faster in Least Affordable Rental Markets
DURHAM, N.H.—The expected homelessness rate in a community increases at an accelerated pace after rents reach 32 percent of the local median income, according to new research conducted by University of New Hampshire researcher Chris Glynn in partnership with Zillow. According to Glynn and his...
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12/11/18 - UNH Research Finds Development Most Likely to Occur Where Green Space Limited
DURHAM, N.H.—Green space conversions to developed land are most common in areas where green space is already limited, according to new research released by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. While the research specifically looked at the Great Lakes states, the...
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12/10/18 - UNH Researchers Find Unexpected Impact of Hurricanes on Puerto Rico’s Watershed
DURHAM, N.H. – Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found unprecedentedly high levels of nitrate, an essential plant nutrient, in streams and watersheds of Puerto Rico for a year after two consecutive major hurricanes in 2017. This high amount of nitrate may have important climate...
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12/03/18 - UNH Vet Pathologist Identifies First Case of Rare Disease in U.S., Third in World
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...
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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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