Harlan Spence
November 21, 2017
DURHAM, N.H. - Space plasma physicist Harlan Spence has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Spence, director of the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans and Space and professor of physics at the University of New Hampshire, is among the 396 new fellows. Election as a AAAS fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers for scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications. New fellows will... Read Full Article

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Lawrence Hamilton
11/06/17 - Media Advisory: UNH Expert Available to Discuss Increasing Acceptance of Climate Change
DURHAM, N.H. – A scientific report released last Friday by 13 federal agencies found that humans are the dominant cause of a global temperature rise. New research from the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire finds that public acceptance of human-caused climate change...
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Worshipping Bodhisattva, mural, Cave 285, Wei Dynasty (535-556 A.D.)
11/03/17 - UNH Hosts World Heritage Site Exhibition from China
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire will host an exhibition of the caves at Mogao, a top United Nations world heritage site located in Dunhuang, China, Nov. 13-17, 2017, in Huddleston Hall. The site is famous for its caves featuring statues and wall paintings spanning 1,000 years of...
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11/02/17 - ​MEDIA ADVISORY: UNH Expert Available to Discuss Imminent Loss of Health Insurance for Children
DURHAM, N.H. -- Twelve states – home to nearly nine million or 30 percent of the nation’s publicly insured children – will run out of funds for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) at the end of 2017. CHIP, the federal program that extends health insurance coverage to low income children...
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11/02/17 - Free Performance Celebrates 150 Years of UNH Music, Theatre and Dance
DURHAM, N.H. – More than 150 music, theatre and dance students at the University of New Hampshire will celebrate 150 years of the arts in a free performance at The Music Hall in Portsmouth Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public but registration for a...
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10/31/17 - UNH Students Available to Partner with N.H. Small Businesses
DURHAM, N.H. – This spring, small businesses can work on some of their challenges with a team of honor students from the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire. In partnership with the NH Small Business Development Center (NH SBDC), students will work in...
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10/30/17 - UNH Dairies Produce Gold Standard of Milk
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 2016 Special Gold Certificate Awards by the Dairy Farmers of America. “Our dairy farms...
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10/24/17 - UNH Honors Former U.S. Poet Laureate Donald Hall Nov. 9
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire Library will honor former U.S. Poet Laureate Donald Hall Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, from 4-6 p.m. with a reading and reception in the Courtyard Reading Room on the fifth floor of Dimond Library. The event is free and open to the public, but advance...
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10/24/17 - UNH Research Finds N.H. Residents Support Gas Tax Increase for Highways and Bridges
DURHAM, N.H. – More than 60 percent of New Hampshire residents would support a 10-cent increase to the state gas tax if needed to maintain the state’s highways and bridges, according to new research released by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. However, most...
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10/23/17 - NH Listens Wins National Award for Its Collaboration Efforts
DURHAM, N.H. -- NH Listens, a civic engagement initiative of the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire, has received an American Civic Collaboration Award, a Civvy, for its efforts to strengthen communities. Since 2000, NH Listens has helped Granite State residents talk...
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10/23/17 - UNH Research Finds Sextortion Takes Great Toll on Juvenile Victims
DURHAM, N.H. – Sextortion -- threats to expose sexual images -- has particularly intense effects on the lives and development of young people, according to new research from the University of New Hampshire Crimes against Children Research Center (CCRC). More than 1,600 young women and men recruited...
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