November 20, 2017
DURHAM, N.H. – Using wood pellets for home heating fuel reduces greenhouse gas emissions by more than half over fossil fuels and natural gas, according to new research from the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire. “Wood pellet heat is a new and growing heating alternative in the U.S. and has been proposed as a climate-beneficial energy source to replace fossil fuels. However, little work has been done to assess this claim,” the researchers said. “The... Read Full Article

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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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09/25/17 - UNH Welcomes Astronaut Lee Morin ‘74
DURHAM, N.H. – NASA Astronaut Lee Morin ’74 will discuss “Transforming Fantasy – Building a Space Station,” Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, at 5 p.m. in the Squamscott Room in Holloway Commons. His talk is free and open to the public. Morin served honorably as a medical officer and naval flight surgeon...
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09/25/17 - UNH Receives NIH Grant to Advance Its Biomedical Research to the Bedside
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire has been awarded a five-year, $10 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant to accelerate the translation of its basic biomedical and bioengineering research into clinical and commercialization...
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Girl holding blue lobster
09/21/17 - Dive into Marine Science at UNH’s Ocean Discovery Day on October 14
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, Oct. 14, 2017. Ocean Discovery Day will provide visitors with an opportunity to explore the wonders of the sea through interactive...
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kiwiberries
09/18/17 - UNH Hosts Kiwiberry Field Day Sept. 26
DURHAM, NH – Those interested in the commercial production of kiwiberries are invited to the third annual Kiwiberry Field Day Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, from 5 to 7 p.m. The event will be held at the University of New Hampshire's kiwiberry research vineyard at the Woodman Horticultural Research Farm...
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uSafeUS application
09/18/17 - UNH Launches uSafeUS App to Prevent Sexual Assault and Improve Response
DURHAM, N.H. — The Prevention Innovations Research Center at the University of New Hampshire has released a new nationwide version of its smartphone app for Apple® and Android® to help prevent sexual assault of college and university students as well as improve response to victims. Based on the...
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09/14/17 - UNH Finds Child Poverty Continues to Decline Nationwide
DURHAM, N.H. – National data released this morning show that child poverty rates declined across the United States, from 20.7 percent in 2015 to 19.5 percent in 2016, a number still 1.5 percentage points higher than before the Great Recession began in 2007. Researchers at the Carsey School of...
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Jacqueline Jones Royster
09/13/17 - UNH Hosts Lecture on Global Leadership Sept. 28
DURHAM, N.H. -- Jacqueline Jones Royster, dean of the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts at the Georgia Institute of Technology, will deliver the 2017 John T. Holden Lecture “An Ecosystem for 21st Century Global Leadership" on Sept 28, 2017, at 12:40 p.m. at the University of New Hampshire in...
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