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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05/16/17 - Media Advisory: University of New Hampshire Commencement
WHAT: University of New Hampshire Commencement  WHEN: 10 a.m., Saturday, May 20, 2017  WHERE:  Wildcat Stadium, rain or shine. Simulcast viewing is available in Lundholm Gymnasium. U.S. Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson ‘81, the first woman to lead a major combatant command in the history of the U.S....
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05/16/17 - UNH Research Finds Income Matters When It Comes to Access to After-School Activity
DURHAM, N.H. – Higher-income youth are twice as likely to be employed and one-and-a-half times as likely to participate in extracurricular activities as their lower-income counterparts, according to new research released by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire....
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solar wind
05/15/17 - UNH Researcher Identifies Key Differences in Solar Wind Models
DURHAM, N.H. – The challenge of predicting space weather, which can cause issues with telecommunications and other satellite operations on Earth, requires a detailed understanding of the solar wind (a stream of charged particles released from the sun) and sophisticated computer simulations....
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05/09/17 - UNH Research Finds Elderly Tax Breaks Have Little Impact on Moves
DURHAM, N.H. – Existing state income tax breaks for the elderly result in non-trivial reductions in state revenue and offer little relief to the most vulnerable elderly, according to new research released by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. The research also...
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Ossipee Pine Barrens
05/08/17 - UNH Hosts 2017 New England Bee Bioblitz in Ossipee June 23-25
DURHAM, N.H. – New England bee enthusiasts will head to Ossipee in mass for the 2017 New England Bee Bioblitz organized by the University of New Hampshire Bee Lab. The event takes place at the Ossipee Pine Barrens June 23-25, 2017, and is free and open to the public. The Bee Bioblitz is organized...
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seaweed
05/04/17 - UNH Researchers Find Significant Increase of Invasive Seaweed Changing Sea Habitat
DURHAM, N.H. – Walking along the beaches of New England, it is easy to spot large amounts of a fine red seaweed clogging the coastline, the result of sweeping changes in the marine environment occurring beneath the water. To further investigate, researchers at the University of New Hampshire looked...
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President Mark Huddleston
05/03/17 - UNH President Mark W. Huddleston to Retire in 2018
DURHAM, N.H. – Mark Huddleston announced today that he will retire as president of the University of New Hampshire at the close of the 2017-18 academic year. When he steps down June 30, 2018, Huddleston will be the longest-serving president in the university’s 150-year history. “UNH is a remarkable...
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05/02/17 - UNH Research Finds Child Care Expenses Push Low-Income Families into Poverty
DURHAM, N.H. – One-third of poor families who pay for child care – 207,000 nationally -- are pushed into poverty as a result of their child care expenses, according to new research released by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. “Our findings suggest that lowering...
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04/27/17 - UNH Announces Earliest Outdoor Pool Opening
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire anticipates opening its outdoor pool Thursday, May 10, 2017, more than a month earlier than previous years. “We’re thrilled to be able to extend the season,” said Stacey Hall, director of Campus Recreation at UNH. “We want as many members of our...
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04/27/17 - MEDIA ADVISORY: Legislative Day Highlights UNH’s Contributions to the State
WHAT: The second annual University Day showcases the University of New Hampshire’s educational offerings and the many ways its research, programs and outreach drive New Hampshire’s economy and improve the quality of life. In addition, Governor Chris Sununu will recognize the university’s 150th...
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