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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05/22/17 - UNH Kicks Off National Pollinator Week with Appreciation Day June 19
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire will kick off National Pollinator Week with its Pollinator Appreciation Day Monday, June 19, 2017. The event includes an open house and twilight meeting/research field day at the Woodman Horticultural Research Farm, home to the UNH Bee Hotel, extensive...
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Lori Robinson
05/20/17 - First Woman to Lead Major U.S., Canada Military Commands Addresses 2017 UNH Commencement
DURHAM, N.H. – “Yes, our all-volunteer military needs people willing to raise their right hands and recite the oath, but our nation needs what all of you graduates – I repeat, all of you – have to offer,” University of New Hampshire commencement speaker U.S. Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson ‘81 said...
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05/19/17 - University of New Hampshire Announces May 2017 Graduates
The following students participated in the University of New Hampshire Commencement Ceremony held Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Durham, N.H. Students who received the honor of summa cum laude graduated with a GPA of 3.85-4.0; students who received the honor of magna cum laude graduated with a GPA of 3...
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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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