December 14, 2017
DURHAM, N.H. – Nature lovers beware, environmental models used by researchers at the University of New Hampshire are showing that the effects of climate change could be much stronger by the middle of the 21st century, and a number of ecosystem and weather conditions could consistently decline even more in the future. If carbon dioxide emissions continue at the current rate, they report that scenarios of future conditions could not only lead to a significant decrease in snow days, but also an... Read Full Article

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11/20/17 - UNH Research Finds Wood Pellets Outperform Fossil Fuels, Natural Gas in Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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...
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11/15/17 - UNH Launches New Tool to Track Campus Carbon and Nitrogen Footprints
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire has launched the Sustainability Indicator Management and Analysis Platform (SIMAP), a comprehensive tool that offers campuses a simple and affordable online platform for calculating, reporting, and tracking their carbon and nitrogen footprints.
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11/14/17 - UNH Research Finds Affordable Housing Tough to Come by in Rural Communities
DURHAM, N.H. – Many rural places, especially those desired by second-home owners and retirees, are challenged to provide affordable and adequate housing for local working families, according to new research released by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. “Though...
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11/13/17 - UNH Alumna to Receive 2017 Social Innovator of the Year Award
DURHAM, N.H. – New Hampshire native Clara Miller ’72 has been named the 2017 Social Innovator of the Year by the University of New Hampshire’s Center for Social Innovation and Enterprise. Miller is president of the F.B. Heron Foundation, which helps people and communities help themselves out of...
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11/13/17 - APLU Recognizes UNH for Its Contributions to Regional Economic Development
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire was one of three universities to be awarded the innovation and economic prosperity designation from the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for its commitment to regional economic development at APLU’s annual meeting in Washington...
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11/09/17 - UNH Offers Application Fee Waiver to U.S. Veterans and Service Members
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire is one of about 100 colleges and universities across the country participating in a new initiative to help students prepare for and apply to college, which includes an application fee waiver for members of the U.S. Armed Forces. The Coalition for...
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Martin Rumscheidt
11/08/17 - UNH Hosts Discussion on White Collar Crimes Against Humanity Nov. 14
DURHAM, N.H. -- Martin Rumscheidt, an ordained minister in Canada and retired professor of historical theology, will speak about his experience as the son of a man complicit in Nazi crimes Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at 5 p.m. in 115 Murkland Hall at the University of New Hampshire. The event is free...
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11/08/17 - UNH Reaches New Milestone in Its Commitment to Provide Healthier Choices on Campus
DURHAM, N.H. – One of the first schools to sign on to the Partnership for a Healthier America’s (PHA) Healthier Campus Initiative, the University of New Hampshire has completed the three-year commitment to make its campus healthier by adopting guidelines around good nutrition as well as physical...
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 Bob Winot ’71
11/07/17 - UNH Alum Makes $2M Gift to Support STEM Scholarships
DURHAM, N.H. – Bob Winot ’71 has pledged more than $2 million of his estate to students in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CEPS) at the University of New Hampshire. His gift will ensure several students every year receive free tuition. “Student success is at the heart of...
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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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