Graph of the Rosenberg International Franchise Center 50 Index 2000 - 2018
February 21, 2019
  DURHAM, N.H.—The franchising sector, like most sectors of the U.S. economy, faced strong headwinds in the last quarter of 2018, causing the University of New Hampshire’s franchising sector-focused RIFC 50 Index™ to lose 9.5% of its market value in 2018 overall vs a 6.2% drop in the S&P 500 Index for the year. Developed and published by UNH’s Rosenberg International Franchise Center (RIFC), it is the first stock index to track the financial market performance of the U.S. franchising sector...

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12/11/18 - UNH Partners with Zillow on Research That Finds Homelessness Rate Increases Faster in Least Affordable Rental Markets
DURHAM, N.H.—The expected homelessness rate in a community increases at an accelerated pace after rents reach 32 percent of the local median income, according to new research conducted by University of New Hampshire researcher Chris Glynn in partnership with Zillow. According to Glynn and his...
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12/11/18 - UNH Research Finds Development Most Likely to Occur Where Green Space Limited
DURHAM, N.H.—Green space conversions to developed land are most common in areas where green space is already limited, according to new research released by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. While the research specifically looked at the Great Lakes states, the...
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12/10/18 - UNH Researchers Find Unexpected Impact of Hurricanes on Puerto Rico’s Watershed
DURHAM, N.H. – Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found unprecedentedly high levels of nitrate, an essential plant nutrient, in streams and watersheds of Puerto Rico for a year after two consecutive major hurricanes in 2017. This high amount of nitrate may have important climate...
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12/03/18 - UNH Vet Pathologist Identifies First Case of Rare Disease in U.S., Third in World
DURHAM, N.H. – A pathologist with the New Hampshire Veterinary Diagnostic Lab at the University of New Hampshire has identified the first case of Skunk Adenovirus-1 in the United States. The rare respiratory disease was found in tissues of a hedgehog submitted for diagnosis and represent only the...
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11/30/18 - UNH Announces Winners of Statewide Social Venture Innovation Challenge
DURHAM, N.H.—The winners of the University of New Hampshire’s sixth annual NH Social Venture Innovation Challenge were a team of four UNH engineering students who proposed an idea that integrates wearable technology and location tracking to mitigate dating sexual violence; and in the community...
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11/27/18 - UNH Professor Awarded the Honor of 2018 AAAS Fellow
DURHAM, N.H. — University of New Hampshire environmental science professor William McDowell has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). A biogeochemist, McDowell is being recognized for his contributions to the field of ecosystem ecology. Election as...
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11/27/18 - UNH Seeks Input on New Program to Build Intergenerational Networks
DURHAM, N.H.—Armed with a grant from the Corporation for National and Community service to develop a new AmeriCorps program in New Hampshire that will provide volunteer opportunities for high school graduates and assist older adults, the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New...
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11/27/18 - Dairy Farmers of America Recognizes UNH Research Farms with Top Award
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 2018 Special Gold Certificate Awards by the Dairy Farmers of America. The award ensures...
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11/26/18 - Microsoft Patent Leader Joins UNH Law
CONCORD, N.H.—The Franklin Pierce Center at the University of New Hampshire School of Law has announced that Micky Minhas, vice president and chief patent counsel for Microsoft Incorporated, will join the faculty as the Franklin Pierce Distinguished Professor of Intellectual Property Practice. In...
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11/26/18 - UNH Researchers Discover New Materials to Generate Solar Fuel Production
DURHAM, N.H. – Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have identified new, readily available materials that convert sunlight and carbon dioxide (CO2) into building blocks for liquid fuels that could one day heat homes and power cars. “Currently we can convert sunlight into electricity using...
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11/26/18 - N.H. Social Venture Innovation Finalists Compete for $50,000 in Prizes Nov. 29
DURHAM, N.H.—From a field of 95 entries, 16 finalist teams—eight each in the student and community tracks—have been selected to advance to the final round of the New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge (SVIC) Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, at 8:30 a.m. in Holloway Commons at the University of...
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11/21/18 - More Than $300 Million Raised in Largest Campaign in UNH History
DURHAM, N.H.—The largest capital campaign in the history of the University of New Hampshire finished on time and more than $25 million ahead of the original goal to provide a total of $308 million in support for student scholarships and to advance teaching and research. “We are incredibly grateful...
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