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December 3, 2018
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 third confirmed detection of the virus in the world. “This virus has been identified only twice before,” said David Needle, senior veterinary pathologist and assistant clinical professor. “The first... Read Full Article

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James W. Dean Jr. Installed as 20th President of UNH

DURHAM, N.H.—Surrounded by family, friends, trustees, members of the university community and alumni on campus to celebrate homecoming, James W. (“Jim”) Dean Jr. was installed as the 20th president of the University of New Hampshire Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. 
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09/06/18 - UNH Announces First Members of Its Alumni Entrepreneur Hall of Fame
DURHAM, N.H.—The University of New Hampshire will induct the first five alumni into its Entrepreneur Hall of Fame at an awards ceremony Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, as part of the annual innovators dinner that celebrates the intellectual property achievement of UNH faculty, staff and students. “...
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09/05/18 - New UNH Research Aims to Help Humans Survive Dehydration
DURHAM, N.H.—A grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will help a University of New Hampshire researcher better understand dehydration and ultimately help humans better survive it by studying a tiny desert rodent that’s adapted to survive both acute and chronic dehydration. “We know...
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09/05/18 - UNH Research Finds Access to Early Childhood Education Lacking
DURHAM, N.H. – The number of slots offered by licensed early childhood education providers in the Upper Valley of New Hampshire and Vermont is 2,000 short of the estimated number of young children whose parent or parents are in the labor force, according to new research released by the Carsey...
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08/30/18 - UNH Researchers Find Solar Eruptions May Not Have Slinky-like Shapes After All
DURHAM, N.H. – As the saying goes, everything old is new again. While the common phrase often refers to fashion, design, or technology, scientists at the University of New Hampshire have found there is some truth to this mantra even when it comes to research. Revisiting some older data, the...
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08/29/18 - UNH Research Finds Child Care Expenses Make the Middle Class Hard to Reach
DURHAM, N.H. – About nine percent of working families with children under the age of six are pushed out of the middle class 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. The researchers also...
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08/28/18 - UNH Researchers Find Chaos at Home Can Adversely Affect Adolescents
DURHAM, N.H. – Dealing with all the physical and mental changes that teens experience can be tough but add to the mix a disorganized and unstable family environment and it can create a whole new layer of challenges. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found that youth living in...
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08/27/18 - Sierra Club Ranks UNH Second Coolest School in the Country
DURHAM, N.H. – The Sierra Club has ranked the University of New Hampshire the second coolest school in the country, recognizing UNH’s national leadership in sustainability and its commitment to protecting the environment, addressing climate issues and encouraging environmental responsibility. UNH...
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08/24/18 - UNH and CCSNH Sign Agreement to Ensure Transfer Students Succeed
DURHAM, N.H. — The College of Life Sciences and Agriculture (COLSA) at the University of New Hampshire and the Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH) have signed a universal articulation agreement that for the first time creates a pathway for students seeking to transfer from any of the...
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08/20/18 - UNH Recommendations Seek to Help Farmers Curb Agricultural Nitrogen Losses Under Climate Variability
UNH Recommendations Seek to Help Farmers Curb Agricultural Nitrogen Losses Under Climate Variability DURHAM, N.H. – Midwest farmers experiencing more erratic rainfall and prolonged dry periods that have devastated crops now have new guidelines to help them manage the effects of climate variability...
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08/16/18 - MEDIA ADVISORY: UNH Hosts Demo of Technology to Enable Future Smart and Autonomous Vehicles in N.H.
WHAT: The University of New Hampshire’s Connectivity Research Center (CRC), along with its industry partner Sebago Technics, will host a demonstration of vehicle-to-infrastructure connectivity technology that is set to be installed in traffic signals at several intersections in Dover, N.H., later...
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08/13/18 - UNH Research Finds Early-Season Heating Shows Promise Boosting Ginger Harvest
DURHAM, N.H. – For the relatively new crop known as “baby ginger,” delaying the harvest date increases yields in New Hampshire, according to preliminary research from the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire.  “U.S. consumers are likely most familiar with...
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08/10/18 - UNH Breaks Ground on New Soccer and Lacrosse Facility
DURHAM, N.H. — Thanks to a second anonymous grant from the Eleanor and Clarence Prevo Fund, the University of New Hampshire will break ground on the first phase of a new soccer and lacrosse facility in early August. The facility will be 100 percent privately funded. The new facility, to be built...
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