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November 15, 2018
DURHAM, N.H. – Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have captured a difficult-to-view singular event involving “magnetic reconnection”—the process by which sparse particles and energy around Earth collide producing a quick but mighty explosion—in the Earth’s magnetotail, the magnetic environment that trails behind the planet. Magnetic reconnection has remained a bit of a mystery to scientists. They know it exists and have documented the effects that the energy explosions can have—... 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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07/09/18 - UNH Hosts Social Innovation Internship Showcase July 25, 2018
DURHAM, N.H. – Twenty-five interns will share what they achieved interning at innovative organizations focused on people, planet, and profits at the annual Social Innovation Internship Showcase at the University of New Hampshire Wednesday, July 25, 2018, from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. The event is free and...
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07/02/18 - UNH Scientists Develop Wildflower Mixes and Strategies to Support State’s Native Pollinators
DURHAM, N.H. – Scientists with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire have developed a list of the most beneficial wildflowers to plant to support the state’s native wild bees in response to the interest of Granite State land owners, property managers,...
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06/28/18 - Media Advisory: UNH Law Expert Available to Discuss Retirement of Supreme Court Justice Kennedy
John Greabe, a professor at the University of New Hampshire School of Law and expert in the area of federal courts and procedure, is available to discuss the impact of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement on the Supreme Court, including whether constitutional rights to abortion and same sex...
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06/26/18 - University of New Hampshire Dean's List
DURHAM, N.H. - The following students have been named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire for the spring 2018 semester. Students named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire are students who have earned recognition through their superior scholastic performance...
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06/25/18 - Is New Hampshire the Center of the Leafhopper Universe?
DURHAM, N.H. – Granite Staters sometimes quip that New Hampshire is the center of the universe, but is it also the center of the leafhopper universe? Three decades of research by scientists with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire show that the state...
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06/19/18 - UNH Research Finds Higher Urban Opioid Death Rates Overall but Dramatic Increases in Rural Counties
DURHAM, N.H. – Opioid mortality rates were higher in urban than in rural counties but rates have increased more in rural counties over the past two decades, according to new research by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. The most dramatic increases in opioid...
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06/18/18 - UNH Researcher Captures Best Ever Evidence of Rare Black Hole
DURHAM, N.H. - Scientists have been able to prove the existence of small black holes and those that are super-massive but the existence of an elusive type of black hole, known as intermediate-mass black holes (IMBHs) is hotly debated. New research coming out of the Space Science Center at the...
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06/12/18 - UNH-IOL Announces Industry Sponsors for STEM High School Summer Internship
DURHAM, N.H. — The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) has received generous donations from industry partners Dell EMC, Verizon, Alexander Technology Group, Cisco, HPE, Liberty Mutual, QA Cafe, and Senet to support the expansion of HighTech Bound, its high school...
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06/11/18 - UNH Bee Lab Hosts New England Bee Bioblitz in Cheshire County June 22-24
DURHAM, N.H. – New England bee enthusiasts will head to Cheshire County in mass for the 2018 Annual New England Bee Bioblitz organized by the University of New Hampshire Bee Lab and supported by the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station. The event takes place at Pisgah State Park June 22-24...
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06/07/18 - UNH Researchers Land Roles in NASA Mission to Study Outer Solar System
DURHAM, N.H. – Researchers and engineers from the University of New Hampshire's Space Science Center (SSC) have been selected to be a part of a science mission by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to sample, analyze, and map particles streaming to Earth from the edges of...
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06/05/18 - UNH Research Finds More Children Removed from Parental Care, as Parental Substance Use Increases
DURHAM, N.H. – The number of children or youth removed from parental care increased by more than 50 percent from 2012-2016 and the percent that included a substance-related allegation doubled from 30 to 60 percent, according to new research by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of...
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06/05/18 - UNH Researchers Shine a Light on More Accurate Way to Estimate Climate Change
DURHAM, N.H. – It doesn’t matter if it’s a forest, a soybean field, or a prairie, all plants take up carbon dioxide during photosynthesis – the process where they use sunlight to convert water and carbon dioxide into food. During this changeover, the plants emit an energy “glow” that is not visible...
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