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November 20, 2018
DURHAM, N.H. – Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have created an easy-to-make, low-cost injectable hydrogel that could help wounds heal faster, especially for patients with compromised health issues. Wound healing can be complex and challenging, especially when a patient has other health obstacles that seriously impede the process. Often injectable hydrogels are applied to irregular shaped wounds, like diabetic ulcers, to help form a temporary matrix, or structure, to keep the... 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. 
Watch or read his full speech here.

 

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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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06/04/18 - Meet Your Milk at UNH Open Barn June 23
DURHAM, N.H. – The NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire and Granite State Dairy Promotion invite the public to “meet your milk” at the UNH Open Barn Saturday, June 23, 2018. The annual statewide event, which is free and open to the public, takes place at the...
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05/30/18 - UNH Adds New Master’s Degree in Cybersecurity Policy and Risk Management
DURHAM, N.H. — Beginning this fall, the University of New Hampshire will offer a sixth online master’s degree in cybersecurity policy and risk management (CPRM). The newest addition to UNH Online, this program blends cybersecurity strategy and policy with preparedness, incident response, recovery,...
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05/29/18 - UNH Receives Mellon Foundation Grant to Take the Humanities to the Public
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire has received a three-year $724,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, which will be used by the Center for the Humanities to host residential summer institutes that will train humanists to work in the public realm and embrace community...
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05/29/18 - UNH Research Finds Maine Forest Management Hampering Ability of Forests to Reap Climate Benefits
DURHAM, N.H. – Over the last 20 years, Maine’s forests have become younger and less dense. As a result, forests are not providing the most climate benefits that they could through carbon sequestration and storage. However, more carbon could be stored over the next 100 years with less frequent...
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05/23/18 - UNH Finds Angels Remain Bullish for Seed and Start-Up Investing in 2017 Angel Market
DURHAM, N.H. - The angel investor market in 2017 saw an increase in investment dollars and deal size, according to the latest angel market analysis released by the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire. Total investments in 2017 were $23.9 billion, an increase of 12.6...
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05/22/18 - UNH Researchers Find Invasive Seaweed Makes Fish Change Their Behavior
DURHAM, N.H. – When it comes to finding protection and a safe feeding ground, fish rely on towering blades of seaweed, like kelp, to create a three-dimensional hiding space. Kelp forests have been shown to be one of the most productive systems in the ocean with high biodiversity and ecological...
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05/22/18 - Patten Family Foundation Expands Support for UNH’s Entrepreneurship Center
DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire’s Entrepreneurship Center (ECenter) has received a $360,000 gift from the Patten Family Foundation to expand several programs that provide financial support for entrepreneurial students.  “The ECenter is nationally recognized for the work it does to...
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05/19/18 - L.L. Bean Leader Addresses 2018 UNH Commencement
DURHAM, N.H. – “As you all embark on this next chapter, no matter what your plans are or where they may take you, I wish for you to lead an adventure-filled life,” University of New Hampshire commencement speaker L.L. Bean Chairman Shawn Gorman ‘89 said during the university's  commencement held...
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05/17/18 - University of New Hampshire Announces May 2018 Graduates
The following students participated in the University of New Hampshire Commencement Ceremony held Saturday, May 19, 2018, 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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