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May 19, 2018
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 Saturday, May 19, 2018. More than 2,500 undergraduate and 511 graduate students — including 58 veterans, active military, National Guard and reservists — representing 39 states and 32 foreign countries... Read Full Article

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James W. Dean Jr Named 20th President of the University of New Hampshire

After a national search that concluded with a unanimous vote of the University System board of trustees, James W. (“Jim”) Dean Jr. has been appointed the 20th president of the University of New Hampshire effective June 30, 2018.

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02/26/18 - UNH Research Finds Warmer, Snow-Free Winters May Increase Carbon Dioxide Losses in Forests, Gains on Farms
DURHAM, N.H. – New England’s warmer, snow-free winters may increase carbon dioxide losses in forests, where deciduous trees can’t take advantage of warm temperatures before their leaves emerge. However, farms cultivating grasses have a greater potential to start growing in the winter “dormant...
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02/19/18 - UNH Research Tackles the Disease that Causes Heartbreak for Cereal Grains
DURHAM, N.H. – Stem rust, one of the world’s most feared agricultural diseases infecting wheat and other cereal crops, is capable of severe epidemics presenting a threat to the global food supply. As a result, scientists with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of...
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From left to right: Ian Grant, director of the ECenter at UNH; entrepreneur and philanthropist Peter Paul ’67; and Marc Sedam, associate vice provost of innovation and new ventures at UNH
02/14/18 - Success of UNH’s Entrepreneurship Center Leads to Additional Support
DURHAM, N.H. – After providing the initial support to launch the Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center (ECenter) at the University of New Hampshire, entrepreneur and philanthropist Peter T. Paul ’67 has renewed his support based on student demand and the center’s success with a $400,000 gift. “We...
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02/13/18 - UNH Research Finds Elderly Used Less Long-Term Care During the Great Recession
DURHAM, N.H. – The use of long-term informal care by Americans over the age of 65 declined by 6.75 percent during the Great Recession, according to new research by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. The decrease was driven by a drop in unpaid care provided in the...
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02/12/18 - UNH Tech Camp Registration Opens; New BAE Systems Summer STEM Scholars Program Provides Financial Support
DURHAM, N.H. – Registration for Tech Camp at the University of New Hampshire, a set of day and residential summer programs for students entering grades six through 12 designed to increase STEM literacy, opens Feb. 15, 2018, and scholarships are available to those who qualify. Thanks to a $25,000...
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02/12/18 - UNH Organic Dairy Research Farm Takes Home Gold for Milk Quality
DURHAM, N.H. – The Organic Dairy Research Farm, a facility of the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire, has taken home the gold for outstanding milk quality, receiving a 2017 Gold Quality Award from the Organic Valley Cooperative. “Our Organic Dairy Research Farm...
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Larry Mayer
02/09/18 - UNH Professor Elected to National Academy of Engineering
DURHAM, N.H. -- Larry Mayer, director of the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping and Joint Hydrographic Center at the University of New Hampshire, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. Academy membership...
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02/08/18 - UNH Researchers Find Beetles Make Way For Baby Similar To Humans
DURHAM, N.H. – Before having a baby, most human parents plan and prepare to make sure they can provide for their new bundle of joy. They determine if they are able to feed them, give them a good home and provide them with the best chance to grow up. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire...
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The invasive tunicate Botrylloides violaceus
02/06/18 - UNH Researchers Find Warmer Oceans Could Increase Invasive ‘Sea Squirts’
DURHAM, N.H. – They’re lovingly called ‘sea squirts’, but certain marine soft-bodied animals, or tunicates, could cause a giant-sized problem in cold water areas like the Gulf of Maine. New research from the University of New Hampshire shows that with a water temperature increase of just two...
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02/05/18 - UNH Receives More Than $8 Million for Student Support and Scholarships
DURHAM, N.H. – Ten years after establishing a program to help keep New Hampshire’s best and brightest in the state, long-time University of New Hampshire benefactor Dana Hamel has increased his support with an additional gift of $5 million. He is joined in providing support and scholarships for...
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01/30/18 - Show Your Pride and Support Students with a UNH License Plate
DURHAM, N.H. – New decal license plates now give New Hampshire drivers the chance to show their University of New Hampshire pride and support scholarships for Granite State students.  Last year, UNH became one of the first nonprofits authorized to participate in the state’s new decal license plate...
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Calf at UNH Fairchild Dairy and Teaching Research Center
01/29/18 - UNH Research Finds Feeding Pregnant Dairy Cows Niacin Improves Quality of Milk
DURHAM, N.H. – Feeding pregnant dairy cows the vitamin niacin prior to giving birth improved the quality of their colostrum, which is the first milk calves drink, according to new research from the University of New Hampshire. Colostrum is essential to building the immune systems of calves, and...
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