January 11, 2018
DURHAM, N.H. – Beginning this fall, 25 first-year students at the University of New Hampshire will receive seed money and support to take their entrepreneurial ideas to the next level. The Idea & Innovation Society will identify and engage incoming students from all colleges and majors with a demonstrated passion for, or experience with, ideas, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Every accepted student will be invited to submit an application. “The society will embrace incoming and innovative... Read Full Article

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01/10/18 - N.H. Businesses Awarded Grants for Research and Product Development
DURHAM, N.H. - Watts Water Technologies, Inc. and Voi have received Granite State Technology Innovation Grants in the latest round of funding from the New Hampshire Innovation Research Center (NHIRC), a state program administered by the University of New Hampshire. The funding enables companies to...
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01/03/18 - New Program Offers Support and Scholarships for N.H. Students to Study STEM at UNH
DURHAM, N.H. – A new program developed by the University of New Hampshire will help 30 students from Manchester West and Dover high schools with academic talent and financial need attend college to study in the fields of science, technology, engineering or math. The Finishers’ Program will provide...
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12/19/17 - UNH Research Finds Increase in Number of Babies Born Drug Exposed in N.H.
DURHAM, N.H. – From 2005 to 2015 the number of infants diagnosed with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) in the Granite State increased fivefold, from 52 to 269, according to new research by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. In 2015, newborns diagnosed with NAS...
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Bombus terricola bee
12/18/17 - UNH Researchers Find Drastic Decline in N.H.’s Bumblebees
DURHAM, N.H. – In the first long-term study of New Hampshire’s bumblebee population, researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found three of the state’s most important bumble bee species have experienced drastic declines and range constriction over the last 150 years, with a fourth bee...
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12/14/17 - UNH Researchers Find Effects of Climate Change Could Accelerate By Mid-Century
DURHAM, N.H. – Nature lovers beware, environmental models used by researchers at the University of New Hampshire are showing that the effects of climate change could be much stronger by the middle of the 21st century, and a number of ecosystem and weather conditions could consistently decline even...
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SnowScale
12/11/17 - New Snow Scales Let UNH Researchers Measure Changes in N.H.’s Snowpack in Real Time
DURHAM, N.H. – This winter University of New Hampshire researchers will monitor New Hampshire’s snowpack in real time using new sophisticated snow scales installed at UNH’s Kingman Research Farm, a facility of the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station. This monitoring will lead to better...
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Shawn Gorman
12/07/17 - L.L. Bean Chairman Joins UNH Foundation
DURHAM, N.H. -- Shawn Gorman ’89 — the third chairman in L.L. Bean’s century-plus history — is now the newest member of the University of New Hampshire Foundation’s board of directors. The UNH Foundation, which was established in 1989 to build private support for the university, is an energetic...
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Honey-Do Team
12/06/17 - UNH Announces Winners of Statewide Social Venture Innovation Challenge
DURHAM, N.H. – A student who proposed a cooperative full-service beekeeping business won the student track of the fifth annual New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge at the University of New Hampshire. A team that proposed a redesigned reclining manual wheelchair won in the community...
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12/05/17 - UNH Research Finds Hope in New England’s North Country
DURHAM, N.H. – While residents of northern New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont remain optimistic about their quality of life, there is broad agreement that a lack of job opportunities, drug abuse and population decline are problems that need to be addressed for that optimism to continue, according to...
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Oyster River
12/04/17 - UNH Researchers Use High-Technology Sensors to Understand Water Quality
DURHAM, N.H. –  Freshwater streams and rivers naturally clean up some forms of pollution originating from urban and agricultural areas, but increased storm intensity reduces this ability, which underscores the need to improve the management of nonpoint sources of pollution and storm water...
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