Baby ginger plants
August 13, 2018
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 the golden cured rhizomes of mature ginger plants, but recently, growers in the northeastern U.S. have been successfully producing ‘baby ginger,’ grown for just a single growing season. Unlike mature... Read Full Article

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University of New Hampshire Dean's List (Spring 2018 Semester)

DURHAM, N.H. -  Congratulations to the following students who have been named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire for the spring 2018 semester. 

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New England Cottontail Rabbit
05/14/18 - UNH Scientists Develop Method to Estimate New England Cottontail Population
DURHAM, N.H. – Scientists with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire have developed a method to estimate the abundance of New England cottontail populations. The noninvasive method provides an important tool in the effort to conserve this region’s only...
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Jackie Eastwood head shot
05/09/18 - UNH Recognizes Entrepreneur and Philanthropist at Annual Business Competition
DURHAM, N.H. – Jackie Eastwood, co-founder and CEO of Salient Surgical Technologies, Inc., was recognized for her entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to the state and the University of New Hampshire at the 2018 Holloway Innovation-to-Market Competition. Eastwood received the Paul J. Holloway...
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Milan, a hybrid variety developed by Seneca Vegetable Research, utilizing a UNH inbred line
05/07/18 - New Squash, Melon, and Pumpkin Seeds Developed at UNH Now Available
DURHAM, N.H. – Gardeners preparing to plant their fruits and vegetables have a number of new summer squash, melon and pumpkins options that were developed at the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire by a researcher who represents the longest continuous squash and...
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saltmarsh sparrows
04/30/18 - UNH Research Finds Saltmarsh Sparrows Support Gender Equality
DURHAM, N.H. – In birds, females have the ability to control the sex of individual eggs; therefore, a mother may be able to choose whether she prefers each egg laid to be a male or female. From an evolutionary standpoint, this can be very beneficial, as different circumstances may favor the success...
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Rosenberg International Franchise Center 50 Index, 2000-2017
04/24/18 - UNH Franchise Index Outpaces S&P 500 in 2017
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire’s RIFC 50 Index™ and the franchise business sector it represents outperformed the overall market represented in the S&P 500 Index by 9.2 percent in 2017. The RIFC 50 Index, initially published in 2002 by UNH’s Rosenberg International Franchise...
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04/24/18 - UNH Announces 2018 Granite State Award and Honorary Degree Recipients
DURHAM, N.H. – A Boston mayoral candidate, the chairman of L.L. Bean and the first woman to earn an advanced degree in physics from the University of New Hampshire will be recognized for their achievements at UNH’s commencement ceremony Saturday, May 19, 2018. Margaret Shea ’58, G’61, the first...
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Tim Ryan
04/20/18 - U.S. Representative Tim Ryan to Address 2018 UNH Law Graduates
CONCORD, N.H. -- Tim Ryan ’00 JD, United States congressman representing Ohio’s 13th district, will deliver the University of New Hampshire School of Law’s commencement address Saturday, May 19, 2018. “We are thrilled to welcome an alum of Tim’s stature back to campus to help us celebrate the next...
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Dean Kamen
04/17/18 - FIRST Founder and Inventor Dean Kamen to Address 2018 UNH Manchester Graduates
DURHAM, N.H. – Dean Kamen, renowned entrepreneur, inventor and holder of more than 440 U.S. and foreign patents, will deliver the keynote address at the University of New Hampshire at Manchester’s commencement ceremony Thursday, May 17, 2018. “We’re pleased to welcome an inventor and entrepreneur...
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Canadian lynx
04/16/18 - N.H. Veterinary Diagnostic Lab Scientists Discover Previously Unknown Parasite, Virus in Canada Lynx
DURHAM, N.H. – Scientists with the New Hampshire Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at the University of New Hampshire have discovered a previously undiagnosed parasite and virus in the Canada lynx. The parasite is transmitted by ticks and is known to infect domestic dogs. The virus is similar to the...
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Jiadong Zang, UNH assistant professor of physics
04/12/18 - UNH Researchers Find Combination For Small Data Storage and Tinier Computers
DURHAM, N.H. – It may sound like a futuristic device out of a spy novel, a computer the size of a pinhead, but according to new research from the University of New Hampshire, it might be a reality sooner than once thought. Researchers have discovered that using an easily made combination of...
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04/10/18 - UNH Research Finds Sea-Level Rise Will Impact Coastal N.H.’s Cultural Heritage
DURHAM, N.H. – Coastal New Hampshire will lose 14 percent of its known prehistoric and historic cultural sites to sea-level rise in less than 100 years, according to new research out of the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. The state’s two coastal counties account...
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Jim Dean
04/04/18 - James W. Dean Jr. Named 20th President of the University of New Hampshire
DURHAM, N.H. – 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. Dean will succeed Mark W. Huddleston, who is retiring...
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