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May 23, 2018
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 percent over 2016, and 61,560 entrepreneurial ventures received angel funding in 2017, a decline of 4.4% over 2016 investments. The number of active investors in 2017 was 288,380 individuals, a decrease of... Read Full Article

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L.L. Bean Leader Addresses 2018 UNH Commencement

“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.

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03/07/18 - UNH Historian Pens Book on 50th Anniversary of MLK’s Assassination
DURHAM, N.H. - In "THE HEAVENS MIGHT CRACK: The Death and Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.”, Jason Sokol, professor of history at the University of New Hampshire, gives context to how Americans, and others around the world, grappled with King’s death in the days, weeks, and months afterwards. He...
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03/05/18 - UNH Technology Headed into Space to Help More Accurately Forecast Weather
DURHAM, N.H. – Lift off! State-of-the-art space weather instruments developed by researchers at the University of New Hampshire Space Science Center are now heading into space. The equipment was aboard the GOES-S satellite mission, the second in the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite...
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03/05/18 - Northern New England Scientists Identify Most Prevalent Weeds on Region’s Organic Vegetable Farms
DURHAM, N.H. – Scientists from Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont have completed the first comprehensive assessment of weeds found on organic vegetable farms in northern New England. The collaborative, three-state study is an important first step in providing a baseline for organic growers who could...
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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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