Graph of the Rosenberg International Franchise Center 50 Index 2000 - 2018
February 21, 2019
  DURHAM, N.H.—The franchising sector, like most sectors of the U.S. economy, faced strong headwinds in the last quarter of 2018, causing the University of New Hampshire’s franchising sector-focused RIFC 50 Index™ to lose 9.5% of its market value in 2018 overall vs a 6.2% drop in the S&P 500 Index for the year. Developed and published by UNH’s Rosenberg International Franchise Center (RIFC), it is the first stock index to track the financial market performance of the U.S. franchising sector...

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UNH President Dean Announces Strategic Priorities for UNH

UNH President James W. Dean, Jr. addressed “The Future of UNH: Four Strategic Priorities” on January 24. Watch his speech at unh.edu/future.

 

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10/24/18 - UNH Offers New Scholarship for 4-H Participants
DURHAM, N.H.—Every year of active participation in New Hampshire 4-H will soon translate to scholarship dollars for Granite Staters admitted to the University of New Hampshire beginning the fall of 2019. First-year students will receive $500 for each year of participation in 4-H, up to 10 years of...
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10/22/18 - UNH Seeks Businesses to Engage with Students on Real World Projects
DURHAM, N.H. – The Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire seeks businesses to engage with undergraduate and MBA students on “real world” projects. These “experiential learning” opportunities help to better prepare students to excel in their careers,...
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10/17/18 - UNH Researchers Say Winter Ticks Killing Moose at Alarming Rate
DURHAM, N.H. – As winter in New England seems to get warmer, fall lingers longer and spring comes into bloom earlier, areas like northern New Hampshire and western Maine are seeing an unusual continued increase in winter ticks which are endangering the moose population. Researchers at the...
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10/16/18 - UNH Opens Aquaponic Greenhouse Facility to Support Local, Regional Food Production
  DURHAM, N.H. – In an effort to support sustainable agriculture, the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire has opened a new aquaponic greenhouse facility that aims to provide a model for integrating land-based aquaculture systems with hydroponic plant...
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James W. (“Jim”) Dean, Jr. installed as the 20th president of the University of New Hampshire Friday, Oct. 12, 2018.
10/12/18 - 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. With more than 30 years of experience in...
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10/11/18 - UNH Researchers Find Video Games Effective for Bystander Intervention in Sexual Assaults
DURHAM, N.H. – As recent news headlines have shown, bystanders can play a pivotal role when it comes to sexual assault and relationship violence. But experts will tell you that the most challenging part is spreading awareness about bystander intervention, especially among teens and college students...
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10/09/18 - Media Advisory: James W. Dean Jr. Installed as 20th UNH President
WHAT:  James W. Dean Jr. will be installed as the 20th president of the University of New Hampshire  WHEN: Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, 1-3 p.m.  WHERE: Memorial Union Building, Granite State Room James W. (“Jim”) Dean Jr. is the 20th president of UNH, elected unanimously by the University System of New...
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10/09/18 - Leave Your Field Boots at Home: Learn About UNH Research ‘As If You Were There’
DURHAM, N.H.—In partnership with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire, the USDA Northeast Climate Hub recently unveiled its virtual demonstration tour for UNH’s Woodman Horticultural Research Farm. This 11-video tour joins a growing library of other...
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10/03/18 - UNH Ranks Top International Expansion Markets for U.S. Franchises
DURHAM, N.H.—The 10 most attractive foreign expansion markets in 2018 for U.S.-based franchise firms with a balanced growth strategy are the United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, Australia, France, Poland, Ireland, Korea, Sweden, and Spain, according to a new ranking by the University of New Hampshire’s...
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09/19/18 - Dive into Marine Science at UNH’s Ocean Discovery Day on September 29
DURHAM, N.H. – Touch a horseshoe crab, map the ocean floor and drive a remotely operated vehicle at the University of New Hampshire’s Ocean Discovery Day on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. Ocean Discovery Day will provide visitors with an opportunity to explore the wonders of the sea through interactive...
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09/17/18 - UNH Scientist Optimistic for Favorable Fall Foliage Season
DURHAM, N.H.—If past banner leaf peeping seasons are an indication of future years’ color, this year could be a favorable year for New England’s fall foliage season, according to a scientist with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire.
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09/14/18 - Social Venture Innovation Challenge at UNH Open to All N.H. Entrepreneurs
DURHAM, N.H.—Registration is now open for the 2018 New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge (SVIC) at the University of New Hampshire. Launched in 2011, the competition showcases the idealism and ingenuity of students and community entrepreneurs across New Hampshire and has engaged more...
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