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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Shawn Gorman
04/02/18 - L.L. Bean Leader Will Address 2018 UNH Graduates
DURHAM, N.H. – Shawn Gorman ‘89, the second chairman in L.L. Bean’s century-plus history, will deliver the University of New Hampshire commencement address Saturday, May 19, 2018. “We’re pleased to welcome another distinguished alumnus back to campus to serve as this year’s commencement speaker,”...
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Cameron McIntire, a doctoral student in natural resources and the environment at UNH, cores an eastern white pine
04/02/18 - UNH Research Finds White Pine Needle Damage Hampers Health of Region’s Trees
DURHAM, N.H. – White pine needle damage, a complex of foliar diseases that is being accelerated by the region’s warmer, wetter springs, is slowing the growth and hampering the health of the region’s eastern white pines, according to new research from the University of New Hampshire. “This new...
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03/30/18 - UNH Research Finds Increase in Child Abuse Fatalities and Physical Abuse
DURHAM, N.H. -- Newly released national data show increases in child abuse fatalities (up 8 percent) and physical abuse (up 5 percent) from 2015 to 2016, according to a detailed analysis released by the Crimes against Children Research Center (CCRC) at the University of New Hampshire. Neglect...
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03/29/18 - UNH Alumnus Talks About Covering LGBT News April 3, 2018
DURHAM, N.H. -- Michael Lavers ’04, international editor for the Washington Blade, the oldest newspaper in the U.S. covering gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender news around the world, has been named the 2018 Donald M. Murray Visiting Journalist at the University of New Hampshire. Lavers will...
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03/29/18 - UNH Hosts Lectures During N.H. Craft Beer Week
DURHAM, N.H. — The University of New Hampshire will host two lectures on beer’s significant social, cultural, economic and environmental contributions to the U.S. during N.H. Craft Beer Week April 6-15, 2018.  Theresa McCulla, brewing historian for the American Beer History Initiative at the...
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03/28/18 - UNH Research Finds Dramatic Increase in Flooding on Coastal Roads
DURHAM, N.H. – High tide floods, or so-called “nuisance flooding,” that happen along shore roadways during seasonal high tides or minor wind events are occurring far more frequently than ever before. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found that in the past 20 years roads along the...
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03/27/18 - UNH Research Finds Economic and Family Distress Leads to More Drug Overdoses
DURHAM, N.H. – Counties with the highest levels of economic distress experienced an average of nearly 7.9 more drug-related deaths per 100,000 persons than counties with the lowest level, a difference of nearly 40,000 more deaths over 10 years, according to new research out of the Carsey School of...
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03/22/18 - UNH Researchers Find Landscape Ridges May Hold Clues about Ice Age and Climate Change
DURHAM, N.H. – Take a drive through the countryside near the New Hampshire Seacoast and you might notice a series of tiny rolling hills that look like regularly-spaced ridges. While the repeating pattern may be eye-catching for drivers, and sometimes challenging for bicycle riders, researchers at...
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03/22/18 - UNH Hosts Community Forums on Child Support
DURHAM, N.H. – The Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire will host three community forums to gather input from people who received a child support order after 2013 to either pay or receive child support. These forums are part of the Child Support Guidelines Review being...
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03/20/18 - UNH Research Finds a Full-Time Job Not Always a Ticket to Health Insurance
DURHAM, N.H. – Only 33 percent of low-income workers employed full time have employer-based health insurance, compared to 57 percent of higher-income workers, according to new research out of the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. Low-income workers are less likely...
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Jason Sokol, UNH associate professor
03/20/18 - Jason Sokol: Expert Comment Available on History of Gun Control Act
DURHAM, N.H. – As the anti-gun rally “March for Our Lives” grows closer, Jason Sokol, associate professor of history at the University of New Hampshire, and author of “THE HEAVENS MIGHT CRACK: The Death and Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.,” is available to comment on the tragic and fateful events...
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03/20/18 - UNH’s Part-Time MBA Program Ranked Among Top 100 Nationally
DURHAM, N.H. -- U.S. News and World Report has ranked the University of New Hampshire’s part-time MBA program among the top 100 in the nation. UNH’s Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics was the only business school north of Boston to make the top 100. This is the second year in a row...
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