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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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02/18/19 - UNH Organic Dairy Research Farm Strikes 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 received a 2018 Gold Quality Award for outstanding milk quality from the Organic Valley Cooperative for the second year in a row. The national award program...
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Photo of Jennifer Jacobs, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of New Hampshire, is available to talk about the failing U.S. infrastructure and why it is in such jeopardy.
02/06/19 - MEDIA ADVISORY: UNH Expert to Comment on U.S. Infrastructure after Trump’s State of the Union
DURHAM, N.H. – In his second State of the Union address, President Donald Trump focused on key areas where he proposed to make significant changes, among those were improvements to the highways and byways in the United States. However, unlike last year, his infrastructure plan contained few details...
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02/06/19 - UNH Research Pulls Back the Veil on Historical Portrayal of Downton Abbey
DURHAM, N.H.— Ask any “Downton Abbey” fan about the wildly popular historical television drama and they will wistfully reminisce about being whisked away to a more genteel and elegant time in post-Edwardian England. With a majestic castle as the backdrop and actors adorned in lavish costumes,...
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02/06/19 - UNH Research Finds Shrinking Population in More Than a Third of Rural Counties
DURHAM, N.H.—Nearly 35 percent of rural counties in the United States are experiencing protracted and significant population loss, according to new research released by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. Those counties are now home to 6.2 million residents, a...
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01/31/19 - UNH Hosts Hackathon Around Sustainability and Safety for N.H.
DURHAM, N.H.— The University of New Hampshire's InterOperability Lab (UNH-IOL) and Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center (ECenter) will co-host the second annual 24-hour Hack New Hampshire event starting Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. Sponsored by Liberty Mutual Insurance, Bottomline Technologies, and...
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01/30/19 - UNH Research Finds Half of N.H. Women Have Been Sexually Harassed at Work
DURHAM, N.H.—More than half of women and nearly 25 percent of men in the Granite State have been victims of sexual harassment in the workplace, according to new research released by the Carsey School of Public Policy and the Prevention Innovations Research Center at the University of New Hampshire...
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01/28/19 - MEDIA ADVISORY: UNH Expert Available on Women Leading The Pack For 2020 Presidential Election
DURHAM, N.H. – As the field of Democrats running for president in 2020 continues to grow, one thing is clear, women are leading the way. But while this could be a pivotal moment in history for women, it’s not clear if the United States is ready for a female president. Some say it’s about time,...
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01/27/19 - University of New Hampshire Dean's List
DURHAM, N.H. - The following students have been named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire for the fall 2018 semester. Students named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire are students who have earned recognition through their superior scholastic performance during...
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01/23/19 - UNH Manchester Launches Program to Boost State’s Biosciences Workforce
MANCHESTER, N.H.—The University of New Hampshire at Manchester is expanding its workforce development efforts in bioengineering with the launch of the new Millyard Scholars program, which provides scholarships and research opportunities to high-achieving students interested in the field of...
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01/22/19 - UNH Research Finds Youth with Certain Types of Disability have Increased Risk for Technology-Involved Peer Harassment
DURHAM, N.H.—New research from the University of New Hampshire finds that while youths with disabilities, mental health diagnoses and special education services experience peer harassment or bullying at similar rates as other youth, understanding differences in how they experience it may lead to...
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01/22/19 - UNH Scientists Present Research at 2019 NH Farm and Forest Expo
DURHAM, N.H. – How can farmers extend their forage production season in New Hampshire? How can soil microbes improve farm and forest productivity? Researchers with the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire will present their latest research on these topics at the...
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01/22/19 - MEDIA ADVISORY: UNH President Announces Strategic Priorities
What: UNH President James W. Dean, Jr. will address “The Future of UNH: Four Strategic Priorities.” When: Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, at 1 p.m. Where: Memorial Union Building's Granite State Room. Additional information: The event will be livestreamed at unh.edu/president.    RSVP: There will be a...
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