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December 10, 2018
DURHAM, N.H. – Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found unprecedentedly high levels of nitrate, an essential plant nutrient, in streams and watersheds of Puerto Rico for a year after two consecutive major hurricanes in 2017. This high amount of nitrate may have important climate change implications that could harm forest recovery and threaten ecosystems along Puerto Rico’s coastline by escalating algal blooms and dead zones. “Nitrate is important for plant growth but this is a... Read Full Article

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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. 
Watch or read his full speech here.

 

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11/15/18 - UNH Scientists Help Provide First-Ever Views of Elusive Energy Explosion
DURHAM, N.H. – Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have captured a difficult-to-view singular event involving “magnetic reconnection”—the process by which sparse particles and energy around Earth collide producing a quick but mighty explosion—in the Earth’s magnetotail, the magnetic...
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11/14/18 - Nuclear Radiation Detector Developed at UNH Recognized as One of 100 Top Innovative Technologies
DURHAM, N.H.—A Field-Deployable Imaging Neutron Detector (FIND) developed at the University of New Hampshire’s Space Science Center has been selected as one of the 100 most innovative technologies of the past year. Finalists for the R&D 100 Awards are selected by an independent panel of more...
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11/06/18 - UNH Receives Federal Funding to Create the Self-Driving Office of the Future
DURHAM, N.H.—As cars become more automated, could commutes become productive—and safe—office hours? That’s the question University of New Hampshire researcher Andrew Kun and colleagues from four other institutions will explore with a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation. “Millions...
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11/06/18 - UNH to Lead National Effort to Gather Better Data on Hate Crimes
DURHAM, N.H.—Researchers at the University of New Hampshire will launch a three-year study to collect nationally representative information on rates and characteristics of hate crime investigations by law enforcement in 2019. Funded by the federal Department of Justice, the effort is expected to...
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11/05/18 - UNH Initiative Will Help Meet the Demand for Addiction Treatment in the State
DURHAM, N.H.—The University of New Hampshire will train dozens of its nurse practitioner students and community health providers throughout the state to better address New Hampshire’s opioid epidemic, thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The training will provide...
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11/05/18 - UNH Research Finds Pay-As-You-Throw Trash Policies Cut Solid Waste Disposal
DURHAM, N.H.—Towns that have implemented pay-as-you-throw and other user fee-based pricing policies to reduce municipal solid waste have seen a substantial reduction in trash disposal rates, some by more than 50 percent, according to new research from the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment...
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10/29/18 - UNH Brewing Science Program Launches Kiwiberry Beer
DURHAM, N.H.—Area residents soon will enjoy a sour fall beer made of kiwiberries that was brewed at the University of New Hampshire thanks to a new partnership between researchers with the NH Agricultural Experiment Station and the university’s new brewing science program. Arguta Sour uses...
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10/25/18 - UNH Expands Granite Guarantee to Transfer Students
DURHAM, N.H.—The University of New Hampshire will expand its commitment to New Hampshire students by offering the Granite Guarantee to graduates from the Community College System of New Hampshire as of December 2018 and beyond. In its first two years UNH’s Granite Guarantee has helped 800 first-...
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10/25/18 - Ashoka U Co-Founder to Receive UNH Social Innovator of the Year Award
DURHAM, N.H.—Marina Kim, co-founder and executive director of Ashoka U, has been named the 2018 Social Innovator of the Year by the University of New Hampshire’s Center for Social Innovation & Enterprise. An initiative of Ashoka, the world’s largest network of social entrepreneurs, Ashoka U...
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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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