Cunner fish still visible while looking for refuge in kelp in the Isles of Shoals
May 22, 2018
DURHAM, N.H. – When it comes to finding protection and a safe feeding ground, fish rely on towering blades of seaweed, like kelp, to create a three-dimensional hiding space. Kelp forests have been shown to be one of the most productive systems in the ocean with high biodiversity and ecological function. However, in recent decades, many kelp habitats have been taken over and replaced by lower turf-dominated seaweed species. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found that this... Read Full Article

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James W. Dean Jr Named 20th President of the University of New Hampshire

After a national search that concluded with a unanimous vote of the University System board of trustees, James W. (“Jim”) Dean Jr. has been appointed the 20th president of the University of New Hampshire effective June 30, 2018.

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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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03/19/18 - UNH Hosts District FIRST Robotics Competition March 30-31, 2018
DURHAM, N.H. – Forty-two teams of students in grades 9-12 from around New England will participate in the FIRST Robotics district competition March 30-31, 2018, in the Whittemore Center Arena at the University of New Hampshire. The event is free and open to the public. FIRST Robotics Competition (...
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Artist’s rendition of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter at the moon.
03/15/18 - UNH Researchers Find Space Radiation is Increasingly More Hazardous
DURHAM, N.H. – It might sound like something from a science fiction plot – astronauts traveling into deep space being bombarded by cosmic rays – but radiation exposure is science fact. As future missions look to travel back to the moon or even to Mars, new research from the University of New...
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03/15/18 - UNH Researchers Help Launch Telehealth Program to Treat Pregnant Women with Substance Use Disorders
DURHAM, N.H – Leading experts from the University of New Hampshire’s Institute for Health Policy and Practice are joining forces with several New England healthcare partners to offer a program that equips providers in some of the most rural areas with the education and support needed to help...
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Todd DeMitchell
03/14/18 - UNH Education Law Expert Available to Discuss Arming K-12 Teachers
DURHAM, N.H. – Todd DeMitchell, an education law expert and professor of education at the University of New Hampshire, is available to discuss arming public school teachers in the wake of the Feb. 14 killing spree in a Florida high school. DeMitchell studies the impact of court cases and other...
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Michele Dillon, UNH Professor
03/12/18 - Michele Dillon: Catholicism Expert Available For Comment on Papal Anniversary
DURHAM, N.H. – As Pope Francis marks the fifth anniversary of his election, Michele Dillon, a scholar of Catholicism and professor of sociology at the University of New Hampshire, can provide insight into his time at the Vatican--his popularity with Catholics and non-Catholics alike, his more...
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03/09/18 - UNH Increases Commitment to Meet State’s Workforce Needs
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire unveiled a plan today to transform the Thompson School of Applied Science two-year degree programs by refocusing on the university’s core agricultural heritage and incorporating a state-of-the-art, job ready, professional development and training...
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THE HEAVENS MIGHT CRACK  book by Jason Sokol
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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