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November 19, 2018
DURHAM, N.H.—As New Englanders prepare to gather with family and friends for Thanksgiving their table may be filled with locally and regionally grown foods thanks to agricultural research conducted by the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire. No Thanksgiving would be complete without winter squash and pumpkins. For five decades, support from the NH Agricultural Experiment Station has allowed J. Brent Loy, emeritus professor of plant genetics, to undertake the... 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. 
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Artist rendition of proposed UNH soccer and lacrosse facility.
08/10/18 - UNH Breaks Ground on New Soccer and Lacrosse Facility
DURHAM, N.H. — Thanks to a second anonymous grant from the Eleanor and Clarence Prevo Fund, the University of New Hampshire will break ground on the first phase of a new soccer and lacrosse facility in early August. The facility will be 100 percent privately funded. The new facility, to be built...
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08/09/18 - New UNH Research Identifies Need for Title IX Tune Up on College Campuses
DURHAM, N.H. — A mystery shopper approach uncovered a need for more education about Title IX regulations and sexual assault on college campuses, according to new research from the University of New Hampshire. In particular, there is confusion about which individuals on campus are and are not...
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08/08/18 - UNH Engineers Deploy First Autonomous Boat to Map Arctic Seafloor
DURHAM, N.H. — A team of engineers and students from the University of New Hampshire’s Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping recently returned from a voyage that deployed the first autonomous (robotic) surface vessel — the Bathymetric Explorer and Navigator (BEN) — from a NOAA ship far above the...
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08/08/18 - UNH Researchers Find Seed Coats Could Lead to Strong, Tough, Yet Flexible Materials
DURHAM, N.H. – Inspired by elements found in nature, researchers at the University of New Hampshire say the puzzle-like wavy structure of the delicate seed coat, found in plants like succulents and some grasses, could hold the secret to creating new smart materials strong enough to be used in items...
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08/06/18 - UNH Dairies Receive 2017 Quality Milk Award from Dairy One
DURHAM, N.H. –– The Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center and the Organic Dairy Research Farm, both facilities of the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire, have been awarded a 2017 Quality Milk Award from the nationally recognized nonprofit dairy farmers...
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Steven Kazakis ’17 was one of seven engineers from BAE Systems who instructed and mentored students in the BAE Systems Summer STEM Scholars, a new initiative within Tech Camp at the University of New Hampshire.
08/06/18 - BAE Systems Engineers Mentor Students at UNH Summer STEM Program
DURHAM, N.H. – Thanks to a grant from BAE Systems and the commitment of seven of the company’s engineers, 14 New Hampshire students had the opportunity to build a driverless remote-control car through the BAE Systems Summer STEM Scholars, a new initiative within Tech Camp at the University of New...
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07/24/18 - UNH Research Shows Climate Change Affects Recreational Behavior
DURHAM, N.H. – Whether it’s casting a fishing line, launching a boat, or taking a dip to cool off, most people heading to a lake rarely think about how climate change is impacting their overall recreation experience. However, more often than not, it does. Research at the University of New Hampshire...
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07/23/18 - UNH Research Finds New England Streams Impacted by High Salt Concentrations
DURHAM, N.H. – University of New Hampshire researchers estimate that more than 10 percent of streams in the Merrimack River watershed, which covers areas of New Hampshire and Massachusetts, are impacted by high chloride concentrations as a result of road salt applied during winter. Salt...
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07/18/18 - UNH Carsey School to Assume Publication of What is New Hampshire?
DURHAM, N.H.—The Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire will now publish the signature research publication of the former New Hampshire Center for Public Policy Studies, What is New Hampshire? The center closed earlier this year. The goal of the publication is to provide...
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07/17/18 - NH SBDC Looks to the Future with a New State Director
DURHAM, N.H.—After a national search, longtime New Hampshire resident and University of New Hampshire alumna Elizabeth Gray was selected to lead the Small Business Development Center as state director, effective July 16, 2018. An outreach program of the Peter T. Paul College of Business and...
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07/17/18 - UNH Researchers Show Impact of Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare More Lasting
DURHAM, N.H. – Mental health and substance abuse issues in adolescents have become major societal problems, forcing parents and health providers to look for innovative treatment options that may better suit some teens. However, some proven therapy programs, like Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare (OBH...
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07/16/18 - UNH Researchers Will Benefit From Cutting-Edge Vessel
DURHAM, N.H. – A new ocean-going research vessel is on the horizon for scientists at the University of New Hampshire that will expand their capability to track ocean currents, conduct seafloor studies, and further research on food web dynamics and fish migration. The National Science Foundation (...
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