Larry Mayer, director of the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping at the University of New Hampshire
December 13, 2018
DURHAM, N.H.—The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has elected ocean mapping pioneer Larry Mayer, director of the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping at the University of New Hampshire, as a foreign member. Mayer is among 175 foreign members of the academy, best known for granting the Nobel Prize. Mayer’s career in ocean sciences and seafloor mapping has earned him numerous awards and honors over the years, and he says he is deeply honored to serve as a foreign member of the academy.  “Ocean... 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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08/27/18 - Sierra Club Ranks UNH Second Coolest School in the Country
DURHAM, N.H. – The Sierra Club has ranked the University of New Hampshire the second coolest school in the country, recognizing UNH’s national leadership in sustainability and its commitment to protecting the environment, addressing climate issues and encouraging environmental responsibility. UNH...
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08/24/18 - UNH and CCSNH Sign Agreement to Ensure Transfer Students Succeed
DURHAM, N.H. — The College of Life Sciences and Agriculture (COLSA) at the University of New Hampshire and the Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH) have signed a universal articulation agreement that for the first time creates a pathway for students seeking to transfer from any of the...
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08/20/18 - UNH Recommendations Seek to Help Farmers Curb Agricultural Nitrogen Losses Under Climate Variability
UNH Recommendations Seek to Help Farmers Curb Agricultural Nitrogen Losses Under Climate Variability DURHAM, N.H. – Midwest farmers experiencing more erratic rainfall and prolonged dry periods that have devastated crops now have new guidelines to help them manage the effects of climate variability...
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08/16/18 - MEDIA ADVISORY: UNH Hosts Demo of Technology to Enable Future Smart and Autonomous Vehicles in N.H.
WHAT: The University of New Hampshire’s Connectivity Research Center (CRC), along with its industry partner Sebago Technics, will host a demonstration of vehicle-to-infrastructure connectivity technology that is set to be installed in traffic signals at several intersections in Dover, N.H., later...
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08/13/18 - UNH Research Finds Early-Season Heating Shows Promise Boosting Ginger Harvest
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...
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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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UNH Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center. Credit: Scott Ripley/UNH
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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