Graph of the Rosenberg International Franchise Center 50 Index 2000 - 2018
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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09/13/18 - UNH Hosts Naturalization Ceremony in Celebration of Constitution Day
DURHAM, N.H.— The University of New Hampshire will host a naturalization ceremony Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, at 9:50 a.m. in the Granite State Room of the Memorial Union Building, recognizing Constitution Day (Sept. 17) and celebrating 70 new U.S. citizens. The special session of the U.S. District...
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09/13/18 - UNH to Study Impact of Intimate Partner Violence on Sexual Minority College Students
DURHAM, N.H.—Researchers at the University of New Hampshire will undertake the largest study ever conducted on intimate partner violence among lesbian, gay, bisexual and other sexual minority college students thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation. Fifteen colleges and universities...
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09/12/18 - Media Advisory: UNH Expert Available to Discuss New Child Poverty Data
DURHAM, N.H.—Sociologist Beth Mattingly, director of research on vulnerable families at the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire, is available to discuss the latest national data on child poverty that will be released the morning of Sept. 13, 2018, by the U.S. Census...
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09/10/18 - UNH Hosts Field Day Sept. 26 to Share Research on Commercial Production of Kiwiberries, Grapes, and Strawberries
DURHAM, N.H. – Those interested in the commercial production of kiwiberries, seedless table grapes, and fall-bearing strawberries are invited to the 3rd annual “Under the Vines” Field Day from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. The event will be held at the University of New Hampshire Woodman...
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09/06/18 - UNH Announces First Members of Its Alumni Entrepreneur Hall of Fame
DURHAM, N.H.—The University of New Hampshire will induct the first five alumni into its Entrepreneur Hall of Fame at an awards ceremony Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, as part of the annual innovators dinner that celebrates the intellectual property achievement of UNH faculty, staff and students. “...
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09/05/18 - New UNH Research Aims to Help Humans Survive Dehydration
DURHAM, N.H.—A grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will help a University of New Hampshire researcher better understand dehydration and ultimately help humans better survive it by studying a tiny desert rodent that’s adapted to survive both acute and chronic dehydration. “We know...
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09/05/18 - UNH Research Finds Access to Early Childhood Education Lacking
DURHAM, N.H. – The number of slots offered by licensed early childhood education providers in the Upper Valley of New Hampshire and Vermont is 2,000 short of the estimated number of young children whose parent or parents are in the labor force, according to new research released by the Carsey...
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08/30/18 - UNH Researchers Find Solar Eruptions May Not Have Slinky-like Shapes After All
DURHAM, N.H. – As the saying goes, everything old is new again. While the common phrase often refers to fashion, design, or technology, scientists at the University of New Hampshire have found there is some truth to this mantra even when it comes to research. Revisiting some older data, the...
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08/29/18 - UNH Research Finds Child Care Expenses Make the Middle Class Hard to Reach
DURHAM, N.H. – About nine percent of working families with children under the age of six are pushed out of the middle class as a result of their child care expenses, according to new research released by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. The researchers also...
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08/28/18 - UNH Researchers Find Chaos at Home Can Adversely Affect Adolescents
DURHAM, N.H. – Dealing with all the physical and mental changes that teens experience can be tough but add to the mix a disorganized and unstable family environment and it can create a whole new layer of challenges. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found that youth living in...
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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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