Baby ginger plants
August 13, 2018
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 the golden cured rhizomes of mature ginger plants, but recently, growers in the northeastern U.S. have been successfully producing ‘baby ginger,’ grown for just a single growing season. Unlike mature... Read Full Article

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University of New Hampshire Dean's List (Spring 2018 Semester)

DURHAM, N.H. -  Congratulations to the following students who have been named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire for the spring 2018 semester. 

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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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03/05/18 - Northern New England Scientists Identify Most Prevalent Weeds on Region’s Organic Vegetable Farms
DURHAM, N.H. – Scientists from Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont have completed the first comprehensive assessment of weeds found on organic vegetable farms in northern New England. The collaborative, three-state study is an important first step in providing a baseline for organic growers who could...
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tower with automated sensors at Kingman Farm
02/26/18 - UNH Research Finds Warmer, Snow-Free Winters May Increase Carbon Dioxide Losses in Forests, Gains on Farms
DURHAM, N.H. – New England’s warmer, snow-free winters may increase carbon dioxide losses in forests, where deciduous trees can’t take advantage of warm temperatures before their leaves emerge. However, farms cultivating grasses have a greater potential to start growing in the winter “dormant...
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stem rust disease on plant
02/19/18 - UNH Research Tackles the Disease that Causes Heartbreak for Cereal Grains
DURHAM, N.H. – Stem rust, one of the world’s most feared agricultural diseases infecting wheat and other cereal crops, is capable of severe epidemics presenting a threat to the global food supply. As a result, scientists with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of...
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From left to right: Ian Grant, director of the ECenter at UNH; entrepreneur and philanthropist Peter Paul ’67; and Marc Sedam, associate vice provost of innovation and new ventures at UNH
02/14/18 - Success of UNH’s Entrepreneurship Center Leads to Additional Support
DURHAM, N.H. – After providing the initial support to launch the Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center (ECenter) at the University of New Hampshire, entrepreneur and philanthropist Peter T. Paul ’67 has renewed his support based on student demand and the center’s success with a $400,000 gift. “We...
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