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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10/30/17 - UNH Dairies Produce Gold Standard of Milk
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 2016 Special Gold Certificate Awards by the Dairy Farmers of America. “Our dairy farms...
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10/24/17 - UNH Honors Former U.S. Poet Laureate Donald Hall Nov. 9
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire Library will honor former U.S. Poet Laureate Donald Hall Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, from 4-6 p.m. with a reading and reception in the Courtyard Reading Room on the fifth floor of Dimond Library. The event is free and open to the public, but advance...
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10/24/17 - UNH Research Finds N.H. Residents Support Gas Tax Increase for Highways and Bridges
DURHAM, N.H. – More than 60 percent of New Hampshire residents would support a 10-cent increase to the state gas tax if needed to maintain the state’s highways and bridges, according to new research released by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. However, most...
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10/23/17 - NH Listens Wins National Award for Its Collaboration Efforts
DURHAM, N.H. -- NH Listens, a civic engagement initiative of the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire, has received an American Civic Collaboration Award, a Civvy, for its efforts to strengthen communities. Since 2000, NH Listens has helped Granite State residents talk...
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10/23/17 - UNH Research Finds Sextortion Takes Great Toll on Juvenile Victims
DURHAM, N.H. – Sextortion -- threats to expose sexual images -- has particularly intense effects on the lives and development of young people, according to new research from the University of New Hampshire Crimes against Children Research Center (CCRC). More than 1,600 young women and men recruited...
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10/19/17 - UNH Researchers Create New Concept That Could Lead to Improved Drug Delivery
DURHAM, N.H. – Inspired by a color changing mechanism found in cephalopods, like squid, cuttlefish and octopus, researchers at the University of New Hampshire have conceived a design for a unique sequential cell-opening mechanism that has many potential applications from drug delivery to color...
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10/19/17 - UNH Hosts National China Town Hall on Sino-American Relations Oct. 24
DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire will host the state's 11th annual China Town Hall, an international event that will focus on Sino-American relations and feature Ambassador Susan Rice, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, at 7 p.m. in Murkland Hall’s Richards Auditorium. The event is free and open...
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10/18/17 - UNH Entrepreneurship Center Receives National Recognition for Its Growth
DURHAM, N.H. –The University of New Hampshire's Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center (ECenter) won the “2017 Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Center Award” from the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC). The award honors an outstanding new entrepreneurship center that is five...
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10/18/17 - UNH Researchers to Develop First Strawberry Varieties Specifically for U.S. Organic Production
DURHAM, N.H. – Scientists with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire have launched a research project that aims to develop the first varieties of strawberries specifically designed for organic agriculture in the United States. The organic strawberry...
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10/17/17 - UNH Researchers Find Oregon Residents Support Forest Management to Avoid Wildfires
DURHAM, N.H. – Oregon residents are concerned about the health of their forests and support active forest management and restoration to reduce the risk of wildfires, according to new research published by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. “Without active...
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10/17/17 - Registration Open for UNH Social Venture Innovation Challenge
DURHAM, N.H. – Registration is now open for the 2017 New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge (SVIC) at the University of New Hampshire. The competition showcases the idealism and ingenuity of students and entrepreneurs across New Hampshire, with ideas spanning a wide range of issue areas...
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10/16/17 - UNH Hosts Screening and Discussion of ‘Food Evolution’ Film Nov. 16
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire will host a screening of the film “Food Evolution,” which explores the debate surrounding plant breeding approaches, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at 6 p.m. in the Johnson Theatre of the Paul Creative Arts Center. A panel discussion moderated by Lorraine...
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