"Ghost moose" illustrates adult moose with typical hair loss associated with winter ticks.
October 17, 2018
DURHAM, N.H. – As winter in New England seems to get warmer, fall lingers longer and spring comes into bloom earlier, areas like northern New Hampshire and western Maine are seeing an unusual continued increase in winter ticks which are endangering the moose population. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found that the swell of infestations of this parasite, which attaches itself to moose during the fall and feeds throughout the winter, is the primary cause of an unprecedented... 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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02/13/18 - UNH Research Finds Elderly Used Less Long-Term Care During the Great Recession
DURHAM, N.H. – The use of long-term informal care by Americans over the age of 65 declined by 6.75 percent during the Great Recession, according to new research by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. The decrease was driven by a drop in unpaid care provided in the...
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02/12/18 - UNH Tech Camp Registration Opens; New BAE Systems Summer STEM Scholars Program Provides Financial Support
DURHAM, N.H. – Registration for Tech Camp at the University of New Hampshire, a set of day and residential summer programs for students entering grades six through 12 designed to increase STEM literacy, opens Feb. 15, 2018, and scholarships are available to those who qualify. Thanks to a $25,000...
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02/12/18 - UNH Organic Dairy Research Farm Takes Home Gold for Milk Quality
DURHAM, N.H. – The Organic Dairy Research Farm, a facility of the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire, has taken home the gold for outstanding milk quality, receiving a 2017 Gold Quality Award from the Organic Valley Cooperative. “Our Organic Dairy Research Farm...
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02/09/18 - UNH Professor Elected to National Academy of Engineering
DURHAM, N.H. -- Larry Mayer, director of the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping and Joint Hydrographic Center at the University of New Hampshire, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. Academy membership...
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02/08/18 - UNH Researchers Find Beetles Make Way For Baby Similar To Humans
DURHAM, N.H. – Before having a baby, most human parents plan and prepare to make sure they can provide for their new bundle of joy. They determine if they are able to feed them, give them a good home and provide them with the best chance to grow up. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire...
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02/06/18 - UNH Researchers Find Warmer Oceans Could Increase Invasive ‘Sea Squirts’
DURHAM, N.H. – They’re lovingly called ‘sea squirts’, but certain marine soft-bodied animals, or tunicates, could cause a giant-sized problem in cold water areas like the Gulf of Maine. New research from the University of New Hampshire shows that with a water temperature increase of just two...
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02/05/18 - UNH Receives More Than $8 Million for Student Support and Scholarships
DURHAM, N.H. – Ten years after establishing a program to help keep New Hampshire’s best and brightest in the state, long-time University of New Hampshire benefactor Dana Hamel has increased his support with an additional gift of $5 million. He is joined in providing support and scholarships for...
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01/30/18 - Show Your Pride and Support Students with a UNH License Plate
DURHAM, N.H. – New decal license plates now give New Hampshire drivers the chance to show their University of New Hampshire pride and support scholarships for Granite State students.  Last year, UNH became one of the first nonprofits authorized to participate in the state’s new decal license plate...
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01/29/18 - UNH Research Finds Feeding Pregnant Dairy Cows Niacin Improves Quality of Milk
DURHAM, N.H. – Feeding pregnant dairy cows the vitamin niacin prior to giving birth improved the quality of their colostrum, which is the first milk calves drink, according to new research from the University of New Hampshire. Colostrum is essential to building the immune systems of calves, and...
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01/22/18 - University of New Hampshire Dean's List
DURHAM, N.H. - The following students have been named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire for the fall 2017 semester. Students named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire are students who have earned recognition through their superior scholastic performance during...
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01/22/18 - UNH Research Finds White Worms an Inexpensive Food Source for Aquarium Fish
DURHAM, N.H. – Ornamental aquarium fish like the clownfish Nemo and his pal the royal blue tang Dory one day may be dining on high-quality yet inexpensive white worms grown in New England. New research from the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire has...
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01/18/18 - UNH Researchers Find Human Impact on Forest Still Evident After 500 Years
DURHAM, N.H. – Tropical forests span a huge area, harbor a wide diversity of species, and are important to water and nutrient cycling on a planet scale. But in ancient Amazonia, over 500 years ago, clearing tropical forests was a way of survival to provide land for families to farm and villages to...
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