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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Oyster River
12/04/17 - UNH Researchers Use High-Technology Sensors to Understand Water Quality
DURHAM, N.H. –  Freshwater streams and rivers naturally clean up some forms of pollution originating from urban and agricultural areas, but increased storm intensity reduces this ability, which underscores the need to improve the management of nonpoint sources of pollution and storm water...
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Todd Guerdat
11/30/17 - UNH Helps Feed Hungry With Generous Donation to NH Food Bank
DURHAM, N.H. – ‘Tis the season for giving, and in that spirit, the University of New Hampshire donated 1000+ pounds of fresh fish to the New Hampshire Food Bank, a program of Catholic Charities NH. The 600 tilapia, which were grown through a sophisticated integrated aquaculture farming project,...
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Mount Etna
11/28/17 - Eruption Clues: UNH Researchers Create Snapshot of Volcano Plumbing
DURHAM, N.H. – Much like a forensic team recreates a scene to determine how a crime was committed, researchers at the University of New Hampshire are using scientific sleuthing to better understand the journey of magma, or molten rock, in one of Europe’s largest and most active volcanos, Mount Etna...
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11/27/17 - N.H. Social Venture Innovation Challenge Finalists Compete Dec. 5
DURHAM, N.H. – From a field of 96 entries, 16 teams – eight in the student track and eight in the community track – have been selected to advance to the final round of the 2017 New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge. The finalists will compete Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, beginning at 8:30 a.m...
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Harlan Spence
11/21/17 - UNH Professor Named American Association for Advancement of Science Fellow
DURHAM, N.H. - Space plasma physicist Harlan Spence has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Spence, director of the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans and Space and professor of physics at the University of New Hampshire, is among the 396 new...
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11/21/17 - UNH Invites Businesses to Engage with Students
DURHAM, N.H. – The Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire invites businesses to engage with undergraduate and MBA students by submitting projects to be completed by student teams.  “Engaging with outside organizations on projects gives our students a...
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11/20/17 - UNH Research Finds Wood Pellets Outperform Fossil Fuels, Natural Gas in Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
DURHAM, N.H. – Using wood pellets for home heating fuel reduces greenhouse gas emissions by more than half over fossil fuels and natural gas, according to new research from the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire. “Wood pellet heat is a new and growing heating...
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11/15/17 - UNH Launches New Tool to Track Campus Carbon and Nitrogen Footprints
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire has launched the Sustainability Indicator Management and Analysis Platform (SIMAP), a comprehensive tool that offers campuses a simple and affordable online platform for calculating, reporting, and tracking their carbon and nitrogen footprints.
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11/14/17 - UNH Research Finds Affordable Housing Tough to Come by in Rural Communities
DURHAM, N.H. – Many rural places, especially those desired by second-home owners and retirees, are challenged to provide affordable and adequate housing for local working families, according to new research released by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. “Though...
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11/13/17 - UNH Alumna to Receive 2017 Social Innovator of the Year Award
DURHAM, N.H. – New Hampshire native Clara Miller ’72 has been named the 2017 Social Innovator of the Year by the University of New Hampshire’s Center for Social Innovation and Enterprise. Miller is president of the F.B. Heron Foundation, which helps people and communities help themselves out of...
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11/13/17 - APLU Recognizes UNH for Its Contributions to Regional Economic Development
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire was one of three universities to be awarded the innovation and economic prosperity designation from the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for its commitment to regional economic development at APLU’s annual meeting in Washington...
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11/09/17 - UNH Offers Application Fee Waiver to U.S. Veterans and Service Members
DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire is one of about 100 colleges and universities across the country participating in a new initiative to help students prepare for and apply to college, which includes an application fee waiver for members of the U.S. Armed Forces. The Coalition for...
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