UNH A Cappella Group Will Make Network Television Debut Christmas Morning

File this under “not too shabby.” Not Too Sharp, UNH’s all-male a cappella group, will make its network television debut on Christmas Day. The group went to Manhattan recently to record a two-song segment for the TODAY show that will be televised on Thursday morning.

Word on the street is they’re neither sharp nor flat. But don’t resort to rumors; hear for yourself in this sample, and then tune in on December 25 to see them at their Big Apple best!

UNH Undergraduate Research Conference Highlights Academic Excellence April 11-23

DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire hosts its 17th annual Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) April 11-23, 2016. One of the largest and most diverse undergraduate research conferences in the nation, this year's URC boasts a record 1,870 student participants from all academic disciplines presenting original research, scholarly activity and creative works in more than 20 events on UNH's Durham and Manchester campuses. All events are free and open to the public.

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 New Hampshire are trying to understand the potential risk of the disease spreading and, perhaps even more importantly, evolving greater virulence in the region.

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 home, usually by adult children or spouses.

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.

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.

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 have found a similar behavior pattern in the beetle world - specifically with burying beetles who may choose the number of their offspring based on available resources like food.