SnowScale
December 11, 2017
DURHAM, N.H. – This winter University of New Hampshire researchers will monitor New Hampshire’s snowpack in real time using new sophisticated snow scales installed at UNH’s Kingman Research Farm, a facility of the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station. This monitoring will lead to better understanding of the impact of less snowpack on everything from drought and the growing season to winter tourism. Elizabeth Burakowski, research assistant professor at the Earth Systems Research Center... Read Full Article

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Shawn Gorman
12/07/17 - L.L. Bean Chairman Joins UNH Foundation
DURHAM, N.H. -- Shawn Gorman ’89 — the third chairman in L.L. Bean’s century-plus history — is now the newest member of the University of New Hampshire Foundation’s board of directors. The UNH Foundation, which was established in 1989 to build private support for the university, is an energetic...
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Honey-Do Team
12/06/17 - UNH Announces Winners of Statewide Social Venture Innovation Challenge
DURHAM, N.H. – A student who proposed a cooperative full-service beekeeping business won the student track of the fifth annual New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge at the University of New Hampshire. A team that proposed a redesigned reclining manual wheelchair won in the community...
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12/05/17 - UNH Research Finds Hope in New England’s North Country
DURHAM, N.H. – While residents of northern New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont remain optimistic about their quality of life, there is broad agreement that a lack of job opportunities, drug abuse and population decline are problems that need to be addressed for that optimism to continue, according to...
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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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