Travis Fischer ’21 is into research. Specifically, research into diseases like cancer. He wants to help stop them from devastating people’s lives by working to develop new therapies and possibly be among those researchers looking for a cure.
Ken Johnson, a Senior Demographer with the Carsey School of Public Policy, was recently cited in the New Hampshire Union Leader regarding new data that shows that more than half the states in the country, including NH, experienced more deaths than births in 2020 for the first time in American history.
According to research published by Jess Carson, research assistant professor with the Carsey School, the pandemic has highlighted the fragility of New Hampshire's child care system. Many of the challenges that existed prior to COVID-19 have become magnified due to the limited resources and help available.
Ken Johnson, a Senior Demographer with the Carsey School of Public Policy, was recently cited in The Hill regarding new data that shows that the new babies born in the United States has dropped to its lowest point in more than four decades as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and an economic recession.
The University of New Hampshire at Manchester will celebrate its 2020 and 2021 graduates in two ceremonies Sunday, May 23, 2021. Motivational speaker and author Randy Pierce will deliver the commencement address to the 2020 graduates at 2 p.m. and Howard Brodsky, co-founder, chairman and chief executive officer of CCA Global Partners, will deliver an address to the class of 2021 at 5 p.m.
A recent article by Seacoastonline.com reports that struggling renters in rural Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine are among those receiving the most COVID-19 rental assistance in the country. Jess Carson, Research Assistant Professor with the Vulnerable Families Research Program at the Carsey School, calls out the government's rental aid program as the opposite of an "equity-enhancing policy."
Melinda White and Ekaterina Burvikova are recognized in COLA for curricular innovation through the use of technology.
John Mayer, professor of psychology, is named the 2021 Lindberg Award winner in COLA.
Researchers at the University of New Hampshire found that to live in hotter more desert-like surroundings, and exist without water, there is more than one genetic mechanism allowing animals to adapt.