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    - The People Factor
    With climate change affecting resources as nearby as the coastal waters of southern Maine and New Hampshire and in regions as distant as Brazil and Egypt, UNH professors are... Read More
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    - COLA Faculty Honored with University Awards and Professorships
    Faculty members in the College of Liberal Arts have been selected for a number of prestigious university awards. Faculty university-wide awards for 2016 have gone to Gregory... Read More
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    - Poll Results: Sanders Widens NH Lead, Almost Half of Democrats Still Not Decided
    New poll results from the UNH Survey Center show that Vermont senator Bernie Sanders has increased his lead over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire.... Read More
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    - Capital Opportunities
    On Dec. 1, 2009, in an evening address to the nation, U.S. President Barack Obama announced the commitment of an additional 30,000 troops to the war effort in Afghanistan. Early... Read More
  • NH Presidential Primary
    - Primary Sources
    Why does little New Hampshire wield so much power in the presidential nomination process? Read More
  • Mike Vlacich '95
    - Coming Full Circle
    It was a few days before the 1992 presidential election, and Mike Vlacich ’95, a volunteer on Bill Clinton’s first campaign, needed $25 to rent a car. Vlacich and a friend planned... Read More
  • N.H. Rep. Patricia Lovejoy
    - (Not Quite) A Woman’s World
    When New Hampshire Rep. Janet Wall bought a house, it was her husband’s name that appeared on the mortgage. When she applied for a credit card after becoming the breadwinner of... Read More
  • UNH professors Andy Smith and Dante Scala
    - A Primary Primary
    Even if you weren’t born here, if you’ve stood in a long line outside town hall during the dismal month of March — perhaps in driving rain or blizzard conditions — to vote in the... Read More
  • Ross Conroy '17
    - UNH Student Headed to Rwanda on Boren Scholarship
    Ross Conroy '17 of Berwick, Maine, has received a Boren Scholarship to study in Rwanda during the 2015-16 academic year. The junior political science and international affairs... Read More
  • Kevin McAleese
    - Reflecting on Four Years
    Each year since 2007, a handful of students have graduated from UNH a bit richer than anticipated due to the generosity of Dana Hamel, whose Hamel Scholarships Program distributes... Read More