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UNH Research: Increased Crop Productivity Has Deepened Atmospheric “Breathing”
–- A previously unexplained increase in Earth’s annual atmospheric “breathing” cycle over the last 50 years is due in part to a dramatic rise in agricultural productivity in the Northern Hemisphere, according to a paper published today in Nature by a team of researchers that includes an Earth system scientist from the University of New Hampshire. The finding will help improve global climate models. (11-19-14) Read >>>

UNH Research Finds Growth in U.S. Angel Investor Market; Decrease in Deal Size

The five-year moderate growth in the U.S. angel investor market continued in the first two quarters of 2014 with increases in the number of ventures receiving funding and the number of active investors, according to the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire.

(11-18-14) Read >>>

UNH Joins Partnership for a Healthier America to Offer Healthier Choices for Students
The University of New Hampshire became one of the first schools to sign on to the Partnership for a Healthier America’s (PHA) Healthier Campus Initiative, in a three-year commitment to make its campus healthier by adopting guidelines around food and nutrition, and physical activity and programming. This initiative will impact more than 15,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff. (11-17-14) Read >>>

UNH History Professor Receives National Award From D.A.R.

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) awarded W. Jeffrey Bolster, professor of history at the University of New Hampshire, its History Award Medal. The award recognizes contributions that significantly advance the understanding of our nation’s past through the study and promotion of an aspect of American History. The D.A.R. cited contributions Bolster made through his publications The Mortal Sea: Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail (2012) and Black Jacks: African American Seamen in the Age of Sail (1997).

(11-14-14) Read >>>

La Valley Selected as Next Leader of UNH Cooperative Extension

Kenneth La Valley has been selected to be the next dean and director of the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension effective Dec. 1, 2014, after a national search.

(11-13-14) Read >>>

USNH Urges Restoration of Funding to Continue In-State Tuition Freeze
State funding makes a big difference for New Hampshire families and freezing in-state tuition for an additional two years makes it much more likely young people will stay in state to attend college, University System of New Hampshire representatives testified at a budget hearing today. (11-13-14) Read >>>

UNH Hosts Popular Poinsettia Open House Dec. 4-6, 2014

The University of New Hampshire will host its popular Poinsettia Trials Open House Thursday, Dec. 4 through Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at the Macfarlane Greenhouses. Visitors to the free event, now in its ninth year, will enjoy more than 100 poinsettia varieties and assist in ongoing research.

(11-12-14) Read >>>

UNH Receives Grant to Expand Bystander Intervention Education to High Schools
The University of New Hampshire will expand its Prevention Innovations’ sexual assault and relationship violence bystander prevention program, Bringing in the Bystander®, to nearly 30 high schools across New England thanks to a $1 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to test the effectiveness of the programs with younger students. (11-10-14) Read >>>

UNH Nursing Partners with Portsmouth Regional Hospital on New Teaching Model

The University of New Hampshire Department of Nursing and Portsmouth Regional Hospital are partnering this fall to implement a Dedicated Education Unit (DEU), an innovative clinical teaching model. The DEU is best practice for clinical learning and has been demonstrated to be an effective, robust model to prepare the next generation of nurses and nurse educators.

(11-10-14) Read >>>

UNH Research: New Hampshire’s Bobcats Are Thriving

– New Hampshire’s bobcats are on the rise -- and on the move, showing up in places they’ve never been reported before. Those are the major findings from a four-year study of the animal that puts the “wild” into wildcat, conducted by scientists from the University of New Hampshire and N.H. Fish and Game.

(11-06-14) Read >>>

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