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Researchers Develop Drones for Orchard Management

apple with fungus

Apple scab, a persistent fungus in the Northeast, does not affect apples’ flavor but makes them difficult to sell. Photo: Rachel Rohr. 

Faculty, Staff Art Exhibit at the UNH Museum

artwork at UNH MusuemWorks by UNH employees Jackie Finnegan, Richard Haynes, Bridget Finnegan, and Judy Muller are on display in the UNH Museum as part of the exhibit “In the Company of Artists: An Exhibition of Art and Fine Crafts by UNH Staff” running through Dec.

Peeping It Healthy - 5th Annual Contest Winners Announced


Health Services works hard to get the word out about healthy living, and they do it in a positive, non-judgmental way. Proof exists in the annual Peep contest that has faculty, staff and students creating dioramas using the marshmallow treats to show what being healthy means to them. 

MFDs Save More Than $300,000 a Year


The switch to office machines that can do everything—fax, copy, scan, print and email—has saved UNH more than $300,000 a year since the use of multifunction devices began three years ago. 

An MFD, as they are commonly known, incorporates the tasks of many common office machines into one unit, taking up less space and resulting in an energy as well as financial savings. 

Culling of Books at Dimond Library Put on Hold


Proactive efforts to winnow collections and periodicals in Dimond Library have been temporarily halted in order to better involve the campus community in the process.

Student Project Makes Use of Nitrogen-Rich Urine


Every day, the wastewater treatment plant in Durham treats 10,000 gallons of urine, filtering out nitrogen that could harm the Great Bay Estuary into which the wastewater flows. And every year, farmers spend tens of thousands of dollars on nitrogen-laden fertilizer to boost the growing power of their crops. 

Biological Sciences Library Moving to Dimond Library


In a move that will bring information together in one convenient place, the Biological Sciences Library will relocate from Kendall Hall to Dimond Library this summer. After that, Dimond will be the place where the majority of the life sciences information can be found. 

Professor Tapped to Investigate Washington State Landslide


A UNH civil engineering professor is part of a team that will collect information and document the effects of the March 22, 2014, Oso landslide in Snohomish County, Washington. Jean Benoît, professor of civil engineering at UNH, and colleagues on the Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance (GEER) Association, supported by the National Science Foundation, will document the effects of the landslide on the built and natural environments. 

UNH Reports: NH Getting Warmer, Wetter as Climate Changes


As heat-trapping gases from the burning of fossil fuels and other human activities continue to accumulate in the atmosphere, average annual temperatures in New Hampshire will likely rise by 3 to 5 degrees Fahrenheit and extreme precipitation events will likely double by mid-century, according to two UNH reports released recently. 

It Pays to Get Healthy With Healthy Returns


Everyone knows the biggest benefit to being healthy is, well, being healthy. But USNH’s Healthy Returns program provides a little bonus: it offers employees rewards for taking the time to learn their numbers.

Rewards come in the form of a $10, $25 or $50 Visa gift cards. Attend a Healthy Returns event and set health goals and you’ll be eligible to receive a $25 card. Measure your progress at the next consecutive session and you’re eligible for a $10, $25 or $50 gift card, depending on the goals you reach.

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