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An Increase in the Minimum Wage Won’t Benefit Everyone Equally, New Research

06.18.13

An increase in the federal minimum wage will disproportionately benefit hourly paid workers who are young, female, nonwhite, never married, and less educated, according to new research from the Carsey Institute at UNH.

The new research is presented in the Carsey Institute policy brief “Who Would Be Affected By a New Minimum Wage Policy?” The research was conducted by Jessica Carson, a vulnerable families research scientist at the Carsey Institute.

Discover the Moon at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

06.17.13

moon explosion

About four and a half billion years ago, a Mars-sized planetary body slammed into Earth. The resulting debris eventually evolved into the moon. Credit Lunar and Planetary Institute.

Attention, Capital-Hungry Entrepreneurs: New UNH Research Can Help ’Show You the Money’

06.12.13

To continue building their companies, growth entrepreneurs depend on short-term, liquid sources of debt financing such as bank loans, even though winning a thumbs-up from bankers is no cakewalk. Yet UNH researchers have shed new light on how entrepreneurs can influence their creditworthiness.

Rural Workers More Likely to Work at Middle-Skill Jobs

06.11.13

Rural workers are more likely to work at middle-skill jobs that do not require a four-year college degree compared with their urban counterparts, according to new research from the Carsey Institute at UNH. 

The new research is presented in the Carsey Institute policy brief “Middle-Skill Jobs Remain More Common Among Rural Workers.” The research was conducted by Justin Young, a doctoral student in sociology at UNH and a research assistant at the Carsey Institute. 

Paul College and Great Bay CC Sign Articulation Agreement

06.10.13

 Great Bay Community College President Wildolfo Arvelo and President Mark Huddleston, s

Great Bay Community College President Wildolfo Arvelo and President Mark Huddleston shake hands over an articulation agreement signed Wednesday, June 5.  Mike Ross/UNH Photographic Services.

Employee Clinic Summer Hours

06.04.13

The Employee Clinic, located at UNH's Health Services, is open during the summer Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for clinical visits.

Services are available to all employees and their dependents (defined as spouses or domestic partners and children, aged 18 years or older, who are living in the same household and/or are dependents on the employee's insurance plan.)

Connecting Alums in Cyberspace With UNH Connect

06.04.13

UNH Connect graphicThis just in: UNH has a new online alumni community—UNH Connect­—and we hope you’ll visit soon. It was more than a decade ago, when Wildcat World was launched, that alumni first had the opportunity to connect with one another in cyberspace. Now it’s time to expand the UNH online universe with new opportunities for networking and social interaction at unhconnect.unh.edu. 

UNH LunaCats Rocket to Third Place in NASA Robot Mining Competition

05.30.13

UNH LunaCats team at the Kennedy Space Center

The 2013 UNH LunaCats team at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. L-R: Front row: James Clifford, Jonathan Shepard, Anthony Edmonds, Caleigh MacPherson, Jonathan Wilson; back row: Timothy Gerade, Antoine Procyk, Nicolas Grauel. Credit: Courtesy of UNH LunaCats 

A Country’s Culture Influences Whether a Movie Gets Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down

05.30.13

M. Billur Akdeniz, assistant professor of marketing at the Paul College.

 

M. Billur Akdeniz, assistant professor of marketing at the Paul College.

Banner Year Forest Watch Celebrated

05.30.13

Barry Rock mentors a group of Forest Watch students

Barry Rock mentors a group of Forest Watch students during the summer of 2012. Photo by Kristi Donahue, UNH-EOS.

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