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UNH Research Finds Decrease in Use of Federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Decreased for First Time Since Great Recession
The share of households receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits -- the program formerly known as food stamps – declined slightly between 2012 and 2013 (13.6 to 13.5 percent), according to new research from the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. (07-28-15) Read >>>

UNH Research Finds Participation in School Nutrition Programs Falls Below Expectations
With legislation on select child nutrition programs up for reauthorization before Sept. 30, new research at the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire finds that only moderate numbers of eligible households take advantage of the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs. (07-14-15) Read >>>

UNH Research Finds Socioeconomic Status of Mexican Immigrants on Rise as Total Numbers Decrease
As comments about the nature of Mexican immigrants to the United States have flashed in the headlines, new research from the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire finds migration from Mexico to the U.S. dropped more than 50 percent in the last five years and that those migrating tend to have higher socioeconomic status, are older, and are more likely to be women. (07-14-15) Read >>>

UNH Research Finds Dual-Earner Families Thrive as Married Women’s Earnings Rise
While dual-earner families are doing relatively well, family income overall has been stagnant or decreasing among single-earner families resulting in a widening income gap, according to new research from the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. (06-30-15) Read >>>

UNH’s Entrepreneurship Center Announces Recipients of First Summer Seed Grant
Four teams of students entrepreneurs have been selected as recipients of the Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center’s first Summer Seed Grant. (06-30-15) Read >>>

University of New Hampshire Dean’s List
The following students have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of New Hampshire for the spring semester of the 2014-2015 academic year. (06-26-15) Read >>>

UNH Demographer Finds U.S. Population Growing Slower
Minority births far exceeded deaths while more whites died than were born for the third consecutive year, according to analysis of new population estimates released today by the Census Bureau from the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire. Minority populations produced nearly 95 percent of the U.S. population increase (2,360,000) between 2013 and 2014. (06-25-15) Read >>>

MEDIA ADVISORY: UNH Health Law Expert Available to Discuss
Lucy Hodder, an accomplished attorney in the field of health law and professor of law and director of the new health law and policy programs at the University of New Hampshire, is available to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in King v. Burwell. (06-25-15) Read >>>

UNH Center Committed to Ending Sexual and Relationship Violence is Finalist for National Community Engagement Award
The Prevention Innovations Research Center (PIRC)at the University of New Hampshire was chosen as one of four regional winners and a finalist for this year’s national community engagement scholarship award from the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) in recognition of its extraordinary community outreach initiatives in working to end sexual and relationship violence and stalking. (06-10-15) Read >>>

White Mountains Will Be Buzzing with First UNH Bee BioBlitz June 27-28

New Hampshire bee enthusiasts will take to the White Mountain National Forest in mass for the first full-scale Bee BioBlitz organized by the University of New Hampshire. The event takes place June 27-28, 2015, and is open to the public.

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