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Medal of Honor Recipient Ryan Pitts Addresses 2015 UNH Commencement

“Be courageous and appreciate courage in others who take action in the face of fear,” University of New Hampshire commencement speaker Ryan Pitts ’13 said during the university’s 145th commencement held Saturday, May 16, 2015. More than 2,429 undergraduate and 485 graduate students — including 44 military veterans — ranging in age from 20 to 79 years old and representing 43 states and 25 foreign countries received degrees.

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University of New Hampshire Announces May 2015 Graduates
The files listed below provide lists of UNH graduates by New Hampshire counties and regionally by state. These files reflect those students who have filed for May 2015 only. They do not contain information about students who graduated in September and December of 2014. (05-15-15) Read >>>

UNH Center for Venture Research: U.S. Angel Investor Market in 2014 Made a Market Correction in Deal Size

The angel investor market in 2014 had a slight correction in investment dollars and in the deal size, according to the 2014 Angel Market Analysis released by the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: University of New Hampshire Commencement is Saturday, May 16, 2015
Ryan Pitts ‘13, the ninth living recipient of the Medal of Honor, will deliver the commencement address. Gerald Carmen ’52 and Hope Makris ’46 will receive UNH’s 2015 Granite State Awards, given in recognition of outstanding community service. Richard Whitney ’68, a nationally known portrait and landscape painter, and Pitts will receive honorary degrees. (05-13-15) Read >>>

UNH Physicist Finds Mysterious Anti-electron Clouds Inside Thunderstorm
A terrifying few moments flying into the top of an active thunderstorm in a research aircraft has led to an unexpected discovery that could help explain the longstanding mystery of how lightning gets initiated inside a thunderstorm. (05-12-15) Read >>>

UNH Scientists Show “Breaking Waves” Perturb Earth’s Magnetic Field

The underlying physical process that creates striking “breaking wave” cloud patterns in our atmosphere also frequently opens the gates to high-energy solar wind plasma that perturbs Earth’s magnetic field, or magnetosphere, which protects us from cosmic radiation. The discovery was made by two University of New Hampshire space physicists, who published their findings in the online journal Nature Communications Monday, May 11, 2015.

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Chris Christie Discusses Economic Opportunity and Growth at UNH May 12
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, honorary chairman of Leadership Matters for America PAC, will speak at the University of New Hampshire at Manchester to lay out a detailed proposal for promoting economic growth. Christie will discuss tax reform, regulation, innovation and economic opportunity for middle-class Americans. This event is part of Christie’s travel on behalf of Leadership Matters for America PAC. (05-07-15) Read >>>

A. J. LeBlanc Heating Named 2015 UNH Family Business of the Year
A.J. LeBlanc Heating, Plumbing and Air Conditioning in Bedford has been named the 2015 Family Business of the Year by the University of New Hampshire Center for Family Business and will be honored at the 5th Annual Family Business Recognition Dinner Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at the Manchester Country Club. The reception begins at 5:30 p.m., with dinner at 6:15 p.m. and the keynote address and awards at 7 p.m. (05-07-15) Read >>>

UNH Launches First Undergraduate Student Managed Angel Fund on East Coast
Thanks to the expertise of the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire, a committed team of four students and a generous donor, UNH will become one of the first universities in the country to offer its undergraduate students the opportunity to gain hands on experience in private equity markets and entrepreneurial finance managing an angel investment fund. (05-06-15) Read >>>

UNH Reports: Climate Change Bringing Higher Seas, Health Impacts to NH

Rising seas pose significant risks to New Hampshire coastal communities and ecosystems, cultural resources and the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, and climate change-driven health impacts threaten to affect Granite State and New England residents who are vulnerable to rising temperatures, more precipitation and severe weather events.

(05-04-15) Read >>>

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