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UNH Launches Leadership Program for Family Businesses
The Center for Family Business at the University of New Hampshire will launch its Leadership Development Program Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015. The program is designed to develop the leadership skills of members of the “next generation” in family businesses and to assist families in achieving a smooth and effective transition of ownership and leadership. (10-06-15) Read >>>

UNH Hosts Poet Andrea Cohen Oct. 22
Poet Andrea Cohen will read from her work and hold a Q&A session Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, at 5 p.m. in the Memorial Union Building, Theatre I, as part of the UNH Writers Series. The event is free and open to the public. (10-06-15) Read >>>

2015-16 Sidore Lecture Series Explores Implications of Sequencing Human Genomes
This year’s Sidore Lecture Series at the University of New Hampshire will focus on the implications of having the ability to determine an individual’s genetic code with six talks by visiting scholars in the Memorial Union Building theaters between October and April. All events are free and open to the public. (10-05-15) Read >>>

UNH Survey Finds Trump and Sanders Supporters Differ on Key Scientific Fact

New Hampshire voters who support Donald Trump or Bernie Sanders for president differ sharply in their beliefs about the global rise in carbon dioxide (CO2) levels, a recent University of New Hampshire poll found. Trump supporters are much less likely (47 percent) than Sanders supporters (78 percent) to believe the well-established scientific observation that atmospheric CO2 levels have increased in recent decades.

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UNH Hosts Meet the Press Moderator and NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd Oct. 14

Chuck Todd, moderator of “Meet the Press,” NBC’s flagship public affairs program and the longest-running broadcast in television history, will speak as part of the Rutman Distinguished Lecture Series on the American Presidency at the University of New Hampshire Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015, at 7 p.m. in the Field House. The event is free and open to the public but registration is required at:

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UNH Hosts Free Ocean Discovery Day Oct. 17
Band a lobster, drive a remotely operated vehicle, or map the ocean floor at the University of New Hampshire’s Ocean Discovery Day Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015. Ocean Discovery Day brings research from UNH’s School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering to life with hands-on fun and education for families and would-be ocean scientists at the Chase Ocean Engineering Laboratory. The free event runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (10-01-15) Read >>>

UNH Offers National Program to Increase Number of Women Running for Office
The University of New Hampshire was selected as one of 50 campus sites across the United States and Jamaica to host Elect Her—Campus Women Win this fall. UNH’s training was extended and will include a second session for the surrounding community as well as training for students to run effective student government and future office campaigns Nov. 6-7, 2015. (10-01-15) Read >>>

UNH Melon Research Produces Higher Yields
Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found that grafting melons onto the rootstocks of hybrid squash substantially increases the production of melons, a potential source of increased revenue for New England farmers. (09-30-15) Read >>>

UNH Receives Grant to Examine How Communities Build Capacity to Prevent Violence
Researchers at the Prevention Innovations Research Center at the University of New Hampshire will study how people in communities work together to address violence thanks to a $1.6 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The researchers will evaluate prevention strategies developed by GreenDot, Etc. (09-29-15) Read >>>

NH Citizens Health Initiative and Regional Partners Receive Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative Award
The NH Citizens Health Initiative is one of 39 health care collaborative networks selected to participate in the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative, announced today by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell. The Northern New England Practice Transformation Network, a partnership between the New Hampshire Citizens Health Initiative at the University of New Hampshire Institute for Health Policy and Practice, Maine Quality Counts, and Vermont Program for Quality in Healthcare, Inc., will receive up to $15 million over four years to provide technical assistance support to help equip clinicians in New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont with tools, information, and network support needed to improve quality of care, increase patients’ access to information, and spend health care dollars more (09-29-15) Read >>>

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