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The angel investor market in 2015 had a slight increase in investment dollars and in deal size, according to the latest angel market analysis released by the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire.
The University of New Hampshire will welcome more than 800 area school children to the Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center for the 29th Annual School-To-Farm Days June 7 to 9, 2016. This educational opportunity is sponsored by the NH Agricultural Experiment Station, NH Agriculture in the Classroom, and the Rockingham and Strafford County Farm Bureaus, and strives to teach Granite State youth about the importance of agriculture in the state.
“Look at commencement as an intellectual and personal journey that begins today and never stops,” University of New Hampshire commencement speaker Richard Haass said during the university’s 146th commencement held Saturday, May 21, 2016. More than 2,400 undergraduate and 473 graduate students — including 70 military veterans —representing 40 states and 24 foreign countries received degrees.
The files below provide lists of UNH graduates by New Hampshire counties and regionally by state. These files reflect those students who have filed for May 2016 only. They do not contain information about students who graduated in September and December of 2015.
The University of New Hampshire will offer its first pair of online graduate certificates this fall in ubiquitous computing and wireless communication systems. These electrical engineering certificates, the fifth and sixth graduate programs offered by UNH Online, join online master’s degrees in business administration, social work, and educational studies, and a doctor of nursing practice.
Richard Haass, the U.S. envoy to the most recent Northern Ireland peace process and currently the president of the Council on Foreign Relations, will deliver the commencement address. John Harrigan and Jameson French will receive UNH’s Granite State Award in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the state. Kate Clifford Larson ‘03G, an historian, author and leading Harriet Tubman scholar; Col. Colleen Ryan ’82, the first female commander of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base; and Haass will receive honorary degrees.
Using new molecular techniques, a team of scientists that includes University of New Hampshire researchers has shown how a largely eradicated livestock disease has been transmitted among cattle, bison, and elk in the greater Yellowstone area. The research may have important implications in the management of disease outbreaks between livestock and wildlife.
A NASA rocket carrying instruments developed by scientists, engineers, and students from the University of New Hampshire’s Space Science Center has obtained the first-ever data of traveling through an elusive magnetic reconnection event. The mission, which has been compared to sending sensors up into a hurricane, has provided never before seen views of what powers giant explosions like solar flares and other space weather.
Forest cover has declined throughout New England and New York over the last decade, though losses to development slowed slightly during the Great Recession, researchers in the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire found. The researchers also found forest losses were greatest along the urban fringe, where population growth was highest.
Researchers with the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire have completed the first assessment of the state’s native bee population, providing wildlife experts with the first comprehensive list of the Granite State’s more than 100 native bees that includes nearly 20 bee species that had not been previously documented in the state.
Today is Thursday, May 26, 2016.
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