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UNH Researchers Make Breakthrough in Detecting Most Common Bacteria Contaminating Oysters

In a major breakthrough in shellfish management and disease prevention, researchers at the University of New Hampshire have discovered a new method to detect a bacterium that has contaminated New England oyster beds and sickened consumers who ate the contaminated shellfish. The new patent-pending detection method – which is available for immediate use to identify contaminated shellfish – is a significant advance in efforts to identify shellfish harboring disease-carrying strains of Vibrio parahaemolyticus.

(04-22-15) Read >>>

CEO of Merchants Fleet Management to Speak at UNH May 7, 2015
Glen Villano, chief executive officer of Merchants Fleet Management, will speak at the University of New Hampshire CEO Forum Thursday, May 7, 2015. The program begins at 8 a.m. in Huddleston Hall with coffee and networking followed by a full buffet breakfast. Merchants Fleet Management is one of the top 10 fleet leasing companies in the U.S. and provides customers nationwide with a total fleet solution. (04-21-15) Read >>>

UNH Research Finds Attitudes Shifting about Environment in Northeast Oregon
In a recent University of New Hampshire survey of northeastern Oregon residents showed an increased interest in prioritizing renewable energy and supporting limiting development, compared to a similar 2011 survey. (04-21-15) Read >>>

Five Years After Deepwater Horizon, UNH Oil Spill Expert to Brief Senate April 21

University of New Hampshire professor Nancy Kinner, sought after for her expertise in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, will speak about advances in oil spill response at a U.S. Senate forum Tuesday, April 21, 2015. The session is hosted by the UNH Center for Spills in the Environment and will include experts from the U.S. Coast Guard and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), two key government agencies working on oil spill response.

(04-14-15) Read >>>

UNH Announces 2015 Granite State Award and Honorary Degree Recipients
The owner of a four-generation family resort on Lake Winnipesaukee and a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva will receive 2015 Granite State Awards from the University of New Hampshire. The awards will be presented during UNH commencement Saturday, May 16, 2015. Also being recognized are Richard Whitney ‘68, and commencement speaker former U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts ‘13, both of whom will receive honorary degrees. (04-13-15) Read >>>

Middle and High School Students Invited to UNH Equine Education Day April 17
High school and middle school students are invited to learn more about the equine industry at the University of New Hampshire Equine Senior Capstone Experience annual Equine Education Day Friday, April 17, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (04-13-15) Read >>>

MEDIA ADVISORY: UNH Celebrates Grand Opening of New Manchester Campus
The University of New Hampshire will celebrate the opening of its new campus in the historic Pandora building as well as its 30th anniversary. Tours will be available. (04-09-15) Read >>>

UNH Launches STEM Teachers Collaborative, Joins National Effort to Prepare 100,000 Excellent STEM Teachers by 2021
The University of New Hampshire has been selected as a national partner in the 100Kin10 Network, an initiative to train and retain 100,000 excellent science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teachers by the year 2021. (04-09-15) Read >>>

UNH Hosts Creative Works Symposium April 29
The University of New Hampshire will host a creative works -- works that include copyrights, trademarks or both -- symposium on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, to educate faculty, staff, and students, as well as interested members of the local community. The symposium will explore the definition of creative works as well as mechanisms to protect and commercialize them. The symposium will be held at the UNH Memorial Union Building (MUB) from 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. The event, which includes parking and lunch, is free for UNH employees and students and $25 for public admission. (04-09-15) Read >>>

MEDIA ADVISORY: Robert Reich Discusses Labor Policy at UNH April 8, 2015
Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor and one of the world’s leading thinkers about work and the economy, will deliver the inaugural John A. Hogan Distinguished Lecture. The ticketed event is open only to faculty, staff and students at the University of New Hampshire. (04-06-15) Read >>>

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