Latest University of New Hampshire News

UNH to study youth bystanders to peers' self-harm

Nov. 29, 2021 12:10 PM EST

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Researchers at the University of New Hampshire are getting nearly $3 million to study how teens and young adults are affected when their peers harm themselves. The grant from the National Institutes of Health will help...

UNH, tree care group get safety workplace safety grants

Oct. 02, 2021 10:31 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The University of New Hampshire and a tree care association have received grants from the U.S. Department of Labor to educate workers and employers on workplace safety and health. UNH was awarded nearly $178,000 to provide the training to small...

Mass. seniors rally for more rescue funds for health care

Sep. 26, 2021 11:20 AM EDT

Coronavirus-related developments around New England: MASSACHUSETTS Activists dressed in hospital gowns will gather on the steps of the Massachusetts Statehouse to urge state lawmakers to use $17 million of about $5.1 billion in federal pandemic relief...

4-H Makers Expo to feature building, cooking challenges

Sep. 19, 2021 14:08 PM EDT

RUMNEY, N.H. (AP) — Grilled cheese sandwich challenges, sewing creations and chain reaction machines are among the projects scheduled at an upcoming 4-H Makers Expo in New Hampshire. The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension and New Hampshire 4-H are...

UNH gets $1.8M to study road damage from coastal flooding

Sep. 12, 2021 13:36 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — The University of New Hampshire has been awarded a $1.8 million grant to study how and why coastal hazards like excessive flooding are causing roads to crack and crumble. “We’re trying to better understand the causal links of not only the...

UNH steps up virus regulations; Vermont marathon scaled back

Sep. 11, 2021 17:21 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A look at coronavirus-related developments around New England: __ MASSACHUSETTS Teenagers in some of the state's hardest hit communities in the coronavirus pandemic are among the least vaccinated. ...