EPSCoR news

  • Jan 30 2014 - 11:27am

    A View From The Coast 

    A Scientist Conducts Environmental Research That Measures Beliefs Not Bacteria    “There isn’t an environmental issue that isn’t a people issue,” contends sociologist Tom Safford. That’s a critical point for this associate professor whose research focuses on the social aspects of environmental issues, particularly in coastal areas. While other scientists are measuring algal blooms, fecal coliform, or water runoff, Safford is measuring people’s perceptions


  • Jan 17 2014 - 12:11pm

    UNH IT's Scott Valcourt Honored by Gov. Maggie Hassan
    Scott Valcourt, UNH IT’s director of strategic technology, received an award from the governor last week for overseeing the completion of a project that brought 865 miles of fiber optic cable to New Hampshire residents through Network New Hampshire Now.


  • Jan 14 2014 - 2:58pm

    Internship Program Announcement

    The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy is now looking for qualified candidates to serve as interns during the Summer, Fall and Spring terms.

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  • Nov 26 2013 - 2:55pm

    My Turn: UNH and its partners are building a STEM talent pipeline

    The Business and Industry Association’s new economic plan for the state concludes that one of the best investments New Hampshire can make for a prosperous future is to develop a highly skilled workforce, one especially in tune with our burgeoning advanced manufacturing and high-tech sectors.


  • Nov 18 2013 - 11:49am

    Dr. Burchsted Tackles Keene’s Dam Removal Dilemma

    Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Denise Burchsted may be new on campus, but she’s already got her students involved in a research project that will provide important information to the City of Keene.


  • Nov 12 2013 - 10:35am

    Trillian is 1,000 Times More Powerful Than a Desktop Computer

    There’s a new supercomputer in town and it’s making leading-edge research in multiple facets of modern physics possible at the University of New Hampshire’s Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space. The Cray supercomputer, the only one in New Hampshire, was made possible by a $534,977 Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) award from the National Science Foundation, including $196,995 from NSF’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, or EPSCoR.


  • Oct 16 2013 (All day)

    Plymouth Area 1st Science Brew Café Draws Standing Room Only Crowd (Despite Red Sox Playoff Game!)

    Plymouth’s first Science Café was held on October 15 at Biederman’s Deli and Pub. Even though the Red Sox were playing an important post-season game, over fifty people, including community members and PSU students, came to learn about science in an informal setting.


  • Oct 3 2013 - 8:45am

    UNH/NHDES Pollution Prevention Internship Program Celebrates 20 Years with a New Nameand a Renewed Mission to Create Opportunities for Students and Industry

    Twenty years ago, the NH Pollution Prevention Program and the University of New Hampshire partnered to create an internship program to offer companies and organizations the opportunity to work with trained interns on pollution prevention projects.


  • Oct 1 2013 - 1:55pm

    White Mountains Community College has been rated the fifth best community college in the country by an Internet financial research firm.

    Using data from the National Center for Education Statistics, Bankrate said it ranked more than 900 public two-year institutions to determine the best and brightest schools. WMCC was the only community college in the Northeast to make the list.


  • Sep 25 2013 - 11:00am

    Panel proclaims New Hampshire can lead the way on climate change, from the local level on up

    The causes and effects of climate change were the topic of the day when experts in a variety of disciplines gathered at City Hall in Nashua on Monday morning. But the discussion wasn’t a debate on whether climate change was real; it focused on what communities should do to prepare for and prevent the very real consequences.