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USNH to decrease employee benefits for 2022

Benjamin Domaingue October 27, 2021

The University System of New Hampshire (USNH) is proposing new employee benefits cuts for its upcoming fiscal year.  These cuts, which impact faculty and staff benefits, are slated to take effect...

Support grows for offshore wind development on Seacoast

Benjamin Domaingue May 7, 2021

With the Biden administration aiming to expand renewable energy projects along the East Coast, research from the University of New Hampshire (UNH) shows high support from coastal recreation visitors.   Recreation,...

UNH sees lowest COVID-19 cases since September 2020

UNH sees lowest COVID-19 cases since September 2020

Benjamin Domaingue May 7, 2021

The University of New Hampshire (UNH) has seen a sharp decline in coronavirus (COVID-19) cases within the community.  Even as the university was forced to transition to its orange mode of operations...

COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Whittemore Center

COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Whittemore Center

Benjamin Domaingue April 14, 2021

The University of New Hampshire (UNH) hosted two closed vaccination points of dispensing (PODs) for eligible students, faculty and staff.  Eligible members of the community included full-time...

N.H. natives launch Live Free Water company

N.H. natives launch Live Free Water company

Benjamin Domaingue April 8, 2021

Live Free Water, an ambitious business created by four New Hampshire natives and alumni, opened its doors during the coronavirus (COVID-19).  “Our company lives at the intersection of convenience,...

Hazard pay not an option for UNH RAs

Hazard pay not an option for UNH RAs

Benjamin Domaingue March 15, 2021

In an email following up with RAs, Director of Residential Life Ruth Abelmann rejected potential hazard pay for resident assistants.  University of New Hampshire (UNH) resident assistants (RAs)...

Petition circulates for RA hazard pay

Petition circulates for RA hazard pay

Benjamin Domaingue March 4, 2021

University of New Hampshire (UNH) Resident Assistants (RAs) are requesting hazard pay from the university through a petition that has circulated among the student body.   The petition, which...

UNH service worker spotlight: Annette Vachon

UNH service worker spotlight: Annette Vachon

Benjamin Domaingue February 19, 2021

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the University of New Hampshire’s (UNH) Durham campus manages to look as beautiful as ever. Even with the enhanced cleaning protocols due to COVID-19, UNH’s...

Wildcat Pass COVID-19 safety features

Wildcat Pass COVID-19 safety features

Benjamin Domaingue February 7, 2021

The University of New Hampshire (UNH) began reopening for the Spring 2021 semester with new protocols to keep students safe, including updates to the Wildcat Pass.  The Wildcat Pass is a tool...

Updated ‘Wildcat Pass’ causes student difficulty

Benjamin Domaingue January 31, 2021

Durham, NH – Starting this semester, the technology of the Wildcat Pass is said to be improved and usage is expected to be ramped up to ensure the safety of those in the UNH community.   On...

UNH Covid Lab recieves $4 million grant

UNH Covid Lab recieves $4 million grant

Benjamin Domaingue January 20, 2021

Gov. Chris Sununu announced a $4 million investment into the University System of New Hampshire’s (UNH) COVID-19 testing infrastructure.   “We are grateful to the governor’s office and...

N.H. Speaker of the House Dick Hinch dies at 71

N.H. Speaker of the House Dick Hinch dies at 71

annakatemunsey26 December 10, 2020

Recently-reelected New Hampshire Speaker of the House Dick Hinch has died, state officials announced Wednesday.  New Hampshire’s chief medical examiner, Dr. Jennie Duval, confirmed Hinch died of the...

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