Current Affairs

Testing is recommended for all adults ages 18 and older at least once in their lifetime, all pregnant individuals early during each pregnancy, infants born to people with hepatitis B infection, and any person who requests hepatitis B testing. Periodic testing should be offered to people with risk factors for exposure to hepatitis B. Testing is key to reducing the transmission, morbidity, and mortality of hepatitis B. Read more →


Super Stellar Friday is a monthly event hosted by the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center. Along with a guest speaker presentation, attendees can look forward to exploring the exhibits, watching our popular planetarium show, Tonight’s Sky, and weather allowing, look at the stars with New Hampshire Astronomical Society. Read more →


The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will host Kid Conservationist for our May 2023 Super Stellar Friday. Jack Dalton is a student dedicated to saving and protecting critically endangered orangutans. Read more →


NHPR and the Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice, Leadership & Public Service at the University of New Hampshire School of Law will host National Public Radio National Correspondent Sarah McCammon as the next speaker in the Justice & Journalism series.  Read more →


The Alliance will use its $60,000 award to distribute approximately fifteen grants to non-profits and municipalities for preliminary planning studies and re-use feasibility studies Read more →


Today, Congress reached an agreement for an end-of-year package, which will include significant provisions to improve health care for children, mothers and families. The bill guarantees 12-month continuous coverage for children on Medicaid and CHIP once they are enrolled, ensuring millions are not arbitrarily thrown off of their coverage. Read more →