The UNH Foundation has announced the establishment of The Josephine A. Lamprey Fellowship in Climate and Sustainability, a gift that supports a five-year fellowship designed to promote more focus on the climate and energy issues that interconnect with biodiversity and ecosystems, food systems and culture under sustainability.
The gift was made to the university’s Sustainability Institute by Jo Lamprey, retired president of Lamprey Brothers, a local company providing heating and cooling solutions since the late 1800s.
“If there were more Jo Lampreys in the world, we’d be much better off as a society,” says Tom Kelly, chief sustainability officer at UNH. “Her gift gets to the real heart of what we need to do next and we are so grateful for her support.”
The first recipient of the fellowship is Cameron Wake, associate research professor, who leads programs to assess the impact of climate change in New England and to reconstruct climate change from glacial ice cores...