Our Stories

Merhawi Wells-Bogue

Merhawi’s advice to students is, “Don’t be afraid to come out of your comfort zone if you want to grow as a student as well as a person.”  In spring 2011, Merhawi completed an internship with Save The Children through The Washington Center in Washington, DC.  While there, Merhawi also used a grant from UNH to make a documentary about street children from his home city of Mekelle, Ethiopia.  Read More about Merhawi

Noha ElmohandsNoha Elmohands

Talking about my religion, my race, and my gender has given me visibility that many students have not had.  It has allowed me to be empathetic toward a wide range of student experiences. Meet Noha Elmohands, recent host of the MLK Commemorative Address. Watch the video on her student call to action.

Nyomi GuzmanNyomi Guzman

"Ethics and social justice have always been important to Guzman, even as a high school student in Amherst, N.H..", Guzman was recently accepted to work on ROC USA, through her involvement with the Carsey Social Innovation Internship program, which led to her recent project of building social networking websites for senior citizen communities.  Guzman, a double major in communications and women's studies, also finds time to mentor first-year students and was chair of the Diversity Support Coalition.  Read more about Nyomi Guzman.

Mike VidalMike Vidal

Michael went on a summer research trip to the University of Ghana for eight weeks. Michael focused his research on challenges in development, particularly higher education access for underrepresented groups. He credits this experience as the “most amazing experience I’ve ever had in my entire life.” Read More about Mike.

Jihyon Im photoJihyon Im

 Ji’s time studying abroad as well as her work in environmental engineering have given her the opportunity to see more places and positively impact the lives of others. From studying in Scotland, working as an au pair in Italy and with plans to do the same in Ireland, Ji has been able to challenge herself and grow as an individual. Read Jihyon's story