Erika Moretti

SURFing on Great Bay

Zoology major and SURF student Erika Moretti spent last summer studying crab and lobster populations in Great Bay. Learn more >>   


Summering with Sub-Social Bees

Sean Lombard received a Research Experience and Apprenticeship Program (REAP) grant to study the sub-social nature of small carpenter bees. Learn more >>


Coming soon! Inquiry 2015

Inquiry, UNH's online undergraduate research journal, will publish its 11th issue in April. Pictured: Hannah Drake, author of  Zen and a Pen: Adventures in Writing and Yoga (2014).

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Big Cat Research in Namibia

Alicia Walsh (IROP 2014) researched the diet of African omnivores, such as the cheetah.  Pictured: Alicia Walsh and Prof. Andrew Conroy in Namibia.

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On Being a Mentor

A mentor to over 100 student researchers throughout his career, Charles Walker asks those who work in his lab to do what he does: teach. (Pictured with one of his mentees, Ben Claxton; photo by Perry Smith)

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Jen Lindsay

Read about the research of studio art/international affairs major Jen Lindsay (above).

History major Joe Juknievich used a SURF grant to learn more about the Palmer Raids, conducted as a result of the Red Scare following World War I.

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