When Isabelle Beagen (Theatre, '18) read "A Doll's House" by late 1800's playwright Henrik Ibsen, she had no idea it would change the course of her undergraduate career path.
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Armed with a SURF grant from the Hamel Center for Undergraduate Research, Kimberly Celona (Biomedical Science, '17) investigated a disease decimating the brown bat population nationwide.
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Sustainable agriculture major Luke Miller researched an alternative irrigation system for marigolds with funding from an Undergraduate Research Award (URA).
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Civil engineering major Chris DeCarlo examines the relationship between silo storage time and pavement durability in the 2016 edition of Inquiry.
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In 2016, the Undergraduate Research Conference will celebrate its 17th year with a two-week long series of events in April. Registration details coming soon!
The Hamel Center for Undergraduate Research provides resources and financial support for the research, scholarly, and creative projects of UNH students. One-hundred percent of the funding for research awards and fellowships comes from donor gifts.
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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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As the Hamel Center for Undergraduate Research enters our twenty-ninth year, we are eager to reconnect with our alumni.
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Thanks to the generosity of donors, the Hamel Center has awarded over 2620 grants and fellowships since its inception in 1987.
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