Stories in Topic: Science

  • 06.12.14 - Reduce, Reuse, Peecycle
    Senior project gets students to think before they flush
    Visitors to downtown Durham this spring might have noticed students sporting an unusual accessory: a sticker with a yellow droplet on it proclaiming "I donated my nitrogen."No personal sacrifice was involved in the donation; rather, students did something they likely needed to do, badly. They patronized a custom-built Porta-Potty dubbed the Peebus.
  • 06.12.14 - Mind Games
    A look at the FIRST Robotics competition held at UNH
  • 06.11.14 - Prof
    Floyd Jackson, UNH's first marine scientist and an early champion of Great Bay
    Floyd Jackson could do just about anything. Skin a mouse with surgical precision, make wine, explore the northern wilderness by dog sled, change lives. He started by remaking his own: having come to UNH from the Midwest as a landlocked specialist on "plant lice," or aphids, he became an expert on marine life, geology, and zoology—an ecologist even before the word had been invented.
  • Two cows exit the barn
    06.03.14 - Meet Your Milk at UNH Open Barn June 21
  • 06.03.14 - Lightning Researcher Is New Peter T. Paul Chair in Space Sciences at UNH
  • Godzilla attacks the Golden Gate Bridge
    06.03.14 - UNH Scientist’s Image Appearing in New Godzilla Movie
    Center For Coastal and Ocean Mapping of The Mariana Trench Appears in The Summer Blockbuster
    An image of the Mariana Trench has been licensed by Warner Bros. and is being used within a quick-cut-montage sequence in the new Godzilla movie. It was mapped and developed by University of New Hampshire scientist James Gardner.
  • 06.03.14 - The Ick of the Tick
    They Can’t Make Us Sick If We Don’t Let Them Stick, Says Entomologist Alan Eaton
    New Hampshire’s long, snowy winter was great for black-legged ticks, which transmit Lyme disease. Cooperative Extension entomologist Alan Eaton gives tips on staying safe.
  • A male student with a stainless steel machine
    05.14.14 - Jolly Good Fellows
    Four UNH Students Receive Prestigious NSF Fellowships
      National Science Foundation winner Dan Savage. See more winners.
  • One-hundred-foot-tall white pine by the Soucook River in Loudon, NH
    05.08.14 - Touchdown in the Ozone
    Granite State White Pines Have Regained Health in Lockstep with Declining Levels of Smog
    One-hundred-foot-tall white pine by the Soucook River in Loudon, NH. Photo courtesy of Phil Browne.
  • Adrienne Hill ’15
    05.08.14 - Mastering Gravity
    Gymnast Wins Research Prize for Testing Strength of Underground Structures
    Adrienne Hill '15 perches in the centrifuge, Kingsbury Hall.
  • Sophia Burke ’13 and Kelly Taveras ’14
    05.08.14 - UNH Alumna, Undergraduate Receive Fulbright Grants
    Kelly Taveras (left) and Sophia Burke.
  • Timothy Marquis
    05.01.14 - A Researcher's Path
    Scientific Knowledge Is About Opportunities, Collaborations, and Contributions
  • 05.01.14 - State of Flux
    Scientific Towers Around Campus Will Help Determine How Land-Use Change May Impact Future Local and Regional Climate
    Lucie Lepine and Frankie Sullivan on the Moore Fields tower preparing for instrument installation. Photo by Andrew Ouimette, UNH-EOS.
  • Professor Jeffrey Sohl, Bridget Fay, Cole Jaillet, Andrew Nelligan
    04.24.14 - Solar-Powered Success
    Five Seniors Take Home Top Prize at a National Environmental Engineering Competition
    The Granite State Ventures team (L-R: Daniel Crowley, Professor Jeffrey Sohl, Bridget Fay, Cole Jaillet, Andrew Nelligan, Jeffrey Moore) and their award-winning TiltOne power point tracking system for solar panels.
  • Jake DeBow walking in the woods
    04.24.14 - In His Father’s Footsteps
    Jake DeBow Learns the Family Business in COLSA’s Living Labs
    At home in the woods: Jake DeBow has an abiding love for the Granite State with its immediate access to the natural world and abundant wildlife. Photo by Victoria Forester Courtland
  • Donate your Nitrogen sign held by students
    04.17.14 - Reduce, Reuse, Peecycle
    Student Project Diverts Nitrogen-Rich Urine From Great Bay to Farm Fields
    Business major Liz McCrary ’14 and environmental engineering students Taylor Walter ’14 and Alyson Packhem ’14 want students to donate their nitrogen-rich urine for their senior capstone project. They’re exploring ways to divert the urine from the wastewater treatment plant and use it for fertilizer.
  • Barry Goldwater Scholarship recipients
    04.17.14 - Goldwater Honors
    Three Undergraduates Receive Prestigious Goldwater Scholarships
    Barry M. Goldwater
  • students in front of equator sign
    04.10.14 - From Field to Classroom
    A New Perspective On Teaching Soil Chemistry
    Last summer, Stuart Grandy brought something unexpected back from Uganda: a new perspective on teaching soil chemistry.
  • Student learning about STEM
    03.20.14 - STEM Discovery Lab Looks to Program Expansion
  • 03.20.14 - FIRST Robotics