Stories in Topic: Science

  • 12.11.14 - In Science We Trust?
    Climate change divides along political lines
    Gun control. Abortion. The death penalty. You wouldn’t be alone in assuming that these are the hot-button issues that create the widest philosophical and political divide between Republicans and Democrats. But survey data released in May from UNH’s Carsey School of Public Policy yielded some surprising results: Democrats and Republicans are actually farther apart on their beliefs about climate change than on any of these other familiar political third rails.
  • Katherine Cart '15 measures turbidity
    12.10.14 - Cloudy With a Chance of Copepods
    UNH undergrad forecasts tiny organisms’ reactions to changing marine environments
    Remember summer? While you pull on your winter boots and zip up your parka, allow us to take you back to the dog days, when Katherine Cart ’15 was in Walpole, Maine, studying some of the smallest organisms in the Gulf of Maine’s tidal waters. Her research project continues this fall and will culminate in a spring semester presentation at the 2015 Undergraduate Research Conference in April.
  • Professor Nancy Kinner is doused by a safety shower
    11.19.14 - Good, Clean (Safe) Fun: Professor Showers for Lab Safety
    Kinner showers for lab safety
  • 11.18.14 - Cellular Sleuth: Caelie Kern ’16 Researches Specific Protein’s Role in Cancer
  • UNH mechanical engineering professor Barry Fussell
    11.17.14 - Teaching Excellence
    Mechanical engineering professor Barry Fussell wins 2014 Brierley Award
      Barry Fussell received the 2014 Jean Brierley Award for Excellence in Teaching at the annual faculty excellence ceremony on Nov. 13. The award recognizes excellence in teaching over the course of a long and distinguished career at UNH. A mechanical engineering professor in the UNH College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Fussel says, “Relationships are really the fundamental of good teaching.” Hear more in this video.
  • 11.13.14 - Cellular Sleuth: Caelie Kern ’16 Researches Protein p53’s Role in Cancer
  • 11.11.14 - In the News: Professor Looks at Cities as Ecosystems
  • 11.07.14 - Great Day to Be a Bobcat: UNH Study Finds Feline Population is Strong
  • 11.05.14 - CAREER Builder: Three UNH Faculty Members Receive Prestigious Awards
    Three UNH faculty members have received prestigious National Science Foundation awards to support their work predicting earthquakes, recycling carbon dioxide into fuel and measuring methane bubbles. Margaret Boettcher, assistant professor of geophysics, Gonghu Li, assistant professor of chemistry and Tom Weber, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, received the NSF’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) awards.
  • 11.05.14 - A Great Day To Be a Bobcat
    UNH study finds the fierce feline’s population is strong
  • 10.29.14 - Comcast and UNH Manchester Partner in STEM Ambassadors Program
    Manchester high school students to participate in year-long math program
  • 10.14.14 - Seeking Surface Data
    Marine bio class builds, launches drifting datacenters to measure ocean currents
  • 10.13.14 - Exxon Valdez, Deepwater Horizon and Beyond: Experts and Witnesses Share Their Expertise
    UNH Hosts Oil Spill Response Forum Oct. 28-29
  • 10.08.14 - It’s Alive!
    UNH engineers transform Memorial Bridge into "living" bridge
    A new project led by UNH engineers will transform the Memorial Bridge over the Piscataqua River into a “living” bridge that could change the way we look at bridges and infrastructure in the near future.
  • Chloe Schmir
    10.01.14 - STEM Majors on the Rise: The Numbers Tell the Story
    When the school year began earlier this month, the University of New Hampshire welcomed some 3,400 first-year students, more than 1,000 of whom enrolled in majors in the STEM science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) disciplines. It’s the largest incoming STEM class in UNH history—and a significant step forward in the university's commitment to double the number of STEM students it graduates by 2025. 
  • 10.01.14 - Freshest Fish: Found!
    Student’s app showcases local seafood
    Looking for a seafood dinner that’s off-the-boat fresh? Wondering whether dogfish tastes better with butter or breadcrumbs? Thanks to senior Amanda Parks ’14 there’s an app for that.
  • 09.11.14 - Bearing Fruit: Environmental Horticulture Alumnus Works Among the Vines
  • 09.11.14 - UNH Scientific Balloon Set to Measure Gamma Rays from the Crab Pulsar
  • 09.10.14 - Marine Biology Bootcamp
    Even before classes officially started, some first-year students began earning college credits
    It was an early move-in for a group of first-year UNH students who packed their bags and boarded a boat headed for Marine Immersion week at the Shoals Marine Lab. Marine Immersion is an intensive, two-credit course where students plunge into hands-on marine science. 
  • UNH researcher
    09.04.14 - Dr. Ladybug