Stories in Topic: Science

  • Rockweed
    06.13.13 - One Potato, Two Potato, Sea Potato
    UNH Scientists Document First Expansion of ‘Sea Potato’ Seaweed Into New England
    University of New Hampshire graduate student Hannah Traggis holds Colpomenia peregrina found at Fort Stark in New Castle in April 2012. Credit: Hannah Traggis
  • 05.30.13 - Upstream Impact
    Graduate Students Inspire the Next Generation of STEM Scholars
    Students from the Biotechnology Program at Dover High School visited the UNH campus to learn about graduate level research. The visit was organized by the UNH Women in Science Group.
  • 05.23.13 - Math Lecturer Hits Prime Time
    New Proof Heralded for Breakthrough in Centuries-Old Problem
    Tom Zhang, lecturer in mathematics at the University of New Hampshire
  • Car 49, UNH Precision Racing
    05.23.13 - Precision Racing Team Prevails at International Competition
    Small Budget, Huge Effort Pay Off for UNH Seniors
  • Josh Chabot '13 and May-Win Thein
    05.16.13 - From Manchester to the Moon
    Senior leads prize-winning mechanical engineering team
    Josh Chabot '13 and his adviser, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering May-Win Thein, pose with the fruit of three years' labor: a tabletop NASA satellite simulator that will be used to analyze the dynamics of real satellites soon to be orbiting Earth.
  • IBEX
    05.09.13 - IBEX: The Little Satellite That Could
    The Interstellar Boundary Explorer Breaks New Ground in Outer Space
  • NSF Fellowship graduate student Nancy Fernades studying epigenetic in a lab at G
    05.09.13 - Graduate Students Win Prestigious Fellowships
    Year Marks Best Showing Ever in NSF Fellowship Program
    NSF Fellowship graduate student Nancy Fernades studying epigenetic in a lab at Gregg Hall.
  • 05.02.13 - Big Things Have Small Beginnings
    Students and faculty from UNH and Yeshiva University join together at Brookhaven National Laboratory to study the role of nanocatalysts in the creation of green energy.
    Chances are, you’ve never heard of novel nanocatalysts – but, in the world of green energy, they’re kind of a big deal. Equally significant is that a couple of UNH undergraduates spent last weekend experimenting with them at a national laboratory.
  • 03.28.13 - Farm to Fork to Fertilizer: New Course Takes Salad Greens Full Circle
    Emily McKeen ’14, a student in the Food Production Field Experience course, harvests greens grown by the class for the UNH Dairy Bar restaurant.
  • 01.24.13 - Linking Water with the Landscape
    How much water does a forest drink? Give Heidi Asbjornsen a tree and a heat ratio sensor and she’ll give you an answer. Heidi Asbjornsen installs heat ratio sensors in sapwood to measure water flow velocity. Photos by Michelle Day, UNH-EOS.
  • 01.24.13 - Boosting Biomedical Research Statewide
    Editor’s note: Supported by a $15.4 million award from the National Institutes of Health, the New Hampshire IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (NH INBRE) aims to increase the state’s research capacity and the scientific knowledge of its workforce. Leading the coalition is Dartmouth, which oversees the awarding of NH INBRE grants and provides technical support and mentoring to partners in the coalition, including UNH. This three-part series profiles UNH faculty and students who are involved in NH INBRE.
  • 01.17.13 - Scientists Develop New Use for Sonar Technology During Deepwater Horizon Spill
    Acoustic backscatter suggesting a small amount of gas is seeping from the wellhead.
  • 01.10.13 - New York City Native is a Natural With Animals
  • 04.19.12 - UNH Student Wins Third Place in Science Competition
    A first-year student at the University of New Hampshire is a top-three United States finisher in an international science competition. Sarah Kremer ’15, an ecology, evolution, and behavior major from Bozrah, Conn., was the third-place undergraduate winner in the U.S. zone of the Alltech Young Scientist competition.
  • 02.23.12 - Fuel for the Future
    Students Win Prestigious EPA Grants L-R: Ihab Farag, professor of chemical engineering at UNH; Brian McConnell ’13 of Peabody, Mass.; Gina Chaput ’13 of Merrimack.