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How I Chose My Major: Civil Engineering (Minor In Architectural Studies)
Our How I Chose My Major blog series highlights students from different colleges across UNH and explores how they chose their majors and minors. Discover how Isabel '25 combines a civil engineering major with an architectural studies minor and balances hands-on experience in the classroom with an upcoming study abroad trip to Oxford Brookes University.
UNH Legacy Cucurbit Program Thriving Under New Leadership
Cucurbit breeding was launched at UNH by A.F. Yeager and Elwyn Meader in the 1940s, beginning what is now the longest continuous squash and pumpkin breeding program in North America. In spring 2023, Chris Hernandez, assistant professor in the department of agriculture, nutrition, and food systems, received $50,000 from the UNH Innovation Fund to support the expansion of commercialization opportunities for UNH’s cucurbit breeding program.
UNH Climbs The Rankings In U.S. News 2024 List Of Best Colleges
The University of New Hampshire is the No. 7 “Best Value” public university in the country according to the 2024 U.S. News & World Report Best College rankings. UNH moved up two spots from last year and maintained its position as the No. 1 best value public college in New England for the third consecutive year.
#1 Highest Sustainability Rating
R1 Top-Tier Research
94% Undergraduate Success Rate