In Case You Missed It - Fall 2019

In Case You Missed It - Fall 2019

A roundup of recent international news from UNH
Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Congratulations to the men's soccer team on winning their second straight America East Tournament championship!

Solimar Collado taught herself English at age 11. After earning her master’s degree in English literature here, she took a job as hall director of Adams Tower West. Now she is giving ESL lessons to local adults and UNH housekeepers for free.

UNH’s GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Alumni team won a global competition aimed at advancing deep-sea technologies for ocean floor exploration.

Drawn to the work of Professors John Gibson and Gregory Chini, Pratik Aghor came from India to get his doctorate in applied mathematics here at UNH.

CONNECT is a program geared toward students who are first-generation, low-income and/or multicultural. CONNECT and the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA) work closely together to create a diverse and inclusive community where everyone is supportive and willing to understand different people’s identities.

Assistant professor of history Fredrik Meiton’s new book "Electric Palestine" examines the role of electric power in the founding of Israel.

Members from the UNH team who won the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on September to discuss their winning design from the international seafloor mapping challenge.

As the granddaughter of an atomic bomb survivor, Anne Ohara’s proposed project involved traveling to Japan to explore her family’s history, and to then write a sequence of poems out of these experiences.

UNHM associate professor Patricia Halpin chaired an Innovations in Teaching Physiology symposium at the 2nd Pan American Congress of Physiological Sciences in Havana, Cub.

A third-generation Palestinian refugee, Nooran Alhamdan '20, was chosen as a Truman Scholar. She will be conducting research on refugee identity in Palestinian refurgee camps in Jordan.

Growing up in Brazil, Julia Vieira, a graduate student in UNH’s Carsey School of Public Policy, knew she wanted to expand her horizons by studying in the United States.