In Case You Missed It - Spring 2019

In Case You Missed It - Spring 2019

A roundup of recent international news from UNH Contributed by Jennifer Saunders, UNH Communications and Public Affairs
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Students from Japan, Norway,the U.S., and Puerto Rico stand next to the rocket that helped them study the aurora above the artic circle. (Photo courtesy of NASA/Chris Perry.)
Students from Japan, Norway, the U.S., and Puerto Rico stand next to the rocket that helped them study the aurora above the artic circle. (Photo courtesy of NASA/Chris Perry.)

Beneath frigid, twilight skies near the Arctic Circle in Norway, a large rocket blasted off from a landing pad, and an international group of students — including two from UNH — were there. 
https://www.unh.edu/unhtoday/2019/03/rocket-power

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships are helping send six UNH students to four continents this spring and summer through global internships and study-abroad programs.
https://www.unh.edu/unhtoday/2019/01/six-students-receive-gilman-scholarships

The UNH-managed spring program in Chengdu took its most recent cohort of students to China this semester.
https://www.unh.edu/unhtoday/2018/10/ci-unh-announces-unh-managed-spring-program-chengdu

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.
https://www.unh.edu/unhtoday/2019/04/dreams-fulfilled-and-accomplishments-recognized

Taylor Lindsay ’19, Jordan Garrett ’20, Caitlin Burnett ‘19 and professor Andrew Coppens spent two weeks in Goa, India, teaching middle schoolers how to make podcasts about the environment.
https://www.unh.edu/unhtoday/2019/02/podcasting-environment-india

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, best known for granting the Nobel Prize, has elected Larry Mayer, director of UNH’s Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping, as a foreign member.
https://www.unh.edu/unhtoday/2018/12/world-class-honor

Betsy Carter, assistant professor of political science, has been awarded a Fulbright for the spring semester of 2020 to teach and conduct research at the Universidad Carlos III Madrid in Spain.
https://www.unh.edu/unhtoday/2019/03/raising-glass

Fabian Kislat, professor of physics, recently spent two months in Antarctica with an international team of researchers to study neutron stars in our galaxy.
https://www.unh.edu/unhtoday/2019/02/stellar-science

New research led by Daniel Howard, assistant professor of biological sciences, has important implications for a species of giant weta found only in New Zealand’s Cook Strait region.
https://www.unh.edu/unhtoday/2019/01/good-vibrations

From the icy waters of the Gulf of Maine to clean drinking water in East Africa, UNH innovations enhance economic opportunities.
https://www.unh.edu/unhtoday/2019/03/fishing-fortunes