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"One of the most difficult parts of living with an invisible illness is the stigma associated with it. Are we sick? Are we faking it? Only we can make that call. Our feelings are subjective to our own experiences, so it can be difficult to connect with or understand if you do not have a...

Aseeb Niazi

Aseebulla "Aseeb" Niazi '15

“I was incredibly honored and humbled when I received news that I would be a Rangel Fellow,” Niazi explains. “I have been working toward joining the Foreign Service since my junior year at UNH, and this fellowship is my first step toward achieving that goal.” Only 30 students are selected for...

Jane Stapleton

Jane Stapleton

Jane Stapleton, co-director of UNH's Prevention Innovations: Research and Practices for Ending Violence Against Women, testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (HELP) June 2014. Her testimony was part of a full committee hearing looking at sexual...

Josh Crary

Josh Crary '10

Blind Runner Takes on Boston Marathon Challenge

Born with Choroideremia (CHM), a rare, inherited eye disorder that causes retinal deterioration and blindness, Josh Crary, a graduate of UNH, faces life's challenges with enthusiasm and shares his perspectives on growing up with a disability.

Monica Quimby

Monica Quimby '09

Monica sustained a spinal cord injury in a skiing accident, she now works as an Adjunct Professor at Southern Maine Community College and works as an advocate for people with disabilities.