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First Endowed Institute for Sustainability at a University in the U.S.

 

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Main Campus Powered by 100% Renewable Energy

 

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First Organic Dairy Research Farm 

 

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Largest and Greenest Public Transit Provider in NH

 

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Only 3-Star Green Certified Restaurants in NH (we have 3!)
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Sustainability News

  • Grad Honors
    October 16th, 2017
    Graduate student Allison Leach in front of a research poster A UNH doctoral student has received AASHE's Campus Sustainability Research Award.
  • Veggie Tale
    October 11th, 2017
    Hydroponic lettuce at UNH Thompson School greenhouse It’s an age-old challenge: How do you get children to eat more vegetables? Doris Demers '16, the child nutrition director for the Oyster River Cooperative School District (ORCSD), seems to have found an answer — feed them fresh, local produce. “I’ve always felt strongly about buying local because everyone knows fresh is the best, and the longer a vegetable is off the plant, the more nutrients it loses,” Demers says. She notes that the number of students in her school district who eat school meals has increased dramatically since she started incorporating fresh, local meat, poultry, fish, vegetables and fruit into the district’s lunch menu. But where to find delicious, freshly picked vegetables year round in New Hampshire? Thanks to a partnership with the UNH Thompson School of Applied...
  • Warming Soils, Warming Earth
    October 5th, 2017
    Overhead view of forest in snow, with square patches of bare ground In Science paper, UNH researchers describe a new feedback loop that could accelerate global warming.

Faces of Sustainability

UNH Sustainability Faces: Katie Bennett

Katie Bennett

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Miriam Nelson

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UNH Sustainability Faces: Alana Davidson

Alana Davidson

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