STARS Platinum - the highest
rating for sustainability
Main campus powered by 100% renewable electricity
State's only 3-star green certified
restaurant (we have 3)
A top-rated sustainability institution.
Sustainability at UNH is a university-wide endeavor. We're all stewards of sustainability through our collective
action. We can balance the values of environmental stewardship, social responsibility, and economic vitality to
meet our present needs and ensure the ability of future generations will meet their needs.
Engage with UNH's sustainable learning community today.
STARS Platinum Status
UNH holds a STARS Platinum rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability
in Higher Education (AASHE). This recognition places us at the highest level of sustainability
performance among colleges and universities. UNH's Platinum rating was made possible through
a long-term, concerted, and university-wide effort that engaged faculty, staff, and students.
April229:00am - 12:00pm, During this new Undergraduate Research Conference event, 80 UNH students will present on a wide range of sustainability research and projects with which they've been engaged. Register to join us virtually for the morning presentations. Morning session: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. oral presentationsBe sure to also join us for the afternoon session: 2 - 3:30 p.m. poster presentations
April2212:30pm - 2:00pm, A timely topic for these turbulent times! Creating a sustainable future demands navigating uncharted territory to address highly complex challenges and to work across silos and sectors to develop bold, effective, sustainable solutions. Best-selling author, entrepreneur, and CEO Margaret Heffernan will draw from her latest award-nominated book, Uncharted, which highlights people and organizations who aren’t paralyzed and daunted by uncertainty. Session will include Heffernan’...
April222:00pm - 3:30pm, During this new Undergraduate Research Conference event, UNH students will present on a wide range of sustainability research and projects with which they've been engaged. Register to join us virtually for the afternoon poster presentations.
April226:00pm - 8:30pm, The Civil Discourse Lab will facilitate three campus dialogues. This semester, students from CMN 662, Public Dialogue and Deliberation, will partner with the Sustainability Institute to foster conversations with those participating and/or interested in the work inspired by the Racial Equity Challenge taking place April 5 - 25.The Civil Discourse Lab, of the Department of Communication, aims to strengthen the ability for University of New Hampshire students and community memb...