STARS Platinum - the highest
rating for sustainability
Powered by renewable landfill gas and small NH hydro
State's only 3-star green certified
restaurant (we have 3)
UNH Rated Top 5 Out of Nearly 700 Schools
for Sustainability Practices
In fall 2021, UNH achieved a renewed STARS Platinum rating from
the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE),
one of only a handful of schools in the nation to achieve this 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.
Sustainability Dual Major
UNH is one of the only universities in the country to offer a Sustainability Dual Major – a unique and powerful experience to better understand any discipline through the lens of sustainability. It’s an innovative pathway to combine your disciplinary education with the interdisciplinary skills and knowledge needed to create a more sustainable future. Learn More
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October71:00pm - 2:00pm, Join us online to hear from current Semester in the City (SITC) students, who are living and interning in Boston, while earning 16 credits for the same cost (or less!) of a semester at UNH. Learn all about the Semester in the City program. You’ll also hear how you can intern and make an impact right here on campus, get the same great benefits of the Boston-based program, but live on the UNH campus, interning with a UNH department to work on strategic sustainability projects. ...
October134:00pm - 5:00pm, Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization and the Decline of Civic Life. A lecture by Eric Klinenberg. The future of democratic societies rests not simply on shared values but on shared spaces: the libraries, childcare centers, churches and parks where crucial connections are formed. Interweaving his own research with examples from around the globe, in this lecture, Klinenberg will explain how “social infrastructure” is helping ...
November1412:00pm - 5:00pm, What’s your wild idea? The NH Social Venture Innovation Challenge is an annual idea competition and open to ALL NH college students. Enter your, or your team’s, idea to solve any sustainability problem (as defined by the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals). Easy to enter! Write a 2-pg proposal summary and make a 3-min. video explaining your solution. No business plans required. AND you could win CASH PRIZES! Entries are due November 14, 2021, at NOON. Find all the compet...
December110:30am - 2:00pm, Join us to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the NH Social Venture Innovation Challenge (SVIC), our annual idea competition. Nine student finalist teams are moving on to the Final Round of the SVIC! Join us to watch teams pitch their ideas to a panel of distinguished judges. Plus, vote for your favorite team in the Audience Choice Awards! Join us immediately following the presentations for the SVIC Awards and the keynote by our 2022 Social Innovator of the Year. Registrati...