Alumni

You are making a difference with your UNH education: in businesses and non-profits, communities and households. If you're a UNH alum advancing sustainability post-UNH, tell us your story!

2019 Sustainability Fellow
Josephine A. Lamprey Fellow Municipal Greenhouse Gas Inventory  | City of Lebanon, NH Prior to graduating from UNH in 2020, Bristol, CT native, Cassidy Yates, spent the summer of 2019 working with the City of Lebanon to complete greenhouse gas inventories for the years 2015 and 2018. Her inventory…
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Reducing Commercial Sector Emissions | Town of Concord, MA
Kortni Wroten worked with Sustainability Director Kate Hanley to pinpoint and analyze strategies for reducing commercial sector emissions in the Town of Concord, Massachusetts. Her fellowship work identified strategic partnerships, incentives, and policies that benefit businesses, the Town, and the…
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Renewable Thermal for Equitable Energy Transformation | City of Cambridge, MA
Katy Winkler worked with Cambridge Energy Planner Nikhil Nadkarni and Cambridge Energy Alliance Outreach Director Meghan Shaw to develop a strategy for engaging the community in a co-design of residential energy programs. Katy’s work assessed resident needs and priorities around home energy, and…
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Documenting Sustainable New England Food Systems Food Solutions New England / NH Food Alliance | Durham, NH
Emily Vaughn is non-fiction writer and audio journalist with special interest in agriculture, science, and marginalized communities. As a Sustainability Fellow, she traveled to all six New England states to gather dozens of stories of people building a sustainable food future for the region. The…
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Health Benefits of Climate Change Mitigation Activities Vermont Department of Health | Burlington, VT
Rachel Usher completed her fellowship at the Vermont Department of Health during the summer preceding her second year as a Master’s in Public Health candidate in the Department of Epidemiology at the Emory Rollins School of Public Health. In collaboration with the Vermont Department of Health…
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Sustainable Development as an Alternative to Military Intervention Peace Rising | Somerville, MA
Celina Scott-Buechler is a climate scientist and activist. As a UNHSI Sustainability Fellow, Celina had the privilege of working with Peace Rising. Conducting research in distributed climate change impacts and US foreign policy, she compiled a report exposing how American foreign policy is ill-…
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Growing a Farmers' Market in South Providence African Alliance of Rhode Island | Providence, RI
Veronique Ok is from Danbury, CT, and graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems and Environmental Resource Economics. Veronique has worked extensively with the New American population in Manchester, NH both through…
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Municipal Resilience Planning | Town of Durham, NH
Justin Klingler graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a Master's in Public Policy in 2019 and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Affairs in 2018. He is interested in energy and environmental policy. In 2019, he worked on a joint campus-community climate…
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Comprehensive Solar Implementation Roadmap | Town of Hanover, NH
Laura Hutchinson worked with the Town of Hanover, New Hampshire to develop a community-wide renewable energy procurement strategy in collaboration with Sustainability Director April Salas, Town Manager Julia Griffin, and the Sustainable Hanover Energy Subcommittee. Laura created a community-wide…
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Renewable Energy Research and Planning Hypertherm, Inc. | Hanover, NH
Jesse worked with Hypertherm, a manufacturer of industrial cutting equipment, to research the company's renewable energy procurement options. His research included reviewing corporate best practices for buying green power and interviews with internal stakeholders to map the company’s motivations…
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Campus Climate Action Planning UNH Energy Task Force | Durham, NH
Kendall completed her Bachelor’s at UNH in Environmental Conservation and Sustainability with minors in Community Planning and Spanish. During her summer fellowship, Kendall worked alongside the UNH Energy Task Force to research high performance building standards and internal carbon pricing…
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Sustainable Middletown | City of Middletown, CT & Wesleyan University
During the summer of 2019, Ingrid Eck worked for the City of Middletown as their Sustainability Fellow. In addition to assisting the Clean Energy Task Force, the Sustainability Team, and the Food Policy Council with a variety of projects, she compiled the municipality’s second-ever sustainability…
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