Changemaker Collaborative

Changemaker Collaborative
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we're glad you're here.

We have plenty of opportunities for you to gain meaningful, real-world experiences to hone your skills, be a force for positive change right here on campus (and beyond!) and get prepared for a future of changemaking. We offer high-impact programs and events for all students, no matter your major or your interests. Be part of a vibrant and sustainable community; our programs help you graduate with the courage, confidence and skills to create a world where people, planet and economies all thrive.

The Changemaker Collaborative is a partnership of UNH’s Sustainability Institute,
 the Peter T. Paul College of Business & Economics, and the Carsey School of Public Policy.

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Let's connect

We’re a dedicated team of staff, faculty and students who are passionate about supporting your path to making a difference. Reach out to start a conversation

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Find your program

Learn more about our hands-on programs designed to help you build the skills to create impact in your field.

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Meet #UNHChangemakers

Students from all over campus, no matter their interests, passions or major, are making a difference right here at UNH and beyond! Meet a few and find out how you can make a difference too.

Upcoming Events: Inspire > Educate > Engage

Our events inspire students, faculty, staff, and community members by exposing them to new ideas and to professionals that are making an impact, in an effort to educate and inspire them to become changemakers. We provide opportunities for hands-on, high-impact, experiential learning opportunities to engage our community members in social innovation, the process of developing and deploying effective solutions to challenging and often systemic social and environmental issues in support of social progress. Join us!

  • January

    Shadows Falls North: a Virtual Screening and Discussion

    Shadows Falls North: a Virtual Screening and Discussion 6:00pm - 8:30pm, Join the New Hampshire Food Alliance and the UNH Sustainability Institute for a virtual screening of "Shadows Fall North," a documentary on Black History in New Hampshire. Following the screening, the NHFA will facilitate a discussion with the documentary's producer, Nancy Vawter, Executive Director of the Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire, JerriAnne Boggis, and Thomas W. Haas Professor in Sustainable Food Systems at the University of New Hampshire Sustainability Institut...
  • February

    Sustainability Fellowships Applicant FAQ Webinar

    Sustainability Fellowships Applicant FAQ Webinar 2:00pm - 3:00pm, Summer 2021 Sustainability Fellowships applications open on January 19!Gain hands-on experience working on a strategic sustainability project with one of our partner organizations. Offers mentorship, advising, professional development and networking. Open to all undergraduate and graduate students. Join us for a live webinar! Get all of your questions answered about the program, hear from past participants and get tips to complete a strong application! Applications due Februa...
  • February

    Value in a Changing World: Bringing Stakeholder Capitalism into Practice

    Value in a Changing World: Bringing Stakeholder Capitalism into Practice 12:30pm - 2:00pm, Creating Real Value in a Changing World: Bringing Stakeholder Capitalism into Practice18 months ago, the ground-breaking statement by the Business Roundtable (BRT) on the purpose of the corporation was signed by almost 200 CEOs of the largest corporations in America. Are we at a major tipping point and truly on the brink of a new form of capitalism? Guest speakers from Levi Strauss & Co. and the Aspen Institute will reflect on the progress being made and discuss tangible...