Dan Birnstihl (Sustainable Agriculture '18) used an Undergraduate Research Award (URA) to engage his passion for hydroponics. Now he is farm manager for Hip Peas Farm in Hooksett, NH.
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Amber McElhinney went to Scotland to research the equine aortic valve. Where could research take you next summer?
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Kinesiology student Teigue Young used a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) to study ultrasound measurements of the thigh muscle post-exercise. What could you do?
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Inquiry, UNH's online undergraduate research journal, is seeking student authors and editors for its 2019 issue. (Pictured: 2018 author Rory O'Neil and mentor Jeannie Sowers.)
The URC takes place each April.
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The Hamel Center for Undergraduate Research provides resources and financial support for the research, scholarly, and creative projects of UNH students. One-hundred percent of the funding for research awards and fellowships comes from donor gifts.
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Read about the research of studio art/international affairs major Jen Lindsay (above).
History major Joe Juknievich used a SURF grant to learn more about the Palmer Raids, conducted as a result of the Red Scare following World War I.
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As the Hamel Center for Undergraduate Research enters our twenty-ninth year, we are eager to reconnect with our alumni.
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Thanks to the generosity of donors, the Hamel Center has awarded over 2620 grants and fellowships since its inception in 1987.
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