Alumni News

Molly Jacobson at the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge.

Recent graduate and biochemistry, molecular & cellular biology major Daniel DiRocco (SURF 2019) will head to the University of Michigan this fall to begin a Ph.D. in chemistry. Learn more about the research he conducted while at UNH and the research he will pursue at Michigan in UNH Today >>

Marisa Rafal (URA 2018), a human development and family studies major who graduated in May 2019, recently established the New Hampshire Toy Library Network. Learn more >>

Jackson Kaspari (SURF 2017, URA 2018), a chemical engineering major who graduated in May 2018, was featured in UNH Today. Now a Sustainability Fellow and pursuing a doctorate at UNH, Jackson recently helped Dover conduct the first combined municipal carbon and nitrogen footprint assessment for any local government in the U.S. Learn more >>

Mariah Arral (SURF 2016), a chemical engineering major who graduated in May 2018 and heads to Carnegie Mellon University for grad school in the fall, discusses her career goals in UNH Today >>

Rebecca Daniels (SURF 2015) recently published an article about her undergraduate research in the journal of Human Movement Science. Read more >>

Molly Jacobson (SURF 2016) is serving as the piping plover intern at Rachel Carson National Wildflife Refuge this summer. Read more >>

Cory McKenzie (History, Philosophy, and Classics, ’15), who completed REAP, SURF and IROP projects funded by the Hamel Center for Undergraduate Research, has been named a fellow in the Junior Fellows Program of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Read more >>

Meagan Wengrove (SURF Abroad, 2009) won a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship from the US Department of Defense. Read more >>

Jen Lindsay (IROP 2013) and Sasa Tang (IROP 2010) are among the recipients of 2015 Fulbright grants. Read more >>

Vikki Rodgers ('99), who completed a SURF project titled “Quantification of Cytological Damage in Red Spruce Needles in a Central NH Forest at Different Elevations,” recently won the Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence at Babson College, where she has taught environmental science since 2007. Read our interview with Vikki >>

Read an article about Vikki in UNH Today >>

UNH alumna Amanda Dibble ('10) has returned to Guatemala to work with a nongovernmental organization (NGO) called ProPetén. Amanda first traveled to Guatemala the year between her senior year in high school and freshman year at UNH, and conducted research there with a SURF Abroad grant in 2008.

Jackie Lewis recently returned to Rwanda.

Three UNH alums recently published commentaries about their research experiences in Inquiry.

Where are they now? Learn about the first group of students whose research was funded by the Hamel Center for Undergraduate Research in 1988.