With 2018 now in the books and the calendars all switched to a new year, we’re taking a look back at the top stories of the year that was. These are the stories you, our readers, read most between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2018.
May 19, 2018 was a great day to be Wildcat.
UNH graduate student Michael Staley didn’t plan to be the nation’s first psychological autopsy examiner, but his life experiences helped prepare him for exactly that.
Five UNH students received these prestigious awards to study in Portugal, Italy, Switzerland and New Zealand.
Even before UNH’s new president took office in July, he was making headlines.
Vicky Bandera ’19 researched how leg strength in women over 50 who have undergone chemotherapy compares with that of women in the same age group who have not.
This memorial honors the 41st president, who also happened to be UNH’s commencement speaker in 2007.
In 2018, UNH saw a record number of students and alumni named Fulbright Scholars.
11. Making the Grade
Paul College received its highest national ranking yet among Poets&Quants 2018 Best Undergraduate Business Schools, moving up 11 spots.
One of New Hampshire’s great icons is at risk, and UNH research is showing why.
UNH’s newest class of Wildcats arrived on campus in August, coming to Durham from 37 states and 13 countries.
When a medical emergency got in the way of one student’s commencement, UNH faculty stepped up to make sure she had her day in the sun.
A UNH sophomore set out to break three world records — all for a cause near to his heart and to his studies at UNH.
With the start of the 2018-2019 academic year, UNH welcomed new experts topics as varied as national policy and aquatic ecosystems.
Money magazine named UNH among its Best Colleges for Your Money in 2018.
Sustainability is a key value at UNH, and it’s something the Sierra Club recognized, lauding UNH’s commitment to encouraging environmental responsibility.
This list of titles for summer reading highlights seven books by UNH faculty and alumni.
2. High Marks
UNH once again made the grade as one of the nation’s best public universities with a nod from U.S. News & World Report as one of its 2018 Top Public Schools.
The story that received the most reads in 2018, perhaps not surprisingly, focuses on UNH’s connections to the 2018 Winter Olympics: one then-freshman and four alumni.