Colleen Flaherty

Colleen Flaherty's Articles

  • Nesmith Hall

    Virtual Realities

    The Sustainability fellows and  Social Innovation interns of UNH’s Sustainability Institute began their summer in May by connecting with each other and building their professional networks —...
  • Spring cohort of Semester in the City interns

    Change Yourself, Change the World

    Semester in the City honored its eighth successful semester on May 1. Eighteen students presented five-minute reflections on their recent internships at locations throughout the Boston area. 
  • aerial of mountains and lake

    UNH Honors Earth Day

    Every year on April 22, UNH joins people and organizations around the world to celebrate Earth Day. This feels more meaningful as the urgency of action to address the climate crisis becomes more...
  • Yard sale items from students' dorm rooms

    Reduce, Reuse, Repeat

    When Lauren Banker ’13, Alex Freid ’13, Emily Spognardi ’14, and Erica Vazza ’14 walked to the Gables community room in May 2011, they had no idea how much would be donated to their new program,...
  • Thompson Hall

    Making an Impact

    “I was sitting in James Hall on admitted students’ day. The professors and students spoke so passionately about sustainability. UNH felt like a school that cared. Once here, you can’t stop yourself...
  • David Ferran ‘78 seated, with Paul College students in background

    Reimaging Capitalism: UNH Alum Connects With Current Students

    In December of 1977, David Ferran ‘78 was a senior at UNH and happily scheming to travel the world after graduationas a ski instructor and bartender. Then, his father lost his job. His father was a...
  • Jonathan Gagne' 19

    Seeing STARS for Waste Reduction and Recycling

    When Jonathan Gagne ‘19 began his undergraduate degree, he was interested in business and nature. He stumbled upon a degree in environmental and resource economics and knew this program, and UNH, was...
  • Brendan Landry ‘17 at fishing pier

    Teach a Man to Fish

    Brendan Landry ‘17 is all about fish and fishermen. When he graduated with an undergraduate degree in health management and policy, he was interested in food systems. His sustainability fellowship in...
  • A UNH student at work in the greenhouse

    A Place at the Table

    UNH is being recognized for its food system leadership.
  • UNH's new heating plant

    Burn, Baby, Burn

    UNH recently completed its new northwest heating plant, featuring the university’s first biomass boiler.
  • UNH Second Coolest School in the Country

    UNH Second Coolest School in the Country

    The Sierra Club has ranked UNH second on its list of "Cool Schools." 
  • UNH students during move-in

    Not Wasting Away

    UNH Housing and Residential Life have reduced waste by 30 percent.
  • abstract sustainability illustration of leaves, eyes, bugs and part of an institution

    Blue and White and Green All Over

    Take a walk through campus and it’s easy to get lost in UNH’s natural beauty. Tree-lined sidewalks border burbling streams and wander over gently rolling hills and past jutting rocks. In the silence...
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