Jennifer Saunders

Jennifer Saunders's Articles

  • R. Scott Smith illustration

    Not Everything Has to Be Practical for It to Be Important

    I AM AN ACCIDENTAL PROFESSOR. I come from a little place called Mechanicsville, Virginia. My mother was the only daughter of a woman who had 13 brothers and sisters. She raised me as a single mother...
  • UNH's Karen Collins

    Coach in the Classroom

    "My mom passed away when I was 10 years old. For most of my siblings’ and my formative years, there was a lot of depending on each other and family."
  • UNH's Nancy Kinner

    Coming Full Circle

    "Neither of my parents went to college, but they were insistent on two things: You were going to go to college ... You better like what you do...”
  • UNH Dance Team celebrating by the ocean

    Got Creative Students?

    The UNH Parents Council has a grant program especially for them.
  • A view of UNH's campus

    Meet UNH's New Faculty for 2019

    They’re scholars of psychology and security studies, nutrition and natural resources, economics, engineering and more.
  • UNH's R. Scott Smith

    An Accidental Professor

    "That mistake I made back in middle school led to a career of great joy and personal satisfaction."
  • One Cool School

    One Cool School

    UNH is once again among the most sustainable schools in the country.  
  • UNH professor Ray Cook and therapy-dog-in-training Tucker

    Engineering a Better World

    "Studying abroad and studying the arts changed my life."
  • An interior view of UNH's library

    Less Searching, More Finding

    UNH Library has implement a new library services platform to replace its 25-year old library system.
  • UNH's Smith Hall

    UNH To Welcome New VP of Enrollment Management

    Pelema Morrice begins new role on Sept. 5.
  • UNH's Jesse Stabile Morrell

    In Her Mentors' Footsteps

    "As a single parent for much of my childhood, my mother placed a high value on a college education and the self-reliance a degree offered."
  • UNH's Beth Fisher '19 on Mount Washington

    From USMC to OT

    The path Beth Fischer '19G took to becoming an occupational therapist is anything but typical.
  • An image of the America East Academic Cup

    Athletes Make the Grade

    UNH has captured its fourth Walter Harrison Academic Cup in five years as student-athletes compiled the top GPA in the America East Conference.
  • UNH's Dimond Libary

    Library Citation Management Tool Transition

    Current RefWorks users who would like to save their citations will need to export them by July 1.
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  • Members of the UNH Class of 2018 with the mascots

    Success Rate: 95 Percent

    The results are in, and the Class of 2018 is off to a great start.
  • Students walking by UNH's Scott Hall

    Wildcats Helping Wildcats

    Inn Between is a new effort to help fight homelessness.
  • UNH's Madison Wood '19

    Pursuing a Ph.D.

    Madison Wood '19 is off to pursue her doctorate in Earth sciences.
  • UNH Manchester Commencement participants walking with banner

    UNH Manchester Commencement 2019

    Graduates celebrated their accomplishments at UNH Manchester's 2019 Commencement on May 16.
  • UNH's Jessica Fury '19

    Reindeer Career

    Animal science major Jessica Fury ’19 is off to a unique new job after graduation.
  • Melissa Gloekler and the flume

    Enter the Flume

    UNH grad student delves deep into environmental engineering.
  • Unity 2019

    Unity 2019

    UNH's second Unity Day is set for May 4.
  • Cromwell and family

    Rewriting His Future

    Terrence “Terry” Cromwell ’79L refused to let a cancer diagnosis stifle his creativity.
  • Investing in Our Youth

    Investing in Our Youth

    Partnerships at UNH's Institute on Disability and education department bring research into schools and healthcare facilities.
  • UNH professor Nancy Kinner and students at work in a lab

    Arctic Bound

    Two CEPS students have been awarded fellowships with the Arctic Domain Awareness Center to assist in efforts to better plan oil spill mitigation and protection of the environment.
  • Winners of IOL Hack NH 2019

    Hacking for Good

    Students from several UNH schools and colleges took part in Hack NH, working across disciplines on ways to help the Granite State become safer and more sustainable.
  • Berries growing at UNH

    A Key Appointment

    UNH doctoral student Amanda Beal is the first woman to lead Maine’s agriculture department
  • UNH Paul College Dean Merrill-Sands with students

    Inspiring Leadership

    Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics Dean Deborah Merrill-Sands has long been recognized for her work as an authority on women’s leadership and gender dynamics in the workplace, and now...
  • A UNH parent takes a photo of a student at the Wildcat statue

    Share the UNH Story

    UNH Admissions is looking for parent volunteers for upcoming admitted students events.
  • UNH's Brenda K. Hess-McAskill  and Julia Zabkar '21 with two rescue ponies

    For the Love of Horses

    UNH Equine steps up to help a multi-agency rescue effort and gives two ponies the care they need to start new lives.
  • UNH's Elyse Hambacher

    Dedicated to Diversity

    Elyse Hambacher has been named a 2019 Diverse Emerging Scholar.
  • The Future of UNH

    The Future of UNH

    President Dean outlines UNH's strategic priorities and overarching goal of becoming one of the top 25 public universities in the nation.
  • David Richman rehearses Lives of Tiresias at UNH

    Bringing the Past to Life

    David Richman’s “Lives of Tiresias” comes to the Hennessy Theatre.
  • UNH's dance team by the ocean

    Granting Great Experiences

    The UNH Parents Council has awarded more than $62,000 in grants to 30 student-centered groups.
  • UNH's KellyDiNapoli skiing

    Snow-Sport Superstar

    UNH has been named a top U.S. school for fans of skiing and snowboarding.
  • A graphic featuring the uSafe US phone app

    uSafeUS Helps Put Prevention in Your Hands

    PIRC researchers are seeking parent feedback on theuSafeUS campus safety app.
  • UNH campus and Thompson Hall at sunset

    Top 18 for 2018

    With 2018 now in the books, we’re taking a look back at the top stories of the year that was.
  • Students at a high school graduation

    Next Stop: UNH

    The IOD has received a grant to help build a more inclusive college experience for students with intellectual disabilities.
  • UNH Moments 2018

    UNH Moments 2018

    Here’s to another great year as the UNH story continues.
  • UNH student reading to small children

    Teaching Equity

    UNH and the CLC are helping bring diverse books and social justice education training to aspiring teachers.
  • UNH facilities staff with bikes and helmets

    Cycling for Sustainability

    UNH facilities staff have taken the idea of “bike to work” to a whole new distance and are hoping to inspire others to do the same.  
  • A UNH student in a greenhouse

    Sustainable Success Story

    UNH has once again been named to The Princeton Review’s Green College Honor Roll.
  • A student playing a horn in the UNH Homecoming Parade

    Homecoming Highlights 2018

    Homecoming 2018 was a great weekend to be a Wildcat.
  • The BNEC event flyer

    Express Yourself

    BHTNH and UNH’s Center for the Humanities are hosting the 12th Annual Black New England Conference Oct. 19-20.
  • UNH students taking part in Semester in the City in Boston

    Working for Good

    The CSIE has announced the 2018 Fall Cohort for UNH’s acclaimed Semester in the City program.
  • UNH community members getting free haircuts

    Cuts and Connections

    The Barber Shop is an event that combines culture, conversation and communication to build relationships within the UNH community.
  • UNH student Andrew Shapiro '21

    Three for the Record Books

    Andrew Shapiro ’21 is no stranger to world records.
  • UNH's Jackson Kaspari '18

    Following the Footprints

    Sustainability Fellow Jackson Kaspari '18 helped Dover be the first U.S. city to report combined carbon, nitrogen impact.
  • UNH's Andrew Shapiro '21


    Andrew Shapiro '21 has reached his goal: breaking three world records for a good cause.
  • UNH President Jim Dean during move-in 2018-2019

    Parent to Parent

    With the new school year underway, UNH President James "Jim" Dean Jr. shares a few of his back-to-school insights, especially for parents.
Jennifer Saunders
Communications and Public Affairs