Keith Testa

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  • Alumni award recipients at the Sustainability Awards

    UNH Honors Sustainability Champions at Third Annual Award Event

    Alumni, faculty, staff and students were recognized for their sustainability efforts during the third annual UNH Sustainability Awards on Tuesday, May 9. Awards included lifetime achievement...
  • Student accepting diploma

    UNH Celebrates More Than 3,000 Grads at Commencement

    The University of New Hampshire sent off more than 3,000 graduates at seven commencement ceremonies this year, hosting the celebrations inside the Whittemore Center over a festive weekend May 19-21.
  • President Dean speaks with the superintendent of Manchester schools

    Embrace NH Bus Tour Takes UNH Leaders to Manchester

    UNH leaders left the post-commencement quiet of campus and spent a full day in New Hampshire’s largest city Wednesday, visiting Manchester to hear the ways in which university partnerships are making...
  • Thompson Hall

    Four CEPS Students Secure SMART Scholarships

    Four UNH students have been awarded Science, Math and Research for Transformation (SMART) scholarships this spring, a recognition that includes full tuition and post-graduation job placement within...
  • Sethuraman Panchanathan, director of the National Science Foundation (NSF), and U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen at the Olson Center

    NSF Director, Sen. Shaheen Tour UNH Facilities, Engage with Students

    UNH welcomed Sethuraman Panchanathan, director of the National Science Foundation (NSF), and U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen for a visit Friday, May 12, showcasing some of the research partnerships rooted...
  • Student honorees at the Beauregard Center graduation ceremony

    Beauregard Center Debuts ‘Celebration of Achievement and Excellence’

    The Aulbani J. Beauregard Center for Equity, Justice, and Freedom at UNH unveiled a reimagined year-end event with the debut of its Celebration of Achievement and Excellence on May 10, recognizing...
  • UNH To Welcome Highest-Achieving Undergrad Class Ever

    UNH To Welcome Highest-Achieving Undergrad Class Ever

    With the May 1 national deposit deadline passed, the University of New Hampshire’s Durham campus is set to welcome its highest-achieving incoming undergraduate class ever this fall, a significant...
  • A crowd in the Whittemore Center for the URC

    URC Showcases Research From More Than 1,500 Students

    More than 1,500 students made presentations during this year’s Undergraduate Research Conference (URC), one of the largest and most diverse events of its kind in the country and a signature annual...
  • Vianca Wahju

    Critical Language Scholarship to Take Wahju ’24 to Indonesia

    Vianca Wahju ’24 will be trading her standard summer vacation this year for an immersive international study experience she hopes will more closely connect her to her heritage.
  • Students on a site visit to the Wolfe's Neck Center

    UNH Sustainability Tool SIMAP Upgraded to Calculate Scope 3 Emissions

    UNH's SIMAP nitrogen and carbon accounting platform recently underwent a significant functionality update that now allows it to calculate Scope 3 emissions.
  • Kennedy McGrath working in the lab

    McGrath ’25 Named Hollings Scholarship Recipient

    Kennedy McGrath ’25 was studying alongside the Pacific Ocean as part of UNH’s EcoQuest program in New Zealand when she received news she’d been chosen as a recipient of the NOAA Hollings Scholarship...
  • Jonathan Weinberg

    Weinberg Becomes UNH’s Seventh Truman Scholar

    Jonathan Weinberg ’23 has been selected as a 2023 Truman Scholar, becoming the seventh UNH student to earn the distinction and the first ever from UNH Manchester.
  • Wayne April and Paul Tosi address the crowd

    Pride and Pancakes: Three Decades of Celebrating Inclusion

    UNH’s annual Pride and Pancakes breakfast commemorated two significant milestone anniversaries Tuesday morning – the 30th year of the event and the 50th year since the founding of the Gay Students...
  • Aerial view of Thompson Hall

    Three UNH Grad Students Named Finalists for Federal Fellowship

    Three UNH students have been selected as finalists for the 2023 Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, opening the door to possible two-year, full-time...
  • Train No. 684 arrives behind a group celebrating the 1 million rider milestone

    Hot Ticket: UNH, Amtrak Celebrate 1 Million Passenger Milestone

    The Durham-UNH Amtrak station on the University of New Hampshire campus celebrated surpassing the 1 million passenger milestone Thursday, March 23, with the arrival of a Downeaster train, becoming...
  • Dana Hamel having a conversation with students

    Dana Hamel Gives $20M to Create Honors and Scholars College at UNH

    The University of New Hampshire has announced the creation of the Hamel Honors and Scholars College, set to open in fall of 2024 following a $20 million gift from Dana Hamel.
  • Students surround Wildcat statue during commencement

    UNH Announces 2023 Commencement Speakers

    The University of New Hampshire will welcome eight speakers at its commencement ceremonies this May. Speakers will also be awarded honorary degrees. All of the ceremonies will take place between...
  • Campus aerial in winter

    UNH Grads Fill Up '40 Under Forty' List

    The University of New Hampshire was well-represented on the Union Leader’s annual 40 Under Forty award list this year, with current and former undergraduate and graduate students making up nearly one...
  • Rachel, Andrew, Donna, Josh and Becca Pincince

    It Runs in the Family: Pincince Household Sends Seven Siblings to UNH

    Becca Pincince ’26 didn’t experience the brief period of anonymity most freshmen are granted during their first days on campus after she arrived last fall. Instead, numerous professors and other...
  • Students walking by Dimond Library

    UNH Library Digitizes Town Reports for Entire Granite State

    The University Archives at UNH recently wrapped up a massive multi-year project that digitized and organized all known annual reports for every town in New Hampshire, an undertaking that essentially...
  • Campus at sunset

    UNH Joins Health Promoting Campuses Network

    The University of New Hampshire has joined a rapidly growing community of more than 110 colleges and universities throughout the country by becoming a member of the U.S. Health Promoting Campuses...
  • Students walking on campus in winter

    Gilman Scholarships Send Eight Students Abroad

    Eight UNH students will set out for global destinations this spring as recipients of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, immersing themselves in cultures and studying in locales as far...
  • JV Socratic Society Brings Philosophy Talk to Teens

    JV Socratic Society Brings Philosophy Talk to Teens

    For more than 60 years, UNH students have been pondering profound philosophical topics and participating in engaging conversation as part of the Socratic Society, a weekly student-led discussion...
  • Archives Help TikTok Sleuth Peg UNH Hockey Cameo in Gremlins

    Archives Help TikTok Sleuth Peg UNH Hockey Cameo in Gremlins

    The image remains in focus for all of about three seconds, but a TikTok user who has gained a massive following for identifying sporting events in the background of movie and TV scenes determined...
  • New trail signage to highlight Abenaki culture

    Pathway to Paying Tribute

    Campus trails and bridges named to honor Abenaki heritage.
  • Students presenting on stage

    Tackling the Challenge

    A smart ring that can detect the presence of date rape drugs in drinks, an edible supplement made from seaweed to reduce methane production in cows and a process to produce renewable jet fuel were...
  • Students walking on campus

    Celebrating Five Years of Increasing Access

    In the face of rising tuition costs throughout the country, the University of New Hampshire is celebrating five years of making a college education more affordable for students in the Granite State,...
  • Connecting Across Cultures

    Connecting Across Cultures

    It took Lina Adjout ’21 one day and one traditional Turkish pastry to find exactly what she was hoping to find in Ireland.
  • Fabian Lutz on the soccer field

    Reimagining the Game Plan

    Given the ultimate outcome, perhaps it was oddly fitting that Fabian Lutz ’20G first received word that his UNH experience was about to look very different when he was already more than a thousand...
  • Students walking on campus

    UNH Again Earns 'Best Value' Status

    The University of New Hampshire has been ranked the No. 1 best value public university in New England for the second consecutive year and is a top-10 best value public university in the country,...
  • Diversity Hall of Fame celebration

    'On the Shoulders of Giants'

    Stephanie Bramlett ’06G ’11G admits that she received a jolt of exhilaration when she first discovered more than 25,000 YouTube views on the TEDx talk she delivered at this spring’s Portsmouth event...
  • Saluting Faculty Excellence

    Saluting Faculty Excellence

    Every year, a chosen few of UNH’s outstanding faculty members from each college and school receive Faculty Excellence Awards in recognition of their achievements in teaching, scholarship and service...
  • Accelerating Success

    Accelerating Success

    It was less than four months ago that Eric Ciarla ’22 and Caleb Peffer ’22 were shaking hands with UNH President Jim Dean as they collected their diplomas at commencement. Now they and their fellow...
  • Nate Rowe on the beach

    How Nate Rowe ’25 Became 'King Tuna'

    Nate Rowe ’25 had no idea when he reported to his summer gig as a lifeguard in Harwich, Massachusetts one Wednesday in early August that he was about to become a local hero and celebrity.
  • The Graff family.

    Home Game

    Chad Graff ’12 recently joined the Patriots beat for The Athletic, returning to the region he and his wife grew up in after 10 years in Minnesota.
  • Members of the Reproductive Freedom Fund of New Hampshire

    A Summer in the Spotlight

    Kaley Lambert ’24 found herself in a truly unique and distinctively rewarding position when she secured an internship with the Reproductive Freedom Fund of New Hampshire (RFFNH) this summer – just...
  • Kelsey Herold works with a fox.

    Getting Back to Nature

    Kelsey Herold ’23 is completing an internship at the Millstone Wildlife Center in Windham, New Hampshire, this summer.
  • Keeping Up the Good Work

    Keeping Up the Good Work

    For Ashley Carnes ’23, one of the perks of her summer gig that she looks forward to every day is the opportunity to set up an afternoon scavenger hunt. The participants? A trio of warty pigs.
  • Raising the Bar

    Raising the Bar

    The University of New Hampshire, recognized last year as a top producer of Gilman scholars in the country by the U.S. State Department as part of the 20th anniversary of the program, had its largest...
  • Staging a Return

    Staging a Return

    Michael Blackman doesn’t hesitate for an instant when considering what’s more likely to cause the biggest spike in his nerves – his daily role as dean of students at UNH, or his return to the stage...
  • A Parting Well Made

    A Parting Well Made

    Theatre professor David Richman exits the UNH teaching and performance stage.
  • Fulbright Grantees Selected

    Fulbright Grantees Selected

    Four UNH students received Fulbright grants this spring to teach, study or conduct research abroad, with two more earning alternate recognition. Nine of the 20 applicants from UNH advanced as far as...
  • True Colors

    True Colors

    It was purple hair that first prompted Camryn Berry to feel she’d found a home at UNH as a woman in STEM. It was a pink lab coat that opened the door for thousands to share in her story.
  • Young Changemakers Take Center Stage

    Young Changemakers Take Center Stage

    UNH held its Community Changemaker Challenge on May 13 for New England high schools, hosting teams from five schools via Zoom in a showcase of creative ideas and solutions to a wide range of social,...
  • Two female graduate students stand outdoors with their arms around each other

    Deconstructing Bias

    Three young researchers -- and many more -- are leading efforts to help UNH geosciences become more inclusive.
  • People posing with donate life banner

    Going Above and Beyond

    Sally Nelson volunteered to be a living donor for a friend in need, and throughout her own months-long journey she credits her colleagues at the School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering (SMSOE...
  • McDowell Earns Hollings Scholarship

    McDowell Earns Hollings Scholarship

    Lauren McDowell ’24 has been named a NOAA Hollings scholar, becoming the first UNH student to receive the honor for sophomores since 2019. McDowell will complete a paid internship with the National...
  • UNH's winning team from E-Fest

    Finishing Strong

    A team of UNH students worked through the night to improve its presentation at the last minute and ultimately walked away as national champions, taking first place in the E-Fest competition and the $...
  • Changing the Game

    Changing the Game

    The minds behind what is being hailed as a game-changing connectivity breakthrough in the crypto and blockchain world spent much of the winter working together in the Bahamas while being hosted by an...
  • Students getting haircuts in Lundholm Gym

    Styled Up

    Three barbers from D’Cachet Barber Shop in Roslindale, Massachusetts, visited UNH on Tuesday as part of a diversity, equity and inclusion event that offered free haircuts to students, catering to all...
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