Kristin Waterfield Duisberg

Kristin Waterfield Duisberg's Articles

  • UNH professor emeritus J. Brent Loy with Slick Pik summer squash

    The Matchmaker

    J. Brent Loy puts the cucurbits on your table.
  • 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...
  • illustration of a person presenting research

    People Power

    Former UNH provost John Aber is a world-renowned expert in natural resources and the environment who today concentrates most of his research in the area of sustainable ecosystem management. He co-...
  • Kristin Duisberg visiting some cows at the UNH organic dairy

    In This Issue...

    When I started working at UNH in October 2008, there were two high-profile topics I recall as taking up many staff writers’ time. One was the installment of a then brand-new President Mark Huddleston...
  • members of UNH ROTC holding an American flag

    Step to the Front

    Brig. Gen. John N. Dailey ’62 proposed the idea of establishing a UNH Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Hall of Fame back in 1997 in part to solve a problem: Attendance at the group’s annual...
  • UNH student Peter Abdu ’17 receives a check for $8000

    Engaging with Innovation

    In May, six undergraduate students received awards totaling $19,500 — just for participating in idea and innovation activities around UNH’s Durham campus. Peter Abdu ’17, Abby Kourafas ’18, Brady...
  • UNH student and runner Katie Litwinowich Meinelt ’03, ’04G crossing the finish line at the Boston Marathon

    Victory Lap

    Her junior year at UNH, runner Katie Litwinowich Meinelt ’03, ’04G won the women’s 800 meter individual title at the America East Indoor Championships — a year to the day after she had surgery to...
  • Kristin Duisberg in a closet with some SCUBA gear

    In This Issue...

    One of the great privileges of serving as editor of this magazine is having the opportunity to connect with so many of the university’s alumni. This issue’s sesquicentennial wrap-up, “150 Years of...
  • flowers in front of UNH Manchester

    Bioengineering Boon

    It sounds impossibly futuristic, but it’s actually the future: a new New Hampshire-based industry built around efforts to manufacture regenerative human tissue, and possibly even organs, for...
  • Mark Huddleston at a podium

    Campaign Chat

    UNH Magazine’s Kristin Waterfield Duisberg recently sat down with President Mark Huddleston to learn more about UNH’s $275 million comprehensive campaign, “Celebrate 150: The Campaign for UNH.” You’...
  • Celebrate 150: One Hundred and Fifty Milestone Moments feature cover page from the UNH Magazine

    One Hundred and Fifty Milestone Moments

    We all experience moments that carve themselves into memory. Some of those moments are watershed — graduations, marriages, births, deaths — while others are more mundane. At the ripe old age of 150,...
  • UNH Magazine Editor-in-chief Kristin Waterfield Duisberg talking with President Mark Huddleston

    In This Issue...

    I had the privilege of being on hand when President Mark Huddleston formally announced UNH’s $275 million comprehensive campaign at the “Hear Us Roar” Celebrate 150 event on Sept. 30. It was a...
  • UNH alumnus Francis “Fran” DiNuzzo ’78 ’81G

    Innovating What’s Next

    It’s the type of scenario most of us would rather not ponder: water from the Hudson River filling New York City’s Holland Tunnel during rush hour, the nearby Houston and Canal Street subway stations...
  • UNH 150th Anniversary photo collage

    One Hundred and Fifty Remarkable Wildcats

    One hundred and fifty years ago, on July 7, 1866, New Hampshire Governor Frederick Smyth signed an act creating the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts, the earliest...
  • Kristin Waterfield Duisberg with Wild E. Cat and Gnarlz at UNH's Thompson Hall

    In This Issue...

    For a non-alum, I’ve always prided myself on knowing UNH pretty well. My family moved to Durham when I was 18 months old, when my father took a job at UNH teaching physical education and coaching the...
  • 2016 Undergraduate Research Conference Photo Gallery
  • helmetless tackling

    Game Changer

    Heads up! Eyes up! Step in, step in!
  • Kristin Duisberg
  • Illustration by Marc Rosenthal

    Another Look at Youth Group Abuse

    Illustration by Marc Rosenthal
  • John Olson '57

    A Place to Innovate the Manufacturing of Tomorrow

    Whelen Engineering president John Olson ’57 has always kept a low profile when it comes to his support of UNH.
  • Elle Purrier ’17

    Catch Her If You Can

    If you’re starting to think there’s nothing Elinor Purrier ’17 can’t do, you might be on to something.
  • Thompson School of Applied Science student Dylan Smith

    Fungi, Fundraisers and Passiflora

    If there’s anything you’ve ever wondered about the ecological virtues of fungi, Dylan Smith ’16 can probably give you the answer.
  • Haitian mothers at a rural clinic

    Destination: Haiti

    Haitian mothers wait to see a midwife at rural clinic. (Photo: Midwives for Haiti)
  • UNH alums in politics illustration

    By the Numbers

    From New Hampshire to the nation's capital to the West Coast, there are hundreds of UNH alums with political careers. Some of them knew they wanted to pursue a life of public service before they went...
  • solar panels on Appledore Island

    Shoals Solar

    What better way to celebrate a decade of sustainability than with a gift of new solar panels? This summer, the Shoals Marine Laboratory (SML) at Appledore Island added 94 solar panels to its existing...
  • biometric scanner at UNH dining hall

    No Card Required

    Lunch time! Students enter Holloway Commons using one of the new biometric scanners.
  • UNH Whittemore Center

    Score!

    It happens to even the most devoted Wildcat hockey fan: You head to the concession stand at just the wrong moment and miss the go-ahead goal or the brilliant defensive move that ends with the puck...
  • UNH 2015 basketball playoffs

    On the Rebound

    It may have ended with a loss, but the 2014-15 season was one big win for the men’s basketball program. The team finished the year with a 19–13 overall record, matching a program-best set 20 years...
  • UNH Watkins Center for Student-Athlete Support

    Sport and Support

    With teams that perennially perform at or near the top of numerous national measures of academic success, UNH has long emphasized the student in student-athlete. And now, there’s a dedicated space on...
  • Arnold Garron - UNH

    Keeping the Trains on Time — And Then Some

    In the fall of 2013, UNH President Mark Huddleston asked former football standout and business executive Arnold Garron ’84 to serve as the interim dean of the Peter T. Paul College of Business and...
  • College student reading to younger student in literacy center

    COLA Announces New Community Literacy Center

    Thanks to the generosity of a trio of donors, the department of education will soon turn a long-held dream into reality: a new literacy center designed to meet the needs of New Hampshire...
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  • Stan Waddell

    UNH Names New Chief Information Officer

    The University of New Hampshire has named Stan Waddell as its new chief information officer (CIO). Waddell, who will join the university’s office of finance and administration in May, brings...
  • Kerry Scala

    Kerry Scala Selected as New Associate Vice President for Finance

    Longtime UNH employee Kerry L. Scala has been named the University of New Hampshire’s new associate vice president for finance. Scala brings more than 25 years of experience working in different...
  • Lisa Mcfarlane

    Provost Lisa MacFarlane Appointed Principal of Phillips Exeter Academy

    Provost, vice president for academic affairs will complete her 27-year tenure this summer
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  • Piano Extension Program

    A Concert Pianist Thrives in the Classroom

    A conservatory-trained concert pianist, Arlene Kies is senior lecturer in music at UNH, where, since 1995, she has been teaching music students all the technical aspects of being a pianist: how to...
  • UNH students cooking Chinese food in the kitchen

    Mouth-Watering Mandarin

    On June 20, less than a week after finishing her sixth grade school year, 12-year-old Mia Roman traveled from Pennsylvania to New Hampshire to participate in an intensive two-week class in Chinese at...
  • Brent Loy

    The Matchmaker

    Brent Loy has introduced hundreds of plants to their perfect mates—and the birds and the bees had nothing to do with it.
  • Lights, Camera, Olympics
  • UNH volleyball player

    Digging Deep: Volleyball Player to Farm in India

    Four years ago, as one of Canada's top junior women's volleyball prospects coming out of high school, Jessy Dick '12 crossed the continent from Lethbridge, Alberta, to play for UNH.
  • Mike Gass

    Program Grows Up Outdoors

    Mike Gass almost never made it to UNH. In the spring of 1981, shortly after Gass was hired to teach the University's first rock climbing class the then-dean of the College of Health and Human...
  • unh professor Mark DeTurk

    The Sound of Music

    It's 9:00 on a Thursday morning, and Moharimet elementary school in Madbury is full of music. There are saxophones in the music room, yes, but there are also clarinets outside the library, flutes in...
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