Michelle Morrissey ’97

Michelle Morrissey ’97's Articles

  • Griffin LeClerc sits at a table inside the IOL.

    Innovative Interns

    For high school interns, the InterOperability Lab provides experiences that inspire.
  • UNH spring 2016

    Students Receive Awards, Scholarships

    Thirteen students were honored recently at the 2016 Student Awards Presentation.
  • Haylee Colannino '17

    Ace of Cakes

    Earlier this month, several undergraduates were recognized at the 2016 Student Awards Presentation. Haylee Colannino '17 was called out for her carrot cake. OK, not only for her carrot cake. Actually...
  • Ike Leslie, John Berst and Casey O'Dea pose for a photo at the LGBTQ+Ally Pancake Breakfast

    Applauding Campus Advocates

    Casey O’Dea knows you can’t force people to change their minds. He’s hoping that sharing information about what it means to be transgender might be just the thing people need to change their thinking...
  • Attendees of UNH's Great Works luncheon

    Donors See the Benefits of Their Gifts

    Download and view all images from the event
  • Students look at items in a tank at UNH's Shoals Marine Lab.

    Offshore Discoveries

    From solar panel installation to marine animal research, the Shoals Marine Lab is where students become scientists.
  • Veterans Day 2015

    A Day for Veterans

    Michael Elliott (Photo: Sid Caesar)
  • Honoring a Mentor

    Honoring a Mentor

    Phil LadenLa ’59 memorializes his campus advisor’s compassion with a scholarship, allowing international students to flourish at UNH.
  • Becky Sideman - UNH Cooperative Extension

    Creating Your Own Garden

    Ever dreamed of growing your own food? Maybe this is the summer that you finally plant a kitchen garden to supply a summer’s worth of veggies and herbs for your home-cooked meals. “A kitchen garden...
  • lawrence woods with student

    Celebrating UNH’s Black Pioneers

    UNH hosted a Pioneer Black Alumni Weekend recently to pay homage to those who paved the way for future generations by being among the first students of color to enroll at UNH. The weekend also...
  • Jared Cassedy - UNH alum

    Music Man

    Jared Cassedy ’04 is a music teacher in Windham, N.H., but he doesn’t see the 87 high-schoolers in his band as students. He sees them as fellow musicians. “With the right guidance and support, these...
  • Peter Wilkinson '15 - UNH

    One to Watch: Q & A with Peter Wilkinson '15

    Why did you decide to come to UNH? Originally I wanted to go to school for engineering, so I was looking at MIT. Math and science were the name of the game for me. But when I visited here, the UNH...
  • UNH Professor David Seiler

    Amplifying the Individual

    Professor of music Dave Seiler plans to continue mentoring young music students. Though recently retired, no one believes he'll bow out of the UNH or Seacoast music scenes any time soon — including...
  • UNH Class of 1965 reunion dinner

    Fifty Years Strong

    Jeanne Leavitt's most vivid memories of her undergrad years at UNH? "Hanging out in the student union, staying up late and gossiping all night!" Leavitt says. They may not have stayed up all night 50...
  • UNH graduate Verna Boudreau '15

    Completing Her Journey

    In the weeks leading up to her UNH graduation, Verna Boudreau, just like her fellow members of the class of 2015, was wading through a flurry of Commencement-related emails — where to pick up caps...
  • One to Watch

    One to Watch

    If you were anywhere near Durham the day of commencement in May, you may have heard some loud chanting among the speeches and applause of the joyous occasion. That was Peter Wilkinson, leading the...
  • Deborah Bynum-Morgan with student

    Deborah Bynum-Morgan ’73

    Deborah Bynum-Morgan was born in California and raised in Goffstown, N.H. She took a leap of faith and moved to New York City after graduating from the University of New Hampshire. After trying...
  • Ruwa Majid-Pokorny in the classroom

    The Challenging Language and Captivating Culture of Arabic

      After a string of sentences in Arabic, Ruwa Majid-Pokorny stops speaking. "OK, tell me what I just said." There are a few quiet responses. She pauses to give a brief pep talk to the dozen or so...
  • Students in New Orleans

    Big Lessons of the Big Easy

    When a group of UNH students finally heard the music on the street corners of New Orleans; when they took a ride with a friendly carriage driver who rode around with his pet snake (and told them...
  • Award winners at the LGBTQ+ breakfast

    A Breakfast With A History

    UNH's annual LGBTQ+ and Ally Pancake Breakfast started as a form of protest more than two decades ago. Former journalism professor Jane Harrigan wrote about the breakfast's history in an article for...
  • LGBT Pancake breakfast award winner

    A Morning Celebration

    At the UNH LGBTQ+ and Ally Breakfast this week, Joelle Ryan '96 '02G recalled how in the past two decades, the presence of transgender students has grown, as have the benefits and support for gay,...
  • Sydney Howard '17 and Sierra Eugley '15 at a farmers market

    Series: In the Classroom

    Ever wish you could sit-in on one of the coolest courses at UNH? With our In The Classroom series, we go into the labs and classrooms here on the Durham campus. Hear from professors, instructors and...
  • L.L. Bean’s Shawn Gorman ’89

    Big Shoes: L.L. Bean’s Shawn Gorman ’89

    Shawn Gorman ’89 is just the third chairman in the 103-year history of L.L. Bean, legendary retailer of everything from fly-fishing rods to flannel pajamas—and those boots. What is it about the...
  • Shawn Gorman ’89 of L.L. Bean

    Of Boots and Business

    Shawn Gorman '89 is just the third chairman in the 103-year history of L.L. Bean, legendary retailer of everything from fly-fishing rods to flannel pajamas and the uber-popular L.L. Bean Boots.
  • Shawn Gorman ’89 of L.L. Bean

    More Bean's Background

    Can't get enough L.L. Bean background? Read on for more...
  • Dan Tran UNH alum on Jeopardy

    Grad student weathers Internet dust-up, does UNH proud

    The world of Internet snarkiness is finally giving UNH grad student Dan Tran a break. 
  • Brig. Gen. Peter Corey '83

    Mission: Monrovia

      Brig. Gen. Peter Corey ’83 has been deployed to many places in the world that are dangerous for various reasons — but perhaps none gave his family as much pause as when he left for Liberia last...
  • Randy Pierce and Alyssa Ballestero with guidedog Autumn

    Risk Takers

    UNH alumnus Randy Pierce (left) and guidedog Autumn and UNH alumna Alyssa Ballestero ’10 visited professor Brent Bell’s “Risk and the Human Experience” class recently. For Randy Pierce ’88, the...
  • UNH Thompson Hall

    CEPS Dean Commits to Engineering Education Initiative in Letter to President Obama

    The UNH College of Engineering and Physical Sciences is among more than 120 U.S. engineering schools leading a transformative movement in engineering education announced at the White House during its...
  • University of New Hampshire

    National Searches Under Way, Search Committees Formed For Key Positions

    Two national searches are currently underway, one for the next provost and a new position of vice president for enrollment management. UNH President Mark Huddleston will chair the search for vice...
  • University of New Hampshire

    UNH Department of Education Receives National Award

    The UNH Department of Education received the Frank B. Murray Award for Innovation and Excellence in Program Self-Study from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
  • Richard Haynes with students

    Associate Admissions Director, Artist Uses His Own Story to Motivate High-Schoolers

    Associate Director of Admissions for Diversity Richard Haynes chats with visiting students after giving a talk on how education changed his life. Don't go to school anymore. Wake up in the morning...
  • John Aber

    UNH Researcher Will Discuss Climate and Land Use at Organic Farmers Conference

    John Aber, professor of natural resources at the University of New Hampshire and researcher with the N.H.
  • University of New Hampshire

    UNH Facilitation Lab Seeks to Keep Civility in Municipal Meetings

    John Berst is a big man with a big voice — the kind of voice any actor would envy for its ability to project to the back of the theater. To own a room.
  • Gale Carey

    UNH Research Reveals Problems with Flame Retardants

    Chemicals used as synthetic flame retardants that are found in common household items such as couches, carpet padding and electronics have been found to cause metabolic and liver problems that can...
  • Philosophy Opens Up New Dimensions for View of World, Says UNH Professor

    Philosophy Opens Up New Dimensions for View of World, Says UNH Professor

    Willem deVries says he first got excited about philosophy in part for the wrong reasons — “I sort of liked arguing.” The passion turned into a profession for the man who enjoys “mind-bending ideas”...
  • Researcher with Kelp

    Kelp Is On the Way: UNH Researchers Promote "Kale of the Sea"

    Seaweed has been on the menu for thousands of years, beloved particularly in Asia for packing a nutritional punch with the complex flavor of umami. Now, UNH researchers are hoping to tap locavore...
  • Susanne Delaney

    UNH Peace Corps Volunteer Tells of Her Experiences in Paraguay

    New Hampshire has been a prolific producer of Peace Corps volunteers over the years, and 2014 was no exception.
  • UNH alumnus Jared Cassedy (right) poses with country singer Hunter Hayes while in Los Angeles to accept the 2015 Music Educator of the Year award from the Grammy Foundation.

    Hitting a High Note

    Jared Cassedy '04 is a high school music teacher in Windham, N.H. But he doesn't see the 87 high-schoolers in his band as students. He sees them as fellow musicians. "With the right guidance and...
  • UNH bee hotel

    UNH Bee Hotel Will Be Featured at 2015 NH Farm and Forest Expo

    Visitors to this year's N.H. Farm and Forest Expo in Manchester, N.H., will have a chance to see what the accommodations are like for bees buzzing around UNH's Woodman Farm. A rendition of UNH's Bee...
  • Author Nicholson Baker

    Acclaimed Author Nicholson Baker Reads at UNH on Feb. 12

    Internationally-acclaimed author Nicholson Baker will read from his work and hold a question and answer session Thursday, Feb. 12  at 5 p.m. at the University of New Hampshire's Memorial Union...
  • Soldier greeting children

    Scenes from the Frontlines: Photography Exhibit Opening Reception Feb. 5

     Nathan Webster’s images of soldiers in Iraq are part of the Conflict Zone exhibit at Dimond Library. The exhibit runs now through March 6.
  • UNH Manchester

    At UNH's Manchester Campus, Psych Students Get Real-World Experience

    It used to be psychology students would have to wait until grad school or later to get their hands on some real life research opportunities, or be one of a lucky few chosen by a professor for such a...
  • soldier greeting children

    Scenes From the Frontlines

    Nathan Webster’s images of soldiers in Iraq are part of the Conflict Zone exhibit at Dimond Library. The exhibit runs now through March 6.
  • UNH Thompson Hall

    New Research Centers Support Outstanding Interdisciplinary Research and Scholarship

    UNH has established three new research centers that will leverage the university’s existing strengths to enhance interdisciplinary research opportunities for faculty and students — the Prevention...
  • Hawaiin mountains and ocean

    Assistant Professor Studying Non-Native Species in Hawaii with Dept. of Defense

    Kahanahaiki gulch, Hawaii A Japanese white-eye scouts the underside of a broad leaf for insects on the island of Oahu. The notable feature of these songbirds is an eponymous white eye ring, no less...
  • Veterans Honored at UNH-UMaine Men's Hockey Game
  • University of New Hampshire welcome sign

    UNH and the Granite State Remain Top Producers of Peace Corps Volunteers in 2014

    The spirit of volunteerism is alive and well in the Granite State. According to new data, New Hampshire ranks No. 5 among states with the highest number of Peace Corps volunteers per capita, and  UNH...
  • Pop Up thrift store with students

    Used Clothing Put to Good Use

    On Friday, Dec. 5, a popup thrift store will open in the MUB. It will be there for two days, offering for sale sweaters and T-shirts and skinny jeans and sundry other articles of clothing collected...
  • January term graphic

    From Breaking Bad to Atomic Architecture

    In a few weeks, students will begin studying crime and justice through the lens of popular TV shows like Breaking Bad and The Sopranos or mapping an archaeological site in Belize. They'll be learning...