Sarah Schaier

Sarah Schaier's Articles

  • COLSA Dean Anthony Davis

    Taking on Big Challenges

    Anthony S. Davis bought a house in New Hampshire, sight unseen, when he joined UNH as dean of the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture.  
  • View of Puerto Rico before and after arrival of "Godzilla" dust storm

    Dust in the Wind

    UNH scientists have been awarded a Rapid Response Research (RAPID) grant from the National Science Foundation to advance our understanding of extreme, global-scale events on tropical ecosystems.
  • Gulf of Maine

    Fish Futures

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) has recently awarded a team lead by a UNH scientist more than half a million dollars to study how warming waters and migrating fish populations are going to...
  • Ben Gutzler extracts a lobster spermatophore

    The Joy of Specs

    A new study from UNH discovered a better way to count sperm in lobster that could help researchers of any animal species understand this key aspect of species survival.
  • CIBBR Announces New Grants

    CIBBR Announces New Grants

    The UNH Center for Integrated Biomedical and Bioengineering Research (CIBBR) recently announced funding for research studying important human diseases that currently lack adequate therapeutic...
  • Eyes on the Tiger

    Eyes on the Tiger

    New UNH research studying the Soligas tribe in India and their relationship with the endangered Bengal tiger has found that allowing the two groups to share a habitat both protects the tiger...
  • UNH dietetics students in the simulation lab

    Perfect Match

    This year, UNH’s graduating dietetics majors have achieved an impressive feat: all who applied for dietetic internships through the “matching” system have been accepted, or “matched,” by one of their...
  • COLSA professor emeritus Charles Schwab

    Dairy Distinction

    Charles Schwab, professor emeritus of animal and nutritional sciences and a long-time former member of UNH’s dairy program, has received the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) Fellow Award.
  • UNH Nutrition students winning poster

    Nutrition Students Take Top Honors in Poster Contest

    Tiana DiBenedetto ‘20, Sophie Kenny ‘20, Madeline Quigley ’20 and Briannah DeLorme ’20 have won first place in the Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN) undergraduate poster category...
  • Fungi Feud

    Fungi Feud

    Serita Frey, UNH professor of natural resources and the environment, recently authored a state-of-the-science article on whether or not mycorrhizal fungi contribute to the soil carbon cycle.
  • Acadia stream

    Into the Woods, Again

    Following a three-year hiatus, the Northeastern States Research Cooperative (NSRC) has been revitalized, thanks to $2 million in funding for the 2020 fiscal year from the U.S. Forest Service.
  • Margaret Frye ‘20 huggin goat

    Learning to Speak For Those Who Can’t

    Margaret Frye '20 is a veterinary technology major from New Bern, North Carolina. Her childhood dog, Alice, gave her the chance to see firsthand the profound impact that pets can have on the lives of...
  • Marisa Gazzola '20

    Caring for Marine Animals Includes Lessons in Adaptability

    Marisa Gazzola ’20, a marine, estuarine and freshwater biology major from Harrison, New York, talks about her summer internship with COLSA’s Sarah Schaier.
  • Professor Charlie Caramihalis instructs a student in the new Culinary Nutrition and Food Studies minor

    New Minor Brings Nutrition into the Kitchen

    The UNH College of Life Sciences and Agriculture is now offering a culinary nutrition and food studies minor that brings together nutritional science and foundational cooking skills.
  • EcoQuest alumni listen to the speakers during the 20th anniversary celebration in the Huddleston Ballroom.

    New Zealand Study-Abroad Program Turns 20

    COLSA is celebrating 20 years of the New Zealand study-abroad program EcoQuest.
  • Assaulted Marsh

    Assaulted Marsh

    ​New UNH research is shedding light on why salt marshes are being lost to sea level rise and how to save them from destruction. The study, which was recently published in the scientific journal...
  • College of Life Sciences and Agriculture faculty Maggie Begis and Kevin Pietro

    COLSA Faculty Honored with College Awards

    Maggie Dylewski Begis and Kevin Pietro received the college's top honors this year.
  • UNH associate professor Alan Baker poses with former graduate student Peter Siver and Professor Jim Haney

    A Goodbye, a Surprise Hello and an Unexpected Honor

    When botanical sciences professor Alan (Al) Baker retired in May after 47 years at UNH, the department threw him a retirement party.
  • UNH's Kiley Kennedy '19

    Learning Inside and Outside the Classroom

    Kiley Kennedy ’19 considers the world to be her classroom.
  • UNH 2019 Intercollegiate Dressage Team

    Dressage Applause

    UNH Equestrian Team’s Intercollegiate Dressage Association (IDA) squad is the 2019 Region A Reserve Champion. 
  • 700 MHz nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer

    Major Magnetism

    UNH is set to receive a multimillion-dollar nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrometer, which will enhance research capabilities and establish a regional NMR facility in northern New England. 
  • Skin of the longfin squid

    Skin Secrets

    We’re one step closer to clothing and cosmetics that can change color and pattern in response to their surroundings, thanks in part to new research from Feixia Chu and Matthew MacManes.
  • UNH Connect STEM participant Isabella Solari

    Connections that Count

    In August, before vehicles loaded with dorm room essentials deliver more than 3,000 first-year students to UNH’s Durham campus, roughly two dozen new Wildcats arrive to begin a two-week Connect STEM...
  • Cook Strait female giant weta

    Good Vibrations

    New research that reveals how a species of giant weta communicate could have important implications for  conservation efforts.
  • PEEP flock gathers around a student.

    Flock Around the Clock

    The Poultry Experiential Education Program is adding some unusual items to students' to-do lists.
  • True Grit

    True Grit

    Lisa Arvidson graduated this past December, two-and-a-half decades after she took her first undergraduate class.
  • Countryside stream

    Muddy Waters

    Bill McDowell clarifies what proposed changes to the Clean Water Act could mean.
  • Reception area at the UNH PAWS Veterinary Clinic

    UNH Veterinary Clinic Makes Pet Ownership Possible

    Lower-income pet owners have access to affordable wellness services through UNH’s PAWS Veterinary Clinic.
  • Bennett Thompson

    A Presidential Pursuit

    Before heading home for Thanksgiving, Bennett Thompson '19G got some great news: He'd been selected as a Presidential Management Fellow.
  • UNH Plays Major Role in Identification of First Asian Longhorned Tick in NH

    UNH Plays Major Role in Identification of First Asian Longhorned Tick in NH

    Istvan Miko, the manager of the UNH Collection of Insects and Other Arthropods, identified the invasive Asian longhorned tick, which was sent to UNH by an concerned resident of Rindge, New Hampshire...
  • Ash tree infested with the emerald ash borer

    Bellwether Beetle

    While the emerald ash borer is threatening to reshape New Hampshire’s forests, new research aims to stop this invasive insect.
  • Kim Babbitt and Leslie Barber

    Groundbreaking Agreement Makes Student Success Top Priority

    COLSA and the Community College System of New Hampshire are helping set up transfer students for maximum success.
  • High-Impact Internships

    High-Impact Internships

    Students devote their summers to social innovation.
  • UNH Professor Emeritus Stacia Sower at work with a student

    A Career Is Celebrated

    Special issue of "General and Comparative Endocrinology" highlights Professor Emeritus Stacia Sower's accomplishments and research legacy.
  • Kevin Culligan holds a Arabidopsis thaliana plant in his lab.

    Damage Control

    COLSA's Kevin Culligan is studying how pathogens cause DNA double-strand breaks in plants and how plants repair them, thanks to an NSF grant.
  • Hagfish

    New Grant Will Fund Study of Hagfish Slime

    Professor David Plachetzki received a grant to study what has been described as the grossest super-material on the planet.
  • RADM John P. Neagley '82 talks to UNH students.

    A Tour at the Edge of Possible

    UNH was honored to welcome Rear Admiral John P. Neagley '82 to campus recently for a tour and discussion of the latest relevant research.
  • Stephanie Clarke, recipient of COLSA's Excellence in Teaching Award

    COLSA Faculty Honored with College Awards

    Stephanie Brown and Timothy Montminy were recently recognized for their outstanding dedication to students.
  • Jesse Stabile Morrell

    The Proust Questionnaire: Jesse Stabile Morrell

    What's your idea of perfect happiness? Jesse Stabile Morrell's involves a lot of sand. 
  • Kathryn Bennett '19 UNH Environmental Sciences and Sustainability

    COLSA at the 2018 Undergraduate Research Conference

    To learn more about the UNH College of Life Sciences and Agriculture, visit our website.
  • Lucy Spence '18 at work in a UNH biology lab.

    Outside Her Comfort Zone

    Lucy Spence '18 is headed to Nicaragua to work with children and adults as an environmental educator for the Peace Corps. 
  • UNH's equestrian IDA team wins 2018 season championship

    Riding High

    UNH equestrian teams continue to distinguish themselves.
  • Shadi Atallah works with coffee grower

    Made in the Shade

    Shadi Atallah’s research aims to help coffee farmers implement sustainable, environmentally friendly practices without hurting the bottom line.
  • Students at work in UNH's Brewing Science Laboratory

    UNH To Host Beer Lecture Series During NH Craft Beer Week

    UNH invites the public to learn about beer’s significant social, cultural, economic and environmental contributions.
  • Wild bees

    UNH Researcher Receives Grant To Improve Pollinator Health

    Sandra Rehan has received a $550,000 Pollinator Health Fund grant from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research.
  • Spark 2018 - Innovation from Bench to Bedside

    Innovation from Bench to Bedside

    A new research center brings together multiple disciplines to advance solutions for human health and well-being.
  • High tunnel at UNH farm.

    Sustainable Ag Team Wins Grant to Partner with Peruvian University

    UNH has won an Innovation Fund Grant, bringing opportunities for undergrads to study in the Andean Region.
  • Energy for Change

    Energy for Change

    Henry Herndon '15, '17G wants to change the global energy system, and he's starting in the Granite State.
  • Soil Savior

    Soil Savior

    UNH grad student hopes to use prestigious federal fellowship to help U.S. farmers improve soil health and productivity.
  • UNH Students Take Wildlife Conservation Abroad

    UNH Students Take Wildlife Conservation Abroad

    This past fall, UNH students participating in the EcoQuest program in New Zealand took part in U.S. Embassy funded research on long-tailed bats. The bats are one of only two mammal species native to...
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