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  • 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.
  • Research at UNH Brings 'Bigger Picture' into Focus for Senior

    Research at UNH Brings 'Bigger Picture' into Focus for Senior

    As a UNH student researcher, Isabella Collamati learned that not all research takes place in a lab and that concern for a single species can have a ripple effect to transform the planet. She explored...
  • Sullivan's Passions for Research and Running Intersect at UNH

    Sullivan's Passions for Research and Running Intersect at UNH

    UNH’s status as an R1 research university caught Violet Sullivan’s eye as a prospective student, and as a student researcher she realized exactly what it meant. A competitive distance runner,...
  • Northeast Passage's Cameron Forys works with Drew Rigney '21

    Northeast Passage Receives $25,000 Pledge from Kennebunk Savings

    Northeast Passage has received a $25,000 commitment from Kennebunk Savings to support its programming in 2023, including adaptive sports programs for people with disabilities, active aging programs...
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    Take the Campus Climate Survey by April 21

    The 2023 edition of UNH’s Campus Climate Survey has launched! This important survey commissioned by the Office of Community, Equity and Diversity is conducted only very rarely and is being sent to...
  • Swapping Classrooms for Cow Barns

    Swapping Classrooms for Cow Barns

    In the student-led, two-semester CREAM course, students gain hands-on experience caring for dairy cows and managing and participating in everything from herd health to dairy production to in-class...
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    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...
  • UNH Sets Pettaway on Path to Professional Success, Personal Growth

    UNH Sets Pettaway on Path to Professional Success, Personal Growth

    Alana Pettaway’s mechanical engineering degree from the University of New Hampshire landed her a job as an industrial engineer at Pratt & Whitney — while also teaching her to welcome new...
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    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...
  • Embrace NH Tour Takes UNH Leaders into Granite State Communities

    Embrace NH Tour Takes UNH Leaders into Granite State Communities

    Members of UNH's senior leadership team set out on a tour last November that took them all over New Hampshire to meet with Granite Staters, exploring the ways UNH’s partnerships are making a...
  • Senior Inspired by Internship at Historic Mount Washington Resort

    Senior Inspired by Internship at Historic Mount Washington Resort

    Angela Lee ’23 still can’t believe she spent the summer working as an intern managing restaurants and bars at the historic Omni Mount Washington Resort.
  • 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...
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    Retracing Colonists’ Spread into Great Bay

    Researchers are using an innovative tactic to reveal the decision-making behind the early English colonists' movements into Great Bay.
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    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...
  • UNH is Bolstering New Hampshire's Workforce

    UNH is Bolstering New Hampshire's Workforce

    The University of New Hampshire, through it's Career and Professional Success office, high-impact internships and powerful partnerships with business and industry, is preparing its students to meet...
  • Sustainability Institute Celebrates 25 Years

    Sustainability Institute Celebrates 25 Years

    The University of New Hampshire is proud to be a national leader in sustainability and celebrates 25 years of infusing sustainability across campus and beyond.
  • 50 Years and Counting

    50 Years and Counting

    Because she did not stop, we are unstoppable. Join us in celebrating 50 years and counting of Title IX – and the athletes who showed up for nothing less than the next generation of Wildcats at the...
  • UNH President Jim Dean walks near Echo Lake

    UNH Leaders Hit the Road to Hear From N.H.

    On a bus tour across New Hampshire early this month, UNH leaders covered more than 300 miles over two days to meet with Granite Staters, hear how UNH’s partnerships are working in their communities...
  • Healthy Food for All

    Healthy Food for All

    How does food and nutrition insecurity affect physical, mental and social well-being? How does it vary by race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality?
  • Pops of Color

    Pops of Color

    There may be no more beautiful time of year at UNH than fall, when vibrant colors explode in all corners of campus. As the leaves begin to drop,  join us for a look at some of the scenic highlights...
  • 2022 Homecoming Highlights

    2022 Homecoming Highlights

    UNH celebrated Homecoming Weekend 2022 on Oct.7-9, welcoming alumni and families back to campus to join students in the festivities, which included three days of events and activities for Wildcats of...
  • Recognizing Research Excellence

    Recognizing Research Excellence

    Scott Ollinger of the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture was the recipient of the 2022 Excellence in Research Award at the University of New Hampshire's Faculty Excellence Awards ceremony Oct....
  • A Distinguished Honor

    A Distinguished Honor

    Jeffrey Sohl, director of the Center for Venture Research and Rines Angel Fund and professor of entrepreneurial and decision sciences in the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics, was the...
  • Celebrating UDay 2022

    Celebrating UDay 2022

    UNH hosted its annual University Day (Uday) celebration Wednesday, Sept. 7, bringing students, staff, faculty and Durham community members together to celebrate.
  • Welcome, New Wildcats

    Welcome, New Wildcats

    Campus officially came back to life after the summer break with the arrival of the Class of 2026 for move-in day on Friday, Aug. 26.
  • Being the Change

    Being the Change

    Sophia Bolduc ’23 enjoyed a rewarding internship experience with the Community Action Partnership of Strafford County this summer, gaining experience in marketing and communications and also visiting...
  • Words of Wildcat Wisdom

    Words of Wildcat Wisdom

    A new class of first-year students and their families will be arriving at UNH this weekend as students move onto campus for the start of the fall semester. So who better to ask for some words of...
  • Leaving a Lasting Legacy

    Leaving a Lasting Legacy

    When the UNH football season kicks off under the lights against Monmouth next week, the Wildcats will be led by someone other than Sean McDonnell ’78 for the first time in more than two decades.
  • Two researchers stand in front of a red robot

    Aging Assistance

    An interdisciplinary team of UNH researchers has received a $2.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop technology that could help seniors age in place.
  • Pushing Beyond His Comfort Zone

    Pushing Beyond His Comfort Zone

    Mel Nagashima ’22 worked with immigrant families through the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center during his time in the Semester-in-the-City program, and that ultimately pushed him to pursue work in...
  • Committed to Community

    Committed to Community

    Jude Blake '77 was recognized as the winner of the 2021 Hubbard Family Award for Service to Philanthropy at the University of New Hampshire during UNH's Evening of Distinction event last month.
  • A Wildcat Welcome

    A Wildcat Welcome

    UNH began welcoming members of its largest incoming undergraduate class since 2018 to campus with a host of orientation events throughout the month of June.
  • 'A Leader in a Leader's World'

    'A Leader in a Leader's World'

    Gen. Lori Robinson, member of the UNH Class of 1981, was named the recipient of the 2021 Charles Holmes Pettee Medal Award at UNH's Evening of Distinction earlier this month.
  • Celebrating Reunion Weekend 2022

    Celebrating Reunion Weekend 2022

    UNH celebrated the largest reunion in its history during the weekend of June 2-5, welcoming Wildcats from 21 classes and a variety of affinity groups back to campus for the first in-person reunion...
  • Commemorating Juneteenth

    Commemorating Juneteenth

    Richard Haynes, long-time UNH admissions associate director, shares his thoughts regarding Juneteenth as not only a holiday, but a collective time of reflection. UNH will be observing the Juneteenth...
  • Graduate School sends off Class of 2022

    Graduate School sends off Class of 2022

    The University of New Hampshire Graduate School held its commencement ceremony on Memorial Field on Friday, May 20, the first of five commencement ceremonies celebrated on the Durham campus during...
  • Celebrating the Class of 2022

    Celebrating the Class of 2022

    UNH celebrated the Durham undergraduate Class of 2022 at commencement festivities on campus May 21 and 22, sending the graduates off with four ceremonies on Memorial Field between Saturday and Sunday...
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    Parsing Fact from Fiction

    A recent survey by the University of New Hampshire looked at the public acceptance of conspiracy claims compared to statements based on scientific facts. They found only around 10% agreed with...
  • Campus aerial photo in fall

    Getting SMART

    Six University of New Hampshire students have been awarded Science, Math and Research for Transformation (SMART) scholarships from the Department of Defense, the largest number of recipients ever...
  • It's Time For The (603) Challenge

    It's Time For The (603) Challenge

    The (603) Challenge is back and bigger than it’s ever been – so make sure you don’t miss the excitement April 8 through April 12.
  • Aerial image of Jackson Estuarine Lab and Great Bay.

    Federal Funding

    UNH is set to receive nearly $5.5 million in federal funding to support research, education, and energy resilience in the region.
  • Ensemble Showcases African Drum and Dance

    Ensemble Showcases African Drum and Dance

    The Akwaaba Traditional African Drum and Dance Ensemble performed a routine in the MUB Granite State Room on Friday, Feb. 18 as part of UNH's 2022 celebration of Black History Month. 
  • A Groundbreaking Achievement

    A Groundbreaking Achievement

    Abrita Kuthumi ’21, the first Marshall Scholar in UNH's history, discusses the path she took to arrive at UNH and ultimately earn the prestigious distinction.
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    Hope is a Discipline

    Campus mural brings a splash of color and hope for social justice.
  • Off and Running

    Off and Running

    Many of the things Nathaniel Hunt ’22 learned as a philosophy major proved beneficial when he conceived a business idea, and his partnership with the Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center helped take...
  • Aerial photo of Oyster River in snow

    Predicting Future Floods

    New UNH research updates snowmelt flooding models for a changing climate, helping protect vulnerable infrastructure and water resources.
  • A Season to Remember

    A Season to Remember

    The UNH men's soccer team established a team record for wins in a season this fall and reached the Sweet Sixteen in the NCAA Tournament for just the second time in program history. Go behind the...
  • A Healthy Partnership

    A Healthy Partnership

    Calling it a successful model for how the state can invest in solutions to address challenges in the Granite State, Gov. Chris Sununu and others cut the ribbon for the grand opening of the University...
  • Building an Idea into a Business

    Building an Idea into a Business

    Joel Nkounkou ’18 turned an idea into a new business venture with the help of UNH's Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center, and he now proudly calls several of his former classmates and teammates his...
  • In Living Color

    In Living Color

    Fall is always one of the most beautiful times of year to experience life on campus at the University of New Hampshire.
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Scott Ripley is the senior multimedia producer