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  • bobtail squid

    Creature Feature

    Hawaiian bobtail squid (Euprymna scolopes UNH microbiologists have received a $716,000 to study the evolution of beneficial microbes by examining the relationship between the Hawaiian bobtail squid...
  • operation hat trick poster

    UNH Celebrates Innovation; Recognizes Operation Hat Trick

    The Office for Research Partnerships and Commercialization (ORPC) recently celebrated the success of faculty and staff members whose research resulted in nine patents and 65 licenses during the...
  • vikki rodgers

    Schooled Here, Alum Wins Teaching Excellence Prize at Babson College

    Vikki Rodgers studying how plants respond to climate change at the Boston Area Climate Experiment in Waltham, MA. (Photo credit: Webb Chapel).
  • cameron lyle

    Cameron Lyle '13 Wins Top NCAA Honor

    Cameron Lyle '13 It all started with a cheek swab.
  • hedrick smith

    Two-Time Pulitzer Prize Winner Hedrick Smith Speaks at UNH Oct. 23

    Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and best-selling author Hedrick Smith will visit the University of New Hampshire Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, to discuss how America has moved from an era of middle class...
  • aerial photo of thompson hall

    UNH Offers New Online Master of Social Work Degree

    The University of New Hampshire has launched an online master of social work (MSW) degree program. The 28-month program provides the same high-quality professional education as the MSW programs at...
  • corinna tucker in her office

    Sibling Aggression and Mental Health

    When Corinna Jenkins Tucker learned that her study linking the effects of sibling aggression to poor mental health outcomes would be published in the journal Pediatrics, she was thrilled: The...
  • pscyhology students with psych cup in front of cat sculpture

    Psyched About Psych Cup

    UNH undergraduate students stand with the Psych Cup, which they won earlier this year at the 2013 New Hampshire Academic Psychological Association Convention. The win means UNH will host this year’s...
  • Former Senator and Business Leader Win Service Awards

    Former Senator and Business Leader Win Service Awards

    UNH has announced the recipients of its most prestigious awards, the UNH Alumni Association’s Pettee Medal and the UNH Foundation’s Hubbard Family Award. Thomas W. Haas is the 2013 recipient of the...
  • Fight the Flu

    Fight the Flu

    Flu season is coming to UNH...and so is the FLU VACCINE CLINIC FOR STUDENTS UNH Health Services partnered with Video Services to create a short animated film encouraging students to get a free flu...
  • muhammad yunus

    UNH Welcomes Nobel Laureate, Microfinance and Social Business Pioneer Muhammad Yunus

    The University of New Hampshire will welcome Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Laureate and pioneer of the microfinance industry, to campus this fall as the keynote speaker for the New Hampshire Social...
  • chef matt louis in the kitchen

    Aura - Indulge in Color

    Chef Matt Louis, owner of the modern American tapas restaurant Moxy in Portsmouth, is the guest executive chef for Aura. The University of New Hampshire will host its “Aura - Indulge in Color”...
  • robert caro

    UNH Welcomes Pulitzer Prize-winning Author

    Pulitzer Prize winner and author Robert Caro, who has written extensively on the life and presidency of President Lyndon B. Johnson, will give the inaugural Rutman Distinguished Lecture on the...
  • nyomi guzman

    There’s No Place Like Home

    When Nyomi Guzman ’14 listens to Nancy Pearce, a retired high school teacher, describe all the different birds she’s seen in her back yard in Stratham, N.H., she can’t help but smile. Pearce loves...
  • Paul Bradley talks with Bonnie Rose at Powder House Cooperative in Exeter.

    ROC USA President Named Carsey Institute Social Innovator of the Year

    Paul Bradley talks with Bonnie Rose at Powder House Cooperative in Exeter. Paul Bradley, ’86, president of ROC USA LLC, has been named the Carsey 2013 Social Innovator of the Year. Bradley will be...
  • students on unh great lawn with unh purchases

    The Doors Are Always Open at Shop UNH

    Welcome to the mall of UNH.
  • wild e cat at stadium

    UNH Football

    Cheer on the Wildcats at the first home game of the season, UNH football vs. Colgate, Saturday, Sept. 14, noon at Cowell Stadium. Wildcat Kids' Day features bouncy houses, face painting, games, and...
  • wildcat transit bus

    When’s the Next Bus Coming?

    Wildcat Transit riders know all about the benefits of bus travel. There are no parking tickets. It saves gas money. It’s convenient and good for the environment. And now, thanks to a new app from UNH...
  • students knitting purple caps for babies

    Class Has Students Crafting for Babies, and for Credit

    In the UNH Thompson School of Applied Science Human Relations 201 class, Mary DeTurk teaches students to knit baby caps. The students have partnered with the New Hampshire Children’s Trust to raise...
  • interoperability lab students

    Making Connections with the InterOperability Lab

    If your Dell computer prints to your HP printer and your smartphone programs your TV, you might thank some UNH students.
  • satellite orbiting earth

    Dazzling Discoveries

    The Van Allen Probes elliptical orbits will range in altitude from 373 to 23,000 miles. Artist's rendering courtesy of Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory One year after their launch from Cape...
  • UNH Mural Time Lapse

    UNH Mural Time Lapse

      Produced by UNH Video Production Services
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  • patricia donahoe

    Alum Receives Fulbright to Teach English in Brazil

    Recent University of New Hampshire graduate Patricia Donahoe, ’13, a dual political science/international affairs major from Henniker, N.H., has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching...
  • students at farm internship

    On-Farm Experience is Keystone to Capstone Course

    Three Cooperative Extension food and agriculture specialists and a local farm teamed with a UNH professor this spring to bring to life a capstone course for the new Sustainable Agriculture and Food...
  • israel and palestinian delegation

    International Delegations Learn About UNH’s Green Launching Pad

    A delegation from Israel and the Palestinian Territories recently visited UNH to learn about the Green Launching Pad. Two delegations of international visitors from Japan, and Israel and the...
  • students on ireland study abroad trip

    The Luck of the Irish Scholars

    The Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for the College of Life Sciences (COLSA) at the University of New Hampshire (UNH), Kim Babbitt, is no stranger to student requests that she do more teaching. “...
  • betty sideman

    Moving Right Along

    Becky Sideman, a vegetable and berry specialist with UNH Cooperative Extension, will use cutting edge technology to assist with crop research and classroom teaching.
  • manchester data repository fact sheet

    Manchester Has a New Data Repository

    The Manchester Data Repository offers a wide range of information published mainly between 2007 and 2013. Grant writers, researchers, and citizens interested in facts, statistics, and published...
  • abby hatfield with students

    Looking for a Learning Moment

    Meet Abby Hatfield, physical science teacher and science department chair at Newmarket High School, and Matt Endrizzi, science teacher at St. Thomas Aquinas High School. Matt and Abby are summer...
  • dimitry harris on appledore island

    Little Green Appledore

    On an island seven miles off the New Hampshire coastline in the midst of one of the soggiest summers in memory, worrying about enough water seems counter-productive.
  • students participating in project smart

    Smart Students Study Cutting-edge Science with Project Smart

    In the crowded atrium of Morse Hall, large posters mounted on easels described cutting-edge science ranging from genetically engineered plants to 3-D bio-printing to an ultra-low frequency...
  • fwendy klemperer outside pcac with sculptures

    The Science of Art: Turning Used Metal into Sculptures

    Here’s proof that the career path we plan on is often not where life takes us. Wendy Klemperer is an artist--a sculptor who crafts animals out of twisted steel once used in buildings and bridges. Her...
  • student examining kitten at vet hospital

    The Right Touch

    Tasha Dooley '14 perfects her procedural techniques each day on the job at the Cocheco Valley Humane Society. When handled skillfully, animals remain calm. With a five-year-old son, a husband who...
  • solar panels being install on woodruff house in the minidorms, 1980's


    CATCHING SOME RAYS: In a 1980 photo from The New Hampshire, students adjust solar panels on the roof of Woodruff House. Long before UNH had a Sustainability Academy, there were students and faculty...

    Land Blubber

    Talk about a whale of a learning experience. Early this month, a long-dead and decomposing 10,000-pound minke whale provided hands-on learning for 10 undergraduates, including three UNH students, in...
  • students walking in front of thompson hall

    UNH Reports Historic Fundraising Year

    The University of New Hampshire Foundation raised $35.8 million in FY13 (July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013), making it the largest fundraising year in UNH’s history, beating the previous record of $...
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  • mike middleton, ken fuld, irene peters, mark huddleston

    Alums Honor Parents with Endowed Professorship in Education

    Irene Peters celebrates the creation of the John and H. Irene Peters Professorship in Education with, from left to right, Michael Middleton, associate professor of education who will be the first...
  • lacrosse summer camp

    From Camper to Counselor

    It’s a hot June morning and the turf field in Cowell Stadium holds the heat in shimmering waves making low-90s feel more like 100 degrees. Gathered at the 50-yard line are 60 high school girls who...
  • sarah garstka with kids in garden

    Garden Bounty

    From her early teens, Sarah Garstka was into food but not in the way some kids might be at that age. When she was 16, she read a book theorizing that what we eat impacts how we feel, and right then,...
  • governor hassan signing bill to create pathways to work program

    NH Small Business Development Center Partners With State to Create ‘Pathway to Work’ Program

    Gov. Maggie Hassan recently signed SB 143, which created the Pathway to Work program. Celebrating the creation of the program with Hassan (center) are, from left to right, Rep. Sally Kelly; Sen....
  • UNH Manchester biololgy teaching assistant Zaynav Mahmod from Jordan assists Tan Dao from Vietnam precipitate his DNA sample during UNH Manchester's Summer EXCELL Program.

    Summer: Sun, Fun, and Science

    UNH Manchester biololgy teaching assistant Zaynav Mahmod from Jordan assists Tan Dao from Vietnam precipitate his DNA sample during UNH Manchester's Summer EXCELL Program. Tan Dao huddles with his...
  • tim marquis at microscope

    School of Fish

    Pre-medical student Tim Marquis
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  • science students at sanborn high school

    Science Education Gets Real at Sanborn Regional

    Students study a watershed model from the Dept. of Environmental Services. "Science is dirty!" "It’s too hard!" "We don't have the tools we need!" Sound familiar? These were a few of the comments by...
  • cooperative extention volunteers in front of cat sculpture

    Extension’s Army of Volunteers Steps Up

    Ever volunteer to clean up a local park? Coach kids? Raise money for the local food bank? Or, in an act of foolhardy bravado, chaperone a middle school dance?
  • chidren's author rebecca dudley

    Q&A with Children’s Book Author Rebecca Dudley ’85

    I read that you are an architect. Did that help the story evolve the way it did—through objects rather than words?
  • tent pitching competition in central park

    UNH Wildcats 1, New York Rangers 0

    Outdoor Education Professor Brent Bell (left) and park ranger in New York City's Central Park New York may be the city of superlatives – the most populous, the most expensive, the most taxis – but...
  • jesse smith with tiger woods

    Son of University Advancement Employee Played U.S. Open

    Jesse Smith and Tiger Woods at the US Open. Courtesy photo. Parental pride. It’s almost a DNA thing; something that becomes part of a new parent’s marrow so that our children don’t actually have to...
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