Sustainability

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Supporting business and societal impact

Impax Asset Management, the specialist asset manager investing in the transition to a more sustainable economy, has created a new Pax Scholarship program. It was created to honor the heritage of Pax World Funds, which will be renamed the Impax Funds at the end of this year, in the region of their... Read More

Recent Stories

  • jackie_Harris
    - Inspired to make an impact
    Inspired by one city’s commitment to address climate change, Jackie Harris ’23 served as an intern this summer in Keene, New Hampshire on a team aimed at reducing the water and... Read More
  • Two people fly a drone on a rocky coast
    - FOSTERing Success
    A UNH program that helps New Hampshire small businesses grow by accessing federal grant funding has notched its first major success. Portsmouth-based Nearview, a participant in... Read More
  • Stuart Grandy, professor of soil biogeochemistry and fertility, and Paula Mouser, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, have received a two-year USDA equipment grant for $323,025 to purchase an ultra-high-performance high resolution liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry instrument (UHPLC-MS/MS) similar to the instrument here.
    - UNH Scientists Receive $1M to Support Critical Soil Sustainability Research
    University of New Hampshire scientists have received three grants totaling $1 million that will support research addressing urgent questions in soil sustainability and, ultimately... Read More
  • Woman in white lab coat samples liquid outdoors with bright sun over her shoulder
    - Research Snapshot: Protecting Great Bay
    UNH researchers sample wastewater from treatment facilities around Great Bay to understand how contaminants flow into our environment and ultimately protect our drinking water. Read More
  • Aerial view of Thompson Hall
    - Sustainably Cool
    The University of New Hampshire has once again been recognized for its sustainability efforts by the Sierra Club, which ranked UNH ninth among the “Top 20 Coolest Schools of 2021... Read More
  • Car drives on flooded road near beach
    - Roads Under Water
    With a new $1.8 million National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) grant, UNH researchers will study how and why coastal hazards like excessive flooding are causing... Read More
  • Researcher strides across ditch in salt marsh carrying square trancept
    - Marsh March
    Research in salt marshes in Rowley, Mass., explores solutions to long-ago created ditches, which increase flooding from sea level rise. Read More
  • While extensive mastitis research exists, there is limited data regarding the whole genomes of pathogens that cause the infections, and thus large gaps in our understanding of the bacteria and how or why they lead to the disease.
    - UNH Scientists Receive $650,000 Grant to Study Genetics of Costly Dairy Cattle Disease
    Researchers at the New Hampshire Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at the University of New Hampshire in collaboration with colleagues at Cornell University have received a four-... Read More
  • Aerial view of river with researchers working on sandbar
    - Research Snapshot: Protecting Smelt
    On a sandbar in the Squamscott River in Exeter, UNH researchers and collaborators from New Hampshire Fish and Game and Coastal Research Volunteers collect rainbow smelt caught in... Read More
  • Sunlight through a tree branch on the UNH campus in Durham, NH
    - Committee on Investor Responsibility
    In June 2017, the UNH Foundation's Investment and Finance committee established the Committee on Investor Responsibility. Sustainability is a core value at the University of New... Read More