When it comes to the economy, the ocean is a major player — from tourism to energy, seafood to shipping, the world’s marine-related assets tally up to trillions of dollars. But our oceans and coastlines are facing unprecedented pressures. Confronted with this reality, a new concept has emerged that considers both the economic benefits and the long-term sustainability of marine resources across all sectors: The blue economy.
eCoast Angels, an early-stage, business angel network founded in New England in 2000, has been named the University of New Hampshire’s Paul J. Holloway Entrepreneur of the Year.
eCoast Angels was founded by five New Hampshire Seacoast entrepreneurs. From its start, the group had a vision of giving back to the community by investing in, and mentoring, entrepreneurs of early-stage start-up companies who were passionate about their company.
Professor of Natural Resources and the Environment Russell Congalton has spent close to half a century researching and teaching geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing and geospatial technologies. During that time, he’s witnessed significant change – which is really just the nature of his work: identifying changing habitats and environments from imagery provided by satellites, unmanned aerial systems (drones), and similar technologies.
UNHInnovation honored its Innovators of the Year for 2020 and 2021.
Kristen Johnson, assistant professor of biotechnology at UNH Manchester, was recently featured in Inquiry, the annual undergraduate research journal of UNH.
Sally Nelson volunteered to be a living donor for a friend in need, and throughout her own months-long journey she credits her colleagues at the School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering (SMSOE) at UNH with keeping her afloat. Thanks to her nomination, UNH was awarded a Donate Life Employer Recognition award from Donate Life America.
A $1 million gift from Harry Patten ’58 and the Patten Family Foundation will launch the Patten Family Sales and Funding Accelerator program at the University of New Hampshire’s Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center (ECenter) this fall.
UNH student's research brings New Hampshire’s housing crisis into focus
The second annual UNH Sustainability Awards were held Tuesday, May 10, with honorees including alumni for the first time in the ceremony’s brief history.
The awards were established to recognize UNH alumni, faculty, staff and students for their contributions to sustainability, including research and scholarship, curriculum development and teaching, campus initiatives and external activities and achievements.