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  • 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
  • Drone image of research tower in forest in autumn
    - Excellence in Citations
    Forty-one current and emeritus UNH researchers are among the world's 100,000 most cited, according to a new study. Read More
  • Bill McDowell and Larry Mayer
    - Geophysical Fellows
    Professors Larry Mayer and Bill McDowell have been named fellows of the American Geophysical Union. Read More
  • Ruth Varner in Stordalen Mire in Sweden
    - Emerging Science
    UNH will receive $3.6 million to examine the climate change effect on ecosystems.  Read More
  • Satellite-image-of-2019-wildfires-in-Amazon
    - Smoke on the Water
    UNH researchers will study Amazonia's wildfire history from thousands of years ago to understand how fire might affect the region in the future. Read More
  • Mind the (Data) Gaps
    - Mind the (Data) Gaps
    Gaps in available data impede our understanding of heavy metals in Alaskan soils that can harm human health, a team of UNH researchers have found. Read More
  • Ruth Varner stands on a boardwalk in Abisko, Sweden.
    - Arctic Connections
    Ruth Varner has been appointed to a year-long position as a visiting researcher at Stockholm University in Sweden.  Read More
  • Mary Stampone
    - Love of Everything Outside Set Course
    Editor's Note: This is the latest installment in a series featuring UNH faculty telling their stories in their own words. Mary Stampone, associate professor of geography, state... Read More
  • Two male paleontologists collect rocks on a dusty hillside
    - Fossil Bonanza
    UNH researchers contributed to a major study that shows how life on Earth rebounded after an asteroid wiped out dinosaurs 66 million years ago. Read More
  • Fully thawed fens.
    - Mercury Rising
    Arctic communities who bear witness to the early impacts of climate change are grappling with a new challenge. Read More