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The Language of STEM

With $3.5 million from the Department of Education, UNH researchers will enhance STEM understanding among N.H.'s English learners. Read More

Recent Stories

  • 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
  • Larry Mayer
    - A Fortuitous Major
    Larry Mayer, director, Center for Coastal And Ocean Mapping Read More
  • alumni_scoiety_award
    - Capturing Climate Science at its Core
    When Julie Palais ‘78 completed an assignment in the final days of her undergraduate career at UNH, she had no idea it was the seed that would sprout an award-winning career as a... Read More
  • Text on a page surrounded by colorful ocean graphics.
    - Rising Above The Crowd
    Undergraduates at UNH are leading their own research project sand publishing the data and results, sometimes before they even graduate. Read More