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Ellie Petit

Petit ’26 Earns NOAA Hollings Scholarship

Working as a research assistant during the spring semester in the lab of Michael Chambers, research associate professor in UNH’s Center for Sustainable Seafood Systems, Elisabeth Petit ’26 was able to tap directly into interests she hopes will carry her well beyond UNH. She relished every minute... Read More

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