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Working for Change

In 2015, a county agent for UNH Extension started paying closer attention to Franklin, New Hampshire, a small city situated 20 miles north of Concord. Nestled at the intersection of three rivers, Franklin was a struggling former mill town that had spent several unsuccessful decades trying to forge... Read More

Recent Stories

  • Building an Idea into a Business
    - Building an Idea into a Business
    Joel Nkounkou ’18 turned an idea into a new business venture with the help of UNH's Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center, and he now proudly calls several of his former... Read More
  • Discovering What's Possible
    - Discovering What's Possible
    As he noted in his commencement address to the class of 2011, it took David Cote ’76 six years to earn his degree at UNH. Indeed, the New Hampshire native’s path wasn’t always a... Read More
  • Championing Progress
    - Championing Progress
    The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) has recognized the work of UNH’s Career and Professional Success (CaPS) office on the Diversity and Inclusion Employer... Read More
  • Bradley Herring 2021
    - The Economics of Health
    Bradley Herring is inquisitive when it comes to understanding human behavior. While some may think this would have led him to a career in psychology, sociology, or anthropology,... Read More
  • a man is working on cybersecurity on a laptop
    - Breaching Information Security Policies
    Data breaches continue to surge worldwide, exposing customer data and individuals’ social security and bank account numbers.Not only do they pose a major privacy concern, but the... Read More
  • artificial intelligence smart watch
    - Artificial Intelligence Disrupting Industries
    Artificial intelligence (AI), now found in everyday products such as smart watches and cloud-based virtual assistants like Alexa and Siri, continues to transform the economy and... Read More
  • CEO in board room with staff
    - A Firm's Success Can Depend On Its CEO's MIndset
    For Assistant Professor of Finance ZhaoZhao He, earning Paul College's Outstanding Researcher of the Year Award in 2020 was all about hard work. “I didn’t have much of a social... Read More
  • Chef Ron and a young female student work together to cut an onion
    - Sharing His Passion for Food
    Pan fried smelt. Blood sausage. Liver and onions. Dishes not usually found on the kids’ menu–but for Hospitality Management Lecturer Ron Boucher, they are recipes that define a... 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