College of Engineering & Physical Sciences

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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

  • Image of Bhowmick presenting
    - Changing Course
    The effects of COVID-19 extended far beyond the physical health of the UNH community. Among the many disruptors impacting the nation, college students’ post-graduation career... Read More
  • Chanda Prescod-Weinstein looks at the camera in front of a painting
    - Literary Luminary
    The LA Times Book Prize in science and technology went to Chanda Prescod-Weinstein for "The Disordered Cosmos." Read More
  • Whale tale emerges from ocean surface.
    - Winds of Change
    A new collaboration between UNH and Vineyard Wind will focus on the underwater soundscapes near the offshore wind turbines near Martha's Vineyard. Read More
  • Campus aerial photo in fall
    - Getting SMART
    Six University of New Hampshire students have been awarded Science, Math and Research for Transformation (SMART) scholarships from the Department of Defense, the largest number of... Read More
  • Image of solar flare from the Sun and the Earth surrounded by purple magnetic lines.
    - Space Storms
    UNH researchers will receive $1.1 million to study space weather as part of the Center for Geospace Storms. Read More
  • Female student pushes a GPS cart across a beach in winter
    - Research Snapshot: Beach Bombs
    UNH researchers measure the shifting sands of N.H. beaches to understand where unexploded ordnances may be hiding. Read More
  • Goldwater scholarships
    - Golden Opportunity
    Two students from the University of New Hampshire recently received the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the nation’s premier undergraduate award for science, math,... Read More
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    - Rocket Science
    UNH-built instruments aboard a rocket aimed at studying mysterious type of Northern Lights. Read More
  • Bio_engineering
    - Learning to Regrow Lost Body Parts
    This summer, middle and high school students attending UNH Tech Camp will have the unique opportunity to learn about regrowing lost body parts, freezing and storing cells, 3D... Read More
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    - Gateway to Success
    Mastering the subject of algebra is considered vital to succeeding in higher-level mathematics and the pursuit of a career in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (... Read More