Sustainability Institute

Sustainable Recognition

Sustainable Recognition

UNH was once again selected to The Princeton Review’s Green College Honor Roll for 2022, marking the 14th consecutive year that the university has achieved such status. Read More

Recent Stories

  • Campus at sunset
    - Nominations Open for New Sustainability Awards
    Nominations are being accepted now through April 2 for a new award program to recognize students, faculty and staff doing innovative work in the broad area of sustainability. Read More
  • screen shot of all the student finalists
    - Challenge Met
    Heeding the advice judges offered during the 2019 Social Venture Innovation Challenge helped a team committed to recycling garner three awards in this year’s event, an affirmation... Read More
  • T Hall tower
    - Sustaining Platinum
    When it comes to sustainability you can never have too much validation, particularly when it recognizes a commitment that runs deep, as it does at UNH. The latest distinction... Read More
  • Tops In Sustainability
    - Tops In Sustainability
    Once again UNH has shown its true colors — blue, white and green — after being named one of the most sustainable schools in the country by two of the top organzations  that track... Read More
  • Nesmith Hall
    - Virtual Realities
    The Sustainability fellows and  Social Innovation interns of UNH’s Sustainability Institute began their summer in May by connecting with each other and building their professional... Read More
  • aerial of mountains and lake
    - UNH Honors Earth Day
    Every year on April 22, UNH joins people and organizations around the world to celebrate Earth Day. This feels more meaningful as the urgency of action to address the climate... Read More
  • Yard sale items from students' dorm rooms
    - Reduce, Reuse, Repeat
    When Lauren Banker ’13, Alex Freid ’13, Emily Spognardi ’14, and Erica Vazza ’14 walked to the Gables community room in May 2011, they had no idea how much would be donated to... Read More
  • Thompson Hall
    - Making an Impact
    “I was sitting in James Hall on admitted students’ day. The professors and students spoke so passionately about sustainability. UNH felt like a school that cared. Once here, you... Read More
  • David Ferran ‘78 seated, with Paul College students in background
    - Reimaging Capitalism: UNH Alum Connects With Current Students
    In December of 1977, David Ferran ‘78 was a senior at UNH and happily scheming to travel the world after graduationas a ski instructor and bartender. Then, his father lost his job... Read More
  • Jonathan Gagne' 19
    - Seeing STARS for Waste Reduction and Recycling
    When Jonathan Gagne ‘19 began his undergraduate degree, he was interested in business and nature. He stumbled upon a degree in environmental and resource economics and knew this... Read More