Sustainability Institute

Young Changemakers Take Center Stage

Young Changemakers Take Center Stage

UNH held its Community Changemaker Challenge on May 13 for New England high schools, hosting teams from five schools via Zoom in a showcase of creative ideas and solutions to a wide range of social, economic and environmental issues affecting communities worldwide. The event is a sibling to UNH’s... Read More

Recent Stories

  • Image of man installing solar panels
    - E&E News: Dems' spending bill taps small banks for climate justice
    As climate change concerns begin to rise, legislators in Washington have began to shift the focus of resources toward implementing clean energy, especially in overlooked... Read More
  • Campus photo at UNH
    - Still Seeing STARS
    The University of New Hampshire has achieved a renewed platinum rating—the highest possible under the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE... Read More
  • 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
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    - Inspired to make an impact
    Inspired by one city’s commitment to address climate change, Jackie Harris ’23 served as an intern this summer in Keene, New Hampshire on a team aimed at reducing the water and... Read More
  • Aerial view of Thompson Hall
    - Sustainably Cool
    The University of New Hampshire has once again been recognized for its sustainability efforts by the Sierra Club, which ranked UNH ninth among the “Top 20 Coolest Schools of 2021... Read More
  • Sunlight through a tree branch on the UNH campus in Durham, NH
    - Committee on Investor Responsibility
    In June 2017, the UNH Foundation's Investment and Finance committee established the Committee on Investor Responsibility. Sustainability is a core value at the University of New... Read More
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  • 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