Sustainability Institute

Skye Loto in the woods.

Internship Makes a Difference Close to Home

Skye Loto is passionate about businesses that focus on environmental and social good. When she was looking for an internship to help her grow her hands-on experience in this area, she discovered the Semester for Impact program.   Semester for Impact is offered by the College for Social Innovation... Read More

Recent Stories

  • 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
  • Brendan Landry ‘17 at fishing pier
    - Teach a Man to Fish
    Brendan Landry ‘17 is all about fish and fishermen. When he graduated with an undergraduate degree in health management and policy, he was interested in food systems. His... Read More