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UNH Honors 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, President James Dean has joined 26 colleges and universities in signing a call to action that aims to accelerate climate solutions in higher education institutions. The Intentional Endowments Network/Second Nature Call to Action for Higher Education... Read More

Recent Stories

  • UNH student Kathryn Bennett ’18
    - Starting Somewhere
    For Kathryn Bennett ’18, a student in the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture, an interest in sustainability began at a young age. “I have always been passionate about... Read More
  • Sunlight through a tree branch on the UNH campus in Durham, NH
    - Committee on Investor Responsibility Established
    The UNH Foundation has established a Committee on Investor Responsiblity. Read More
  • Graduate student Allison Leach in front of a research poster
    - How's Your Nitrogen Footprint?
    Sustainability leadership efforts have contributed to a groundbreaking initiative to measure and reduce the nitrogen footprint on campus. Read More
  • Tegan O'Neill
    - Following Up with Sustainability Fellows
    UNH Today follows up with a couple of former Sustainability Institute fellows in this article.  Read More
  • Vegetables at a farmer's market
    - Finding Sustainable Solutions
    A UNH-based network aims to solve tomorrow’s food problems today. Read More
  • white clam pizza at UNH harvest dinner
    - (Local) Flavors of Fall
    Grilled swordfish with roasted tomatoes, anyone? Or how about lamb sliders? This year's harvest dinner event took "local" to a whole new level.  Read More
  • T Hall behind the UNH sign
    - Fresh Air
    The Office of Environmental Health and Safety has collaborated with other campus units to develop an indoor air quality management plan. Read More
  • UNH student Katherine Bemis '17
    - Sustainable You
    Katherine Bemis’s recycling bin is always overflowing, and she rarely fills a full trash bag. She bikes to class, is an active member of UNH’s Organic Gardening Club and has a... Read More
  • library courtyard
    - Blue and White Makes Green
    When it comes to sustainability, it’s not easy being green. It takes a “long-term, enduring commitment,” according to Tom Kelly, chief sustainability officer and founding... Read More
  • UNH Student Body President Cameron Cook '17 and the Sustainability Institute's Jennifer Andrews
    - Taking Out the Trash
    Piles of waste lay in the Mills Road visitor parking lot as students, staff and community members sorted through bag after bag of discarded items, searching with gloves and trash... Read More