Thompson School of Applied Science

Hydroponic lettuce at UNH Thompson School greenhouse

Veggie Tale

It’s an age-old challenge: How do you get children to eat more vegetables? Doris Demers '16, the child nutrition director for the Oyster River Cooperative School District (ORCSD), seems to have found an answer — feed them fresh, local produce. “I’ve always felt strongly about buying local because... Read More

Recent Stories

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    - Thompson School Students Showcase Research
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  • TSAS student Brian Hunter and advisor Tim Barretto
    - The Music Man
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    - Historical Horticulture
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  • UNH alumna Jennifer Blessing working with a service dog in training
    - A Dog-Lover’s Tale
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  • 2016 Undergraduate Research Conference Photo Gallery
  • Drew Conroy with Rwandan colleague Aurore Ugirabe
    - Fulbright Awards
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  • Thompson School of Applied Science student Dylan Smith
    - Fungi, Fundraisers and Passiflora
    If there’s anything you’ve ever wondered about the ecological virtues of fungi, Dylan Smith ’16 can probably give you the answer. Read More
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    - Professors Without Borders
    During the spring term, faculty from both the Durham and Manchester campuses will be taking their expertise outside their traditional classrooms via a variety of fellowships and... Read More
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    - A Season of Feasting
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