COLSA News

  • The Coral Microbiome
    Thursday, December 11, 2014

    The Coral Microbiome

    Understanding a Piece of the Paradox
  • Sunday, December 7, 2014

    Stacey Cole Remembered

    It is hard to think of New Hampshire without Stacey Cole. Stacey died a week ago and those who knew him — and there were thousands — have been thinking of what the soft-spoken man from Red Crow Farm in West Swanzey meant to them.
  • Saturday, December 6, 2014

    Bobcat Population Has Recovered Dramatically

    A new study from the University of New Hampshire and Fish and Game finds that the state’s bobcat population has rebounded substantially.
  • Wednesday, December 3, 2014

    USDA Grant Supports UNH Research on How Plants Recognize Friends and Foes

    Louis S. Tisa, professor of microbiology and genetics, and Feixia Chu, assistant professor of biochemistry, have received a grant from the USDA for nearly $400,000 to support research on photosynthetic and nutrient utilization.
  • A student loading logs at the Horticulture Farm.
  • Spring swamp at East Foss Farm
    Monday, December 1, 2014

    Spring swamp at East Foss Farm

  • Sunday, November 30, 2014

    Planting the seed: Year-round growing for local farmers researched by UNH

    While many enjoy the fresh, local produce available at farmers' markets, the lack of anything to sell forces most markets in New England to close by midfall.
  • Friday, November 21, 2014

    How New England could become Farmville again

    In a new vision for the region, climate change gives local agriculture a big boost.
  • Thursday, November 20, 2014

    UNH student creates free app to help consumers find fresh fish

    While news recently broke that cod fishing in the Gulf of Maine has been put on a hiatus for the next six months, it appears the New Hampshire Local Fish Finder app was created just in time.
  • Wednesday, November 19, 2014

    Heat Pumps Show Promise for Reducing Greenhouse Heating Oil Consumption

    Preliminary results of a University of New Hampshire research project investigating the potential cost savings of using heat pumps to heat and cool greenhouses suggest that heat pumps could substantially reduce heating oil consumption.
  • genetics rabbits
    Tuesday, November 18, 2014

    Lab Time

  • Wednesday, November 12, 2014

    UNH Hosts Popular Poinsettia Open House Dec. 4-6

    The Macfarlane Greenhouses, a facility of the NH Agricultural Experiment Station, and Thompson School horticultural facility at the University of New Hampshire host the popular Poinsettia Trials Open House Thursday, Dec. 4 through Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014.
  • Sunday, November 9, 2014

    Eelgrass could save the planet

    Sea grass ecosystems occupy a small percentage of ocean area but account for 50 percent of ocean carbon storage. So why are we letting the beds die?
  • Saturday, November 8, 2014

    Concerns raised over island’s dying beach grass

    One of the beach's best defenses against erosion -- beach grass -- is itself under attack from a tiny creature, and the problem is spreading.
  • Sunday, November 2, 2014

    Battle ax: Six colleges meet for lumberjack competition at UNH

    On a rainy Saturday, the University of New Hampshire played host to an athletic competition, but not one of the more familiar sports.
  • Wednesday, October 29, 2014

    UNH project aims to restore dunes naturally on Plum Island

    As a team of UNH scientists led a group of volunteers planting tufts of sea grass and other native plants along the dunes last Friday, project leader Gregg Moore said they came upon a woman sweeping piles of sa
  • Wednesday, October 29, 2014

    UNH Greenhouses Earn Top Sustainability Credential from International Group

    For the second year, the Macfarlane Research Greenhouses at the University of New Hampshire have received the top grade for sustainability by an independent international sustainability certification group.
  • Tuesday, October 28, 2014

    Dean's Message

    How time flies! Our undergraduate students have already been back for two months and, of course, our graduate students work year-around to complete their academic and research programs and are again back at their coursework.
  • Naturally UNH
    Tuesday, October 28, 2014

    Naturally UNH

    Each turn of season highlights the pastoral campus at the University of New Hampshire (UNH), like a deliberate brush stroke on nature’s canvas.
  • Monday, October 27, 2014

    Prof. Tom Laue Named Innovator of the Year at UNHInnovation Event

    Award Given as UNH Announces New Initiatives to Increase Commercialization Success
  • Journey to the Hot Zone
    Monday, October 27, 2014

    Journey to the Hot Zone

    "When I look back at what I've done, it seems like I've always been in the right place at the right time," says Jensen who believes that having an open mind about educational opportunities is paramount to career success.
  • Friday, October 24, 2014

    What flies beneath: Avian bloodsuckers

    When you find a bird feather in the woods and stoop to pick it up, does your mom’s voice echo in your brain? Can you hear her say, birds have lice, don’t pick that up? Mom was mostly right. Birds can have lice (though you won’t catch lice from a bird).
  • Cellular Sleuth
    Tuesday, October 14, 2014

    Cellular Sleuth

    Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Biomedical Sciences Chuck Walker ponders a long list of successful alumni who once conducted research at his side in the Walker Lab.
  • Community Retrospective
    Tuesday, October 14, 2014

    Community Retrospective

    Thirty years of photographic evidence on climate change affecting fouling communities in Portsmouth Harbor.
  • Branching Out
    Tuesday, October 14, 2014

    Branching Out

    Just three years after Jon Roy ’95 graduated from the University of New Hampshire’s (UNH) Forest Technology program at the Thompson School of Applied Science, he started his own business.