NREN in the News
- The following NREN students are participating in the 2019 Change Maker Collaborative Internship program: Jessica Holley Clancy, Eliane Driscoll, Colleen Dunphy, Jonathan Gagne, Marianna Miller, Rachel Rymaszewski, and Nick Walsh.
- Angelica Beltrán Franco ’19, a wildlife and conservation biology major, has won a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for Summer 2019 to study in Tanzania in conjunction with The School for Field Studies (SFS).
- Jake Gehrung ’20, an environmental science: ecosystems major, has received a 2019 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Abroad (Ecuador)
- Elizabeth Martin ’20 and Maggie Phillips ’19, both environmental science: ecosystems majors, have received 2019 Brian E. Doyle Undergraduate Marine Extension Fellowships
- Hayden McDermott ’19, an environmental conservation and biology major, received a UNH Kidder Award
- Vincent Pagano ‘20, an environmental conservation and sustainability major, Ben Phillips ‘20, a wildlife and conservation biology major, and Hannah Stewart ’20, an environmental conservation and sustainability and environmental and resource economics dual major, have received 2019 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF)
- NRESS Ph.D. student, Amanda Beal, has been appointed by Gov. Mills of Maine as Maine's new Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry.
- Sarah Bower ‘20G, Stacey Doherty ‘20G, Benjamin Fraser NRESS Ph.D. student, Julia Jones ‘19G, Bennett Thompson ‘19G, and Emily Whalen NRESS Ph.D. student, all received 2019 UNH Summer Teaching Assistant Fellowships (STAF)
- NRESS Ph.D. students Heather Grybas and Katherine Ineson received 2019 UNH Dissertation Year Fellowships (DYF)
- Chad Hammer ‘19G is the 2019 Society of American Foresters (SAF) Granite State Division Graduate Student of the Year
- Allison Herreid '19G, was chosen to participate in the first cohort of the Limnology and Oceanography Research Exchange (LOREX) program in Summer 2019
- Sam Palmer ‘19G, received a 2019 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP); Allison Herreid ‘19G and Jess Stekettee NRESS Ph.D. student, both received honorable mentions.
- NRESS Ph.D. student Drew Robinson was selected for Voices for Science (Policy Track), run by the American Geophysical Union
- Professor William McDowell has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
- Professor Pete Pekins spoke with the New York Times and NHPR's The Exchange about his moose and winter tick research, and how it's related to climate change.
- Professor Emeritus John Litvaitis contributed an article to the Autumn 2018 edition of Northern Woodlands, which highlights Associate Professor Rebecca Rowe and recent NRESS Ph.D. graduate Ryan Stephens' research on the role of truffles in New England forest ecosystems.
- NREN has won the “Most Outstanding Rookie Team” Award and the “Most Bike Trips – Large Group” Award in the Seacoast Commute Smart May 2019 Challenge.
- Molly Jacobson, '17 B.S. wildlife and conservation biology, contributed a commentary to UNH's Inquiry 2018 about her research at UNH.
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