AWESOME is a U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)-supported program designed to provide undergraduate and graduate students at UNH with unique opportunities to conduct collaborative international research in Ecuador, while learning about the diverse natural ecosystems, innovative approaches to watershed management, and the rich culture, history, and backgrounds of the Ecuadorian people and society.
College Woods, on the west side of the main campus, comprises approximately 250 acres of woods, streams, and small fields. College Woods is the oldest and most intensively used University property for education, research and recreation.
EcoQuest operates a Field Centre for applied studies in ecology, resource management and environmental policy. The programs are accredited by UNH and are open to highly motivated students from around the world.
UNH undergraduates have the opportunity to spend a semester in Boston in a rigorous 30+ hour per week internship with a leading social change organization (nonprofit, business, or public sector) – in community development, social justice, health, education, environment, and other areas dedicated to the public good.
Xi Sigma Pi, founded in 1908, is the honor society for Natural Resources and the Environment. The objectives of Xi Sigma Pi are to secure and maintain a high standard of scholarship in forestry and natural resource professions, and to promote a fraternal spirit among those engaged in activities related to these fields.