Food insecurity concerns lead to change in major
Alexandra Papadakis ’21 has long been interested in food. When she started at UNH, she thought that interest would take her in the direction of how it’s grown, harvested, marketed, consumed. Then she started thinking more about hunger.
Changemaker in Training
Tori Wyman ’21 is a Business Administration major and Environmental Conservation and Sustainability minor. She recently completed her second summer internship through UNH's Social Innovation Internship program.
UNH's integrated approach to sustainability education, research, and practice
If you told 18-year-old Kendall Gray she would present her research on her university’s energy infrastructure alongside University of New Hampshire (UNH) president James Dean, she would not have believed you.
Enticed by environment, economics and opportunity
Vincent Pagano ’20 is an environmental conservation and sustainability major and economics minor from Epsom, New Hampshire. At UNH, Vincent has forged a challenging and exciting path that...
UNH alum on the front lines of the climate crisis
Kathryn Bennett '19 is working to understand what will happen to our planet as millennia-old permafrost thaws, releasing methane into the atmosphere.
UNH Changemakers Apply Their Skills in the Field
Twenty-five students who were selected to participate in the 9th annual social innovation internship presented a summary of their accomplishments to an audience in Hamilton Smith Hall on July 24.
An Altered (and Hopeful) World View
The future might be very different for Jessica Clancy '21 had she not decided to apply for UNH’s Social Innovation Internship.
Finding His Path to Change the World
Nicholas (Nick) Walsh ’19 is one of six COLSA students selected to participate in this year’s Social Innovation Internship, and he's using the opportunity to learn all he can about sustainability-focused investing.
UNH Has Conducted Extensive Research and Outreach to Farmers
New Hampshire farmers are increasingly moving to more sustainable farming practices, with those adopting no-till, reduced-till, and cover crop practices dramatically increasing since 2012, according to the 2017 Census of Agriculture. The University of New Hampshire has conducted extensive research...