Sustainability

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.
In the Field
Alina Harris '19G is a student in UNH's agricultural sciences master's program. Find out what she's doing and why she loves doing it at New Hampshire's flagship...
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.
Protecting the Environment Through Responsible Investing
Rachel Rymaszewski '20 is passionate about responsible environmental policy and learning ways to minimize negative human impact on the natural world. 
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...
Space to Fail, Motivation to Succeed
Andy DeMeo isn't afraid to fail, and that just may be the secret to his success.
Four students sit outside a high tunnel with cardboard boxes at their feet, breaking the cloves off of garlic bulbs and separating them by size. Some will go to UNH Dining and some will be replanted.
Farms lauded for providing real-world setting for students
The University of New Hampshire has been ranked No. 12 in a rating of the best college farms in the nation. The ranking by College Rank evaluated college farms on student integration with sustainability factors, community programming, and courses available at the university or college farm, not...
Facility is Only Research Greenhouse Operation in World with Certification
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. The facility, which is part of the NH Agricultural Experiment Station...