Wildcat Spotlight

Learning Inside and Outside the Classroom
Kiley Kennedy ’19 considers the world to be her classroom, but she has found a nexus here at UNH where unique opportunities for learning in both traditional and nontraditional ways are preparing her for the future.
Hard work and passion lead to success
While the word passionate can feel overused to the point of cliché, in Ashley Bruns ’19 case, the adjective fits. The animal science major from Berlin, New Hampshire is nothing if not passionate about her achievements, veterinary medicine and public health, her parents who have supported and loved...
Taking advantage of all opportunities to shine
As Sydney Snelling ’19 prepares to graduate this spring, she reflects on all the amazing opportunities she’s had at UNH, including an internship at Lonza Biologics for two summers in a row.
When the world is your oyster (literally)
Audrey Berenson ‘19 began working in a faculty research lab in 2016. She's been studying Vibrio parahaemolyticus bacteria in local oysters.
Lonza Biologics intern is fascinated by the human microbiome and it’s impact on our health
Avianna Guerrero is determined to be part of future a scientific discovery or medical breakthrough.
Air National Guardsman is helping out with research that has implications for public health
Colin McGonagle is a biomedical science: medical microbiology major from Nashua who is excited by the growth in his chosen field and the potential impacts...
A Lifelong Lover of Marine Animals Finds Her Calling
The passion of COLSA’s faculty and students convinced Mary Kate Munley '21 to attend UNH. Now, her own passion drives her to keep seizing opportunities and gaining the skills and knowledge she needs for a successful and rewarding career as a marine biologist. COLSA: Looking back on your time at UNH...
Avid hiker heads to the beach for a transformative summer internship
Wildlife and conservation biology major Grey Miller ‘20, who chose UNH for its easy access to hiking and camping in the White Mountains, talks about why he jumped at an...
Determined to make a difference
Emily Ray ’20, a marine estuarine and freshwater biology major, came to UNH with a strong interest in studying shark behavior, but shifted her focus to...
A summer internship fine tunes pre-vet student’s career aspirations
Lindsay Bosworth ’19, a biomedical science major, tells us about her recent internship at  Mystic Aquarium’s Animal Rescue Program in Mystic, Connecticut....
Students volunteer at NEDA for team fundraiser
A group of riders from the UNH equestrian team recently volunteered at the New England Dressage Association (NEDA) Fall Festival of Dressage at HITS Saugerties in New York as part of a team fundraiser. The students, all of whom compete on the UNH Intercollegiate Dressage Association (IDA) squad,...
I recently finished my B.S. in Environmental Engineering at the University of Georgia, and fell in love with the idea of Ecological Engineering or simply Ecosystem Restoration, combining engineering designs and ecological principles.