Mental health and wellbeing of grad students is focus
In September, graduate students, faculty and staff participated in a seminar lead by Elisa Bolton, director of Psychological and Counseling Services (PACS), about the mental health and wellbeing of graduate students.
Studying the impact of invasive green crabs on shellfish in Great Bay Estuary
Kelsey Meyer is a doctoral student in COLSA’s biological sciences: marine biology Ph.D. program. She currently spends a lot of time traversing Great Bay in a small boat, collecting invasive green crabs, baiting traps and monitoring tiles for oyster spat.
Ready to Take Aim at Cancer
Hannah Duperry ’20, ‘21G received her bachelor’s degree in neuroscience and behavior with a minor in psychology and her master’s degree in molecular and cellular biotechnology (MCBT) from UNH. The MCBT program is a professional master’s program that requires one year of academic work followed by...
Hitting the ground running in her first year
Precious Chigwada ’24 is a nutrition: dietetics major from Newmarket, New Hampshire who is busy enjoying her classes, taking advantage of exciting opportunities within her major and preparing for a successful career as a registered dietitian.
Honors Student Focuses on Nutrition and Athletic Performance
Dominick Tavares is a nutrition: dietetics major from Ossipee, New Hampshire. He is also Marble Scholar, member of the Student Nutrition Association and part of the University Honors Program.
Diving into Diet and Mental Health
Sophie Kenny '19, '20G, '22G earned her bachelor’s degree in nutrition: nutrition and wellness and a graduate certificate in the didactic program in dietetics from UNH and is now a master’s student in nutritional sciences at the university.
The Impact of Human-Induced Noise on Animals
New research from Nicole Abate ‘20G that examines the effects of different types of noise on crickets’ movement and mating was recently published in Metaleptea, the orthopterists’ society’s newsletter.
Doctoral Candidate Wins Graduate Student Teaching Award
Jennifer (Jenny) Calawa is a doctoral student in microbiology. She recently won a Graduate Student Teaching Award — one of only two PhD candidates to win this university-wide competition. The award recognizes graduate students who have demonstrated excellence in teaching, including enthusiasm for...
Helping Communities Prosper
Anna Stockman graduated from UNH in 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in community and environmental planning, and now works for Eastern Maine Development Corporation.
Solving the puzzle of complex animal sociality
Wyatt Shell recently earned his doctoral degree in integrative and organismal biology following the successful defense of his dissertation, "Behavioral and genetic mechanisms of social evolution: Insights from incipiently and facultatively social bees."
New Challenge Brings New Opportunity
Kaley Jean ’21 is a genetics major and Classics minor from Merrimack, NH who is working as a a clinical lab assistant in UNH's COVID testing lab. "While a pandemic isn’t the best way to end my undergraduate career," she says, "I think helping others is."