Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems Spotlight

A Champion with a Plan
When Ryann Terwilliger '21 transferred to UNH from a school with only 1,600 undergrads, she didn’t know what to expect.
More Than a Degree
For Jessica Fury ‘19, an animal science major and Groveton, NH native, graduation will mean saying goodbye to her beloved Jersey cows at the UNH Organic Dairy, but it also means a new opportunity to care for some special creatures in Jefferson, NH.
Learning to Love Learning
Fidel Pena ’20, who is a nutrition and wellness major, has discovered that college is more than just a means to an end.
A Diagnosis Leads to New Priorities
Jason Alme ’21 is pursuing his third undergraduate degree, this time with a powerful motivator.
High Speed Accomplishment
Haley Neal ’19 has fit a lot of learning into the three years she’s been at UNH – so much so, that the nutrition major will be graduating a year early.
Celebrating Food as a Source of Nourishment, Joy and Connection
Sarah Dramstad '20 is a nutrition major: dietetics option who not only wants people to be healthy. She wants people to love and enjoy food.
Finding Her Niche, Following Her Passion
Kaitlyn LeClair ’19 rode Morgan horses for 10 years before she arrived at UNH and discovered her love of the breed displaced by a new interest: cows.
Third Generation Dairy Farmer Takes His Knowledge to a New Level
Following graduation, Nathan Adams ’20 will be joining his father at his family’s 515-cow diary farm in Westmoreland, NH.
A Change that Made Everything Clear
Alyssa Wilson didn’t grow up planning to become a veterinary technician. In fact, she says, she hated the idea.  Find out why she changed her mind.
A Sailor at the Helm
This well-rounded student from Boston is will be graduating with her associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology in May and entering COLSA's four-year Animal Science program in the fall. 
Experience Makes Her Stand Out
Amber McElhinney ’19 had to switch her major from equine studies: equine science option to chemical engineering for a semester before she realized that she was where she belonged all along. 
Promoting the connection between good food and health
Taylor Zupo ‘20 recently returned from Chachapoyas, Peru where she and three other UNH students spent January term in an agricultural exchange program at Universidad Nacional Toribio Rodriguez de Mendoza de Amazonas.