Spotlight

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...
From First-Gen College Student to Accomplished Scientist and Professor
Easton White is an assistant professor in COLSA’s department of biological sciences, and he runs the Quantitative Marine Ecology Lab.
Program Encourages Conversations about Bias, Privilege and Equity
As part of a broad effort to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in the college, Dean Anthony S. Davis launched the anti-racist book share program in fall 2020.
COLSA Well Represented Among Winners
In 2021, the UNH Sustainability Institute launched the UNH Sustainability Awards, which recognizes activities and achievements that best embody the principles and practices of sustainability.
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.
Accomplished Rider and Coach Interviewed by Sally Batton
Christina Keim, senior lecturer in the equine studies program and the head coach of UNH's Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association Equestrian Team since 2004, was recently featured on the Athletic Equestrian podcast. Keim discusses her early riding life and reveals the inner workings of the UNH IHSA...
New Collections Manager of the Hodgdon Herbarium
Erin Sigel recently joined the UNH College of Life Sciences and Agriculture as the new collections manager of the Hodgdon Herbarium, which she describes as a “hidden gem of 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.