Spotlight

When the world is your oyster (literally)
Audrey Berenson ‘19 is a biomedical science: medical microbiology major from Exeter, New Hampshire. She began working in a faculty research lab on...
A chance to develop rare expertise and work on solving recycling industry crisis
Jordan Strater '19, an environmental and resource economics major, is interning at the Northeast Resource Recovery Association, where she’s researching a solution to a...
Lonza Biologics intern is fascinated by the human microbiome and it’s impact on our health
Avianna Guerrero is a biomedical science: medical microbiology major from Newport, Rhode Island who is determined to be part of future a scientific discovery...
Natural Resources grad student celebrates fellowship and explains awe for “universe beneath our feet”
A few days before heading home to North Liberty, Iowa, for Thanksgiving, Bennett Thompson, a graduate student in UNH’s natural resources program, got some news great news: He’d been named a ...
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...
A full resume and resilience has made this grad ready for anything
We caught up with Kimmie Lavoie '17, a wildlife and conservation biology major who recently completed work for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  
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 work together to prepare for the big event
UNH hosted the USEA/USEF-recognized horse trials on Saturday, September 29, and Sunday, September 30. This is UNH's 47th year hosting the trials. Sian Mooney '20) and Maeve Perrin '21 were two of the students who worked hard helping UNH prepare for the event, which included approximately 130...
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,...