Spotlight

Protecting the Environment Through Responsible Investing
Rachel Rymaszewski '20 is passionate about responsible environmental policy and learning ways to minimize negative human impact on the natural world. 
Looking to the Brain for Answers
Meet Arturo Andrade, whose neurobiological research may lead to new, more effective treatments for chronic pain and anxiety.
Finding His Path to Change the World
Nicholas (Nick) Walsh ’19 is one of seven COLSA students selected to participate in this year’s Social Innovation Internship, which is offered by the UNH Center for Social Innovation and...
A Goodbye, a Surprise Hello and an Unexpected Honor
In May, botanical sciences professor Alan (Al) Baker retired after 47 years at UNH, and the department of biological sciences threw Baker a retirement party that included a surprise guest.
Leading and Teaching By Example
This August, Piper Bartlett-Browne, who graduated from UNH in 2009 with a degree in biology, will be heading to Nome, Alaska, where she’ll spend three weeks collecting climate change data in the Bering and Chukchi Seas as a part of the PolarTREC...
Seeking a Better World Through Science
Francesca Barucci ’20 is busy. The biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology major from Fairfield, Conn., is also minoring in Italian studies and chemistry and is a member of the UNH Chapter of the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Being the Change She Wants to See
Born and mainly raised in the Dominican Republic, biomedical science major Walkania Santos ’19 is the second in her family to attend college in the U.S. Her plan to become a doctor is rooted in her experience growing up where access to medical care is limited.  
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.
Fast Forward
Enzymes are a complex protein that help speed biochemical reactions. Graeme Lambert ’19, biochemistry major and president of the UNH Chapter of the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, knows all about enzymes — and speed.
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.
An Education that Spans Three Colleges at UNH
If you are curious about how to balance the demands of one major and two minors that are all in different colleges at UNH, ask Matthew Rich ’19.