Spotlight

An Internship Caring for Marine Animals Includes Lessons in Adaptability
Marisa Gazzola ’20 is a marine, estuarine and freshwater biology major from Harrison, New York. She spent summer 2019 interning at the Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center on Hutchinson Island, Florida.
Create Your Own Story (CYOS) Award Recipient
Amber McElhinney '19 was a UNH Create Your Own Story (CYOS) award recipient for the 2018-2019 academic year. In this video produced by the CYOS team, the equine studies major talks about what she loved most about her UNH experience. 
A summer internship at the Ecotarium
Abby Molodetz ’20 spent the summer interning at the Ecotarium in Worcester, Massachusetts thanks in part to a grant she received from COLSA’s donor-supported SOAR fund. COLSA: Tell us about your internship. (Company name, your title, responsibilities): Abbie Molodetz: I was an intern in the...
UNH alum on the front lines of the climate crisis
Kathryn Bennett '19 is working to understand what will happen to our planet as millennia-old permafrost thaws, releasing methane into the atmosphere. The invisible gas is "like a foot on the accelerator...
Part of $2M Sea Grant award to advance understanding of American lobster
The Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve will receive about $250,000 over two years to study how warming coastal waters are affecting lobsters in the Gulf of Maine, the National Sea Grant Office announced on Tuesday.
Realizing Her Childhood Dream
Amber McElhinney graduated in May 2019 with a degree in equine science and is now earning her doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University of California at Davis.
A Soil Scientist Pulls Up Roots
Andrea Jilling will graduate with her doctorate in Earth and Environmental Sciences in September 2019. Her thesis topic is the potential bioavailability and agronomic relevance of mineral-associated organic nitrogen, and her advisor is Stuart Grandy.
In the Field
Alina Harris '19G is a student in UNH's agricultural sciences master's program. Find out what she's doing and why she loves doing it at New Hampshire's flagship...
Moose Biologist and UNH Alum Honored With International Award
Lee Kantar ‘95, a moose biologist with the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (MDIFW), was honored with the Distinguished Moose Biologist Award by his peers at the 53rd North American Moose Conference. “Maine has the most progressive and scientific moose management program in the...
UNH Changemakers Apply Their Skills in the Field
Twenty-five students who were selected to participate in the 9th annual social innovation internship presented a summary of their accomplishments to an audience in Hamilton Smith Hall on July 24. The internship program is coordinated by the UNH Center for Social Innovation and Enterprise and is...
Dairy science students attend the 2019 American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting
Four UNH dairy science students and Prof. Pete Erickson recently attended the 2019 American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) annual meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Work at the Intersection of Nutrition Research and Population Health
Although born in Ottawa, Canada, Caitlin Porter '20G grew up in New Hampshire, which made her especially eager to return to the state and enroll in UNH’s Nutritional Sciences master’s program after receiving her bachelor’s degree in nutritional sciences from the University of Connecticut.