Environmental Conservation and Sustainability Major (B.S.) Spotlight

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.
UNH's integrated approach to sustainability education, research, and practice
If you told 18-year-old Kendall Gray she would present her research on her university’s energy infrastructure alongside University of New Hampshire (UNH) president James Dean, she would not have believed you.
Enticed by environment, economics and opportunity
Vincent Pagano ’20 is an environmental conservation and sustainability major and economics minor from Epsom, New Hampshire. At UNH, Vincent has forged a challenging and exciting path that...
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.
An Altered (and Hopeful) World View
The future might be very different for Jessica Clancy '21 had she not decided to apply for UNH’s Social Innovation Internship.
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. 
Finding His Path to Change the World
Nicholas (Nick) Walsh ’19 is one of six COLSA students selected to participate in this year’s Social Innovation Internship, and he's using the opportunity to learn all he can about sustainability-focused investing.
Space to Fail, Motivation to Succeed
Andy DeMeo isn't afraid to fail, and that just may be the secret to his success.
Students Devote Summer to Social Innovation
Each spring the UNH Center for Social Innovation and Enterprise selects a handful of motivated, high-achieving, impact-focused student leaders for the Social Innovation Internship program. The 9-week Social Innovation Internship connects students...
UNH grad brings sustainable energy to New Hampshire towns.