Spotlight

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.
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.
A Sophomore Year Fellowship, a Faculty Mentor and a Promising Research Career
Allison Nash graduated from UNH in 2017 with a degree in neuroscience and behavior and an enduring mentorship with professor emeritus Win Watson. 
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 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.
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.
UNH Has Conducted Extensive Research and Outreach to Farmers
New Hampshire farmers are increasingly moving to more sustainable farming practices, with those adopting no-till, reduced-till, and cover crop practices dramatically increasing since 2012, according to the 2017 Census of Agriculture. The University of New Hampshire has conducted extensive research...
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.