Spotlight

A Childhood Fascination Becomes a Life’s Work
Driven by an insatiable curiosity and love of insects, Breanne (Bre) Aflague is preparing for a future that satisfies both.
Protecting Forests on an Interconnected and Changing Planet
Jeff Garnas says that the planet's forests face serious problems due to climate change and a global trade system that make possible the spread of insects and pathogens.
Marble Scholar and Model of Perseverance
Katie Anderson ’20 was recently awarded the prestigious Charles F. Marble Scholarship — the first Biomedical Science: Medical Laboratory Science major to achieve the honor — and joined COLSA's growing cohort of Marble Scholars.
Finding Her Niche, Following Her Passion
Kaitlyn LeClair ’19 rode Morgan horses for 10 years before she arrived at UNH and discovered her love of the breed displaced by a new interest: cows.
Third Generation Dairy Farmer Takes His Knowledge to a New Level
Following graduation, Nathan Adams ’20 will be joining his father at his family’s 515-cow diary farm in Westmoreland, NH.
A Change that Made Everything Clear
Alyssa Wilson didn’t grow up planning to become a veterinary technician. In fact, she says, she hated the idea.  Find out why she changed her mind.
Returning to School to Help Others
Samantha Leef ’19 came to UNH to earn a second undergraduate degree, this time in Biomedical Science: Medical Microbiology.
A Sailor at the Helm
This well-rounded student from Boston is will be graduating with her associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology in May and entering COLSA's four-year Animal Science program in the fall. 
From Freshman Struggles Comes a Confident and Driven Senior
Alexis Maillet ’19 has wanted to be a doctor for as long as she can remember. Now the biomedical science: medical and veterinary sciences major from New Ipswich, New Hampshire is on her way.
UNH Equine helps state in rescue efforts
The UNH Equine program is helping to rehabilite two rescued ponies, as part of a coordinated effort that included the New Hampshire State Police, Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food and  the State Veterinarian. 
Experience Makes Her Stand Out
Amber McElhinney ’19 had to switch her major from equine studies: equine science option to chemical engineering for a semester before she realized that she was where she belonged all along. 
Coming a Long Way and Going Much Farther
Angelica Beltrán Franco ’19 is a wildlife and conservation biology major and animal behavior minor who moved to the U.S. with her family in 2013 from Medellin, Colombia.