Spotlight

Determined to make a difference
Emily Ray ’20 came to UNH with a strong interest in studying shark behavior, but shifted her focus to cyanobacteria in freshwater lakes after working in...
A summer internship fine tunes pre-vet student’s career aspirations
Lindsay Bosworth ’19, a biomedical science major, tells us about her recent internship at  Mystic Aquarium’s Animal Rescue Program in Mystic, Connecticut. Bosworth sought...
Students work together to prepare for the big event
UNH hosted the USEA/USEF-recognized horse trials on Saturday, September 29, and Sunday, September 30. This is UNH's 47th year hosting the trials.
Students volunteer at NEDA for team fundraiser
A group of riders from the UNH equestrian team recently volunteered at the New England Dressage Association (NEDA) Fall Festival of Dressage at HITS Saugerties in New York as part of a team fundraiser.
Accomplished researcher and educator brings strong background in sustainable farming systems
Find out what David Mortensen thinks about his new role at COLSA, what lead him to his career as a researcher and educator, and why finding sustainable ways to feed the world is more important than ever.
Prepared for anything, including a lifetime of learning
Alexis Blanchard ’20 just returned from a summer internship in Alaska. The wildlife and conservation biology major from Astoria, New York, took some time to tell us about her experience, her love of animals and why she will never stop learning.
Advisor: Dr. Andre F. Brito Research Topic: Applied Nutrition in Dairy Cows Yu(Patrick) Zang, a graduate student of Dr. Brito, is from the northeastern coastal city Qingdao in China. He completed his undergraduate education at the University of Kentucky and received his master's degree from West...
Well-rounded student-athlete shines in the pool, the classroom and the lab
We caught up with the stand-out Division I student-athlete as she prepares to return to Durham following a summer internship at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland.
Accomplished Researcher Heading the Department of Biological Sciences
Bonnie Brown, who comes to UNH from...
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...
Once a Wildcat, Always a Wildcat
DéVaughn Chollette was a Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology major who graduated in 2016. He now works for Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccine division of the pharmaceutical company Sanofi. He lives in Swiftwater, Pennsylvania. Why would you, as a UNH graduate, recommend prospective students...
New grant will fund study on one of the most unique biomaterials known to humankind
Hagfish slime, which has been described as the grossest super-material in existence, might be one of the most unique biomaterials known to humankind — and UNH scientist and assistant professor David Plachetzki has received a grant from the National...