Spotlight

Thompson School Applied Animal Science alum and dog trainer, Laura Chapman, who goes by the name Miss Behavior, talks about her experiences at the Thompson School and beyond. Growing up, I had everything from dogs to cats to...
Alyson (Huppe) Bronnenberg, Thompson School Class of 2003, discusses the benefits of the Applied Animal Science program, her wish that she had stayed to gain a concentration in Applied Business Management and how her degree is helping her now with her oxen supply business.  Throughout high school I...
Applied Business Management Alum (Class of 2010) Adam O'Kane talks about his time at the Thompson School, helpful faculty and his dream of launching his own business ScoopStream. I'm lucky in that I've known since I was 5 or 6 years old that I wanted to be an entrepreneur. I graduated from...
Four vet tech students talk about the value of learning by doing
Students taking Introduction to Animal Science (AAS 431) assembled a fence surrounding Fowl Hall, our newest building! Current Fowl Hall residents consist of chickens and ducks. More fowl moving in in the coming weeks! Stay tuned!
Advisor: Dr. Rebecca SidemanResearch Topic: Extending the production seasons of strawberry and spinach in the Northeastern U.S. The primary objective of our season extension research with strawberry is to determine the most effective low-tunnel materials for enhancing yield, season duration, and...
Advisor: Dr. J. Brent Loy Research Topic: Vegetative melon grafting for season extension I grew up on a NH farm and have a deep connection to the earth and wholesome food. I obtained my A.S. in Culinary Arts from Strafford University in VA, and after working in the preparation side of food for 20...
Hydroponic plant production allows plants to be grown in a nutrient water solution, where the nutrients are derived from chemical fertilizers. Aquaponics is similar as the plants are grown in water rather than soil, but the nutrients are derived naturally from fish waste. My research is looking at...
Our program offers three areas of concentration - Animals in Agriculture, Equine Management and Companion Animal Science. Each concentration has the same basic core classes to provide the student with a broad knowledge base, but each then requires its own set of classes important to that specific...
This course will engage students in advanced topics in sustainable energy. Course content will review basic structures of our energy system, energy markets and economics, and the environmental, economic and technological of energy landscape. Focus will be on electricity and building use with...
This course provides students with a working knowledge and appreciation of the principles and practices used in remote sensing of the environment including analog and digital sensors for interpretation, measurements and mapping. Instructor: Dr. Russell Congalton