Spotlight

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.
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...
Kathryn Bennett '19, who is a dual major in environmental sciences: ecosystems and sustainability, is spending her summer abroad in Sweden thanks to the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) she was awarded!
Professor Pete Pekins leads a team of undergraduate and graduate students as they track radio-collared moose and their calves to chart their survival.
UNH grad brings sustainable energy to New Hampshire towns.
Tyler Quinn Smith ’18, who dual majored in community and environmental planning and ecogastronomy, talks about his time at UNH and his future.
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...