Spotlight

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...
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. 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...