Thompson School of Applied Science Spotlight

Into the Woods
Zachary Simino ’19 wants to preserve and protect New Hampshire’s forests, and the forest technology program is giving him the foundational knowledge and hands-on experience he needs for success.
An Introvert No More
The once-reserved Zach Beckwith '19 is a different person than he was when he arrived on campus, thanks to a newfound confidence.
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.
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. 
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!
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...