Spotlight

Jo Laird receives Jean C. Brierley Award
Jo Laird, Associate Professor, was awarded the Jean Brierley Award for Excellence in Teaching. The late professor Brierley established an endowed fund in 1973 to recognize the highest level of teaching excellence in any field or discipline at UNH.
Learning What She Didn't Know
Before Lihy Buchbinder ’21 arrived at UNH, she had a cultural experience that few students have: In December 2014, having  finished high school, Buchbinder returned to her homeland to serve in the Israeli Army.
  Excerpt of a letter received by Taylir from her pen-pal  Graduate student Taylir Bullick became involved with the program Letters to a Pre-Scientist in June this past summer out of a desire to reach kids from low-income backgrounds and encourage...
Two CEPS students compete in finals of Social Venture Innovation Challenge
Josh Howard ’21 and Nicholas Eagan ’21 were finalists in the student track of the Social Venture Innovation Challenge with their initiative EZGrid, a platform that connects electricity consumers with their utilities to help them lower their carbon footprint while also saving money. Howard in an...
Dr. Jeffrey & team recently won a Visionary Grant at GRC
In 2019, Kathleen Jeffery (Postdoctoral Research Associate, Chemistry Education) attended the 2019 Gordon Research Conference for Visualization in Science and Education. The conference hosts a Visionary Grant competition, supported by a generous grant from NASA, to provide “seed funding” to...
Jackson Kaspari was raised in the neighboring town of Dover New Hampshire and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire in 2018. He began his research ventures with Dr. Margaret Greenslade as an...
Four recent graduates from the Deprtment of Chemical Engineering were recenlty honored by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ (AIChE) for their senior research project. Caroline Houston, Alexander Nguyen, John Prud’homme & Karl Wieck received first place in the AIChE's Student Design...
Building Networks and Success through Innovation Scholars
When Jon Snow ‘22 learned about the opportunity to build a network, work in the UNH InterOperability lab and begin his college year with a unique experience through joining the Innovation Scholars program, he couldn’t pass it up. A year later, the sophomore computer science major has built a strong...
Seeing Beauty in Math
Before Pratik Aghor came to UNH to get his Ph.D. he already knew of associate professor John Gibson's work in applied mathematics. In fact, Gibson is pretty much why he came here. And while it’s not unusual for a professor’s reputation to be a draw...
Mapping a New Career
Lynette Davis, a graduate student pursuing dual degrees in computer science and ocean mapping...
Research and development of biopharmaceuticals
Marissa Morales graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a degree in chemical and bioengineering before enrolling at UNH as a Ph.D. student in chemical engineering in the fall of 2016. The Middletown, New Jersey native plans to pursue a career in research and development of biopharmaceuticals...
Changing Physical Oceanography in the Bering Sea
Jennifer Johnson graduated from Virginia Tech with a bachelor of science in biology before enrolling in the oceanography master’s program in the fall of 2018. The Hampton Roads, Virginia native aims to work in the science field with a government or non-profit agency. Her research focus is in...