Spotlight

Assistant Professor Tracy Mandel
awarded Lorenz G. Straub Award for most meritorious PhD thesis in hydraulic engineering, ecohydraulics, or related fields.
“Rate of mass loss from the Greenland Ice Sheet will exceed Holocene values this century"
An interdisciplinary team of scientists used reconstructions of climate & former ice sheet extent to model the past, present, & future of the Greenland Ice Sheet. Future ice loss will be more extreme than any time in the past 12,000 years unless global carbon emissions are curbed.  
Named Chair the U.S. National Committee for the Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development
The National Academies is introducing a national committee that will serve as the voice of the U.S. scientific community during the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, which will run from 2021 to 2030. The U.S. National Committee for the Decade is comprised of the experts who...
Working to have Black voices heard
Tamara Marcus, NRESS Ph.D. candidate, helped cofound the Advocates for Social Justice in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Tracking Emerging Contaminants in NH
UNH graduate student Cassidy Yates is helping to study the way we track and manage new contaminants in New Hampshire waters
Alum Recognized by ASCE
Thalia Valkanos '13 spoke to the American Society of Civil Engineers about the bold choices she made that propelled her career.
Class Field Trip Launches Career
Civil engineering's Maggie Fillion '20 turned a fall class field trip into an internship and career opportunity with Shea Concrete. Her experience was documented in a podcast...
Using Magnetostratigraphy to Find the Cretaceous-Paleogene Boundary in La Colonia Formation, Patagonia, Argentina
Peter Haber's research is featured in UNH Inquiry on the asteroid that collided with the Yucatan Peninsula approximately 66 million years ago, marking the end of the Cretaceous period.
AWWA Recognized Graduate Student
Darline Simoni Balen was recently selected as the American Water Works Association's second place 2020 Academic Achievement Award for the best master’s thesis. Balen, a civil engineer student, defended her graduate thesis in December before it was submitted to the AWWA competition open to all...
UNH senior follows his passion
Dylan Wheeler ’20 has been described as a person who lives in a universe with 28-hour days. Here’s why: he’s founded two startups and he hasn’t even graduated yet. He launched the first one during his freshman year, and it has helped pay his way through UNH. He also has his own website...
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.