Spotlight

Create Your Own Story recognizes current students who have made their UNH stories successful. This initiative exists not only to highlight dedicated students but also to inspire others to take advantage of all UNH has to offer. Ten students are recognized each year for a wide pool of nominations...
CONGRATULATIONS TO UNH BSENE, Junior, Amy N. Lebel who was Inducted into the Chi Alpha Sigma National College Athlete Honor Society today with a GPA of 3.98!
Congratulations to our UNH-CEPS teaching award recipients chosen by our students; Outstanding Faculty Teacher, Nancy Kinner, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering; Outstanding Non-Tenure Track Instructor, Michael Briggs, Lab Manager, Physics; and Outstanding Teaching Assistant, Dragos...
Sean Kramer ’17 excels at global security competition
Sean Kramer ’17 had little to lose when deciding to represent UNH at the 2016 Embedded Security Challenge (ESC). As an undergraduate student, Kramer was set to compete against more experienced doctorate and graduate students from across the globe.
DURHAM, N.H. - Space plasma physicist Harlan Spence has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Spence, director of the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans and Space and professor of physics at the University of New Hampshire, is among the 396 new...
UNH engineers bring experiments, activities to New Hampshire’s North Country
It’s not often hundreds of students and dozens of teachers willingly choose to attend school on a weekend. But that was the case on a sunny September Saturday when hundreds descended on North Country STEMfest, a first-time event hosted by faculty and students from the University of New Hampshire’s...
John Gibson snags CAREER award
CAREER award recipient John Gibson may be a mathematician, but his work tackles a problem he calls one of the biggest in physics and engineering: turbulence.
Fulbright scholar learning how to save the planet
Madison Wood ’19 wants to be part of the solution to climate change problems. Last summer, the chemical engineering major attended the Fulbright Summer Institute in the United Kingdom, where she took a course on climate change and conducted...
A CEPS student takes to the sea
“I was originally attracted to this program because I was able to get credit for my major but also because of the unique adventure and challenge that being on a 134-foot vessel crossing the Pacific Ocean with the same 34 people poses."
Thinking Outside the Box: Using Computer Science Skills to Make Sense of the Biology of Life
After finishing my freshman year in the University of New Hampshire's (UNH) computer science program in May 2005, I felt on the fence about where to take my career. My introductory computer science classes had been challenging, rewarding, and fun. But at the same time, I couldn't quite imagine...
At a banquet held in his honor, John Laymon who graduated in 1973 with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from UNH and an M.B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh in 1978, was recognized as the 2005 CEPS Alumni Society Distinghished Alum. He is the first African American to graduate from the...
Silicon Valley entrepreneur Rajiv Parikh is the recipient of the 2006 University of New Hampshire College of Engineering and Physical Sciences Distinguished Alumni Award. Originally from Goffstown, Parikh now lives in Palo Alto, Calif., where he is currently founder and CEO of Position2 Inc., an...