Spotlight

Taylor Caswell, the commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Business and Economic Affairs (BEA), visited the John Olson Center Wednesday April 26, 2023. Also attending were business development manager Mark Laliberte, ...
UNH Alum Wins Prestigious Graduate Fellowship
Tan Dao, a 2021 graduate of the University of New Hampshire, was recently awarded The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, a merit-based graduate school program for immigrants and children of immigrants. Selected from nearly 2,000 applicants, the 30 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellows...
     The Olson Center welcomed U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan February 13th, 2023. During the hour-long visit, Senator Hassan toured the Olson Center factory floor and talked with representatives from UNH, and several New Hampshire-based manufacturing companies about workforce needs, methods for...
The Olson Center is fostering collaborative work across Universities. Desmond Mensah, a graduate research assistant is utilizing the Olson Center’s ability to work with researchers from other schools. He’s collaborating with 2 other students, Elizabeth Mamros, a graduate student at UNH, and Lenard...
Louis Gitelman, an engineering intern, is working on testing a variety of fiberglass to determine their strength and bending modulus when being exposed to ocean environments! He is hoping to find a suitable material for ocean mooring lines. Especially ones that won't entangle a North Atlantic Right...
The Olson Center recently collaborated with Northeast Passage to design and create a trophy called the Homer Cup for their annual sled hockey tournament. Each year, Northeast Passage holds a tournament for individuals with disabilities to participate in this popular winter sport. The winning team’s...
Hollen receives $350,000 NSF Grant to create new two-dimensional materials
Shawna Hollen, an associate professor in the department of physics and astronomy, was recently awarded a $350,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to create and study new two-dimensional materials that could produce a breakthrough in memory and computing technologies.
Schwadron elected American Geophysical Union Fellow
UNH faculty member Nathan Schwadron has been elected to the 2022 Class of Fellows of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) — a prestigious international award that honors exceptional scientific contributions to Earth and space sciences.
Electrical engineer participates in first internship/scholarship cohort at Eversource
Matt Hamilton '24 was part of the first cohort of students participating in the Eversource internship/scholarship program, which offers a paid internship and $2,500 annual scholarship for two years from Eversource.
Physics alum heads to Kenya for Peace Corps
University of New Hampshire alum Denise Richard '14 is among the first Peace Corps volunteers to return to overseas service since the agency’s unprecedented global evacuation in March 2020.The Peace Corps suspended global operations and evacuated nearly 7,000 volunteers from more than 60 countries...