International Collaboration Promotes Security Studies
UNH is partnering with King Fahd Security College, a premier institution in Saudi Arabia, to create a new four-year program in security studies that will be offered by the KFSC in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia.
UNH Puts the Class of 2016 on Fast Track to Success
During two Commencement ceremonies, UNH awarded more than 1,200 undergraduate and graduate degrees. “I always felt right at home asking for help and advice in all of my endeavors," Katie Seggerman, an electrical engineering major who will join IBM.
A data mapping project led by students in UNH’s Center for Analytics earned the Green Cross for Safety Innovation Award from the National Safety Council. “The program has been a remarkable opportunity for our students to contribute to a real and meaningful project,” said dean Mario Gaboury.
Kagya Amoako, assistant professor of biomedical engineering. is developing new surfaces that will thwart bacteria that he says are rampant in the areas astronauts in space use every day. The work is being supported by a NASA space grant.
Philanthropist Challenges Students to Make a Difference
Emily Tow Jackson, executive director of The Tow Foundation, a charitable organization, encouraged students to be the catalyst for change they want to see. “I feel very lucky to have met her,” said Kelly Tea ’15, ’16 M.S.
“After visiting campus, talking with the staff and learning more about the extensive criminal justice program, I moved the school to the top of my list,” said Megan Georges ’20 who will join the campus community in the fall.
The Charger Challenge, a $100 million fundraising campaign, will shape the future of UNH. A bold initiative, it will raise funds to invest in the potential of our students, the world’s next leaders, innovators and problem solvers.
UNH’s living-learning communities enable students to make friends, share intellectual experiences, and take part in different social, cultural and volunteer opportunities. “It’s not about simply living in a place; it’s about building a home here,” said Marissa Geraghty, LLC coordinator.
Fourteen students are participating in UNH’s new Nashville Study Away program, “If students are going to gain experience in the industry, why not in the nation’s music capital, in one of the premiere studios in the world?” said Susan Dodes, a veteran music industry executive.
UNH and Yale researchers are collaborating to discover a drug that could eradicate leukemia one day. Their work was chosen to be part of a three-year, $10 million investment by the Connecticut Bioscience Innovation Fund.