“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.
"What I see as the best part of Model UN is the remarkable degree of personal and professional growth that it facilitates,” said adviser Chris Haynes. "This confidence, these skills and this new reality is what will propel them long after they leave UNH.
A group of nearly 30 students spent Spring Break volunteering at nonprofits and community agencies around New Haven and West Haven. "I have volunteered for Alternative Spring Break every spring of my undergraduate career because I want to make the most of my time," said Stephen Shepherd ’16.
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.
Bruce Barber, who brings decades of experience in both commercial and public radio, launched his career at his own college station. "What I enjoy most about college radio is the creative freedom," he said. "It energizes me the most."
Tarsila Seara, the new coordinator of UNH’s marine affairs program, most enjoys the opportunities to get her students out in the field. “Experiential learning is crucial, and it makes for a much more interesting and fun learning experience,” she says.
UNH’s Up ‘til Dawn campaign raised the third highest total in the country. “Helping the children of St. Jude and giving them a chance for a better future has been an unbelievable experience,” said Melissa Capalbo ’18, the top fundraiser.
Center for Learning Resources Receives Top Tutoring Award
The honor, which is given to one institution annually, recognizes excellence in training and the range of tutorial support. During the 2014-15 academic year, students visited the CLR more than 24,000 times to complement their classroom instruction.
"I am extremely grateful for all of my valuable experiences at UNH that led me to where I am today," said Lauren Ritchie, ’16, a management major who’s started her career at Target as an executive team leader of human resources, leading more than 100 employees.
Peter Massey, a retired detective was featured in an Investigation Discovery show examining the Steven Avery case that was chronicled in a popular Netflix series. Massey believes a cover up by the police is unlikely, but he says they did make mistakes.
More than 30 years after being a student at Lyme, T. Allen Lawson has forged a reputation as a premier landscape artist. He has returned to Old Lyme to reflect on the past and share his skills with others.
In his recently released memoir, English professor Randall Horton, chronicles his transformation from a homeless drug addict to acclaimed poet and discusses the important role that writing – a talent he discovered in prison – had in turning his life around.