Graduate School News
Welcome to our news and events page, where we highlight information relating to graduate students, including news stories, cutting-edge research articles, and upcoming events such as workshops, seminars, and social gatherings.
Three UNH graduate students received Outstanding Student Paper Awards at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in December. Clarice Perryman, a Ph.D. student in the Natural Resources and Earth Systems Science program, Elizabeth Weidner, a Ph.D. student in oceanography, and Scott Loranger, also a Ph.D. student in oceanography, received the recognition.
Staley, a doctoral candidate in sociology at UNH, has been making headlines for his work as Utah’s psychological autopsy examiner, a post in the Office of the Medical Examiner that was created by the legislature in direct response to the state’s suicide problem.
So inspired, in fact, that she and other staff members created a project-based learning unit to explore how individuals and groups find their swing “in life, in performance, in everything,” she says. For Ellwood’s students, that meant building their own boats.
Doctoral student and outdoor enthusiast Myles Lynch is spending a lot of time in the White Mountain National Forest (WMNF) this summer. But instead of hiking or camping, Lynch, who’s pursuing a Ph.D. in education, is conducting important research on how others are using and enjoying the region’s iconic trails and waterfalls.
In today’s Golden Age of agricultural science and technology, we hear about major breakthroughs that would have felt like magic only half a century ago: genetically modified organisms, crop-monitoring drones, CRISPR/Cas9 (which can edit our own DNA!), robots that weed, remote-controlled tractors, and many more..