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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.

Current News

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NRESS Doctoral Student Receives Research Award

A paper co-authored by Allison Leach, a doctoral student in UNH’s natural resources and earth systems science program and a research associate in the Sustainability Institute, received the Campus Sustainability Research Award from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) at that organization’s annual meeting recently.

 

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Virtual Meet-and-Greet

Get to know Jovana Milosavljevic-Ardeljan and Jin Lee, the 2017-18 President and Vice President (respectively), of the UNH Graduate Student Senate (GSS)! The UNH Graduate Student Senate is the official voice of the graduate student body at UNH. They advocate for graduate student concerns and serve as a liaison to UNH faculty and administrators.

 

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A Summer of Study & Research - Part II

Every year, the UNH Graduate School awards Summer Teaching Assistantship Fellowships (STAF) to support research or study during the summer for individuals who have held a teaching assistant (TA) position during the current academic year and have performed exceptionally well. Check out more great stories about what STAF recipients were up to this summer.

 

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Environmental Science Standout

Olivia Bartlett, a doctoral candidate in the Natural Resources and Earth Systems Science program, is the latest UNH student to receive a sought-after Switzer Environmental Fellowship. Bartlett’s research involves changes in soil chemistry and forest productivity across the White Mountain National Forest (WMNF).

 

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Bee Bullies

While a graduate student in zoology at UNH, Jacob Withee '16G studied the effects of aggression on the social behavior of Ceratina calcurata, commonly known as carpenter bees. Withee’s work, which was recently published in the journal Integrative and Comparative Biology, adds valuable insight into the role of aggression in the development of dominance hierarchies and how brain chemistry can be the difference between winners and losers.

 

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A Summer of Study & Research

Every year, the UNH Graduate School awards Summer Teaching Assistantship Fellowships (STAF) to support research or study during the summer for individuals who have held a teaching assistant (TA) position during the current academic year and have performed exceptionally well. What did the STAF recipients do during the summer of 2017? We will be featuring their stories, research, and pictures throughout the fall semester.

 

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An Educational Vision

Yunus Peer, who earned his master’s degree in Public Administration from UNH in the 1990s, helped found Teachers Across Borders Southern Africa (TABSA). He explained that it is a 100% volunteer organization that is funded through donations. The program is in its 17th year and is based in Hawaii, where Peer is a teacher.

 

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Carsey School Celebrates 15 New Graduates

The Carsey School of Public Policy recently hooded 15 graduate students – including three from the inaugural Master’s in Public Policy program. “We are immensely proud of our inaugural Master in Public Policy class, and as director of UNH’s newest school, it was a great day to send our students out into their future careers,” said Michael Ettlinger, Director of the Carsey School.

 

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Strawberries: More than a summer fruit?

Kaitlyn Orde, a student in the masters of science program in Agriculture Sciences, is focused on the extension of strawberry production season. Last fall at the Woodman Farm Agriculture Experiment Station in Durham, her team harvested strawberries for 19 consecutive weeks. To learn more about Kaitlyn's research, check out her Strawberry Blog.