UNH geography graduate, Nick Dowhaniuk (Spring, 2012), has been awarded a National Geographic grant for $5,000 through their National Geographic Society Young Explorers Grant Program. The Young Explorers Program funds hypothesis-based scientific research for researchers between the age of 18 and 25 years old.
From the salmon-rich waters of Southeast Alaska to the white sand beaches of Florida’s Gulf Coast to Downeast Maine’s lobster, lumber and tourist towns, coastal residents around the U.S. share a common characteristic: their views about coastal environments divide along political lines.
Child poverty rates fell slightly across the country in 2013 for the first time since before the beginning of the Great Recession, according to new research from the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire.
When students come to class at Universidade Federal do Tocantins, Brazil, they often come empty handed. They might not bring a notebook to take notes, or they've left their textbook at home. They're not lazy; they want to learn, but study skills and class preparation aren't a consistent part of the Brazilian educational system.
Anthropology professor Meghan Howey is in search of UNH’s cultural heritage. Students in her anthropology course “The Lost Campus: The Archaeology of UNH” are excavating the site of the old train station on campus in order to document and examine a part of UNH’s past.
Scholars of ancient myth will gather at the Hilton Garden Inn in Portsmouth, N.H. and on the Durham campus to take part in the University of New Hampshire’s first John C. Rouman Symposium for Research in the Classics and Humanities. The conference will take place on October 17, 3:30-6 p.m. (Portsmouth), October 18, 9-5 p.m. (Durham), and October 19, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Ghana's leading fantasy coffin artist will be an artist-in-residence at University of New Hampshire's Department of Art and Art History, Sept. 22 -26. Eric Adjetey Anang will give a public lecture about art and offer workshop demonstrations of his processes while he sculpts a fantasy coffin unique to New Hampshire.