For Meghan Howey, UNH Assistant Professor of Anthropology/Archaeology, the distant past can yield clues to solving the environmental problems of the present. Howey’s research is driven by a central question: how did humans in the past transform their environment, and what can we learn from them?
Hilary Bird is a woman who craves the new and the different. A communication major from Mont Vernon, New Hampshire, Hilary decided to study abroad in China this semester because it was one of the few places in the world that promised to be entirely different from New Hampshire.
The UNH Magazine published a story that discusses the work of anthropology major Hillary Christopher '13 and several other students who work in UNH Professor Joann Curran-Celentano's organic dairy research lab. Christopher is continuing her research on the origins of cheese production in Neolithic Europe.
Want to feel like a dinosaur? Peruse the list of potential excavation sites evaluated by the "The Lost Campus: The Archaeology of UNH" class and you'll find the names of familiar structures, one of which was once literally the "digs" of students but is now considered a source of relics...
By 9 a.m. on a Friday morning, Kim Bixby, a senior from Portsmouth, R.I., has already dissected a horseshoe crab with the help of Win Watson, professor of zoology. They started at 7:30. Now she’s learning how to prepare the horseshoe crab’s brain for staining with antibodies. It’s a painstaking process that will take several days.
Vice President Joe Biden called on University of New Hampshire students to be more proactive in the ongoing fight to end sexual violence during a passionate speech Monday to mark the introduction of new guidelines for handling reports of sexual assault on campus.
U.S. Department of Justice officials visited UNH Monday as part of a nationwide college campus tour to raise awareness of violence against women. The tour is part of the Justice Department’s year-long commemoration of the 15th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).