As final exams go, it may have been one of the more socially current: Students in Justice 501 were asked to present a solution to the opioid crisis in New Hampshire where, between 2010 and 2015, fentanyl overdoses rose more than 1,600 percent, and the state ranked second in the nation for opioid-related deaths. Meaning it was no small challenge.
Crystal Napoli ’18 (history and justice studies) has really leaned into the college experience. For her first trip abroad she went to China, where she “signed away her right to speak English” and just spoke Chinese the whole summer.
Talk about plum assignments: When Boston native Carrington Cazeau ’17 went to Washington, D.C., for an internship with the U.S. Marshals Service, he was one of only four assigned to the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. “Not many people get to work there,” says Cazeau, who is planning a career in federal law enforcement.
UNH College of Liberal Arts (COLA) students Julia Krank '17, a dual psychology and justice studies major, and Patrick Sullivan '17, a dual sociology and justice studies major, are two of approximately 850 American undergraduate students from 324 colleges and universities across the U.S. selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A.
Liz Moschella, a 2015 graduate of the Master is Justice Studies program at UNH, has received the Graduate School Research Award for her research in justice studies. Moschella is currently in the Ph.D. program in psychology at UNH.
Crystal Napoli '18, an honors history and justice studies major, and Eden Suoth '18, an honors mechanical engineering and philosophy major, won Critical Language Scholarships (CLS) to participate in fully funded summer language and cultural immersion programs in China and Indonesia, respectively. Under the U.S. Department of State, the CLS program is part of a U.S.
Laurence French, senior researcher in Justiceworks and affiliate professor of justice studies, has been selected as a Fulbright Specialist for the Republic of Srpska Ministry of the Interior, Internal Affairs College in Bosnia and Herzegovina to work on their project, "Peace and Conflict Resolution." French will spend six weeks on site drafting new and amending existin
Here’s the big takeaway from a recent Justice Studies-sponsored panel discussion on New Hampshire’s opioid crisis that has killed nearly 300 people this year: No one gets up in the morning and decides to stick a needle in their arm.