Spotlight

Communication and Women's and Gender Studies Majors
With a dual major in communication and women’s and gender studies, Elza Brechbuhl is excited by the possibilities her courses offer inside and outside the classroom. Her discussion-based classes address complex issues and enable “honest, very personal” conversations with her peers. “I love my...
Sociology Major and M.A. | Research Fellow
Following the completion of my master’s degree in sociology in 2021, I have been working as a research fellow at the New Hampshire Women’s Foundation.
Sociology M.A. and Ph.D. | Assistant Professor
I am currently teaching undergraduate courses in the Criminal Justice Department at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. 
Sociology major and M.A. | Research Associate
As a Research Associate at the Crimes Against Children Research Center (CCRC) at UNH, I work on projects about child sex trafficking and online victimization of children.
Sociology Ph.D. | Postdoctoral Scholar/Assistant Professor
I am currently a research postdoc. My work is entirely focused on expanding my research agenda through peer-reviewed publications and collaborations.
Linguistics and International Affairs Majors | Peace Corps, Master's Student
Claire FitzMorris was a University of New Hampshire undergraduate student, studying abroad in Spain, when an excursion to a new location changed her life.
Philosophy Major: Ethics and Social Responsibility Option
Many of the things Nathaniel Hunt ’22 learned as a philosophy major proved beneficial when he conceived a business idea, and his partnership with the Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center helped take the project from concept to Holloway Competition winner....
Philosophy Major | Chief of Staff, Vanguard International
Why did you major in philosophy? In all honesty, it was because these were the classes I could feel my brain growing – in a good way!  I came into UNH initially focused on sciences and physics.  Those were challenging and fun classes, but I found that when I was outside of class, I was rarely...
English M.S.T. | Teacher
We are pleased to announce that Melissa Rachel, a teacher at the Morristown-Beard School in Morristown, NJ, has completed the requirements for The Master of Science for Teachers (M.S.T.). The M.S.T. is a degree designed specifically for practicing English teachers who want to deepen their knowledge...
English M.S.T. | Teacher
We are pleased to announce that Francesca Kennedy, a kindergarten teacher at Mast Way School in Lee, NH, has completed the requirements for The Master of Science for Teachers (M.S.T.). The M.S.T. is a degree designed specifically for practicing English teachers who want to deepen their knowledge of...
Political Science and Justice Studies Majors
Why did you choose UNH? I picked UNH because immediately stepping on campus it felt like home. At the time I had absolutely no idea where I wanted to go to school let alone what I wanted to do, and there was just something so special about campus that let me know UNH was where I was meant to me....
Music Education B.M, Conducting M.A. | Graduate Assistant at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
What you are currently doing for work and how did you get there? Currently I am a D.M.A. candidate focusing in wind band conducting at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where I will be serving as the band graduate assistant. I graduated with my B.M. in music education at UNH before teaching at...