Spotlight

History Major
During her time in COLA, Kasey Birth has parlayed her passion for World War II history into a multi-year internship, fascinating research opportunities, academic recognition and more. The history major interned for a full year at the Wright Museum of World War II in Wolfeboro, N.H., her hometown....
Conducting M.A. | Award Winner! Maine New Music Educator of the Year
UNH Music alum, Brandon Duras has been awarded the Maine Music Educators Outstanding New Music Educator of the year. On a recent trip to Washington D.C.,  the Brunswick High School Wind Ensemble, along with the Treble Choir and Chamber Choir, directed by Ashley Albert (she was also awarded  Maine...
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...