Spotlight

Communication and International Affairs Majors
As a sophomore from Vassalboro, Maine, Adam Bovie started making a podcast with some friends — essentially, they recorded some sessions of a game they liked to play and, after some editing, Adam would post it online. On the surface, says Adam, this would seem to have no special relation to UNH. “I...
Anthropology Major
When Riley Boss was a kid growing up in Weare, N.H., her mom used an expression whenever Riley was panicking about getting good grades. The saying, “take the grade and move on,” delivered sound, practical advice about “trusting that things will work themselves out, and that I should focus on things...
Geography Major | Social Media and Engagement Coordinator AAG
After completing her Ph.D. in geography at the University of Kansas, Emily took a job as a clinical assistant professor and undergraduate advisor at Oklahoma State University in the fall of 2015. Two years later, she now finds herself employed with the American Association of Geographers (AAG) in...
Geography and International Affairs Majors | Field Tester for Apple
I spent my first year after graduation working for Apple, Inc., in the maps department. I do field testing and travel domestically. I was recently accepted into a masters program at the Université Grenoble Alpes to study international development and sustainability in Grenoble, France and will...
Theatre & English Teaching Major | Middle School Theatre Arts teacher
What are you currently doing for work and what was the path you took to get here? I am currently in my 5th year of teaching Middle school theatre. I studied theatre and English teaching at UNH. I became passionate about verbatim, ensemble based and social justice theatre. I gained a lot from taking...
Art and Business Self-Designed Major | Artist and Author
My advisor and my favorite professor was John Hatch. He was one of UNH's greatest art professors. He was always very helpful and supportive of my self-designed major. It has been a career I have enjoyed all of my working life.
Liberal Studies | Writer
Lisa Moll represents the important work that our passionate graduate Liberal Studies students do. See this article about her paper that grew into a book. Photo courtesy of the Portsmouth Herald....
Humanities-UNHM & MALS-Durham | Professor
Describe what you are currently doing for work and the path you took to get to this point: I am an adjunct professor at SNHU and UMASS, where I teach a variety of courses. At SNHU, I primarily teach humanities ancient cultures to Renaissance, ethics and philosophy. At UMASS Lowell, I teach College...
Theatre Major | Theatre Company Founder
Mask and Dagger and the Department of Theatre and Dance made me feel like I belonged for possibly the first time in my life.
English Literature Major and Master of Liberal Studies | Professor
As an undergrad, I chose literature as my major. I chose it because I love literature. At the time, people didn't think too highly of literature majors. In the workplace today, our critical thinking skills are highly valued. The classes I had in the English Department and Women's Studies stand out...
Communication and Sociology Majors | Higher Ed Communications and Marketing
What are some of my strongest memories of UNH? I was relatively shy and started to gain my confidence once I started getting involved with clubs and activities. I never thought I'd join a fraternity, but I ended becoming President of...
Political Science Major | Government Affairs Coordinator, National Association of Chemical Distributors
Describe what you are currently doing for work and the path you took to get to this point? My current role is as the coordinator of government affairs for the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD). In this role, I split my time evenly between legislative and regulatory affairs. At...