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Graduate News and Events

Welcome to our news and events page, where we highlight information relating to graduate students, including news stories, cutting-edge research articles, and upcoming events such as workshops, seminars, and social gatherings.

News and Announcements

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UNH Students Awarded Prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Two UNH students and one incoming grad student have been awarded prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowships. Current UNH doctoral student Wyatt Shell will use his fellowship to support his carpenter bee research, while incoming graduate student Clarice Perryman's fellowship will be put to use supporting her studies of methane production in permafrost ecosystems. Read more about this year's GRF recipients.

 

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Hungarian Students Return to UNH to Pursue Ph.D.s

UNH is fortunate to have had many engaging students over its 20 plus years of being an exchange destination. Bence Cserna and Laszlo Kindrat, both from Hungary, stand out as students whose experience at UNH had a profound impact on their lives and career direction, and both students are now pursuing Ph.D.s. Read more about Bence and Laszlo's experiences as exchange students.

 

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Lactation, Weather Found to Predict Milk Quality in Dairy Cows

A recent study conducted by UNH graduate students and researchers found that the quality of the nutrient-rich milk newborn dairy calves first drink from their mothers can be predicted by the mother’s previous lactation performance and weather. Their methods can allow dairy producers to predict milk quality before the calf is born and subsequently reduce risks to the animals. Read more about this exciting research.

 

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Graduate School Alum Dr. Mark Joyce Receives Educational Champion Award

Dr. Mark Joyce, executive director of the New Hampshire School Administrators Association, received a 2016 educational Champion award from the New England Secondary School Consortium for his efforts to raise graduation rates, lower dropout rates, and send more students on to college and postsecondary-certification programs in New Hampshire. Read more about Dr. Joyce and his prestigious award.

 

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Doctoral Student’s Study Abroad Leads to Research, Career Breakthroughs

When doctoral student Krist Hausken went to Israel recently to work with a collaborator of his mentor Dr. Stacia Sower, he not only came back with a research breakthrough but a clear picture of what he wants to do after he graduates from UNH. Read more about Hausken's experiences abroad and the career and research breakthroughs he brought home.

 

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Dissertation Defense Schedule

Doctoral students who have an upcoming dissertation oral defense will be announced on our website to help raise awareness about the research being conducted across campus. Take this oppurtunity to learn about the different types of research our graduate students are working on!

Events and Workshops

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