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Graduate News and Announcements

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

UNH Votes

It's Your Right: Get Out and Vote! If you're a U.S. citizen and 18 or older, you have the right to vote. Registering to vote is simpler and faster than you may think! To learn more see the UNH Voting information webpage.


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Leading By Example

Get to know Drummond Biles and Beth Sheckler, the 2016-17 President and Vice President (respectively), of the UNH Graduate Student Senate (GSS)! The GSS is the official voice of the graduate student body at UNH; they advocate for grad student concerns and serve as a liaison to UNH faculty and administrators. But they also work to improve student life and organize social events.


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Becoming a Student of the Game

Jordon Bronner is back on the UNH men's basketball court – but in a different role. The former point guard for UNH, who graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication, is now pursuing an Adapted Physical Education Certification within the Department of Kinesiology while working as the Graduate Student Manager for the men's basketball team. Learn more about Jordan Bronner.


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Dual Degree Combines Legal Knowledge and Social Work

It’s been called an epidemic, the staggering increase in the number of deaths from opioid drug overdoses in New Hampshire in recent years; by the end of 2016, it’s predicted that the number will reach nearly 480. Dual degree J.D./MSW graduate Courtney Gray is doing her part to help service providers across the state help those struggling with addiction. Read more about Courtney and her experiences in the J.D./MSW Dual Degree program.


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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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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!