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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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The Dirt on Studio Soils

Doctoral student Sarah Andrews's research shows the effectiveness of innovative science teaching, like the hands-on studio approach of Dr. Serita Frey's (NRESS) class on soils. Frey steered her class into uncharted territory with inspiration from the physics department and a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Read more about Frey, Andrews, and their research on the learning outcomes of different teaching styles.


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Ph.D. Student Receives National Defense Fellowship

Doctoral student Meagan Wengrove's research investigates the effects of extreme weather on ocean sediments. To help her complete her work, she has received a prestigious National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship from the U.S. Department of Defense. Read more about Wengrove and her research on extreme weather and its effects on ocean sediment.


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UNH Recognized for White Mountain National Forest Research

Faculty, graduate student scientists, and alumni from the University of New Hampshire were among those recognized recently for their work in helping conserve the White Mountain National Forest. The Two Chiefs Partnership Award recognizes partnership efforts that promote landscape conservation across jurisdictional and resource boundaries. Read more about research conducted in New Hampshire's White Mountains.


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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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