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Graduate School News

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.

Current News

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Fighting Suicide with Science

Staley, a doctoral candidate in sociology at UNH, has been making headlines for his work as Utah’s psychological autopsy examiner, a post in the Office of the Medical Examiner that was created by the legislature in direct response to the state’s suicide problem.

 

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Finding Their Swing

So inspired, in fact, that she and other staff members created a project-based learning unit to explore how individuals and groups find their swing “in life, in performance, in everything,” she says. For Ellwood’s students, that meant building their own boats.

 

Henry Herndon

Seeing the Hikers for the Trees

Doctoral student and outdoor enthusiast Myles Lynch is spending a lot of time in the White Mountain National Forest (WMNF) this summer. But instead of hiking or camping, Lynch, who’s pursuing a Ph.D. in education, is conducting important research on how others are using and enjoying the region’s iconic trails and waterfalls.

 

Radhika Bartaula

Guest Commentary - I’m a Young AG Scientist, and This is My Story

In today’s Golden Age of agricultural science and technology, we hear about major breakthroughs that would have felt like magic only half a century ago: genetically modified organisms, crop-monitoring drones, CRISPR/Cas9 (which can edit our own DNA!), robots that weed, remote-controlled tractors, and many more..

 

Alexandra Kirade

Nonprofit Passion Leads to Dual Master's Degrees

Alexandra Kirade discovered her passion for nonprofit work while she was an undergraduate at Stonehill College, where she earned bachelor’s degrees in both psychology and gender studies in 2015. Now, she’s taking her education and career to the next level with dual master’s degrees from the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire.