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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

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.


photo of Jovana Milosavljevic Ardeljan, 3MT winner

Thriving in Three Minutes

The 3MT challenges students to describe their research within three minutes to a general audience. The competition celebrates the discoveries made by research students and encourages their skill in communicating the importance of research to the broader community. Check out the video below for a look into the 3MT experience..


Doctoral candidate Amanda Daly

Amanda Daly: Soil Savior

Earth and Environmental Sciences doctoral student Amanda Daly was recently named a Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) program finalist. The highly competitive two-year program connects finalists with participating federal agencies looking to hire exceptional advanced-degree candidates for what will potentially lead to a successful career in public service.


Henry Herndon

Energy for Change

When Henry Herndon '15, '17G arrived at UNH in September 2011, he didn’t have a career in mind; he was just eager to learn “how the world works.” The political science major soon discovered an ardent interest in the politics and economics of climate change and sustainability — the result in part from a study-abroad program in Costa Rica and a semester in Washington, D.C.