Cultivating a Passion through REAP

When Isabelle Beagen (Theatre, '18) read "A Doll's House" by late 1800's playwright Henrik Ibsen, she had no idea it would change the course of her undergraduate career path.

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Going to Bat over Bats

Armed with a SURF grant from the Hamel Center for Undergraduate Research, Kimberly Celona (Biomedical Science, '17) investigated a disease decimating the brown bat population nationwide.   

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Luke Miller

What could you do with a research grant?

Sustainable agriculture major Luke Miller researched an alternative irrigation system for marigolds with funding from an Undergraduate Research Award (URA). 

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Inquiry 2016 is now online!

Civil engineering major Chris DeCarlo examines the relationship between silo storage time and pavement durability in the 2016 edition of Inquiry.

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Amy Ma

Undergraduate Research Conference

In 2016, the Undergraduate Research Conference will celebrate its 17th year with a two-week long series of events in April. Registration details coming soon!

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The Hamel Center for Undergraduate Research provides resources and financial support for the research, scholarly, and creative projects of UNH students. One-hundred percent of the funding for research awards and fellowships comes from donor gifts.

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Jen Lindsay

Read about the research of studio art/international affairs major Jen Lindsay (above).

History major Joe Juknievich used a SURF grant to learn more about the Palmer Raids, conducted as a result of the Red Scare following World War I.

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