Summering with Sub-Social Bees

Sean Lombard received a Research Experience and Apprenticeship Program (REAP) grant to study the sub-social nature of small carpenter bees. What topic could you explore?

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Big Cat Research in Namibia

Alicia Walsh (IROP 2014) recently presented her research on the diet of African omnivores, such as the cheetah, at UNH's International Research Symposium.  Pictured: Alicia Walsh and Prof. Andrew Conroy in Namibia.

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Publish Your Research!

Inquiry, UNH's online undergraduate research journal, is seeking student authors and editors for its 2015 edition. Pictured: Hannah Drake, author of  Zen and a Pen: Adventures in Writing and Yoga (2014).

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Vikki Rodgers

From SURF Student to Assistant Professor

Vikki Rodgers (Biology '99) began her career as an undergraduate researcher at UNH, then went on to earn a Ph.D. at Boston University and a position as assistant professor of enviornmental science at Babson College. Learn more >>

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On Being a Mentor

A mentor to over 100 student researchers throughout his career, Charles Walker asks those who work in his lab to do what he does: teach. (Pictured with one of his mentees, Ben Claxton; photo by Perry Smith)

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Read about the work of SURF student and studio art major Jen Lamontagne (above).

Economics and Political Science double major Austin Perea describes his IROP experience in Egypt and Jordan.

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