UNH students change the world, plain and simple. Your New Year’s resolution: find the people and the place where you can make a difference. Make that goal easy to achieve by becoming a UNH Wildcat

This post is dedicated to how UNH enables you to change the world, including:

  • campus sustainability 
  • studying abroad
  • starting your own business
  • researching the next big breakthrough


UNH farm

Campus Sustainability 

UNH students know the world is theirs, taking responsibility for how they leave it and taking action to make the future more sustainable.

At UNH, students have so many opportunities to make a change:

Regardless of your major or career goals at UNH, you can work on leaving the earth better than you found it and gain essential skills employers are looking for.



Sustainability for Mel Nagashima ’22 means:

  • Interning with the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center through UNH’s Semester-in-the-City program
  • Learning firsthand how the nonprofit helps immigrant families

UNH study abroad fair

Study Abroad

With both hundreds of study abroad programs and supportive advising, students can achieve global ambitions through UNH study abroad. 

  • UNH offers real support to students who may face challenges to going abroad.
  •  UNH has more students awarded the U.S. State Department’s prestigious Gilman Scholarship than most other universities of its size in the country.



Expanding horizons for Paula Camara '19 looks like:

  • Studying abroad in Budapest, Hungary
  • Building on her Marketing and International Business major at UNH at the University of Corvinus
  • Learning about international business
  • Immersing herself in the local language and culture

UNH Entrepreneurship

Starting your own Business

The Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center or ECenter provides students with hands-on programming and inspires and mentors students of any major, at any step in the entrepreneurship process, from idea development to company creation.   


Being an entrepreneur for Nathaniel Hunt '22 looks like:

  • Using skills from his Philosophy major to help found his own business
  • His company: Spaitr, which tracks diagnostic data in lacrosse sticks
  • Gaining invaluable business mentorship from the ECenter
  • Winning the Holloway Competition, earning funding for his company

UNH research in marsh


UNH is an R1 research university—think of it as the highest possible category for research. Our students are able to innovate and expand their horizons

  • Research is not just for professors and graduate students.
  • UNH students are asked to join research labs as early as their first year.
  • Close to 2,000 students participated in the 2022 Undergraduate Research Conference.


Researching in the field for Maeve Kelley '22 looks like:

  • Attaining a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) from the Hamel Center for Undergraduate Research
  • Working as a research technician for a graduate student studying the freshwater turtle population 
  • Getting a preview of being a professional in the Wildlife and Conservation field


We know that finding a school that cares about changing the world is important to you. Why not find one where you can be the one to change the world?



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