Blog Posts in: Voices of Wildcats

Voices of Wildcats - Oscany Rodriguez DeJesus '21

The Engineer (and Her Robot)

Thursday, March 4, 2021
Oscany ’21 is a mechanical engineering major and NH BioMade Transfer Scholar. As an intern at UNH’s John Olson Advanced Manufacturing Center, she investigates the intersection of mechanical principles and material science with cutting-edge robotic technology. What she discovers will shape the future of biomaterials, which are used in everything from knee replacements to heart valves. Read More
UNH Julia Dusseault '23

Lab Technician on the Frontlines

Friday, February 5, 2021
The global pandemic called on UNH’s scientists – both established and emerging. So when you’re a driven biomedical laboratory student on a campus that opens its own COVID-19 testing lab, you raise your hand to help. At least you do if you’re Julia Dusseault. Read More
Abby Chapman


Tuesday, October 13, 2020
As a forward for the women’s ice hockey team and a finance major, Abby Chapman ’20 immersed herself in what it means to lead as part of a team – and it’s set her up for success from the ice rink to the boardroom. Read More
Charlie Nitschelm

Aerospace Engineer

Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Witnessing a SpaceX launch his freshman year gave Charlie Nitschelm '20 goosebumps -- and became his catalyst for pursuing a future as a mechanical engineer in the aerospace field. Read More
Donnet Sackie


Thursday, October 1, 2020
Donnett Sackie ’20 first started playing soccer after making his own ball at a refugee camp in Ghana. That’s why stepping onto the field as a Wildcat is about so much more than scoring goals. Read More
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Super Nurse

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
From building skills in the nursing simulation lab to providing patient care in Africa, what Jordan Lavallee ’19 learned in UNH’s stand-out nursing program readied her to take on the world. Read More
Owen Kanter

Endangered Species Advocate

Friday, August 7, 2020
Owen Kanter ’20 came to UNH to pursue his lifelong goal of becoming an endangered wildlife biologist. Studying conservation at one of the top programs in the country – and with New Hampshire as his incredible laboratory – meant research opportunities that took him places, from studying moose in the White Mountains to wild tuatara in New Zealand. Read More
Olivia Dube

Ocean Explorer

Friday, July 24, 2020
How do you combine your passion for engineering with your love for the ocean? Olivia Dube '20 landed exactly where she needed to be: studying ocean engineering at UNH. Read More