Persevering During the Application Process – Melinda Phommalinh

This week Melinda writes about her experience applying for internships and research opportunities and the importance of not getting discouraged by rejection letters.

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Future Career Plans – Shannon Livewell

This week Shannon writes about how much she has enjoyed her time in Nashville and her two internships, as well as how she has now figured out exactly what she would like to do for her career.

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Self Discovery at Dolphin Cove – Alexandra Bakerman

This week Alexandra writes about her self discovery during her internship, as well as the personal goals that she set for herself and how she has succeeded so far.

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Gautam Siwach - University of New Haven

M.S. Computer Science students present research at 2014 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering

Special blog post from Gautam Siwach, an M.S. Computer Science student at the University of New Haven The research advisor for LTE and Wireless networks and my mentor, Dr. Amir Esmailpour, at the University of New Haven Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, motivated to me to look forward for registering my research into this top […]

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Some Final Thoughts

For my final blog entry as a graduate student, I’ve decided that I’m going to highlight all the amazing experiences I’ve had outside the classroom while attending UNH. There have been many, but here are my favorites: Graduate Student Council Events – I cannot oversell this! The $20 Student Activity Fee that is part of […]

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Maxine Swick – Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Hello! My name is Maxine Swick and I am in my third trimester here at UNH. I am currently enrolled in the Industrial/Organizational Psychology Master’s program. I am originally from Long Island, New York. I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at the University at Albany. My transition from undergrad to graduate school was very […]

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How Skydiving Changed My Life

May 2013, I did something that had always been on my bucket list.  I never thought I would have a chance to actually cross it off of my very ambitious list that included things like a road trip across the US, eating sushi in Japan, and swimming with the dolphins.  I have always considered myself […]

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Forensics and Pigs and Trolls – Oh My!

Greetings from the American Academy of Forensic Sciences Annual Scientific Meeting in Seattle! (A mouthful, isn’t it?) This meeting is hosted in a different city every year, during which working professionals from the criminal justice and forensic science fields gather together to share research, attend workshops, and present on special topics. I went for the […]

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Winter at UNH

It has been a tough winter for Connecticut residents, and UNH students are no exception.  As a commuter with a 60 mile drive to campus, I am especially concerned about travel conditions whenever I see so much as a snowflake. My twelve year old Ford Escort has served me well, but it is certainly not […]

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You Do Deserve To Be Here

It’s the first day of class and everyone is sitting in the seats they most likely will be in for the next several months. Your new professor does the same introduction you’ve heard a thousand times before and now it’s time for the class to introduce themselves. No big deal, it’s just like you did […]

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ENERGY EFFICIENCY BUILDING CODES AND CONNECTICUT– AN UNSURPRISING WHIMPER OF A BANG FOR OUR BUCK

A carefully constructed regulation can accomplish all kinds of anticompetitive goals ( ), while giving the citizenry the impression that the only goal is to serve the public interest. Bruce Yandle (1983) Professor Bishwa Koirala came to campus this past week. He gave a talk based on his recent research. His paper addressed a simple […]

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM THE LIVING LEARNING COMMUNITIES (LLC) AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN!

As we embark on the Spring 2014 semester, I am excited about the progress we have made to date. Some of our successes thus far include: Complete re-branding of the LLC program Four new LLCs for the Fall 2013 semester Tentatively 2 (two) new LLCs for the Fall 2014 semester 55 LLC Programs Completed during […]

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On the First Day of Winter Break…

On the first day of winter break, res life gave to me: a reminder to check your UNH email for updates on the room selection for fall 2014.  Hard to believe, but your first year is half way done!  It is time to start thinking about housing for your sophomore year. On the second day […]

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