Spotlight

James Glennon ’12, ‘20G became interested in cybersecurity as an undergraduate at UNH, where two courses for his IT minor inspired his career trajectory. After earning his bachelor’s degree in business administration, he began his career at Bottomline Technologies, which provides collaborative...
Pushing the boundaries
Education was not gifted to Dr. Robert McGrath. On the contrary, he earned it by working his way through school, dividing his time between days in the classroom and evenings tending bar. Hard work, however, did not prevent him from graduating with degrees in Health Policy and Management from...
A durable peace
Growing up with media images of faraway children carrying machine guns struck a chord with Professor Melinda Negrón-Gonzales, lighting a spark that evolved to a lifelong interest in global studies and human conflict. Initially aspiring to journalism, she switched to anthropology, then eventually to...
Reaching Beyond the Mask
Eileen Keefe talks about nursing with a clarity of purpose that has captivated her since girlhood and nurtured a laser focus on the essential values of her career: communication, teamwork, and mentorship. Armed with nursing degrees from Boston College and University of New Hampshire, in 2020 Keefe...
Committed to improving health care access
Kyle Rasku '21 is a graduate student in health data science from Sutton, New Hampshire.    How would you explain your discipline and/or research to those unfamiliar with the subject? Data science is a multidisciplinary field involving the application of mathematics, computer science, business...
Making hard days a little brighter
Patricia (Trish) Cox radiates passion when speaking about her career in social work, painting a clear picture of deep commitment and strong values.  After college Cox accepted a job in the pediatric cancer ward at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. Witnessing first-hand ...
Eyes on the Horizon
As a college graduate in India, Phani Kidambi decided to break out of a traditional family-centered role to forge his own path. Emigrating to the United States to pursue a master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering at Wright University, he faced a choice of either returning home or mastering ...
Dr. Robert McGrath
Education was not gifted to Dr. Robert McGrath. On the contrary, he earned it by working his way through school, dividing his time between days in the classroom and evenings tending bar. Hard work, however, did not prevent him from graduating with degrees in Health Policy and Management from...
Learn, Earn and Be Healthy
As Director of Community Impact at Granite United Way in Manchester, New Hampshire, Aimee Kereage lives and works by these three words, which represent the mission of the organization. Her dynamic vision is to bring together local businesses and nonprofits and pool their resources to enhance...
Many Gifts
Kelley MacDonald builds her life around a community of family, friends, colleagues, and fellow students. Her well-being is nurtured through contact with people she values, helping a child recover from trauma, shopping with her mother, or walking the beach with a friend. Although her undergraduate...
Citizen of the Globe
A native son of Maine, Samuel Ramus’ career reflects his eclectic personality with a multi-dimensional focus on teaching, marketing, and travel. Ramus’ international inspiration came when he joined a church-based mission trip to Honduras at age 17, to help rebuild a small village church and school...
A Powerful Voice
Finding one’s voice is not always about learning to sing. It is about discovering the inner voice that can identify unexpressed emotions, which in turn allows healing to take place. Nicole Coggins has a talent for helping others find their voice and, in so doing, has found her own. Her positive...