#STEM

The UNH-IOL Announces Ten Industry Sponsors for STEM High School Summer Internship

Durham, N.H., June 20, 2017 -- The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL), an independent provider of broad-based testing and standards conformance solutions for the networking industry, has received generous donations from the following industry partners Fidelity, Dell, HPE, Liberty Mutual, QA Cafe, Verizon,

The University of New Hampshire to Host NASA Space Apps Challenge

Durham, N.H., April 20, 2017 -- The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL), an independent provider of broad-based testing and standards conformance services for the networking industry, and UNHInnovation (UNHI) are excited to announce they will be hosting the upcoming NASA Space Apps Challenge on April 29-30, 2017 at 21 Madbury Road, right off the UNH Durham, NH campus.

Breaking Barriers: My experience at the UNH Girls Technology Day

The STEM field, especially engineering and computer science, has been historically populated by men. This is caused by years of stereotyping and while the percentage of women in the field is slowly increasing, the ratio of men to women in the workforce is still severely unbalanced. Today, only about 20 percent of STEM jobs are occupied by women. To help combat this and spark interest in technology-based careers, the NH Department of Education, in partnership with the NH Community College System, decided to create the Girls Technology Day in 2013.

The Problem is Always the Cable: My 2015 High School Internship

It always feels friendlier, in my opinion, to write essays and articles as though I were in conversation with my readers.1

So hello! I’m Daroc Alden, a freshman at the University of New Hampshire and a Test Technician in the IOL’s AVnu Testing Services.2 I was recently asked to write a blog post about my internship experience during the summer of 2015. Although I am writing this 18 months after my internship, and so my memories might be faulty and fleeting, here are some of my most important memories: