Spotlight

Why did you decide to pursue a graduate degree? Why your particular program? Early on in my academic career, I fostered a passion for the world of finance, specifically investments and the capital markets. Nearing the end of my undergraduate career, I became interested in further expanding my...
Spotlight on Michael Polizzotti '18, '19G, Policy Analyst at New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute
Michael Polizzotti earned his undergraduate degree in economics and political science at UNH Paul College and stayed on to get his master's degree. He says the person who influenced him the most was Professor Karen Conway, whose research and  way of connecting the topics students were studying back...
Q&A with Dagny Wilkins '21, '22, MS Business Analytics
Dagny Wilkins earned her bachelor's degree at Paul College and received a scholarship to continue her studies to her her master's degree in business administration. She fell in love with the campus and atmosphere and says the professors are "amazing," the curriulum and good "structure and flow" as...
Q&A with Kang Woo '22, MBA
Kang Woo came to UNH Paul College to get his MBA because he wanted to better understand the "why" or business actions and decisions. He ran his own business for 3 years in Seoul, South Korea, and knows an MBA will help prepare him for inevitable changes in industry. And the fact that the program...
Q&A with Willliam Bruneau-Bouchard, '21, BS Business Administration, '22, MS Business Analytics
William Bruneau-Bouchard came to UNH from Quebec, Canada, to pursue an undergraduate degree and stayed on the pursue a graduate degree. An All-American student-athlete in alpine skiing, he says the professors, curriculum, facilities, and support services, and connections made choosing the MS...
Q&A with Jing Ma '10, Director of Data Science at Liberty Mutual Insurance Group
Jing Ma arrived in the United States from Weihai, Shandog, China, 15 years ago. She says earning her MS in Analytical Economics has helped her sharpen her critical thinking skills, be open minded, curious, and a quick learner. What was your overall UNH experience like? What did it teach you? Being...
Q&A with Anthony Penta '02G, Managing Director - Head of Data Science for Consumer Risk & Delivery, Goldman Sachs
Anthony Penta worked as an engineer before coming to UNH to get his master's in economics. He was interested in buliding skills to use data to drive policy. His career has taken him to Microsoft, Amazon, and to Goldman Sachs, where he currently works.  What exactly do you do day-to-day? I lead the...
Q&A with Alex Spitz '14G, macroeconomic analyst, Columbia Threadneedle Investments
Alex Spitz's career as an economist has taken him to Washington, D.C., Chicago, and Boston working for companies that apply economics to various various industries. His path took him to the Federal Reserve Board, to a onsulting firm named Global Economics Group, and to Columbia Threadneedle...
Spotlight on Vaishali Shroff, '21G
Vaishali Shroff came to UNH Paul College to earn her master's degree in finance. With experience in corporate business law she wanted to expand her career opportunities by gaining advance knowledge in finance to help businesses make more informed decisions. She says the program is "very well...
Today, Hunt and the SPAITR™ team are working on building a prototype of their product and have lacrosse teams who are interested in using it.
For Connor Roelke ‘15, his love of coffee inspired more than your average morning pick-me-up. @NOBLbeverages was born at the 2015 Holloway Competition, when he took a passion for home brewing beer, and put it toward a different...
CoCo Chew produces dog toys made from coconut husks
Chip leveraged every Paul College class to develop a fledgling business idea: dog toys made from coconut husks. Each course became a building block of market research, financial plans, pitches, and product development. In his senior year, he submitted his capstone ...