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Huffington Post. 10-23-15. Quoted Department of Kinesiology Professor Douglas Casa about injuries and death in high school football players.

St. Paul Asian American Press. 10-25-15. Announced that Jiff Martin was selected as one of 12 White House Champions of Change for Sustainable and Climate-Smart Agriculture. Martin, an associate extension educator, was honored at the White House on October 26, 2015 for her for exemplary leadership and innovation in agricultural production and education. Other coverage includes WTNH TV. 10-26-15. Norwich Bulletin. 10-26-15.  Agri-Pulse. 10-26-15. UConn Today. 10-27-15.

Morning Ag Clips. 10-25-15. Discussed some of the public engagement activities of Robert Ricard that contributed to his receiving the Provost’s Award for Excellence in Public Engagement in the Non-Tenure Track Faculty category. Ricard is a senior extension educator.

WNPR 90.5 FM. 10-27-15. Included comments from Associate Extension Professor Thomas Worthley about the Connecticut timber market.

USA Today High School Sports. 10-27-15. Quoted Douglas Casa, a kinesiology professor, about the findings of a new study he co-authored. The research paper is called Athletic Directors’ Barriers to Hiring Athletic Trainers in High Schools.

Palm Beach Post. 10-28-15. Reported on a presentation about people’s response to the possibility of a hurricane hitting near where they live. Senior Extension Educator Nancy Balcom was quoted.

By Patsy Evans