App Chalenge Award Winner

Yaira Rivera Sanchez, a graduate student in the Computer Science Department, was awarded the top prize for the 2014-15 Extension App Challenge by Associate Dean Michael O’Neill (right) and David Dickson (middle). Yaira developed the Live Local! app for Jiff Martin and the Sustainable Food team at Extension, which allows users to locate sources of local foods near them and log their progress on the 10% local pledge. For more information see: s.uconn.edu/livelocalapp.