newspaper readersSome of CAHNR’s people, places and programs made the news recently. The bolded topics are linked to initial media coverage. The roman text links go to additional information.

Washington Post. 4-14-17. Described the courtship and marriage of Courtney Gaine and Chris Cuddy. Gaine is an alumna of the Department of Allied Health Sciences.

UConn Today (video). 4-17-17. Posted a video of UConn student entrepreneurs, which included Christian Allyn, a horticulture and resource economics major. Allyn started a business removing invasive plants.

FOX61.com. 4-17-17. Interviewed Laura Cisneros and aired video (embedded second on the bolded linked page) of the summer Natural Resources Conservation Academy, as part of its annual Camp Week series. Cisneros, a visiting assistant professor in natural resources and the environment, described the academy as a summer program for Connecticut’s high school students with two parts. The on-campus segment teaches the scientific method as the students go outdoors and study the local environment and conservation topics.

Daily Campus. 4-18-17. Asked entering freshman, Sarah Hill, why she chose to attend UConn and become part of the class of 2021. She said that being accepted as an environmental studies major in CAHNR influenced her decision.

UConn Today. 4-19-17. Referred to a new report about parent attitudes toward food marketing to children and quoted the study’s lead author Jennifer Harris, an associate professor in allied health. The full report is on the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity website.

Reader’s Digest. Accessed 4-19-17. Listed proper hydration as a possible way to calm anxiety and quoted Department of Kinesiology Professor Lawrence Armstrong about a UConn hydration study.

By Patsy Evans