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.

The Daily Campus. 4-20-17. Described the new UConn Extension web catalog, which lists the Extension courses and webinars available to Connecticut’s citizens. The article quoted UConn Extension’s Associate Dean and Associate Director Michael P. O’Neill and Department of Extension Program Specialist Stacey Stearns. Marlese Lessing, an animal science student, wrote it.

The Daily Campus. 4-27-16. Quoted several CAHNR students about their views on the commuter and visitor campus parking lot rule changes.

Daily Mail. 5-15-17. Reported that light daily exercise can lift spirits, according to a UConn research study. Quoted were graduate student and lead author Gregory Panza and Associate Professor Beth Taylor, both from kinesiology. See also Health Medicine Network, Science Daily, NBC News, New York Daily News, Health, Time.com and Psychology Today.

UConn Engaged. Summer 2017. Announced an event about managing timber rattlesnakes. Graduate student Lindsay Keener-Eck and Assistant Professor Anita Morzillo, both from the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, planned to discuss their research findings.

UConn Engaged. Summer 2017. Highlighted the Office of Public Engagement’s Service Learning Exposition where horticulture and resource economics major Christian Allyn did a presentation about his invasive plant removal business startup. Allyn’s process was guided by principals learned in Associate Cooperative Extension Educator Joseph Bonelli‘s garden center management course.

By Patsy Evans