Archive for the ‘Events’ Category
UConn Today. 4-21-17. Linked to a story about Connecticut’s coastline changes in a climate change article. It quoted Emily Wilson, an associate cooperative extension educator in the Department of Extension.
UConn Today. 4-24-17. Interviewed Class of 2017 graduate Yuan Zhang, who is an applied mathematical sciences and natural resources double major. Zhang mentioned the influence Thomas Meyer had on him in choosing his major.
Garden Master Classes Catalog. 5-4-17. Announced two upcoming Garden Master classes. Catching the Bug, to be held from 1 to 3 PM on May 24 at University of St. Joseph in West Hartford, will concentrate on collecting terrestrial insects. In Arthropod Acupuncture and ID, participants will learn about New England insects and their distinguishing features from 6:30 to 8:30 PM on June 6 at the Tolland County Extension Center. Registration and payment of fees is required for both classes.
By Patsy Evans
Recently, one of CAHNR’s students was selected for an awards that recognizes her accomplishments. The Individual Husky Pride Award is given to student leaders for their contributions to and leadership of the University community. Department of Allied Health Sciences student Marisol Gallo was a finalist for her involvement with the Office of Community Outreach as a leader in the Generations Connect program.
On April 26, 2017, the UConn Board of Trustees promoted the following faculty members.
Promoted to professor
Dr. Michael Copenhaver, Department of Allied Health Sciences
Dr. Julia Kuzovkina, Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture
Dr. Ji-Young Lee, Department of Nutritional Sciences
Promoted to associate professor and tenure
Dr. Tania Huedo-Medina, Department of Allied Health Sciences
Dr. Stephanie Mazerolle, Department of Kinesiology
Dr. Amy Mobley, Department of Nutritional Sciences
Dr. Charles Towe, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
Dr. Huanzhong Wang, Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture
By Patsy Evans