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Image of the week

View Of Campus, From Horsebarn Hill

View Of Campus, From Horsebarn Hill, UConn. By Kevin M. Noonan, 2016

 

Historical image of the week

View Of Campus, From Horsebarn Hill, Connecticut Agricultural College

View Of Campus, From Horsebarn Hill, Connecticut Agricultural College. By Jerauld A. Manter, 1909. From the University of Connecticut Photograph Collection.

Historical image of the week

Dedication of Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture

President Jorgensen and Elizabeth Hicks at the dedication of the Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture. By Jerauld A. Manter, 1950. From the Jerauld A. Manter Photograph Collection, University of Connecticut Photograph Collection.

 

CAHNR in the news

Students with mobile devicesWestport Now announced that Corey Thomas is the new director of the Westport-owned Wakeman Town Farm. UConn alumnus Thomas has a BS in animal science and is certified in agriculture education. The article described the farm as “a sustainable, family-oriented, farm-to-table working farm.”

The Daily Campus suggested hiking near Horsebarn Hill as a free activity for UConn students.

Hartford Courant mentioned the Windham County Extension Center in an article about a gardening outreach program and other Master Gardener activities.

The Pew Charitable Trust News reported about reactions to the Korey Stringer Institute‘s study of state high school sports safety policies. KSI is housed in the Department of Kinesiology. See also Huffington Post.

By Patsy Evans

Historical image of the week

Students eating ice cream in front of old Dairy Bar

Students eating ice cream in front of old Dairy Bar. By Jerauld A. Manter, 1951. From the Jerauld A. Manter Photograph Collection, University of Connecticut Photograph Collection. (CC BY-NC)