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.

Time. 6-6-17. Linked to nutritional sciences research about the effects of resistance training on the inflammatory response. Professor Maria Luz Fernandez is the corresponding author of the 2010 study. See also InStyle. 6-11-17.

Fox61 (video). 6-8-17. Visited CAHNR for their Day Trippers segment and showed some things to do around Horsebarn Hill in the summer. The Department of Animal Science’s Steven Zinn, professor and department head, and Bill Sciturro, manager of dairy manufacturing, were interviewed in the video, which also depicted animals and ice cream making.

Today. 6-12-17. Mentioned Department of Kinesiology Human Performance Laboratory findings that showed mild dehydration can alter mood.

UConn Today. 6-13-17. Referenced a study of trends in TV food ads aimed at young people. Department of Allied Health Sciences Associate Professor Jennifer Harris was involved in the research.

Hartford Courant. 6-13-17. Reported that Wills Montgomerie, an agricultural and resource economics major and UConn baseball player, was a sixth-round draft pick for the Los Angeles Dodgers team.

USDA NIFA blog. 6-13-17. Reposted article by Professor Cathleen Love about People Empowering People (UConn PEP), a personal and family development program. Love is part of the Department of Extension.

Runner’s World. 6-15-17. Embedded a video, narrated by Department of Kinesiology Professor Douglas Casa, that gave tips on beating the heat.

By Patsy Evans