newsprintMedical News Today quoted Gregory Panza, a Department of Kinesiology graduate student, about research results that found that people who are not active can improve their subjective well-being by performing some physical activity. Panza was the lead author of the study, which was published in Journal of Health Psychology. Other kinesiology researchers involved in the research include Associate Professor Beth Taylor and Distinguished Professor Linda Pescatello.

UConn Today gave suggestions on how to deal with ticks, including information about their life cycles. The article quoted College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources Dean Sandra Bushmich and Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture Public Service Technician Susan Pelton and referenced a Home and Garden Education Center publication about ticks.

WTNH News 8 included UConn in its “Cruisin’ Connecticut – Ice Cream Week” video series. It highlighted ice cream production at the UConn Creamery and called it about as farm-to-table as it gets.”

Reader’s Digest linked to a UConn research study on hydration and mood in an article on how drinking enough water can make changes in the body.

The Scientist profiled the career of Lindsay Allen and mentioned that, as an assistant professor in nutritional sciences, she studied the effects of diet, stress, and cigarette smoking on pregnancy outcomes in Connecticut. Allen is described as “Director, US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Western Human Nutrition Research Center (WHNRC) Research Professor, Department of Nutrition University of California, Davis.”

By Patsy Evans