newspaper readersAOL posted a video of Ashley Kalinauskas, who founded the company behind a treatment that helps dogs, cats and horses combat cancer. Kalinauskas earned a bachelor’s degree in pathobiology and veterinary sciences.

MySA included an article about summer interns at the Connecticut Audubon Society. One of them, Helena Ives, tracks the populations of threatened coastal birds, such as the piping plover. Ives is a student in natural resources and the environment.

Times Union reported on the implications of research done by Professor Mark Brand for New York state plant sellers.  Brand’s development of four infertile, seedless barberry varieties will allow residents to buy a favorite landscaping plant that is not invasive like the other, older varieties. Brand is part of plant science and landscape architecture.

Bleacher Report quoted Douglas Casa about the history of sickle cell trait awareness, education and mandated testing in football programs. Professor Casa is in the Department of Kinesiology.

New Haven Register listed some of the problems caused by invasive species and quoted Senior Cooperative Extension Educator Donna Ellis as saying that invasives are a growing concern. Ellis is part of plant science and landscape architecture. See also CTPost.

 By Patsy Evans