newspaper readersConnecticut Network video depicted CAHNR Interim Dean Cameron Faustman, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics Department Head and Professor Rigoberto Lopez and ARE student Chris Laughton discussing the Economic Impacts of Connecticut’s Agricultural Industry Report. See also Morning Ag Clips, UConn Today, The Day, Hartford, Hartford Courant and Mansfield (CT) Patch.

YouTube posted a video of the UConn Learning Communities Kickoff, which included Juliana Jacoboski as one of the speakers. Jacoboski is a pathobiology major.

News Times ran an article about fall foliage. Program Aide Carol Quish commented about the impact of fungal diseases on trees. Quish is part of plant science and landscape architecture.

UConn Today mentioned the Department of Kinesiology in it article about health care for migrant farm workers.

CNN quoted Professor Douglas Casa, from kinesiology, about the importance of staying sufficiently hydrated.

UConn Today listed UConn Cooperative Extension System as a community partner that is committed to reducing childhood obesity in Hartford.

San Francisco Chronicle cited a study done by the Korey Stringer Institute (KSI) about nationwide health and safety policy ranking for high school athletics. The article quoted Director of Sport Safety Samantha Scarneo. KSI is housed in kinesiology.

UConn Today reported that UConn will offer a Bachelor’s of Social Work Program in the fall of 2018. One of the benefits mentioned is that social work students can integrate courses in the Department of Allied Health Sciences.

Norwich Bulletin discussed the fate of the Windham County Extension Center in Brooklyn, CT in light of the state’s proposed budget cuts. Program Coordinator Marc Cournoyer, who is part of the Department of Extension, was quoted.

The Daily Campus highlighted a National Chocolate Milk Day event on campus. Quotes in the article were by UConn Extension Program Specialist Stacey Stearns, Assistant Extension Professor Michael Puglisi , who is part of nutritional sciences, and the student president of the UConn Nutrition Club, Beth Lamonte.

The Register Citizen featured information about two Eastern States Exposition scholarship recipients from CAHNR. They are Matthew Sniffen, an undergraduate student majoring in applied and resource economics, and Stephanie Barnes, a graduate student in the Department of Animal Science.

The Conversation included reactions to the proposed shrinking and altering of national monuments by a panel of experts. One of the writers is Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics Associate Professor in Residence Syma A. Ebbin, who gave an opinion on fisheries under pressure.

By Patsy Evans