CAHNR in the news

newsprintUConn Today reported on UConn chemical engineering research that uses sweat to monitor health. The researcher credited the Department of Kinesiology as collaborators in this effort.

Consumer Reports quoted Associate Professor of Soil Science Jason Henderson in an article about proper lawn maintenance. Henderson, who talked about watering and cutting the turf, is part of plant science and landscape architecture.

Stars and Stripes interviewed Douglas Casa, a kinesiology professor, about heat stroke in relationship to intense training of military recruits.

Hello Homestead talked to Assistant Cooperative Extension Educator Dawn Pettinelli about the when, where and why of testing soil. Pettinelli is part of plant science and landscape architecture.

Good Morning America aired a segment on Mediterranean-style diet and how it may help protect against depression. Department of Allied Health Sciences Professor Sherry Pagoto was quoted as saying that when people do engage in healthy lifestyle changes, we do see improvements in depression. See also WTOP.

The Arbor Day Foundation announced that the University of Connecticut was honored with 2018 Tree Campus USA®  recognition for its commitment to effective urban forest management.

UConn Magazine highlighted UConn’s Conifer Collection with photos of some of its trees. It also mentioned the late Sidney Waxman, the plant science professor who planted the conifers.

By Patsy Evans