CAHNR in the news

newspaper readersUConn Today ran a story about the work of Associate Professor Beth Taylor, who is researching exercise and health. Her main projects involve the risk for blood clots in athletes as well as the effects of statins on patients. Taylor is on the faculty of kinesiology and the director of exercise physiology research in cardiology at Hartford Hospital. See also LinkedIn.

WFSB aired a video of Senior Cooperative Extension Educator Diane Hirsch on National Egg Day.  She gave tips on egg safety and discussed what to look for when buying eggs directly from local sources.

UConn Magazine profiled CAHNR alumnus Dave Barnett, who has worked at  the National Historic Landmark Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts for 25 years. He graduated in horticulture in 1978 and is now the president and CEO of Mount Auburn, which has 175 acres, 5,000 trees and 100,000 graves.

Bangor Daily News mentioned that UConn developed a mobile app called Rain Garden for Apple and Android devices. The UConn Extension rain garden publication is here.

UConn Today included an editorial piece about negative perceptions toward non-genetically modified products by Program Specialist for Educational Outreach Stacey Stearns. Stearns is part of UConn Extension. See also

UConn Office of Sustainability newsletter depicted Department of Extension Department Head and Associate Professor Bonnie Burr, who was a panelist at Food & Our Changing Climate: A Conference Integrating Science and Law.

By Patsy Evans