CAHNR in the news

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From the CAHNR digital archive.

Tina Detelj of WTNH discussed new federal funding for Connecticut aquaculture with Anoushka Concepcion, an assistant extension educator and aquaculture specialist with Connecticut Sea Grant.

UConn Today spoke with Douglas Casa, a professor in the Department of Kinesiology and chief operating officer of the Korey Stringer Institute, about exertional heat stroke and athlete safety.

Associate Dean and Associate Director for UConn Extension Mike O’Neill was quoted in a Washington Post article about how the United States Department of Agriculture’s relocation of two scientific agencies, the National Institute of Food and Agriculture and the Economic Research Service, has delayed key studies and millions of dollars in funding.

The Comcast Newsmakers featured the UConn 4-H program in a segment entitled 4-H Thriving in Connecticut. Pamela Gray, 4-H program coordinator for New London County, was interviewed. She discussed the mission and history of 4-H, the variety of experiential learning opportunities the program offers its youth members and the leadership and life skills participants develop through the program.

CAHNR alumnus Justin Gilbert ’06 was quoted in a UConn Today article that highlighted UConn alumni who became UConn police officers.

By Jason M. Sheldon