CAHNR in the news

students reading in the Young building loungeUConn Today spoke with Assistant Professor Steven Szczepanek in the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science about the Wuhan Coronavirus and the seasonal flu.

Alumna Ashley Kalinauskas (’12) discussed her pharmaceutical company, which makes novel cancer vaccines for pets, in the Journal Inquirer. Kalinauskas earned her bachelor’s degree from the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science.

Connecticut Magazine included Rhodes Scholar and environmental studies major Wanjiku (Wawa) Gatheru in their 2020 list of 40 under 40 inspiring Connecticut residents.

The BBC featured the research project of Kim Sawicki, a Fullbright Fellow with degrees in allied health sciences and pathobiology in an article and a video. She is currently in Scotland where she is studying new commercial fishing equipment designed to protect whales from entanglement.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) published an article about a continuing study involving NOAA Fisheries scientists and several colleagues to conduct health assessments and tag gray seal pups in New England. Milton Levin, an associate research professor in the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science, is helping conduct the research.

WFSB spoke with Faye Griffiths-Smith, a financial educator in UConn Extension, about a quiz she uses to help her students learn more about how they manage their money.

Patch wrote about the appointment of Bonnie Burr, assistant director and department head of UConn Extension, to the Connecticut School Board of Education. The article highlights her current work as well as her past experience and education.

By Jason M. Sheldon