UConn Today celebrated National Inventors Day on February 11 by reflecting on the University’s history of innovation. Professor Mark Brand of the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture was mentioned for receiving patents for his novel black chokeberry cultivars.
Kinesiology Professor Douglas Casa was a guest on the All Things AT: Behind the Tape podcast, which brings light to the athletic training world through the individuals who keep the profession running. Casa, who also serves as chief executive officer of the Korey Stringer Institute, discusses his work advancing the athletic training profession in terms of heat stroke education and prevention and emergency medicine as a whole. The episode is available to stream through Apple Podcasts and Listen Notes.
Republican-American (right) discussed the new Grow Getters club sponsored by UConn 4-H. The group, which meets once a month, is free to join and open to anyone. The club includes students from kindergarten through high school. UConn 4-H member Olivia Hall and UConn 4-H Youth Development Assistant Educator Bill Davenport are quoted. UConn 4-H is the youth development program of UConn Extension.