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Meet new faculty member Ashley Helton

We welcome newly appointed Assistant Professor Ashley Helton to the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment. Helton is a Kentucky-native, and grew up playing outdoors at Land Between the Lakes. She received her BS in environmental studies from the University of Cincinnati, where she studied treatment systems for coal mine pollution. Ashley earned both […]

Scientist studies effects of land use and climate change on watersheds

Rivers and streams cover only about half a percent of the Earth’s land surface, but they play a substantial role in sustaining life on the planet. In addition to supporting complex food webs, strengthening biodiversity and maintaining water quality, river networks are a key participant in the global cycling of carbon. As atmospheric carbon dioxide […]

Undergraduates in CAHNR are active in research projects

Undergraduate students in CAHNR have many opportunities to engage in research. Faculty advisors/mentors are involved in undergraduate research projects, as well. In the spring semester, the UConn Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) announces the names of students receiving an IDEA grant, presenting a Frontiers research poster or obtaining a SURF award. OUR also hosts the […]

Meet undergraduate Veronica Pleasant

Veronica Pleasant is a senior majoring in animal science and pathology. She has been heavily involved in CAHNR since she started at UConn, assisting with research in a lab in animal science, being involved in the College Ambassador’s program and a member of the Sigma Alpha Professional Agricultural Sorority. Next fall she will be attending […]

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

The UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards Committee selected Distinguished Professor Linda Pescatello and Assistant Professor Ashley Helton as recipients of the 2019 UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards. Pestatello, who is on the faculty of kinesiology, was chosen to receive the Teaching Innovation Award. Helton is part of natural resources and the environment and received the Excellence in Research and […]