Author: Jason M. Sheldon

CAHNR in the news

The Daily Campus featured¬†Lindsay DiStefano, associate professor and Head of Kinesiology, and her family’s search for bone marrow transplant donors for her two sons, who both have a rare immunodeficiency disease. The DiStefano family has partnered with Be The Match, a foundation able to connect directly with the bone marrow registry and advocates for those […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced the Connecticut Institute of Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) is addressing how climate change is impacting public health in Connecticut in a series of six free webinars. CIRCA is hosting a Climate Change and Public Health Mini-webinar Series through the month of September as part of Resilient Connecticut, a large-scale climate planning […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today featured Zoraida Velazquez, an extension educator in the Expanded Food and Nutrition Educator Program (EFNEP). She answers food, health and nutrition-related questions for Bridgeport-area residents every Friday morning on Radio Amor/Radio Love 690 AM to help the community improve their health and well-being. EFNEP helps families learn about healthy eating, shopping on a […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

Staff member receives UConn mentorship award Lynn Grabowski, an administrative service specialist with the Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station, received the Outstanding Mentor Award for her continued service and dedication to students in the UConn Connects program. UConn Connects is the University’s largest volunteer mentoring program offered by the Academic Achievement Center. It is an academic […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced Associate Professor Steven Szczepanek in the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science and Thanh Duc Nguyen, an assistant professor in the School of Engineering, received a $432,990 contract from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to develop a single-use, self-administered microneedle vaccine technology for infectious diseases such as COVID-19. Szczepanek […]