Author: Jason M. Sheldon

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

Graduate student wins presentation award Anna Puchkoff, a master’s student in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, received the Buck Ketchum Prize for the best graduate student oral presentation at the New England Estuarine Research Society‘s Spring 2020 Virtual Meeting on June 5. Presentations are judged by a committee on specific criteria within […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced Paulo Verardi, an associate professor in the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science, and Joanne Conover, a professor in the Department of Physiology and Neurobiology, received a $1.7 million grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to study the impact of postinfectious hydrocephalus on the stem cell niche of the […]

CAHNR in the news

Recent alumna Wanjiku “Wawa” Gatheru (Environmental Studies ’20) authored an article for Vice News on environmental scholarship. She describes mainstream environmental scholarship as reflecting the interests of the white and wealthy, largely excluding the lived experiences of people of color and indigenous peoples. The New York Times cited research by Assistant Professor Sandro Steinbach of the […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

2020 Outstanding Senior Women Academic Achievement Award Recipients Announced The Provost’s Office, UConn Alumni, and the Women’s Center annually sponsor the Outstanding Senior Women Academic Achievement Awards Ceremony, which recognizes women undergraduate and graduate students who have excelled academically within each school/college and demonstrated high achievement in research and service to the University community. The 2020 […]

CAHNR in the news

As many states prepare plans to restart high school and collegiate sports, organizations need to consider how to safely return athletes to activity and avoid injury, illness and sudden death in sport. Recognizing that many organizations will need to develop enhanced safety policies when athletics resume, the Korey Stringer Institute (KSI) created the “Return to […]