Author: Patsy Evans

CAHNR in the news

Smithsonian Magazine reported on the efforts of three farms to produce their own unique American cheese called Cornerstone. The article said that Assistant Professor Dennis D’Amico is analyzing microbe samples from each Cornerstone producer and hopes to, eventually, set a microbiotic and flavor baseline. D’Amico is on the faculty of the Department of Animal Science. […]

CAHNR in the news

CNN quoted associate Professor Jennifer Harris who said that commercials on TV programming that caters to black and Hispanic youth almost exclusively push unhealthy foods.¬†Harris is part of the allied health sciences faculty and a lead author on a published report of the subject. See also: The Washington Post, UPI, Hearst News, Health Medicine Network, […]

Meet undergraduate Madeline Beckman

Madeline Beckman is a senior majoring in allied health sciences. She is an Office of Undergraduate Research Co-op Legacy Fellow and conducted research on Hispanic childhood nutrition and obesity prevention through this opportunity. She was recently accepted to medical school but is waiting to hear back about her Fulbright application before she decides what her […]

UConn owns a verdant natural resource

UConn is home to diverse facilities and resources including its own 2,100-acre forest. This significant land area, called the UConn Forest, serves as a teaching tool for students and professionals, a place for environmental and land-use research and a peaceful recreation area for outdoor enthusiasts. It also has important roles as a key watershed protection […]