Author: Patsy Evans

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

  Congratulations to CAHNR’s outstanding and distinguished faculty, staff, students and alumni (depicted above) who were recognized recently at the 2019 Awards and Honors event. Not shown are the Connecticut 4-H Volunteer Awards recipients: Abigail Button (4-H Alumni Award), Marguerite Rauch (4-H Meritorious Service Award) and Rachael and Ken Manzer (4-H Leadership Award). All photos […]

CAHNR in the news

National Aquarium Waterblog mentioned the aquariums’ work with UConn in gathering data and samples from grey seals in order to better understand their health and behavior. Assistant Research Professor Milton Levin‘s lab has been involved in the study for six years. Levin is on the faculty of pathobiology. Center for Academic Programs Update announced that […]

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

The Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (JAGS) recently announced that an article by co-authors from the Department of Kinesiology was “the most talked about geriatrics research updates of 2018,” as measured by Altmetric, an aggregate score of attention in the news and on social media. The paper is Can Exercise Improve Cognitive Symptoms of […]

CAHNR in the news

Navy Times depicted students in the Sports Optimization and Rehabilitation (SOAR) laboratory testing a wearable technology device they developed. It is designed to detect when a sailor may be fatigued and at risk for injury.  Assistant Professor Kristin Morgan, who is a primary investigator at SOAR, is quoted. Morgan has a dual appointment in kinesiology […]

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 […]