Author: Sara Putnam

New head appointed for Department of Nutritional Sciences

Ji-Young Lee has been appointed head of the Department of Nutritional Sciences. Lee joined the College in 2010 as an associate professor and was promoted to professor in August 2018. “I feel very honored to be chosen as the next head of nutritional sciences,” Lee says. “I have developed such affection and loyalty to this […]

Meet new faculty member Sungmin Lee

This past August, the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture welcomed new faculty member Sungmin Lee. “My colleagues have all been very supportive, and the students at UConn are very smart,” Lee says. “My teaching goal is to help students improve their analytical skills, apply their skills to design solutions and maximize their achievements. […]

Economists study consumer preference for locally produced milk

Rigoberto Lopez, agricultural and resource economics professor and department head, and Ph.D. student Binod Khanal have completed a pilot study researching consumer preferences for locally produced milk. The work was in collaboration with Azzeddine Azzam, professor of agricultural economics at the University of Nebraska Lincoln. “For some time, we have noticed this renaissance of local […]

Meet new faculty member Sohyun Park

This past August, Sohyun Park joined the College as assistant professor of landscape architecture in the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture. “I knew this program had such potential for collaborative opportunities with other programs such as plant science and natural resources,” Park says. “I thought this was a great fit and will allow […]