Author: Sara Putnam

UConn Extension offers clearinghouse of resources on coronavirus response

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has produced unprecedented challenges in the UConn community and around the world. To provide assistance in guiding responses to the pandemic, UConn CAHNR Extension educators have curated online resources for our statewide audiences, including families, businesses, and agricultural producers. Read more

Korey Stringer Institute supports international elite athletic championships

After suffering from exertional heat stroke (EHS) in 1985 while running a 10K race on the track, Douglas Casa, professor of kinesiology and CEO of the Korey Stringer Institute (KSI), has made the prevention of EHS his life’s work. When World Athletics (formerly IAAF) chose Qatar to host the 2019 track and field World Athletics […]

New AAS degree in arboriculture and urban forestry to launch in fall 2020

A new major in urban forestry and arboriculture, to be offered for the first time in fall 2020 by the Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture, will train skilled employees for an industry with an aging workforce. “This major was developed in response to a need in the industry,” says Jason Vokoun, professor and head of […]