Author: Sara Putnam

Senior honors student conducts research in MIT cancer research lab

Senior honors student Justin Patten was selected to participate in the prestigious Amgen Scholars Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology during the summer of 2018. In May 2019, Patten, who is from Derby, Connecticut, will complete dual degrees in pathobiology and molecular and cell biology. The Amgen Scholars Program provides experiential undergraduate summer research […]

College welcomes Dean Indrajeet Chaubey

Today, the faculty, staff and students of the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources welcome our new dean, Indrajeet Chaubey. Dean Chaubey comes to the College from Purdue University, where he has served as associate dean and director of international programs in agriculture since 2016 and was professor in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, […]

Meet new faculty member Abhi Upadhyay

In January 2019, the Department of Animal Science welcomed new faculty member Abhi Upadhyay. He returns to Storrs where he studied as a graduate student. “It’s great to come back to UConn,” Upadhyay says. “I am really glad and privileged to be able to join the Department of Animal Science.” Upadhyay will conduct research that […]

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. […]