Awards and achievements in CAHNR

Alumna honored at Women of Innovation Awards UConn Today announced CAHNR alumna Wanjiku “Wawa” Gatheru ’20 (Environmental Studies) was one of four UConn researchers to be honored at the Connecticut Technology Council’s 16th annual Women of Innovation awards gala. Gatheru was honored in the Collegian Innovation & Leadership Category. Her research emphasizes the importance of centering […]

CAHNR in the news

The Connecticut Post discussed a recent report on food banks by Assistant Professor Kristen Cooksey Stowers of the Department of Allied Health Sciences. She and her fellow UConn researchers conducted a qualitative study that examined key stakeholders’ perspectives of the relationship between the US food banking system and obesity disparities among food insecure clients. Animal […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

Allied Health alumna honored with Women’s Leadership Award Rosemarie Tate received the Women’s Leadership Award on behalf of her work for the Connecticut Democratic Party. Tate graduated with a master’s degree in allied health in 1988. She was honored at the Ella T. Grasso Women’s Leadership Brunch held virtually on October 4, 2020. Alumna’s podcast […]

Meet alumna Jennifer Syme

Jennifer (Adinolfi) Syme grew up in a farming family, and knew she wanted to continue that tradition. She and her husband, Bill, also a graduate of the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, started out by growing chrysanthemums on leased land. Ten years ago, they purchased a twenty-acre farm and started diversifying their crops, […]

Scholarship honoring alumnus Kaye Andrus supports animal science students

This fall, the first group of students received the new Kaye Andrus Scholarship. “For an in-state student, this scholarship will cover the majority of their expenses for the upcoming school year,” says Professor Steven Zinn, head of the Department of Animal Science in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources. “This will be an […]