Economics

CAHNR in the news

Recent alumna Wanjiku “Wawa” Gatheru (Environmental Studies ’20) authored an article for Vice News on environmental scholarship. She describes mainstream environmental scholarship as reflecting the interests of the white and wealthy, largely excluding the lived experiences of people of color and indigenous peoples. The New York Times cited research by Assistant Professor Sandro Steinbach of the […]

Ph.D. student studies agricultural and resource economics to solve real-world problems

Zhenshan Chen is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE). After receiving his BS in physics from Sun-Yat Zen University and an MS in economics from Ocean University, both in China, Chen came to UConn in 2014. His primary area of interest is environmental economics; he enjoys studying policy evaluation, nonmarket valuation […]

CAHNR in the news

Ran Xu, an assistant professor in the Department of Allied Health Sciences, is a collaborator on a research team seeking to understand how weather and air pollutants impact the transmission rates of COVID-19. Xu, an applied statistician, helped assemble and analyze one of the largest datasets of COVID-19 infection and weather to study the transmission […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

The UConn Board of Trustees voted to approve the following CAHNR faculty members for the indicated tenure/promotion category: Tenure as Associate Professor Tatiana Andreyeva, Agricultural and Resource Economics Promotion to Professor Ock Chun, Nutritional Sciences

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today highlighted students in the Department of Allied Health Sciences in the Purposeful Visitor Program, which has brought companionship to older adult inpatients in the UConn John Dempsey Hospital since 2018. The hospital had to restrict visitation to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and the students came up with creative ways to help these […]