Economics

Meet undergraduate student Risa Lewis

Risa Lewis is fascinated by economics, particularly environmental and behavioral economics. She’s an Honors student, majoring in applied and resource economics in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. She’s interested in food sustainability and the behavioral side of economics as it relates to changing perceptions about sustainable environmental policy. Lewis is minoring in English […]

Awards and accolades for CAHNR

The College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources Committee for Excellence has reviewed award nominations and has made their recommendations for the 2018 Awards and Honors Event on March 28, 2018. Please join the College in congratulating the following individuals. Excellence in Research Award – Professor Steven Geary, Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science Kinsman […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today reported that the strict standards for ground beef in school lunches make it very safe for students to eat.  Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics Assistant Professor John Bovay was quoted in the article. See also HealthNewsDigest.com, Medical Xpress and Science Newsline.com. Shape quoted kinesiology graduate student Luke Belval about why dizziness sometimes […]

CAHNR in the news

WPI News reported that Professor Sherry Pagoto collaborated with WPI professors on a smartphone app for overeaters. The app helps track eating patterns, provides interventions and assists in changing behavior. Pagoto is a faculty member in allied health sciences. See also Hawaii News Now , Medical News Today and Science Codex. Meriden Record-Journal quoted Professor […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today reported on research into a drug delivery system, which could target diseases at the genetic level. One of the projects in the study has Assistant Professor Steven Szczepanek as a collaborator.  Szczepanek, who is part of pathobiology and veterinary science, will be involved in testing the system. FreshFruitPortal.com included comments by John Bovay on […]