Economics

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today highlighted the collaboration of Associate Professor in Residence Syma Ebbin with other UConn faculty members in the creation of a Blue Heritage Trail. Ebbin, who is part of agricultural and resource economics, will work in showcasing the role of some of Connecticut’s maritime activities and sites currently and historically. National Public Radio quoted Department […]

Meet graduate student Thomas Krumel

Thomas Krumel is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE). His current research examines the community impacts of immigrants employed in the meatpacking industry. He is also involved with UConn’s Leadership Learning Community, serving as an instructor to students in the program. Once he completes his degree, he’d like to […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today reported on research published in Food Policy, which found a relationship between greenhouse gas emissions and weekly household food spending on meats. Postdoctoral Research Associate Rebecca Boehm, who works with the Zwick Center for Food and Resource Policy in agricultural and resource economics, was the lead author of the study. See also The Washington […]

CAHNR provides many undergrad research opportunities

Various CAHNR students and faculty advisors/mentors are involved in undergraduate research projects. According to Associate Dean for Academic Programs Sandra Bushmich, undergraduates follow several avenues of exposure to research science. Some examples include students who do research for academic credit, through internship programs and as part of employment in a laboratory. Recent undergraduate research events […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today launched a video primer for genetically modified organism (GMO) labeling proposed by the FDA and USDA. Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics Assistant Professor John Bovay and his colleagues were credited with starting the UConn GMO Working Group, which distributes information about GMO and related issues. UConn Today reported that Department of Kinesiology […]