Economics

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 […]

College SNAP-Ed projects help thousands eat healthier

According to the latest data from United States Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service (ERS), about 41.2 million people are food insecure. People living with food insecurity do not have regular or reliable access to food, leading to “reduced intake, disrupted eating patterns or a reduction in the quality, variety or desirability of diet.” The […]

CAHNR in the news

AGUniverse featured an article about complex forests and their ability to absorb light in its Publications Highlight section for May. The research was co-authored by Assistant Professor Robert Fahey, who is a member of the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment faculty with a joint appointment in the Center for Environmental Sciences & Engineering. […]