Economics

CAHNR in the news

Professor Emeritus John Clausen of the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment was named in UConn Today as part of a team of faculty members and students who created a new environmental literacy general education requirement that ensures students graduate having taken at least one three-credit course anchored to environmental topics. CT Mirror published […]

Economists’ reports show impacts of Connecticut’s agricultural industries

In 2014, UConn’s Office of the Associate Vice President for Budget, Management and Institutional Research hired outside consultants to conduct a study on the economic impact of UConn in the state of Connecticut. The five-year update is being prepared in-house by a group of UConn experts in a collaboration between the Department of Agricultural and […]

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) recently announced recipients in the 2019 Research Excellence Program (REP). The grants “provide seed funding to fuel innovative research, scholarship, and creative endeavors with strong potential for significant extramural funding and/or achievements consistent with the highest standards of accomplishment in the discipline,” according to an article […]

Kimberly Rollins appointed head of Agricultural and Resource Economics

This month, the College welcomes Kimberly Rollins as the head of the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE). She is relocating from Nevada, where she has been a professor at University of Nevada Reno (UNR). “I grew up in Maine, so it feels like I’m coming home,” Rollins says. “UConn has a wonderful faculty […]