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 […]

College expands course offerings at regional campuses

Located in Hartford, Stamford, Waterbury and Avery Point, UConn’s regional campuses provide students with more local options to earn a certificate or degree or fulfill general education requirements before heading to the main campus in Storrs to complete their studies. An increasing number of UConn baccalaureate degree programs can be earned entirely at the regional […]

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

Agricultural and resource economics graduate student Thomas P Krumel Jr was selected as the recipient of the 2019 Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Teaching-Learning-Communication (TLC) section graduate student teaching award. This criterion-based award is “to recognize and encourage graduate students who excel in teaching agricultural or applied economics courses,” according to the TLC webpage. […]

CAHNR in the news

Connecticut Wildlife published an article (page 14) by Research Scientist Min Huang about a 2019 survey of Atlantic brant waterfowl. Huang is adjunct faculty in natural resources and the environment. The New York Times quoted Senior Cooperative Extension Educator Diane Wright Hirsch about the importance of keeping animals out of the vegetable garden. “Many of the […]