Environment

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today featured a curated list of online resources compiled by UConn Extension for our statewide audiences, including families, businesses, and agricultural producers to help deal with the unprecedented challenges in the UConn community and around the world produced by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Associate Professor Richard Dunn was interviewed by ABC News about President […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

CAHNR faculty members to receive UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards The UConn Chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) Excellence Awards Committee announced CAHNR faculty members among the recipients of the 2020 UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards. Assistant Professor Beth Lawrence of the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment (NRE) received the Teaching Excellence: Early Career […]

CAHNR in the news

The Root featured an article and video on Wanjiku “Wawa” Gatheru, an environmental studies senior and UConn’s first Rhodes Scholar. She shares the importance of grappling with the Rhodes legacy as an African person, what it means to make space for other marginalized voices in environmental spaces and how she feels being the first black […]

New AAS degree in arboriculture and urban forestry to launch in fall 2020

A new major in urban forestry and arboriculture, to be offered for the first time in fall 2020 by the Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture, will train skilled employees for an industry with an aging workforce. “This major was developed in response to a need in the industry,” says Jason Vokoun, professor and head of […]