Environment

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today reported that its new one-credit online undergraduate course on the COVID-19 pandemic has reached an enrollment of over 4,000 students. The COVID-19 Pandemic: Impacts on Health, Business, and Society, a multidisciplinary course on the novel coronavirus, began April 17 and runs through May 1. John Volin, vice provost for academic affairs and professor […]

CAHNR in the news

The Day featured Symia Ebbin and her family cleaning up trash in Groton, CT, to mark Earth Day. Ebbin, an associate professor in residence at the Avery Point campus in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and a research coordinator with Connecticut Sea Grant, had planned an Earth Day cleanup event with the UConn EcoHusky […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

NRCA receives 2020 Excellence in Land Conservation Organization Award The Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC) announced their 2020 Excellence in Conservation Awards. The Natural Resources Conservation Academy (NRCA) is the recipient of the Excellence in Land Conservation Organization Award. The CLCC stated, “For the past seven years, UConn’s Natural Resources Conservation Academy (NRCA) team has been […]

Zwick Center aims to tackle urgent ecological challenges

In 2010, the Food Marketing Policy Center in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) was transformed by the philanthropy of Charles Zwick. With a generous $1 million gift, he established the Zwick Center for Food and Resource Policy in its place. The donation broadened the scope of research of the original Center, expanding […]