Environment

Meet undergraduate Paulina Frutos

Paulina Frutos is a senior majoring in environmental science and biology. Last summer, she completed a research experience for undergraduate students (REU) with the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies. Paulina was recently selected as one of the Fall 2018 UConn IDEA Grant award recipients, for her project titled, “Assessment of Microbial Community Diversity and Influences […]

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

The UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards Committee selected Distinguished Professor Linda Pescatello and Assistant Professor Ashley Helton as recipients of the 2019 UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards. Pestatello, who is on the faculty of kinesiology, was chosen to receive the Teaching Innovation Award. Helton is part of natural resources and the environment and received the Excellence in Research and […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Magazine interviewed Assistant Professor Tracy Rittenhouse about her teaching and wildlife research, with special emphasis on her work with Connecticut bobcat populations. Rittenhouse is on the faculty of the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment. Associated Press reported on a meeting where landscape design students presented conceptual plans for a well-traveled section of […]

CAHNR in the news

WNPR broadcast a story about a CAHNR horticulture course that teaches cannabis production. Undergraduate student Madison Blake, Adjunct Professor Matthew DeBacco and Professor Gerald Berkowitz were quoted in the piece, and graduate student Peter Apicella was depicted. All these people are part of the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture. See also Hartford Courant. […]