Environment

CAHNR in the news

CNN quoted associate Professor Jennifer Harris who said that commercials on TV programming that caters to black and Hispanic youth almost exclusively push unhealthy foods. Harris is part of the allied health sciences faculty and a lead author on a published report of the subject. See also: The Washington Post, UPI, Hearst News, Health Medicine Network, […]

UConn owns a verdant natural resource

UConn is home to diverse facilities and resources including its own 2,100-acre forest. This significant land area, called the UConn Forest, serves as a teaching tool for students and professionals, a place for environmental and land-use research and a peaceful recreation area for outdoor enthusiasts. It also has important roles as a key watershed protection […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today mentioned and depicted four CAHNR students who participated in the United Nations Conference of Parties (COP) 24th Climate Change Summit. They are UConn@COP24 Fellows: Luke Anderson (dual degree in anthropology and nutritional sciences with a minor in mathematics), Kayleigh Granville (environmental science with a concentration in global change), Risa Lewis (applied and resource […]

Meet new faculty member Breno Fragomeni

Breno Fragomeni joined the Department of Animal Science this past August as assistant professor of genetics. He works in computational genetics, analyzing data related to animals’ performance in order to improve selection and breeding decisions for livestock. Here is what he said in an interview. Where did you get your degrees? I have a degree […]

CAHNR in the news

San Francisco Chronicle touched on CRISPR and crops and mentioned the work of Professor Yi Li using CRISPR to engineer citrus trees. Li is on the faculty of the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture. WNPR All Things Considered featured Professor Gerry Berkowitz from the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture. It talked about […]