Events

Image of the week

The 91st Annual Little International Livestock Show was held on Tuesday, October 27.  This year’s event, titled “The One Where We Were Quarantined!,” while socially distanced and lacking spectators due to COVID-19 precautions, still featured showmanship classes for poultry, beef and dairy cattle, horses, sheep and pigs. Students showed off their animal handling skills with […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today featured the new garden overlooking Swan Lake, which serves both to memorialize the beloved swing tree near Mirror Lake and to foster conversations among the UConn community. Two saplings propagated from the original swing tree by Professor Mark Brand of the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture were planted in the new […]

Image of the week: Esperance Fellowship in Personalized Nutrition

Dr. Roger Newton, co-discoverer of Lipitor, and his wife, Ms. Coco Newton, have announced their gift of $150,000 in support of a new MD/Ph.D. program in personalized nutrition at the University of Connecticut. In his remarks during the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Department of Nutritional Sciences on September 17, Dr. […]

Department of Nutritional Sciences celebrates 50th anniversary

This year the Department of Nutritional Sciences (NUSC) in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources will celebrate its fiftieth anniversary. A virtual celebration to mark the occasion will be held Thursday, September 17, from 1:00 to 2:30 PM. In addition to achieving this milestone, in May 2020, the department was ranked seventh of ninety-six similar programs in […]