CAHNR in the news

Fresh from the Field reported on biodegradable plastic mulch research done by Shuresh Ghimire when he was a graduate student at Washington State University. Ghimire recently joined UConn Extension as an extension vegetable educator. UConn Today depicted Keiona Khen, a nutritional sciences student, as she participated in the McNair Scholars poster presentation on July 25. […]

Image of the week

The Department of Kinesiology was exceptionally well represented at the 65th American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, held May 29–June 2 in Minneapolis. Linda Pescatello (far right in the photo above) and Lawrence Armstrong, both professors in the department, gave talks, and eleven graduate students presented posters. Third from the left in the back […]

Awards and accolades for CAHNR

Assistant Cooperative Extension Educator Jennifer Cushman received a letter telling her that she was selected as the national winner for the Excellence in Ag Literacy Programming Award by the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents (NAE4-HA) member recognition committee. The letter emphasized the program’s contribution to clientele and the building of youth development, in general. […]