Events

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 […]

Participants from across Connecticut receive virtual experience at Natural Resources Conservation Academy

Each summer since 2012, the Natural Resources Conservation Academy (NRCA) has hosted students and adults from across the state to learn about natural resources careers, see a variety of field collection technologies in action and engage with like-minded environmentally conscious peers. This summer, because of COVID–19, the NRCA hosted its first ever slate of virtual […]