Awards and accolades for CAHNR

The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) recently recognized PhD student Courtney Millar as an emerging leader at its Nutrition 2018 meeting in Boston. Millar was part of the Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science poster competition, which recognizes the highest quality research presented by students and young investigators to ASN’s abstract categories, according to the Nutrition […]

CAHNR provides many undergrad research opportunities

Various CAHNR students and faculty advisors/mentors are involved in undergraduate research projects. According to Associate Dean for Academic Programs Sandra Bushmich, undergraduates follow several avenues of exposure to research science. Some examples include students who do research for academic credit, through internship programs and as part of employment in a laboratory. Recent undergraduate research events […]

Awards and accolades for CAHNR

Associate Cooperative Extension Educator Laura E. Brown was honored with the CT Greenways Council’s Education Award for development of the CT Trail Census. She was among eight individuals and a volunteer committee, who were 2018 CT Greenways Council Award recipients. Brown is in the Department of Extension, Fairfield County. The Governor’s Greenways Council recognizes those […]

CAHNR in the news

A Horticulture Research article, coauthored by Professor Yi Li and his lab, was nominated by the editors-in-chief of Springer Nature as a “groundbreaking article” that “could help change the world.” Li, who is part of the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, also wrote about his CRISPR-modified crop research and genome editing technology for […]