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CAHNR in the news

Recent alumna Wanjiku “Wawa” Gatheru (Environmental Studies ’20) authored an article for Vice News on environmental scholarship. She describes mainstream environmental scholarship as reflecting the interests of the white and wealthy, largely excluding the lived experiences of people of color and indigenous peoples. The New York Times cited research by Assistant Professor Sandro Steinbach of the […]

CAHNR in the news

As many states prepare plans to restart high school and collegiate sports, organizations need to consider how to safely return athletes to activity and avoid injury, illness and sudden death in sport. Recognizing that many organizations will need to develop enhanced safety policies when athletics resume, the Korey Stringer Institute (KSI) created the “Return to […]

CAHNR in the news

Ran Xu, an assistant professor in the Department of Allied Health Sciences, is a collaborator on a research team seeking to understand how weather and air pollutants impact the transmission rates of COVID-19. Xu, an applied statistician, helped assemble and analyze one of the largest datasets of COVID-19 infection and weather to study the transmission […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

The UConn Board of Trustees voted to approve the following CAHNR faculty members for the indicated tenure/promotion category: Tenure as Associate Professor Tatiana Andreyeva, Agricultural and Resource Economics Promotion to Professor Ock Chun, Nutritional Sciences