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CAHNR in the news

Science Magazine quoted Douglas Casa, professor in the Department of Kinesiology and chief executive officer of the Korey Stringer Institute, on his research. Casa studies how bodies react to the stress of working in the heat and tests protective measures. UConn Today featured Rich Mutts ’06 (CLAS), program director of the Meriden Children First Initiative, […]

CAHNR in the news

Allied Health Sciences Assistant Professor Kristen Cooksey Stowers spoke about food banks on Top of Mind with Julie Rose, a show on BYU Radio. She discussed how food pantries are crucial for helping families in need, especially since food insecurity has doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic, but they also seem to contribute to poorer health […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

UConn Extension team wins Farm Journal contest The eXtension Foundation announced a UConn Extension team as the winner of the Farm Journal’s September Story Lead Contest. Their story lead was Creating a Sustainable Food System Through Agricultural Production, Food Security and Safety, and Food Access. The full article has since been published on the AgWeb […]

CAHNR in the news

The Connecticut Post discussed a recent report on food banks by Assistant Professor Kristen Cooksey Stowers of the Department of Allied Health Sciences. She and her fellow UConn researchers conducted a qualitative study that examined key stakeholders’ perspectives of the relationship between the US food banking system and obesity disparities among food insecure clients. Animal […]