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CAHNR in the news

Medicine News line reported that Assistant Professor Young Tang has identified a molecule that may factor into a new treatment for a pig infection that causes reproductive failure. Tang, who is using artificial technology in his work, is on the faculty of the Department of Animal Science. Hartford Courant quoted Associate Extension Professor Tom Worthley […]

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

An environmental studies major with a minor in global studies, Wanjiku (Wawa) Gatheru, was named a 2019 Truman Scholar by The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. She is only the sixth UConn student in history to win this award, which is described as a “graduate fellowship in the United States for those pursuing careers as […]

CAHNR in the news

Connecticut by the Numbers ran a story about a UConn study of food insecurity and obesity. It names members of the research team as former Postdoctoral Fellow Rebecca Boehm, Associate Extension Educator Jiff Martin, CAHNR alumna and current Senior Director of Community Partnership and Programs at the Connecticut Food Bank Jaime Foster and Director of […]

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

  Congratulations to CAHNR’s outstanding and distinguished faculty, staff, students and alumni (depicted above) who were recognized recently at the 2019 Awards and Honors event. Not shown are the Connecticut 4-H Volunteer Awards recipients: Abigail Button (4-H Alumni Award), Marguerite Rauch (4-H Meritorious Service Award) and Rachael and Ken Manzer (4-H Leadership Award). All photos […]