Extension

CAHNR in the news

Fresh from the Field reported on biodegradable plastic mulch research done by Shuresh Ghimire when he was a graduate student at Washington State University. Ghimire recently joined UConn Extension as an extension vegetable educator. UConn Today depicted Keiona Khen, a nutritional sciences student, as she participated in the McNair Scholars poster presentation on July 25. […]

Awards and accolades for CAHNR

Assistant Cooperative Extension Educator Jennifer Cushman received a letter telling her that she was selected as the national winner for the Excellence in Ag Literacy Programming Award by the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents (NAE4-HA) member recognition committee. The letter emphasized the program’s contribution to clientele and the building of youth development, in general. […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today reported on a study done with elephant and Weddell seals by a team that included the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science’s Assistant Research Professor Milton Levin. There was no evidence of damage to pulmonary tissues in the seals. See also R&D and Journal of Experimental Biology. Business Vancouver depicted and quoted Department […]

Graduate student intern studies Connecticut rain gardens to address storm water management in China and Japan

Linying Zhang, a Ph.D. student from Kyoto University in Japan, recently visited the College for a month-long internship on rain gardens and bioretention with Extension Educator Mike Dietz. Bioretention areas are swales planted with vegetation to collect and infiltrate storm water. The term bioretention area is used for larger engineered spaces, and smaller ones are […]