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CAHNR in the news

The Day featured Symia Ebbin and her family cleaning up trash in Groton, CT, to mark Earth Day. Ebbin, an associate professor in residence at the Avery Point campus in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and a research coordinator with Connecticut Sea Grant, had planned an Earth Day cleanup event with the UConn EcoHusky […]

Home and Garden Education Center staff ready to advise novice and seasoned gardeners

Social distancing presents a host of challenges, but there are some benefits, such as ample opportunity to enjoy your backyard and garden. Whether you’re looking to pass the time, provide some hands-on science education for your children, or reduce stress and relax, gardening may fit the bill. Dustyn Nelson, president of the Connecticut Nursery and […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today highlighted how the COVID-19 pandemic affected course content in Steve Szczepanek’s Emerging Infectious Diseases class. The article quotes several CAHNR students. Szczepanek is an assistant professor in the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science. UConn Today announced the release of a new report prepared by the Zwick Center for Food and Resource Policy […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn has announced a new one-credit online course on the coronavirus COVID-19. The COVID-19 Pandemic: Impacts on Health, Business and Society is a new multi-disciplinary course that brings together unique insights from faculty in many departments, including Allied Health Sciences and Pathobiology and Veterinary Science. More information on the class, which is free and open to […]

CAHNR in the news

Bonnie Burr, department head and assistant director for UConn Extension, was quoted in the Hartford Business Journal in an article about how the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic is affecting Connecticut’s agricultural community. UConn Extension’s resources for information and best practices during the pandemic are mentioned in the article. The Registered Citizen quoted Charles Tracy, coordinator for the […]