Faculty

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today featured a curated list of online resources compiled by UConn Extension for our statewide audiences, including families, businesses, and agricultural producers to help deal with the unprecedented challenges in the UConn community and around the world produced by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Associate Professor Richard Dunn was interviewed by ABC News about President […]

CAHNR in the news

Associate Professor Paulo Verardi of the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Sciences is quoted in USA Today. He discusses viruses and the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Yin Wu, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Kinesiology, discusses the major findings from a study entitled “Tai Ji Quan as Antihypertensive Lifestyle Therapy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis” […]

Korey Stringer Institute supports international elite athletic championships

After suffering from exertional heat stroke (EHS) in 1985 while running a 10K race on the track, Douglas Casa, professor of kinesiology and CEO of the Korey Stringer Institute (KSI), has made the prevention of EHS his life’s work. When World Athletics (formerly IAAF) chose Qatar to host the 2019 track and field World Athletics […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

CAHNR faculty members to receive UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards The UConn Chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) Excellence Awards Committee announced CAHNR faculty members among the recipients of the 2020 UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards. Assistant Professor Beth Lawrence of the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment (NRE) received the Teaching Excellence: Early Career […]

CAHNR in the news

The Root featured an article and video on Wanjiku “Wawa” Gatheru, an environmental studies senior and UConn’s first Rhodes Scholar. She shares the importance of grappling with the Rhodes legacy as an African person, what it means to make space for other marginalized voices in environmental spaces and how she feels being the first black […]