Faculty

Athletic trainer’s research examines work-life balance

Associate Professor of Kinesiology Stephanie Singe was a doctoral student when she hit a critical moment in her professional development. As a teaching assistant, she heard many of her students share their thoughts of leaving the athletic training field upon graduating. When she talked with her students about their reasons, some patterns emerged. “A lot […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced Paulo Verardi, an associate professor in the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science, and Joanne Conover, a professor in the Department of Physiology and Neurobiology, received a $1.7 million grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to study the impact of postinfectious hydrocephalus on the stem cell niche of the […]

CAHNR in the news

Recent alumna Wanjiku “Wawa” Gatheru (Environmental Studies ’20) authored an article for Vice News on environmental scholarship. She describes mainstream environmental scholarship as reflecting the interests of the white and wealthy, largely excluding the lived experiences of people of color and indigenous peoples. The New York Times cited research by Assistant Professor Sandro Steinbach of the […]

CAHNR in the news

As many states prepare plans to restart high school and collegiate sports, organizations need to consider how to safely return athletes to activity and avoid injury, illness and sudden death in sport. Recognizing that many organizations will need to develop enhanced safety policies when athletics resume, the Korey Stringer Institute (KSI) created the “Return to […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

Scientist to receive PSA Early Achievement Award for Research Assistant Professor Abhi Upadhyay of the Department of Animal Science was chosen by the Poultry Science Association (PSA) as the recipient of the 2020 PSA Early Achievement Award for Research. The award recognizes the achievements of PSA members in the early stages of their career in […]